Manager Props and Shipping Logistics

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nov 06, 2020
Jan 07, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: About us:

Target is an iconic, beloved and well recognized 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.

Target Creative is the in-house creative agency dedicated to bringing one of the world's most beloved and recognizable brands to life. Whether through design, marketing or brand work, we are the driving force behind delivering Target's dynamic, inventive and unmistakable storytelling to its massive global audience. Our mission is to inspire a sense of joy, wonder and excitement, and to take our guests-and ourselves-somewhere new. Never resting on past wins or settling for anything less than extraordinary, our origin story built us to thrive in the competitive and changing retail marketplace. We tell a compelling and cohesive brand story, maximizing our messages across multiple platforms-whether via a digital art gallery or a new $1 billion children's clothing brand. Operating as one fully integrated team in both the U.S. and overseas, Target Creative comprises the best and brightest talent to execute market-leading creative strategy, design, writing, video production, operations, digital, UX, social media and more. We leverage smart and rewarding external partnerships while closely aligning with our Target teams. Together, we tackle every creative challenge with our amplified strengths, ultimately bearing the groundbreaking creative work that helps make Target the decisive guest favorite, year after year.

Target Studio is an integral part of Target's Marketing Team and is leveraged for photo and video production services. We partner with teams across the company to bring the Target Brand to life.

As a Props/Shipping Logistics Manager you will bring the Target Brand to life by managing this team for Target Creative. Will have a high-level knowledge in all aspects of warehouse, inventory and local and domestic shipping logistics management. Leads and develops a Prop/Shipping Logistics production team while managing a large physical inventory of prop elements. Trains and motivates team to deliver the highest standards of execution and collaboration with internal and external partners. Leads development and implementation of continuous process improvements for the warehouse in service of all internal and external creative production; appropriately champions and drives change management within team and with key partners. Develop and maintain strong internal partnership with Merchant and Creative Production roles to effectively execute against prop strategies across the enterprise. Thought leader for technical advancements in the warehouse/inventory management space. Develop and manage KPI's for team

Identify high potential candidates and develop avenues for growth. Conversely, work with low performers to improve performance. Strong working relationships with photography and video production team, internal and external studio management, Set Shop, Creative Producers, Product Team, Product Producers, freight carriers, shipping logistics partners, Enterprise Strategy, Finance and Experiential Marketing.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience
  • Proficient in WorkHorse, Filemaker, Pegasus, Microsoft Office, SAP, Asset Hub, Sample Tracking tools
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Strong leadership skills to build and drive a large, diverse team of exempt and non-exempt team members
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize information, think critically, and possess strong written and direct communication skills
  • Proven success in performance managing and motivating a team
  • Exhibits integrity, creativity, ingenuity, and resourcefulness
  • Ability to facilitate and clarify project expectations, budgets, objectives, and deliverables
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively navigate ambiguity
  • Experience supporting multi-channel work
  • Action oriented, with ability to prioritize and drive results

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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