Sr Site Merchandising Operations Producer

Employer
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Mar 09, 2017
Closes
Apr 07, 2017
Category
Business, Other
Employment Status
Full Time
Responsible for delivering a quality guest-facing presentation in the digital space that drives profitable online sales, generates omni-channel guest engagement & produces best-in-class brand experiences for merchandise categories.  Manages project scope & timelines to ensure successful & timely execution of the work.  Effectively troubleshoots & problem solves when necessary to keep work on track by using multiple systems to manage the workflow & publish the content on the site & mobile daily/weekly.  Manage flawless design and publishing execution across multiple projects with concurrent deadlines via strong collaboration and detail-orientation.  Responsible for maintaining relationships with internal business partners and external agencies (as needed).  Develops and optimizes business processes as needed.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Site Merchandising Operations Producer, you'll take the lead as you…

  • Drives holistic project plans, including determining desktop and mobile scope and digital timelines for Marketing and Site Merchandising projects in partnership with internal teams (BCM, Marketing PM's, Merchandising, Product Content, Target Creative).  This could include multiple categories
  • Manages the full execution of editorial content of the project with planners, designers, copywriters & front end developers
  • Manages overall category and project refresh workflow through multiple phases and gains approvals (Site Merchandising, Accessibility, Legal) at each stage within an established timeline
  • Understands business objectives and can translates into creative terms to inform page layout, design and build approach
  • Defines work streams and project plans
  •  Leads project timelines and milestones for workflow execution
  • Provides digital governance to ensure the Target brand is represented accurately and consistently per the core style guide standards within all editorial creative concepts
  • Ensures creative and guest experience excellence is achieved
  • Ensures digital and marketing/merchandising stakeholder alignment
  • Organizes and leads cross functional meetings as needed
  • Effectively removes roadblocks and deliver solutions to move the work forward
  • Plays an active role in determining page layouts and component types based on business needs
  • Proofs completed pages to ensure that pages are built accurately, represent the approved creative design/concepts and function properly
  • Accountable to ensure that the editorial content project launches flawlessly on site/mobile
  • Responsible for live site fixes as needed. Develops and maintains strong working relationships with Site Merchandising team members and business partners
  • Operates as a strategic, collaborative partner, striving to understand category priorities and providing operational insights and recommendations based on business goals and objectives
  • Captains special projects and demonstrates ability to think strategically by leading initiatives that will impact the larger organization
  • Consistently demonstrates leadership qualities that communicate commitment to Target's goals
  • Provides insights and recommendations on overall team and process improvements to ensure the business success

Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4-year college degree in Business and/or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of relevant experience, including experience as a project manager focused on digital / .com site related projects
  • Highly organized & great attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team, comfortable working with a variety of business partners
  • Strong troubleshooting & problem solving skills
  • Prioritize & manage multiple projects on different timelines simultaneously - a proven track record of consistent project execution
  • Excellent negotiations skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Initiative, self-motivation, and accountability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Collaborative team player
  • Ability to work in a faced paced environment and manage ambiguity

DESIRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in Project Management, Publishing, eCommerce, Retail, Direct Marketing, Marketing Agency, Direct Marketing, Graphic Design, Front End Development preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Understanding of interactive design & development tools, reporting &content management tools, exceptional project management skills
  • Understand the basics of HTML or Javascript code