Sr. Item Data Specialist

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Jan 13, 2019
Jan 23, 2019
Business, Other
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: SR. ITEM DATA SPECIALIST (59825 or 59992) Classification: Non-Exempt

Date: January 2018

About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Right along with Target's distinctive retail brand, we are constantly improving and innovating our digital shopping experience. Are you ready to excel in the fast-changing retail environment? Are you a customer service enthusiast who's curious about the guest and can see the shopping journey through their eyes? Then you'll have success on the Digital Strategy & Platform team, whose goal is to offer guests a seamless online shopping experience across our platforms—including and the store network's fulfillment capabilities. Here, you'll collaborate to create and implement the digital strategies that enrich the online experience through the right mix of personalization, simplicity and intuitiveness. Your ideas will support Target in complementing the beloved in-store shopping interaction with a convenient, reliable and instantly gratifying digital experience.

As a Sr. Item Data Specialist, you will manage enterprise item data in order to enable a superior experience for our guests in stores and online.You will complete item set-ups within the assigned level of service via partnership with merchant teams, internal stakeholders, and external vendor partners.You'll be responsible for holding partners accountable to item data requirements, driving data accuracy, and ensuring consistency across categories; collaborating with cross functional teams to validate and remediate data according to category strategy.You will own pre/post launch readiness, including troubleshooting, remediating, and communicating about launch blocks, system issues, and content generation with external vendors and internal partners.Additionally, you will aide in developing best methods and process improvements while taking advanced roles and responsibilities, including special projects as assigned.Providing leadership/captainship roles, as well as training and mentoring to new hires, while supporting business priorities as needed will be an additional attribute of the role.   Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description.  Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:

College degree or equivalent work experience

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize

Willingness to embrace ambiguity and remain flexible

Ability to multi-task with a high sense of urgency and initiative

Detail oriented

Naturally curious; enjoys researching root issues

Strong interpersonal skills


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