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Sr Technology Business Partner, Target Creative(Remote Or Hybrid)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Closing date
Apr 19, 2023

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Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time
About Us

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company 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 in 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 and our business. 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, media and ad tech companies gives us a wide range of capabilities, from award-winning creative work to exciting and performance-based 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 global 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.

As the Senior Creative Resources BP, Strategy & Ops, you will drive operational excellence across a variety of functional teams within Target Creative. You'll do so by bringing your knowledge of technology, marketing and creative to deliver data-driven problem-solving approaches and tech solutions. You will help your team identify gaps and bring forward innovative solutions to ensure Target creatives technology can evolve to meet business needs, industry advancements and that creatives have what they need to do their jobs efficiently. This includes researching emerging technology/industry standards, surveying users regularly, partnering with Target Tech teams to advocate for Target Creative specific needs. You will manage all aspects of 3rd party technology from building business cases to managing implementation of solutions that drive the success of key initiatives for Target Creative. You will partner with Creative teams, Operations, Target in India, Target Tech and Product Management to build a technology roadmap. Additionally, you will advocate for Target Creative with business stakeholders across the organization building strong relationships and championing cross organizational projects.

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

Core Responsibilities:
  • Manage all aspects of tool lifecycle from acquisition, consolidation to decommissioning.
  • Maintain a tool inventory and roadmap.
  • Build and maintain a process for: software acquisition, maintenance, user feedback, prioritization, and user education.
  • Partner regularly with Target Tech and Product Owners to evaluate current technology against emerging tech and enterprise builds.
  • Lead Target Creative technology custom builds with external vendors and Target Tech. Ensuring all solutions meet Target security standards.
  • Set technology standards and guidelines that enable creative teams to have a consistent and efficient approach to executing work.
  • Advocate for Target Creative needs and enterprise tool enhancements.

About You
  • 4-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 5-7 years of practical experience, including strategic operations consulting roles, marketing, technology, product ownership, or other applicable industry experience
  • Familiarity with project/resource management, creative/design tools and technologies including expertise in Smartsheet & Smartsheet Resource Management.
  • Experience working with technology or product management partners
  • Ability to manage and execute complex projects in many different stages and work with ambiguity
  • Strong problem-solving skills. Ability to break down problems into fundamental parts, identify root causes, synthesize findings, and make informed decisions​
  • Ability to build relationships across the organization
  • Ability to work both independently and collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with analytical, data driven decision-making, project management and organizational skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and work under ambiguous circumstances

This position may be considered for a 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 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. Work duties cannot be performed outside of the country of the primary work location, unless otherwise prescribed by Target. The salary range is :$67,600.00 USD - $121,700.00 USD. Pay is based on several factors which may include, but are not limited to education, work experience, certifications, labor markets, 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. Target offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include medical, vision, dental, life insurance and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves. Other benefits for eligible team members include 401(k), employee discount, short term disability, long term disability, paid sick leave, paid national holidays, and paid vacation. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond at

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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