Sr. Brand Manager, Apparel & Accessories

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Jan 31, 2019
Closes
Mar 10, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: Sr. Brand ManagerAbout Us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

At the heart of one of the world's best loved and most recognizable brands is an impeccable Product Development & Design organization. We thrive on the magic of discovering that just-right thing, and we infuse everything we do with our passion for affordable chic. We concept, develop, make and deliver the stylish new favorites that Target guests expect and deserve. We are uber-savvy trend and style experts who stay ahead of the curve, proactively identifying our market's needs and exceeding them, every time. Join one of our dynamic and inventive teams to influence the style, quality and value that decisively position Target above the competition. Your input will have a direct and positive effect, whether on home, hardlines or apparel & accessories categories. Here, you'll be close to the action of dreaming up and bringing to life the Target-owned brands that surprise and gratify guests, wherever and whenever they love to shop.

As a Sr. Brand Manager, you will facilitate and lead the end-to-end process of developing and maintaining owned brands. You will be responsible for leading a cross-functional team for new, existing, or refreshed owned brands. This includes facilitation of the cross-functional meetings, governing the timing and action, escalating risks and delays, driving accountability, and monitoring key performance indicators. Likewise, you will be accountable for leading and conducting analysis on brand performance, which includes ongoing tracking of brand financial performance to inform action. You will maintain working knowledge of applicable government regulations and competitive category understanding. In close partnership with Subject Matter Experts, you'll also manage the activation of the owned brand portfolio, which includes leading the creation of briefs for various capabilities, such as complete packaging briefs for each Owned Brand.

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 degree
  • Minimum 6 - 8 years' experience
  • Ability to be an effective team player and manage relationships with team and key business partners
  • Strategic thinking and planning skills
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Detailed problem-solving, independent judgement, and decision-making skills

  • Qualifications:

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