Marketing Manager - Apparel

Employer
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Oct 07, 2016
Closes
Mar 10, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN US AS A MANAGER, MARKETING - APPPAREL & ACCESSORIESAbout This OpportunityUse your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals for Target's Owned Brands.
  • Foundational level of expertise for portfolio management, owned brand development, and marketing communication strategy.
  • Translates business problems and guest insights into actionable and differentiated Owned Brand marketing strategy
  • Foundational understanding of owned brand portfolio, role of each brand to deliver long-range plans.
  • Masterfully leads cross-functional internal and external partners to deliver best-in-class work.
  • Cultivates strong partnerships both internally and externally to support short-term and long-term objectives
  • Lead execution of marketing communications plans for owned brands
  • Represents Marketing with key external business partners.  Examples include strategic business partners, Target spokespeople and design partners.
  • Gives constructive, actionable and inspiring creative feedback on marketing campaigns & tactics
  • Understands & balances guest needs, Target's brand equity and business priorities to maximize marketing effectiveness on a given campaign or initiative
  • Present marketing work and strategic points of view to executives/directors and other key partners for input or approvals.
REQUIREMENTS
  • College degree required
  • MBA preferred
  • Marketing emphasis or major preferred
  • Relevant past experience in building brands, brand management, and/or portfolio management  
  • 5+ years of core marketing experience; brand marketing experience preferred
  • Someone who can easily connect the dots across multiple inputs including various business opportunities, requests, sources of insight, industry/ media trends and intuition/ experience. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Tenacity and courage to push constantly to make the work better and drive for higher and higher benchmarks
  • A natural problem solver
  • A master collaborator who is able to inspire trust and confidence with a range of partners
  • Someone who is personally inspired by both the art of advertising and the science of marketing