Sr Buyer - Floral

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Jun 08, 2017
Oct 20, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN US AS A SENIOR BUYER - FLORALSimilar Industry Titles and Key Words: buyer, merchant, retail, flowers, We're looking for Merchandise Buyers who are interested in putting their business, leadership and people skills to work. Be a leader and trendsetter by delivering your passion for retail to Target. Our team is our greatest asset, so we invest in the growth and development of our team, and have fun while doing it.Use your skills, experience and creativity to develop groundbreaking innovation and set visionary goals. As a Sr. Buyer, Floral you'll take the lead as you…
  • Take on general management responsibility and multimillion-dollar P&L accountability as a self-starting innovator, with a broad level of ownership across the Floral categories
  • Manage sales and margin dollar performance against plan
  • Lead, motivate and inspire cross-functional teams to drive category results
  • Find the latest trends and improve assortments - in everything from quality, display, merchandising and innovation to drive business results
  • Use your creativity and problem-solving skills to develop business strategies that deliver profitable sales for Target while providing great value, quality and style for our guests
  • Drive results by evaluating financial and business indicators, and translating data into actionable information
  • Creatively plan profitable product assortments, with the freedom and the support to drive growth in the Omni Channel marketplace - stores, ecommerce, online and mobile
  • Influence, negotiate and work with vendors in the marketplace
  • Build strength in future business relationships in the Floral industry for Target and our vendor partners
  • A four-year degree
  • Four to twelve years of previous Merchandising experience 
  • Strong financial, strategic and planning skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with strong analytical, decision-making, and organization skills
  • Respects, appreciates and is curious about cultural differences related to working with others; committed to developing cultural awareness in self and others
  • A performance-driven individual who demonstrates strong initiative and has superior leadership skills
  • Flexibility, resiliency and nimbleness; comfortable working in “grey areas” that are constantly changing
  • Comfortable taking risks, working through change and supporting creative chances
  • Merchandising experience in Grocery and/or the Floral category is preferred
BenefitsEligible team members will receive one of the best earnings packages anywhere, including competitive pay, all-around insurance coverage, 401(k), flexible scheduling, training and development and many other perks and benefits. Target is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is a drug-free workplace.About Target®Expect the Best. At Target, we have a vision: to become the best - the best culture and brand, the best place for growth and the company with the best reputation. We offer an inclusive, collaborative and energetic work environment that rewards those who perform. We deliver engaging, innovative and on-trend experiences for our team members and our guests. We invest in our team members' futures by developing leaders and providing a breadth of opportunities for professional development. It takes the best to become the best, and we are committed to building a team that does the right thing for our guests, shareholders, team members and communities.Minneapolis-based Target Corporation serves guests at stores nationwide and at Target is committed to providing a fun and convenient shopping experience with access to unique and highly differentiated products at affordable prices. Since 1946, the corporation has given 5 percent of its income through community grants and programs like Take Charge of Education®.