Lead Product Owner - Digital Media and Marketing

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Feb 22, 2019
Apr 04, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time

About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company 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.

A role with Target Digital Media & Search means being close to the action of delivering profitable sales to Target.com and bringing the business's multichannel vision to life.You'll create and implement industry-leading digital media plans for Brand & Category Marketing while staying on the cutting edge of emerging digital media innovations. Cultivating an environment of full-team engagement, leadership and personal development, you'll be a champion for open communication and program transparency. 

As a Lead Product Owner of Channel Recommendation - you'll work in the product model and will lead the development of a comprehensive product strategy and set key business objectives (OKRs) for your respective product area.  You'll need to leverage extensive knowledge of your product, as well as, customer feedback and other relevant data points to assess value, develop cases, and prioritize the direction and desired outcomes for your product. 

You will develop and actively maintain a product roadmap outlining prioritization for the customer themes, technical needs, and design challenges to be delivered and you will be accountable to make final decisions on scope and prioritization relative to the product backlog.   You will be accountable to create and manage product objectives and key results, key metrics for your product, as well as related P&L impacts. You will oversee progress against product backlogs to ensure work and priorities are in line with the product strategy while prioritizing themes, epics, and stories, to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with the product strategy. 

About you:

BA/BS with 5+ years in experience in technical product development role or equivalent

Comfortable working with ambiguous problem statements to carve out a roadmap aligned to final business goals

Superior data and analytical skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills - demonstrated ability to articulate strategy

Experience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business and tech/development teams

Experience working in an agile environment including creating user stories, defining acceptance criteria and prioritize all stories to ensure work focuses on those with maximum business value that align with product strategy

Inspire others to achieve challenging goals and high standards of performance while committing to the organization's direction

Foster a sense of urgency to achieve goals and leverage resources to overcome unexpected obstacle

Passion to deliver results, make difficult trade-off and be accountable for a team's results

Proven track record in performing well in a fast-paced environment and organizational skills to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines effectively

Ability to work and collaborate with international and cross department teams

Embraces new technologies and skillsets


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