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 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 Brand & Category Marketing is an opportunity to create clear and compelling strategies and tactics that engage guests at every touchpoint. You will apply your detailed understanding of guest attitudes and behaviors to build out the industry-leading plans that achieve Target’s business objectives. Here, your work will drive brand equity and loyalty to increase Target’s share of shopping trips. You connect all key partners, including Guest Insights, Media Strategy, Finance, Operations and creative agencies. Your deep and broad Marketing expertise will support your assigned categories and campaigns to maximize relevance and competitive advantage. Your commitment to partnership and collaboration will rally internal and external partners across functions—from merchants to vendors to industry influencers. Here, you will be challenged to deliver the compelling, seamless and innovative work that inspires guests to choose Target.
As a Marketing Associate, you’ll be a driving force in our Brand and Category Marketing team by supporting the project management of a multi-channel campaign. Your core responsibility is driving the planning and strategic implementation of projects and processes. You will partner and consult with various marketing and business functions on project coordination, establishing and communicating detailed timing and deliverables, managing product milestones and logistics, and helping to set clear expectations with partners. You’ll build connections across the organization and within projects, mitigate risks and roadblocks, and communicate roles and responsibilities throughout the project workflow. You are responsible for the financial budget responsibilities of the campaign, including daily, monthly, quarterly and annual budget management in SAP and leading communication with Marketing Finance and your leadership. We’ll support you along the way with robust onboarding, as well as personal and career development, to help you grow as a strong Marketing Associate.
Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.
- Four-year degree in Business, Marketing, or related area, or equivalent experience
- 2+ 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
- Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, initiative and accountability
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to build strong relationships and instill confidence with a range of 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.