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Lead Creative Engagement Manager

Apply Now Job ID: R0000055783 schedule: Full time Location: 33 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55402-3601;


About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.

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 a Lead Creative Engagement Manager, you’ll bring both business and strategic acumen to lead partnerships with Retail Brand Experience (including In-Store Marketing) and Target Creative partners. The EM delivers three areas of expertise: 1) build relationships and strong communication across creative and marketing functions 2) clarify and evolve the work while advocating for guest-centric solutions throughout the creative process and 3) understand the ins and outs of the business to problem-solve and help guide teams and partners forwards. The EM enhances the value of Target Creative and be seen as a credible and influential thought leader within the organization.

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

About you:

  • Four year college degree
  • 7-10 years of relevant industry experience, including in-store marketing
  • Strategic, big-picture thinker who can anticipate, connect the dots and activate teams while operating in a start-up mentality
  • Builds trusting and collaborative relationships with enterprise teams, external talent and agencies
  • Strong communicator that can collaborate and clarify to manage and set clear expectations, facilitate discussions with senior leadership
  • Influential and objective partner, seen as the go-to point of contact for internal and external partners

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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