SMALL FORMATS ASSOCIATE BUYER, Food & Beverage (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jan 26, 2022
Feb 10, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Classification: Exempt
Date: June 2020

About Us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.

The mission of the Small Format and Localization team in Merchandising is to drive growth for Target by creating and scaling locally relevant merchandising solutions. As a member of this team, you will be responsible for developing and implementing the enterprise localization strategy. The team is responsible for everything from ensuring stores have apparel that is climate appropriate, to leading Multicultural Assortment strategy across the Enterprise, to curating locally relevant Small Format store merchandising.

As an Associate Buyer on the Small Formats Team for Frequency, you'll analyze store-level sales and profitability to inform the Small Format Sr. Buyers and Buyers of needed assortment updates and future assortment plans. You'll also lead the execution of assortment strategies by store cluster and floor pad size, as well as continuously share small format store learnings and field feedback to help improve format understanding, execution and results.

Additionally, you'll collaborate with multiple cross-functional partners, including Store Operations, Space & Presentation, Inventory Management Operations and Category Management teams with the goal of delivering outstanding sales and profit performance and developing sustainable processes for long-term scalability of small format stores.

About you:
  • A four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong financial, strategic and planning skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with strong analytical, decision-making, and organization skills
  • A performance-driven individual who demonstrates strong initiative and has superior leadership skills
  • Flexibility and resiliency; comfortable working in "grey areas" that are constantly changing
  • Comfortable taking risks, working through change
  • 1+ years merchandising experience preferred

This 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 $49,700 to $89,500. 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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