Executive Communications, Sr Communications Business Partner (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nov 04, 2021
Nov 10, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time

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 both internal and external storytelling. Bring your skills as a bold and forward-thinking professional communicator who thrives on building confidence, driving brand love and creating value. Here, you will shine as a relationship-focused pro who is 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. Comprised of Public Relations, Executive Communications, Crisis Management and Internal Enterprise Communications, this team strengthens and protects Target's reputation and helps drive traffic, sales and guest loyalty. You will develop deep relationships with business partners to ensure critical information flows through multiple channels, building confidence with team members and external stakeholders and strengthening Target's position within the competitive retail marketplace.

As an Executive Communications Senior Business Partner, you'll join a team of executive communications experts who support our C-suite executives and other officers in conveying Target's purpose, culture, strategy and consumer brand through internal and external speeches, presentations, videos and team meetings.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

Responsibilities include:
  • Understanding the business- and thought-leadership landscapes and applying insights to best support our executives in internal and external communication.
  • Flexing across key business areas and establishing rapport and trust with members of Target's leadership team.
  • Writing executive communications with a clear point of view, including speeches, scripts, presentations and other communications for internal and external audiences.
  • Working closely with business leads on the Communications team and production partners in Marketing, particularly to produce Target's key company meetings.

About you:
  • High-profile communications responsibility in the public or private sector
  • Speechwriting experience, a love of speech craft and a way with words
  • Ability to establish and sustain rapport with top leaders and serve as a trusted counselor and coach, helping them to convey a strong point of view
  • Expertise in framing arguments, putting enterprise initiatives in context and storytelling for the ear, the heart and for engagement and impact
  • Proactive in developing ideas to help leaders communicate to their teams or beyond
  • Ability to master new topics and leader voices quickly
  • Excellent research, storytelling and editing skills
  • Talent for working with peers and influencing direction across a complex organization

his position may be considered for a Full-Time Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location. A Full-Time Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that's not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $81,300 to $146,400. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond.

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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