Sr. Manager DEI (Full Time Remote or Hybrid)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
May 24, 2022
May 29, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:

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

Target Human Resources is well known for its signature ability to build the very best teams, and we infuse our work with Target's distinctive retail brand by continuously experimenting, evolving and innovating.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to lead work that positively impacts over 400,000 team members worldwide in our stores, distribution centers and headquarters, as well as the future talent who joins the Target team. You will develop and actualize strategies for specific owned segments (demographic groups of Team Members) that help drive equitable experiences for our team and nurture our value of Inclusivity. You will work across a broad network of internal and external partnerships to drive progress on Target's commitments to DEI, from the enterprise level down to individual teams and the impact of everyday experiences. Your work will make a positive impact on building a safe and inclusive work environment where all dimensions of difference are valued and represented, while all team members feel welcome and able to bring their authenticity to deliver results.

As Sr. Segment Strategy Manager DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) you will scope, develop, deliver, and align the enterprise against segmentation strategies that address gaps and ensure positioning of equitable and inclusive experiences for all. In this work, you will build and manage internal and external partnerships, relevant to the segments you support, that create and build a sense of belonging for all Team Members. You will work largely autonomously, with guidance and guardrails provided by Director - Segment & Equity Strategy, to build a comprehensive strategy that delivers on our purpose and brings equity, a sense of belonging, and joy to your owned segments at Target and in the broader community.

Job Responsibilities & Qualifications:

Strategy Creation
  • Works with DEI Strategy and TMX teams to use internal data and data gathering capabilities to understand where equity gaps exist.
  • Seeks out robust external data to fill in internal data gaps and create holistic view of quantitative data.
  • Works with internal and external partners to gain qualitative insights and pair those with quantitative insights to create holistic view of segment.
  • Creates complete segment strategy for owned segments, working with an extensive network of partners to research, study and listen to the communities of focus.
  • Will work with Director - Segment & Equity Strategy to develop strategies and plans, establish goals, KPIs, accountabilities, and routines to guide the work forward.

Internal Partnerships
  • Owns and drives internal DEI relationship with relevant ERGs relative to owned segments ensuring ERG goals align with enterprise DEI goals.
  • Builds and fosters internal partner relationships relevant to owned segments that will expand viability of strategy and support run-state of strategy implementation.

External Partnerships
  • Builds and fosters external partner relationships relevant to owned segments that will expand Target's ability to create equitable experiences and drive a stronger sense of belonging for segment in total community.

Strategy Implementation/Run State
  • Builds and leads a Cross Functional Team of cross-enterprise leaders dedicated to closing equity gaps in owned segments.
  • Identifies and implements continuous opportunities for evolution of strategy.
  • Works with Director - Segment & Equity Strategy to provide regular updates to senior leadership, including REACH committee, HRLT and LT.

As a Team Member within the DEI space you will contribute to an environment of continuous listening, learning, innovating, and moving the DEI needle for the enterprise through:
  • Maintaining Target's leading position in DEI through extensive external benchmarking, innovation, and understanding of the evolving external landscape.
  • Elevating and translating ideas and inspirations into practical application at Target.
  • Measuring the impact of our work through qualitative and quantitative insights
  • Championing our efforts to build and sustain a diverse workforce and equitable, inclusive experiences for all.

About you:
  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 7-10 years transferrable experience in strategy scoping, creation, and implementation. As well as project management, strategic partnerships, and/or multicultural marketing
  • Ability to identify data gaps, articulate data needs, synthesize data into actionable strategy, and analyze outcomes of strategy to measure success
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Target and/or beyond in the external landscape
  • Strong understanding of, and empathy for, current Team Member experience
  • Proven experience developing complex strategies and uniting others towards common goals
  • Ability to flex from Strategy/Vision into tactical execution and to help others do the same
  • Experience in building and managing cross-functional partnerships and projects with enterprise scope
  • Expertise in change management, assessing stakeholders, and building and managing engagement plans
  • Excellent communication, influencing, and relationship management skills
  • Ability to influence a broad and wide group of stakeholders, partners, and senior leaders, within Target and/or externally
  • Exceptional project management skills and innovation acumen; can design, develop and deliver innovative solutions at scale for the enterprise
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving; strategic thinker who can turn insights and analytics into strategies and tactics that drive change
  • Exceptional collaboration skills to partner with broad cross-functional teams; proven ability to execute multiple tasks simultaneously with quality results
  • Flexibility, resiliency and agility; comfortable working in a high degree of ambiguity and driving progress over perfection
  • Connects and integrates strategies across multiple spaces easily
  • High levels of initiative, self-motivation, and drive

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 $85,400k to $153,700k. 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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