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The position: Glamorama/Passport model, talent and celebrity coordinator for Macy's
Location: There are openings in two locations — San Francisco and Minneapolis.
Job duties: Oversees the process of hiring models and soliciting high-profile celebrities. Also negotiates the details of their participation and coordinates with publicists and talent agencies to prepare the itinerary and schedules. Also acts as a liaison to fashion stylists, hair and makeup artists and dressers. Will coordinate model fittings, rehearsals and shows.
The company: Macy's is a well-known department store brand. Macy's Passport Presents Glamorama is a high-profile fashion event that combines models, dancers and other performers in a 60-minute show. The event tours four cities and raises large amounts of money for charitable organizations.
Requirements: Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Requires high level of proficiency with administrative skills such as filing, faxing, coordinating mailings and drafting letters. Will spend a lot of time on the phone, so must have a professional phone manner and make it a priority to return calls promptly. Must have experience using PC software programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and FileMaker. Two years of experience in the modeling industry as a model or booker is preferred. Applicant must be a self-motivated, detail-oriented team player.Extra perks: Macy's offers healthy living wellness programs that include things like blood pressure checks and cholesterol screenings. There's also a profit sharing program, paid time off, a company discount program and employee recognition programs.
Interesting info: In 28 years, this Macy's program has raised more than $40 million for charity.
Other opportunities: There is also an opening for a Glamorama/Passport Travel and Corporate Partner Coordinator. In the general Macy's listings, there are numerous opportunities in retail positions, including managers and sales specialists. There is also a wide range of opportunities in the corporate offices, including openings in the legal, accounting and marketing departments.