Visual Communication Manager

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Oct 13, 2021
Closes
Oct 16, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
Visual Communications Manager

About us:

Target is an iconic 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.

As a Visual Communications Manager, you are responsible for continued development, process management and implementation at a multi-division level for the Visual Communication content and creation. Ensure seamless workstreams between the Visual Merchandising team, HQ cross-functional partners, Store Operations and Field organization. Collaborate with cross-functional partners on the development of and adherence to visual presentation standards through communication. Manage the delivery of visual merchandising tools - general standards, seasonal content and business required adjustments. Managing all aspects of the Visual Communications process, inclusive of all communication to the field and hands-on training in the field. Attend Division strategy and key milestone meetings for full view of all merchandising and seasonal concepts to ensure effective communication concepts to the field.

Core responsibilities for the Visual Communications Manager will include, but not be limited to, lead concept approach of Visual Communication, training and contingency planning for multi-division areas as assigned, ensuring complete and accurate visual merchandising / styling content is communicated. Interface with cross-functional partners and collaborate with multiple levels of management and department while managing the coordination of in-store marketing information into Visual Communication to create an end-to-end execution practice in stores. Support the development of technology and training to support the visual capability and further Store communication. Identify and participate in training and development opportunities designed to improve professional skills and growth. And travel to review in-store execution and identify opportunities, as necessary.

About you:

  • 4-year degree in Visual Merchandising/Communication, Art, Design, or related field and/or equivalent work experience.
  • 3-5 years of Visual Merchandising, Home category expertise preferred.
  • Corporate headquarters Visual Operations/Communication experience preferred.
  • Proven visual communication skillset (in addition to interviews, external candidates will be required to submit a portfolio to review).
  • Excellent communicator with presentation, project management and organization skills.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, Sketchup, SmartSheet, OneNote.
  • Maintains a competitive edge on technology for visual communication.
  • Cultural awareness, competitive analysis, and knowledge/understanding of current trends.


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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