2020 Store Management Executive Development Program - Bloomingdale's North Michigan Avenue

Bloomingdale's - Chicago, IL3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $51,000 - $67,000 a year
The Bloomingdale’s Store Management Executive Development Program (EDP) is your first step in developing your leadership skills to successfully manage a multi-million dollar business. Our developmental curriculum and experiential learning structure provides the skills and confidence needed for you to lead a team of professionals in our stores.

As an Executive Trainee, you will serve as a leader to cultivate a team that guides and inspires our customers to make style a creative source of energy in their lives. You will gain exposure to leadership, business analysis, creative problem solving, technology, and a multitude of cross-functional departments to develop the skillset to succeed in an Omnichannel environment. We will guide you on how to recruit and hire the best talent in the industry as you grow and develop a team of highly engaged powerful sales professionals. At Bloomingdale’s, we hold in the highest regard our people’s diversity of background, thought and opinion. Our culture of collaboration and continuous learning enables us to create the synergy, trust, and leverage the talent of others to make better decisions that allow our business and brand to thrive.

After the successful completion of the program you will be promoted to Business Sales Manager, leading and inspiring our store professionals to achieve business results.


12 month program in preparation for promotion to Business Sales Manager (BSM)

Phase 1: Selling & Leadership Fundamentals

Phase 2: Leadership & Business Development- Lead, Develop and Inspire a Team-Learn to Manage a Complex Business Model

Phase 3: Independent Leadership

Strategic Client Outreach and Investment

Business Politics and Analysis
Technology to Drive Business Results
Creating and Executing a Business Strategy

Performance Management
Sourcing and Selecting Top Talent
Managing through Generational Gaps
Power Speaking and Presentation Skills

Diversity, Inclusion and Community Service

Panels and Roundtables with Senior Leadership

Essential Functions:
Immerse in the exciting and dynamic selling floor environment

Participate in virtual and classroom developmental curriculum facilitated by subject matter experts Inspire others to drive business results

Recruit, interview and select a team of highly engaged professionals

Learn to effectively manage complex relationships and business models

Balance creativity and commerce to accelerate innovation

Work in a fast-paced, competitive and constantly changing Omnichannel environment

Engage with our communities through strong philanthropic support

Gain access to senior level executives and mentors for additional guidance and coaching

Bachelor's degree with a solid academic record (GPA 3.0 or higher), all majors welcomed

Leadership skills, professional business ethics, assertiveness and self-motivation

Ability to solve problems and manage complex relationships

Ability to prioritize projects and execute multiple tasks to achieve productivity and business goals

Strong business background including analytical skill to strategize data and draw conclusions

Willingness to relocate as you advance in your career may increase your chances for more frequent promotions



This job overview is not all inclusive. In addition, Macy’s, Inc. reserves the right to amend this job overview at any time. Macy’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Macy’s, Inc. – including Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s – will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal convictions in a manner consistent with SFPC Art. 49 and LA MC ch.XVIII Art. 9.