Target Foundation Associate

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jul 29, 2021
Aug 11, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Date: August 2020



As a Foundation Associate, you will be responsible for supporting the programmatic and operational activities of the Target Foundation. In this position, you will partner closely with the program staff to implement, execute and monitor their grantmaking strategies and provide support for all aspects of the grantmaking process including grantee relationship management. In addition, you will coordinate and assist with various operational, financial and communication activities in partnership with other key internal partners. Finally, you will help advance the broader efforts and goals of the Foundation team.

As a Target Foundation Associate, you'll take the lead as you:
  • Support Foundation Senior Managers in grant review, non-profit due diligence, partner agreements and system processing
  • Assist Foundation Senior Managers with monitoring and evaluation of learning plans and other KPIs
  • Assist in developing and curating content for the Trustees including official board meetings and other e-mail outreach as needed
  • Provide communication support of internal and external efforts including liaison to internal teams and content management
  • Manage Target Foundation inbox and respond to grant-related inquiries and issues
  • Assist in the coordination and completion of governance and compliance support and activities
  • Arrange partner meetings, calls and site visits in partnership with Foundation team
  • Manage and execute various timing and action
  • Additional program support as needed

About you:
  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of non-profit or general business experience
  • Self-starter, resourceful, and a team player with proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated organizational, planning, project management and time management skills; attention to detail a must
  • Ability to build strong relationships and work across various corporate, non-profit and public audiences
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • ┬ĚDemonstrated ability to work with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and familiarity with database programs and applications
  • Strong cultural competence
  • Knowledge of grantmaking preferred
  • Fluent in Spanish is required

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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