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Small Format Associate Buyer, Apparel & Accessories

Apply Now Job ID: R0000058270 schedule: Full time Location: 33 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55402-3601;
Description:

SMALL FORMATS ASSOCIATE BUYER, APPAREL & ACCESSORIES
Classification: Exempt
Date: November 2019


About us:
Target Merchandising is evolving at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how this $70 billion retailer offers the innovative, guest-inspiring items that Target is known and loved for. Our goal is to deliver exceptional value, quality and style to elevate Target as the premier retailer in a competitive global marketplace. Through intelligent and progressive business strategies that make the most of Target’s resources and partnerships worldwide, Merchandising works across product categories to create a localized shopping experience online and in our 1800 stores. Are you a creative problem solver who loves to see your work translate into real results? Can you collaborate effectively, execute a plan efficiently and positively influence how Target chooses and presents the right product in the right place at the right price? If so, you will have success on one of our dynamic teams.

A role with the Localization and Small Format merchandising team means delivering a locally relevant guest experience. Through curating assortments that are right for each neighborhood in both our existing stores and our growing portfolio of small format stores, you’ll create value for guests and communities while seeing your work benefit all of Target.  

As an Associate Buyer on the Small Formats Team, you’ll analyze store-level sales and profitability to inform assortment updates and future assortment plans. You’ll also lead the execution of assortment strategies by store cluster and floor pad size, as well as continuously share small format store learnings and field feedback to help improve format understanding, execution and results.

Additionally, you’ll collaborate with multiple cross-functional partners, including Store Ops, Space & Presentation, IM Ops and Category Management teams with the goal of delivering outstanding sales and profit performance and developing sustainable processes for long-term scalability of small format stores.

About you:

  • A four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong financial, strategic and planning skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with strong analytical, decision-making, and organization skills
  • A performance-driven individual who demonstrates strong initiative and has superior leadership skills
  • Flexibility and resiliency; comfortable working in “grey areas” that are constantly changing
  • Comfortable taking risks, working through change
  • 1+ years merchandising experience preferred

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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