Sr Public Affairs Associate

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Sep 29, 2017
Nov 03, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
PUBLIC AFFAIRS, SENIOR ASSOCIATEABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITYIn this role, you'll be responsible for developing and executing strategic communications that tell Target's story as a good neighbor, responsible employer and leading corporate citizen to help educate and inform elected officials, policymakers and local stakeholders in top urban markets.As a Public Affairs Senior Associate, you'll …
  • Build comprehensive communications plans and multiplatform campaigns to drive greater understanding of Target's growth and investment strategies in local markets
  • Develop creative, long-form and short-form content for a variety of platforms
  • Counsel senior leaders and other stakeholders on the best tactics and channels to deliver their messages
  • Build relationships with internal and external stakeholders to drive proactive communications
  • Connect with peers inside and outside Target to ensure we are leveraging best communications practices
  • Work closely with larger communications team, including agency partners, to provide external communications support when needed
  • Minimum of 5-7 years combined relevant experience in communications field
  • Past experience working in/for state and local government or relevant advocacy organizations
  • Strategic and creative thinker with experience developing and executing communications plans across a large and complex organization
  • Deep understanding of how to communicate information clearly and creatively
  • Must have superb writing abilities
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Some travel is required