Sr Creative Resource Planner

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Jul 12, 2018
Closes
Aug 10, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: SR. CREATIVE RESOURCE PLANNERAbout us:Fueling the continued success of one of the world's most beloved and recognized brands is a distinctly capable, creative and innovative Marketing organization. Target Marketing is well known for inspiring and surprising guests, and we pride ourselves on connecting them to the products and experiences they expect and deserve from Target. We study our guests to discover new needs and insights, and then craft every interaction to build brand love. We are market experts who insist on a clear and cohesive understanding of our business objectives, guest segments and behaviors, strategies and tactics, overcoming obstacles and measuring success. Our commitment to partnering both internally and with external agencies gives us a wide range of capabilities, from award-winning creative work to exciting and unique promotional marketing. Leveraging our collective assets and fostering a healthy, supportive and open team culture, we deliver a holistically gratifying experience that guests can only get at Target.Target Creative is the in-house creative agency dedicated to bringing one of the world's most beloved and recognizable brands to life. Whether through design, marketing or brand work, we are the driving force behind delivering Target's dynamic, inventive and unmistakable storytelling to its massive audience. Our mission is to inspire a sense of joy, wonder and excitement, and to take our guests—and ourselves—somewhere new. Never resting on past wins or settling for anything less than extraordinary, our origin story built us to thrive in the competitive and changing retail marketplace. We tell a compelling and cohesive brand story, maximizing our messages across multiple platforms—whether via a digital art gallery or a new $1 billion children's clothing brand. Operating as one fully integrated team in both the U.S. and overseas, Target Creative comprises the best and brightest talent to execute market-leading creative strategy, design, writing, video production, operations, digital, UX, social media and more. We leverage smart and rewarding external partnerships while closely aligning with our Target teams. Together, we tackle every creative challenge with our amplified strengths, ultimately bearing the groundbreaking creative work that helps make Target the decisive guest favorite, year after year.Target is one of the world's most recognized brands and one of America's leading retailers.As Sr. Creative Resource Planner, you will execute the vision and strategy for resource management and planning at Target Creative. You will support Target Creative with intake, capacity management, analysis and pipeline management. You will be a driving force in the casting of creative teams to multi-channel initiatives — optimizing the skills, experience and availability of Target Creative's talent pool. Your operational leadership and attention to detail will be pivotal in ensuring teams are set up to deliver successfully on projects and that Target Creative is maximizing its potential. You will own the tools and processes that enable informed and effective resource management. As the Sr. Creative Resource Planner, you will clearly communicate with and present to stakeholders in various roles, forging relationships across Target Creative and the enterprise. Your ability to think analytically, provide creative solutions and calmly drive initiatives in a dynamic environment will be the foundation to your success. We'll support you along the way with robust onboarding, as well as personal and career development, to help you grow as a Sr. Creative Resource Planner. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.About you:
  • 4-year college degree and/or equivalent experience 
  • 5-7+ years of experience
  • Experience demonstrating a strong understanding of resource management or analytical thinking
  • Effective communication skills
  • Interpersonally savvy with strong listening skills 
  • Open to feedback with ability to take direction 
  • Action oriented with ability to prioritize and drive results 
  • Deep understanding of creative teams/departments and creative work

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