Sr Manager Category Account Management - Target Media Network
Description: SENIOR MANAGER, CATEGORY ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT - TARGET MEDIA NETWORKAbout us:Target is one of the world's most recognized brands and one of America's leading retailers.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 Media Network activates where ecommerce and advertising intersect, offering robust digital advertising solutions with the goal of helping our guests find and discover brands, deals and trends they love. We help advertisers connect with Target guests on Target.com, across our other owned and operated platforms and on 150+ premium sites through Bullseye Marketplace. Everything we do begins with the guest, including our approach to advertising. As a Sr. Category Account Manager, you'll drive the creative strategy and creative oversight for all digital vendor monetized programs from concept through program launch. You will be required to identify and develop talent; lead working teams and contractors to deliver on creative strategy, operational needs and expense management for the accounts and clients that support the category of business. A critical thought partner internally, you will be relied upon to be a client-facing Target brand steward supporting merchandising and marketing priorities for your assigned category/vertical. This client-centric leader must also promote productivity and efficiency in the work and partner with Sales, Agencies, Brands, Creative partners and Target's Key, JBP and Innovator vendors to uncover growth opportunities. This position reports to the Director, TMN Category Account Management and Operations. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an amazing team that was awarded “2017 Digital Marketer of the Year” and further your digital media career. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.About you:
- Bachelors' degree B.A. /B.S or equivalent work experience.
- 7-10 years Account Management or Content Strategy in the Digital space with ability to manage multiple large projects.
- Team Leadership experience or aptitude preferred
- Demonstrated ability to build and maximize relationships with both internal and external partners.
- Ability to articulate and translate client objectives and lead team with creative assignment.
- Be creative ambassador and steward of the Target brand. Build a culture of creative thinking and innovation.
- Strong understanding of digital and social platforms as well as their use in marketing.