Marketing Operations Manager

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Oct 20, 2021
Oct 30, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
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 in 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 and our business. 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, media and ad tech companies gives us a wide range of capabilities, from award-winning creative work to exciting and performance-based 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.

A role within Roundel is an opportunity to be part of a strategic priority business for Target. Roundel is Target's entry into the media business, a sell-side business built on the principles of first party (people based) data, brand safe environments and proof that our marketing programs drive business results for our clients. We operate with the ethos of trust and transparency and that media works best when it works in everyone's best interest. At the very root of that, Roundel is here to drive business growth for our clients, and redefine "value" in the industry by solving core industry challenges vs. copy current industry methods of operation. We are here to drive a key growth initiative for Target and to lead the industry to a better way of operating.

As the Marketing Operations Manager, Roundel, you will...

Manage the marketing operations function and support marketing functions including email distribution, campaign measurement, project management, contracting, and budget tracking. This position manages Field Marketing activations, agency collaboration and oversees agency logistics and budgets. You will drive project management and timelines and budget for marketing projects including ideation, planning and execution, serving as a hub for the marketing outputs. This cross-functional role will work closely with Experiential Marketing, Product Marketing and Marketing Strategy leads to ensure all elements of the marketing team are working in unison. This position researches and vets new service providers, funneling them through the onboarding process. Daily activities include:
  • Collaborate with Senior Marketing Managers to manage operations of the team, including creative reviews, briefing sessions, annual planning, and sales support.
  • Become an expert in-and evangelist for-our timelines, project management software and internal processes.
  • Report on program performance, identifying trends and opportunities for improvement, considering trends.
  • Coordinate with Learning and Strategy Operations to ensure all team meetings are planned and supported.

About You
  • Four-year degree in Marketing, Business or related field
  • Proactive and organized, with ability to manage multiple complex projects concurrently
  • Possesses a passion for technology and process management including marketing automation tools, email campaigns and timelines
  • Be able to flourish in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with strong time management skills
  • Ability to work toward a marketing strategy which may include lead generation, sales enablement or experiential activity
  • Excellent writing, communication and project management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A sensitivity for branding and how each interaction impacts customer perception
  • A keen eye for design and 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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