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Asset Librarian

Apply Now Location: 1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55403-2542; job id: R0000275688
job family: Advertising & Promotion
schedule: Full time

About us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It’s how we care, grow, and win together.

Target Creative is the in-house creative agency dedicated to bringing one of the world’s most beloved and recognizable brands to life. Whether through design, marketing or brand work, we are the driving force behind delivering Target’s dynamic, inventive and unmistakable storytelling to its massive global audience. Our mission is to inspire a sense of joy, wonder and excitement, and to take our guests—and ourselves—somewhere 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 platforms—whether via a digital art gallery or a new $1 billion children’s 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. 

As an Asset Librarian, you’ll complete the day-to-day functions of Targets Corporate Archives including survey, acquisition, organization, cataloging, preservation, exhibition, and guest access to selected archival materials. You will partner across the organization to document the people, stores, promotions, events, experiences, merchandise, and knowledge that comprise Target Corporation past and present. Using archival and curatorial insight, you will leverage the Archive collections to appropriately advance Target Corporation business objectives and interests. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Supports the creation and evolution of methodology for asset archiving based on industry standards

  • Partner with internal teams for ongoing enterprise collaboration and collection procurement

  • Support for collection acquisition, processing, digitization, and preservation of archival materials.

  • Supports space planning and facilities needs for the collection

  • Maintains consistent taxonomy in partnership with our Assets and larger Operations teams

  • Maintain our Archives Sharepoint site

  • Support our internal and external partners business needs with archival research materials

  • Promotes collections through exhibits and outreach activities.

About you:

  • 4-year college degree

  • 1-3 years of industry experience including Library & Information science related work, archival management or equivalent

  • Experience with archival databases like Archasearch and ReDiscovery

  • Ability to manage and execute projects in many different stages and work with ambiguity

  • Strong organization and presentation skills

  • Speaks and writes clearly and succinctly

  • Ability to lift 40lbs and climb a ladder

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.

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