Product Producer - Target Creative

TARGET - Minneapolis, MN

Full-time
Description:
Product Producer

About us:
Target is an iconic, beloved and well recognized 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 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.

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 Product Producer, you will independently own assigned complex business/ campaign categories by managing the lifecycle of the product needs for video & still production. You are accountable to understand merchant product priorities, inventory analytics, proactively define & solve for conflicting sample needs, & implement creative solutions to ensure production runs seamlessly. It is your role to enable connectivity across channels in relation to product being shared with shoots leveraging the same samples/product priorities. On set you will be the central resource for all product related information, questions and issues for key partners such as the stylist. You will collaborate with the Creative Producer, BCM PM & Warehouse Lead on project execution clearly communicating the status of product and potential issues.

Pre-shoot you will attend appropriate project meetings for assigned business areas. This includes style outs & product reviews. You will be accountable to collect pertinent information, confirm timing/location, and gather samples. Make note of missing samples and other items that require follow up. Proactively identify risks and builds contingency plans for product that is late or won’t be arriving. The role will require you to be responsible for processing, packing, on set unpacking/ organization and logistics throughout the duration of each project.

Travel to the shoot is required to provide on-set support as the product knowledge expert. Collaborating directly with Creative, Stylist, and Art Department teams to determine & enforce product usage guidelines. During the shoot you will also create the DPCI tracking grid to ensure connection back to direct mail copy, Target.com shopability, & media plans, strengthening the guest experience. Following the shoot, the Product Producer will work with partners to determine post-shoot product logistical needs (color separation, influencers/additional shoots, carry forward, etc.). This often requires engaging the Warehouse Operations Lead and Logistics Lead providing prompt & accurate direction regarding project details, expected volumes, delivery needs and priorities. Over time we expect the Product Producer to build category/business capabilities, institutional knowledge and strong partnerships. Lastly you will be responsible for ongoing process assessments and improvements.

About you:
4-year college degree or equivalent experience
Excellent attention to detail, communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work independently, drive results, demonstrate, flexibility and adapt to change
Willing to travel – on set support
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to lift 20 lbs.
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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