Execution Lead Strategic Partnerships

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Mar 24, 2022
Closes
May 19, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
About Us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Target Merchandising is evolving at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how this $100 billion retailer offers the innovative, guest-inspiring items that Target is known and loved for. Our goal is to deliver exceptional value, quality and style to elevate Target as the premier retailer in a competitive global marketplace. Through intelligent and progressive business strategies that make the most of Target's resources and partnerships worldwide, Merchandising works across product categories to create a localized shopping experience online and in our 1800 stores. Are you a creative problem solver who loves to see your work translate into real results? Can you collaborate effectively, execute a plan efficiently and positively influence how Target chooses and presents the right product in the right place at the right price? If so, you will have success on one of our dynamic teams.

As we embark on a new and exciting brand partnerships outside of and within Target, the Strategic Partnership team will be at the center of a cross-enterprise effort to develop the strategy, launch and scale this first-of-its kind partnerships. This will require you to think strategically and envision new and bold opportunities across our Merchandising, Financial, Marketing & Digital, Global Supply Chain & Logistics, Space & Presentation Store Operations, Loyalty and Target Properties teams to ensure we deliver on our partnership strategies, level of service and storytelling that our guest require. You will play a critical part in bringing the strategy to life by being part of an agile team, leveraging everyone's strengths to deliver an elevated in-store and online experience for our guest.

As the Execution Lead, you will manage the execution of the national brand strategic partnership(s) with Target's internal and external partners.You will drive synergy through detailed, cross functional coordination of activities across strategic initiatives by aligning all facets in proper sequence.You will establish clear timelines and major dates for deliverables/share outs and connect them to broader information flow across the enterprise. You will identify and address key decisions, messaging and risks via appropriate escalation. Primary outcome is driving the project management for our strategic brand partnerships where all stakeholders are properly involved and where rigorous prioritization allows for resources to be spent on the initiatives that matter most. While this is an individual contributor role, this role will work across several teams to drive timing and alignment of strategic deliverables.

Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 6+ years of experience in relevant business capacity or project management role
  • Experience influencing key business partners, including senior leadership
  • Project and process management/ownership experience a prerequisite
  • Proficiency in Smartsheet and other project management tools
  • Experience operating in an ambiguous and rapidly changing work environment
  • Ability to work independently with limited direction and in high intensity situations with tight deadlines
  • Ability to challenge upward and challenge the status quo, to resolve problems that are without clear precedent, and to influence and negotiate effectively
  • Experience building and maintaining cross-functional working relationships


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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