1+ months

Sr Manager Samples & Props

Minneapolis, MN 55415
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About us:

Target is an iconic, beloved and well recognized brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of Americas leading retailers.

Fueling the continued success of one of the worlds most beloved and recognized brands is a distinctly capable, creative and innovative Marketing organization. Target Marketing is well known for inspiring and surprising guests, and we pride ourselves on connecting them to the products and experiences they expect and deserve from Target. We study our guests to discover new needs and insights, and then craft every interaction to build brand love. We are market experts who insist on a clear and cohesive understanding of our business objectives, guest segments and behaviors, strategies and tactics, overcoming obstacles and measuring success. Our commitment to partnering both internally and with external agencies gives us a wide range of capabilities, from award-winning creative work to exciting and unique promotional marketing. Leveraging our collective assets and fostering a healthy, supportive and open team culture, we deliver a holistically gratifying experience that guests can only get at Target.

Target Creative is the in-house creative agency dedicated to bringing one of the worlds most beloved and recognizable brands to life. Whether through design, marketing or brand work, we are the driving force behind delivering Targets dynamic, inventive and unmistakable storytelling to its massive global audience. Our mission is to inspire a sense of joy, wonder and excitement, and to takeourguestsand ourselvessomewhere new. Never resting on past wins or settling for anything less than extraordinary, our origin story built us to thrive in the competitive and changing retail marketplace. We tell a compelling and cohesive brand story, maximizing our messages across multiple platformswhether via a digital art gallery or a new $1 billion childrens clothing brand. Operating as one fully integrated team in both the U.S. and overseas, Target Creative comprises the best and brightest talent to execute market-leading creative strategy, design,writing, video production, operations, digital, UX, social media and more. We leverage smart and rewarding external partnerships while closely aligning with our Target teams. Together, we tackle every creative challenge with our amplified strengths, ultimately bearing the groundbreaking creative work that helps make Target the decisive guest favorite, year after year.

Target Studio is an integral part of Targets Marketing Team and is leveraged for photo and video production services. We partner with teams across the company to bring the Target Brand to life.

As a Sr Manager Samples/Props/Scenic, you will bring the Target Brand to life by managing the samples/props/scenic strategy for Target Creative. Will have an expert level knowledge in all aspects of warehouse, inventory and shipping management. Leads and develops a warehouse production team. Trains and motivates team to deliver the highest standards of execution and collaboration with internal and external partners. Leads development and implementation of continuous process improvements for the warehouse in service of all internal and external creative production; appropriately champions and drives change management within team and with key partners. Establish, develop and manage KPIs for business to maintain optimal inventory. Develop and maintain strong internal partnership with Product Producer roles to effectively execute against samples strategies across the enterprise. Thought leader for Technical advancements in the warehouse/inventory management space. Identify high potential candidates and develop avenues for growth. Conversely, work with low performers to improve performance. Strong working relationships with photography and video production team, internal and external studio managements, shipping and logistics companies, Product Producers, Enterprise Strategy, Product Team, Experiential Marketing and Set shop.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience
  • Proficient in WorkHorse, Pegasus, Microsoft Office, SAP, Asset Hub, Sample Tracking tools
  • Minimum of 7+ years of experience
  • Strong leadership skills to build and drive a large diverse team of exempt and non exempt team members
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize information, think critically, and possess strong written and direct communication skills
  • Proven success in performance managing and motivating a team
  • Exhibits integrity, creativity, ingenuity, and resourcefulness
  • Ability to facilitate and clarify project expectations, budgets, objectives, and deliverables
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively navigate ambiguity
  • Experience supporting multi-channel work
  • Action oriented, with ability to prioritize and drive results

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

Posted: 2020-06-24 Expires: 2020-08-22

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