Sr Marketing Project Manager

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Mar 01, 2018
Closes
Mar 25, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN US AS A SR MARKETING PROJECT MANAGERIn this role the project manager will be responsible for driving project plans to ensure all marketing efforts are executed on time, on budget and in an efficient manner. This role will lead a large multi-channel campaign inclusive of TV, radio, print, social, digital, and out of home.  This person will work cross functionally to lead the successful development of guest-centric marketing materials across marketing channels including; weekly ad, signing, site placement, cartwheel, shopper marketing, and communications. This individual will manage and nurture relationships with key internal and external partners, and understand the key stakeholders of the work to bring them along at the right moments.  Finally, this role will be responsible for multi-faceted sports marketing work that is ambiguous, and in its infancy stage of development. Working across several leagues with different creative teams will be critical to the success of the project. Ability to be collaborative, solution oriented, and resilient are important requirements for this role with the large number of unknowns.Responsibilities
  • Strategically manage project plans and appropriately engage key business partners, while maintaining organizational agility
  • Responsible for creating multiple project work plans, revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Responsible for finding efficiencies across project work plans to ensure work is done in the most productive way
  • Ensure strong working relationships with key stakeholders: Marketing Brand and Category partners, Internal and External Agencies, Merchandising and Vendor partners, internal Production partners, channel owners, and third-party vendors 
  • Lead the approval process and minimize risk to Target by ensuring legal compliance
  • Serve as the project communications hub and facilitate connections to identify solutions and gain alignment across all functions 
  • Collaborate with outside partners to orchestrate logistics of a photo shoot(s) from product planning through post production 
  • Demonstrate subject matter expertise and understanding of requirements for marketing and media channels 
  • Maximize speed to market by identifying gaps in processes and driving improvements where applicable
  • Anticipate partner needs and expectations
  • Make real time decisions to best keep partners and the work moving forward
  • Ability to problem-solve and quickly implement solutions for large fast-paced bodies of work
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Naturally curious driver and self-starter
  • Positive and solution oriented
  • Nimble/flexible as timing needs change
  • Displays courage
  • Financial acumen
  • Strategic problem solving
  • Strong collaboration and relationship-building skills
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and working through issues
  • Proactive vs. reactive
  • Ability to work with people at all levels

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