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Manager Marketing Ops

Apply Now Location: 1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55403-2542; job id: R0000242882
job family: Business Process & Operations
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.

Fueling the continued success of one of the world’s 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.

A role with Target In-Store Marketing means an opportunity to shape our guests’ holistic experience of our marketing content inside our stores. You’ll drive the success of both forward-thinking projects and best practices that have a global impact on In-Store Marketing’s activities. Bring your exceptional skills for prioritization to allocate and manage projects to meet budget and timing parameters. Here, you’ll balance efficiency with effectiveness as you oversee the production and logistics for all In-Store Marketing deliverables.

As a Marketing Operations Manager, you will use your talents and experience to work independently while both supporting and leading projects, financial planning and budgeting for your specific area of responsibility. You will support end to end initiatives that drive operational improvement in SEM via improved tools, processes, reporting, roles/responsibilities and operational efficiencies.  You will also influence and support change management for improvement in the areas of technology, process, or team member / guest experience. As part of this role, you will be required to proactively understand operational opportunities and address escalated questions or concerns.  In order to accomplish this, you will collect data, insights and research to make a team strategy that is cohesive with the enterprise needs. You will represent SEM in enterprise cross-pyramid initiatives to ensuring alignment in process, and standards and drive collaboration to ensure that key stakeholder impacts are communicated and understood. You will work in a proactive and supportive fashion while taking ownership of business challenges and solutions. You will determine the approach to the work and be directed based on key objective check-ins.

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 degree in Business, Marketing, or related area, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of project management or marketing experience
  • Ability to manage and execute projects in many different stages and work within ambiguous situations
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines at one time
  • Ability to identify process and tool improvements and implement change
  • Ability to lead large scale ambiguous projects and drive measurable results
  • Collaborative team player
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, initiative and accountability
  • Strong communication (written and verbal skills - Ability to articulate complicated ideas in a digestible manner and keep partners informed of the status of work and expected action items
  • Proven ability to develop relationships, influence partners, and gain commitment
  • Project and process management/ownership experience
  • 6Sigma/LEAN certification desired

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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