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Sr. Media Analyst

Apply Now Job ID: R0000067125 schedule: Full time Location: 33 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55402-3601;

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

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 in 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 and our business. 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, media and ad tech companies gives us a wide range of capabilities, from award-winning creative work to exciting and performance-based 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 within Roundel is an opportunity to be part of a strategic priority business for Target. Roundel is Target’s entry into the media business, a sell-side business built on the principles of first party (people based) data, brand safe environments and proof that our marketing programs drive business results for our clients. We operate with the ethos of trust and transparency and that media works best when it works in everyone’s best interest. At the very root of that, Roundel is here to drive business growth for our clients, and redefine “value” in the industry by solving core industry challenges vs. copy current industry methods of operation. We are here to drive a key growth initiative for Target and to lead the industry to a better way of operating.

As a Sr. Media Analyst, you will be responsible for planning and scheduling Roundel’s client / brand marketing to assure digital media plans are built from strategic insights and set to deliver optimal results based on the campaign objectives. This person is extremely knowledgeable in the digital space and keeps senior management aware of current trends, and techniques and technologies; especially within the retail vertical.  This person can provide a high level of customer service to clients with effective communication, timely responses to requests and proactive resolution of potential issues.  

The Roundel Media team creates digital media plans and proposals for clients, drives operational efficiencies, increases campaign performance and yield across a network of display, exchange, mobile, social, email, and search solutions.  Additionally, the team delivers campaign results and actionable insights to clients.  This position requires a detail oriented, analytical focus with extensive knowledge of digital advertising, using ad technology and a proven track record in operational excellence.   

As a Sr. Media Analyst, you will take leads on providing recommendations on tactics/placements, targeting/segmentation and messaging to meet specific campaign objectives; as well as present digital media plans and strategies to internal and external teams.  Collaborate with cross functional project teams to motivate, create, and implement short and long-term marketing strategies.  Sr. Media Analyst will work closely with Ad Operations on day-to-day operational processes including campaign set-up, receipt of creative or tags, trafficking, optimization, troubleshooting and QA; as well as determine root causes for vendor success or failure, and drive requirements for product or process enhancement and development as needed.  As a Sr. Media Analyst, you also will be responsible for reviewing reporting recaps and deliver insights & recommendations to tell a story rooted in data.  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 in Business or Marketing  
  • 3+ years of experience in digital media planning and execution using various ad technology including Ad Serving, Media Planning and/or relevant digital media tools.  
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills 
  • Ability and passion to drive results and thrives in an ambiguous environment   
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities  
  • Superior time management and multitasking skill 
  • Competency of industry system/tools such as Doubleclick, Integral Ad Science, Google Analytics, ComScore, eMarketer, Nielsen tools, etc.   
  • Exposure to online ad serving concepts (CPM/CPA/RTB/ROI), video, mobile, social, RTB, programmatic buying. 
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint and Word as well as other equivalent programs 

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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