Communications Business Partner - Stores and Fulfillment

Minneapolis, Minnesota
May 25, 2021
Jun 26, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Job Title: Communications Business Partner

Classification: Exempt

Date: May 2021

About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

A role with Target Communications means a chance to continuously improve the quality, relevance, creativity and authenticity of internal and external storytelling. This team strengthens and protects Target's reputation and helps drive traffic, sales and guest loyalty. Bring your skills as a bold and forward-thinking communicator who thrives on building confidence, driving brand love and creating value. Here, you'll shine as a relationship-focused pro who's strategically minded, an expert executor and an articulate brand ambassador. Rise to the challenge of driving results with smart risk-taking, constant innovation and perpetual teaching and learning.

As a Target Communications Business Partner for Stores and Fulfillment, you will support enterprise and external communications that highlight the role Target's stores play in bringing a safe and easy shopping experience to Target guests - especially through our popular and industry-leading same-day services.
  • This position is responsible for partnering closely with Target's experts across Stores, Digital and Properties to understand the business strategies and investments that drive Target's overall narrative.
  • The role will collaborate closely with Target Communications colleagues and agency partners to develop and execute communications plans for enterprise and external audiences.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.
  • Leading the development and execution of communications plans that share the details, strategy and guest benefits of Target's same-day services externally and internally.
  • Collaborating with communications colleagues to plan and execute communications related to Target's investments in physical stores, including accelerated plans for new stores and remodels.
  • Serving as an on-record spokesperson for Target with national, trade and local media.
  • Collaborating with Target's broader communications team and internal partners to communicate in a holistic way across all channels.
  • Managing PR agency relationships, performance and budgets.
  • Monitoring the media landscape daily to better understand how Target and our competitive set are being covered externally.

About you:
  • 5-7 years of related experience
  • Strong writing for various forms (i.e., email, key messages, talking points, statements)
  • Strong media relations skills
  • A storytelling mindset with business acumen
  • Executive presence and the ability to coach/counsel senior leaders
  • Ability to collaborate with peers and influence without authority
  • Ability to balance multiple competing priorities on a daily basis
  • Experience working in a corporate communications or agency setting

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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