Sr. Manager, Creative Producing

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nov 19, 2021
Dec 19, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
As a Senior Manager, Creative Producing, you'll be a driving force in Target Creative by leading a team of creative producers that bring the creative vision to life from concept through post-production and delivery. You are an experienced, possibility-oriented leader who embraces and excels in the opportunity to engage, ideate and guide teams to expert quality content production. Leading your team will include overseeing their development by providing motivation, coaching, and advocacy. You will establish strategies for achieving individual and team goals that align to the broader Target Creative vision and drive successful outcomes.

Alongside leading a team, you will also lead end-to-end production strategy, direction and execution for your assigned areas of business that encompass all channels and mediums. You will develop and evolve production capabilities, both existing and new, while leading creative partner sourcing and negotiation strategies for the team. You will guide your team in providing creative vendor recommendations that ensure successful project deliveries across a wide range of budgets and parameters. You will lead, guide and inspire your team as well as internal and external partners/agencies to meet and exceed business and marketing objectives, including diversity & inclusion goals.

Multi-tasking and collaborating with partners across creative and marketing disciplines, you are responsible for providing clear, actionable and timely communication while educating others and advocating for the creative process. You will leverage your expert knowledge of content production to guide and influence internal and external partners, making connections to expand what is possible while delivering consistency and efficiencies. Critical to this role is staying current with industry trends and understanding the production landscape outside of Target.

We'll support you along the way with personal and career development, to help you grow as a strong Senior Manager. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of industry or content production experience including video, photography, social, digital, and influencer marketing
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop people, including providing meaningful feedback and managing performance
  • Expert knowledge of talent and production contracts, usage rights and licensing agreements
  • Proven track record as a skilled negotiator and influential communicator
  • Creative problem solver with proven success in navigating a creatively driven organization
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in building relationships with internal and external cross-functional leaders and partners in the application of creative production standards
  • Ability to lead the team through challenging moments, keeping them motivated and results-focused.
  • Flexible to travel (weekends included)

About us:

Target is one of the world's most recognized brands 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.

Target Creative is the in-house creative agency dedicated to bringing one of the world's most beloved and recognizable brands to life. Whether through design, marketing or brand work, we are the driving force behind delivering Target's dynamic, inventive and unmistakable storytelling to its massive audience.

Our mission is to inspire a sense of joy, wonder and excitement, and to take our guests-and ourselves-somewhere new. Never resting on past wins or settling for anything less than extraordinary, our origin story built us to thrive in the competitive and changing retail marketplace. We tell a compelling and cohesive brand story, maximizing our messages across multiple platforms-whether via a digital art gallery or a new $1 billion children's clothing brand. Operating as one fully integrated team in both the U.S. and overseas, Target Creative comprises the best and brightest talent to execute market-leading creative strategy, design, writing, video production, operations, digital, UX, social media and more. We leverage smart and rewarding external partnerships while closely aligning with our Target teams. Together, we tackle every creative challenge with our amplified strengths, ultimately bearing the groundbreaking creative work that helps make Target the decisive guest favorite, year after year.

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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