Brand Manager

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Jun 29, 2019
Closes
Oct 26, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
Building brands is in our DNA. Owned brands are playing an increasingly important role and are a key pillar in Target's winning strategy. Over the past three years, Target has launched over 30 new owned brands. We are building brands that are grounded in deep consumer insight to have a meaningful relationship with our guests and uniquely set us apart in the marketplace.

This is a rare opportunity to be a part of a new team that is building a competitive advantage for Target. The team is working with a start-up mentality with the resources and strengths of a fortune 500 company. You will be part of a team that is pushing the boundaries on possibilities for Target, building world class brands and unlocking new ways of working across the organization. This role will give you an amazing opportunity to learn from the best in retail, intersect retail and brand management disciplines, and experience managing brands through every aspect of the lifecycle.

Be a part of this exciting team from the beginning!

As a Brand Manager, you will facilitate the end-to-end process of developing and maintaining owned brands under guidance of the director. You will be a part of and contribute to a cross-functional team supporting new, existing, or refreshed owned brands. Under guidance, you will be responsible for attending and facilitating cross-functional meetings, governing the timing and action, identifying risks and delays, driving accountability, and monitoring key performance indicators. Likewise, you will be accountable for 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 and the director, you'll also manage the activation of the owned brand portfolio, which includes supporting 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
  • 4 - 6 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


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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