Sr Item Data Specialist

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mar 24, 2021
Apr 09, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
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. You will aide in developing best methods and process improvements while taking advanced roles and responsibilities, including special projects as assigned. Additionally, you will train and mentor new hires and peers, while supporting business priorities as needed. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
• Four-year degree or equivalent 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

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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