Target Corp. Job Description
Target Corp. is an American retailing company that was founded in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1902 as the Dayton Dry Goods Company. In 1962, the company opened its first Target store in nearby Roseville. Target grew and eventually became the largest division of Dayton Hudson Corporation, culminating in the company changing its name to Target Corporation in 2000. As of May 2010, the company has opened stores in every state except Vermont, operating as Target or Super Target. Target is the second largest discount retailer in the United States, behind Walmart.. The company is ranked at number 30 on the Fortune 500 as of 2010, and is a component of the Standard & Poor’s 500 index. The company licenses its bull’s eye trademark to Wesfarmers, owners of the separate Target Australia chain.
Target Corp. Duties and Responsibilities
- Business Project Manager
The right person for the position need to develop and implement programs related to CRM/Direct Marketing initiatives for Target.com. Work with cross-functional teams to manage projects, coordinate resources needs, develop new processes and implement business and technology solutions to ensure success of these initiatives; with an understanding of both short and long term business direction, clearly identify problems to be addressed and expected benefits. Define and articulate business cases for projects; and if within the project, identify strategy and objectives, scope and business requirements; lead and facilitate cross-functional, cross-company project teams of up to 25 people; partner with business owners and IT to clarify and define scope and business requirements; manages the execution of project plans, monitors progress and communicates deviations to plan. The right candidate communicates on-going project status to team and management with team members and IT, develop test plans and strategy to ensure data quality; mentor business team members in the creation of test cases and scripts. This person needs to coordinate business execution of test cases and when appropriate approve test results; effectively present, communicate, and manage expectations regarding project and business strategies, statuses, and key decisions within project teams and larger organization including senior management. Ensure commitment to project activities and recommends corrective action as appropriate with a cross-functional, neutral point of view, represent the business with TTS partners driving cross-team participation. This person tracks and manages all project related issues; and proposes alternatives, makes recommendations and drives resolution to keep project on schedule.
Business Project Manager Salary: No data available
The successful candidate should know how to collaborate closely with a art directors, designers, user experience architects and your fellow writers; concept, present, revise and execute ideas for integrated campaigns including print, in-store, radio, TV, environmental, event, guerilla as well as concept, wireframe, prototype and launch web, mobile and social projects; participate in brainstorms and write copy that aligns with the Target voice, all while staying current with the latest industry trends; multi-task effortlessly, juggling several projects across various business categories, and make quick, timely decisions to meet project deadlines; assist in the preparation of presentation boards and keep project partners well informed; select music and cast/direct voice talent; and help create the new Target.com, launching in 2011.
Copywriter Salary: No data available
- Director Assistant-Marketing
The person answer phones, relay messages and provide great guest service to internal team members and external guests; manage the district team leader’s calendar and email; manage calendar/email as well as arrange appointments, travel, conference calls, events / meetings; tracks on-going expenses against the budget to ensure correct accounts have been charged; and act as a confidential assistant in support of the district team leader.
Director Assistant-Marketing Salary: No data available
- Group Manager, Media Strategy
The Media Strategy Group Manager supervise media planning managers as they develop and deploy relevant, full of impact, multi-channel media strategies for all marketing campaigns; coach team in applying critical thinking and strategic frameworks to drive compelling media proposals, tailored to stakeholder needs and work with team to monitor industry/competitor/consumer trends and employ innovative strategies to support the Target brand and drive greater media spend effectiveness; ensure all campaign media strategies/proposals are tailored to drive change in the organization, and meet or exceed client expectations; coordinate with channel owners to ensure channel recommendations are being incorporated and synthesized into a single, cohesive media strategy and coordinate with key media agency partner (Haworth Marketing and Media) in leveraging agency assets and expertise; act as a liaison with Marketing category directors/managers and creative agencies to ensure tight coordination of media and messaging goals; and partner with Media Insights team in employing advanced guest, market, competitive and media mix insights to build out more effective and efficient strategies, and to help build out a tops-down annual media strategy.
Group Manager, Media Strategy Salary: No data available
- Manager Marketing Operations
The right applicant for the position needs to champion the development of new processes to increase speed-to-market, provide role clarity and accountability, and gain efficiencies; build strong cross-functional partnerships that inspire collaboration, engagement and knowledge sharing to inform and guide workflow development; effectively present, communicate, and manage expectations throughout the course of the project to multiple levels of the organization; successfully implement processes through cultivated partnerships, strong communication skills, and ability to train new ideas and information; refine and sustain processes post-implementation. The person should make recommendations to influence future workflow development; hires, develops and manages Marketing Operations team members; and manage large cross-functional or cross-company projects with limited definition and management oversight, involving multiple supporting applications and phases.
Manager Marketing Operations Salary: No data available
- Manager, Guest Insights
The perfect applicant for the position should design and execute the business strategy development process to meet the needs of all internal stakeholders; develop partnerships with key clients, including Communications, Community Relations and Brand Marketing leadership, to prioritize research needs and triage ad hoc requests; lead guest-focused, cross-functional strategy projects relevant to the business and working with clients to defined project scope and expected deliverables; design and execute, in collaboration with outside agencies and internal partners, a variety of complex quantitative and qualitative research methodologies to understand guest behavior, consumer trends, competitive environments, and Target performance; collect and analyze research findings and synthesize into compelling storylines/presentation materials, tailored to the audience; and plan and facilitate meetings and immersion sessions to activate strategies within partner teams.
Manager, Guest Insights Salary: No data available
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