Nordstrom Administrative Assistant III - Merchandise Operations in Seattle, Washington

We are a specialty retailer offering the very best of what’s next in fashion for men, women and children since 1901.


Whether you design clothes or business strategies, crunch numbers, lead projects or write code, we have a place for you at our Seattle headquarters. And we think Seattle is a pretty great place to live. More than just rainy days and coffee, Seattle has it all — mountains and beaches, arts and parks, music and film. It's made up of quirky neighborhoods, award-winning restaurants, and thriving industry. Come see for yourself!

A day in the life…

This Administrative Assistant III position provides administrative support to the director of Merchandise Operations.

  • Coordinate activities (meetings, presentations, etc.) across multiple teams, as applicable

  • Execute established business processes and procedures to support the department

  • Ensure accuracy and confidentiality of information being processed, stored or accessed

  • Research and resolve issues using appropriate resources

  • Review operating practices and procedures, determine whether improvements can be made and work with management to implement changes as appropriate

  • Set up and oversee administrative procedures and guidelines for department

  • Assist in maintaining department budget and expense reconciliation as appropriate

  • Provide exceptional customer service through professionalism, ownership and initiative

  • Show commitment to team through collaboration and positive, proactive communication

  • Demonstrate productivity using time efficiently and effectively to deliver results

You own this if you have…

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in an administrative or related position

  • Nordstrom or other retail experience

  • Ability to effectively build relationships with customers, peers and leadership

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

  • Strong organizational and problem-solving abilities

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite required

  • Experience with Concur preferred

  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills

We’ve got you covered…

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, vision and dental coverage, a fabulous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase plan and much more depending on your role.

/ We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment. /

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work employees can expect within this particular job classification. It is certainly not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for this job.


Job: *Administrative Support

Title: Administrative Assistant III - Merchandise Operations

Location: Washington-Seattle

Requisition ID: 307466