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Sr. Executive Team Leader of Food

Employer
Target
Location
Edina, Minnesota
Start date
Jun 1, 2023
Closing date
Jun 5, 2023

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Category
Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

Description:
ALL ABOUT TARGET

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.

ALL ABOUT THE SR. ETL ROLE

You work side by side with the Store Director to run a profitable growth business that has one purpose: to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. You lead a sales force of experts that are passionate about making sure guests get what they came for (plus a little more) every time they shop at your store. You develop leaders who care about their team members, and team members who care about their guests and each other. At Target, we believe in our team members having meaningful experiences that help them build and develop skills for a career.

The role of a Sr. Executive Team Leader can provide you with the:
  • Knowledge of guest service fundamentals and experience building and managing a guest first culture on your team
  • Knowledge of retail business fundamentals: department sales trends, inventory management, guest shopping patterns, pricing and promotions strategies
  • Experience setting and planning department(s) monthly/quarterly workload to support business priorities and managing a team to deliver on sales goals
  • Knowledge of the competition; leveraging insights to drive business objectives
  • Experience managing a large team of hourly and exempt team members and leaders; creating business specific strategies and goals
  • Skills in recruiting, selecting and talent management of hourly and exempt team members and leaders


As a Sr. Executive Team Leader, no two days are ever the same, but a typical day will most likely include the following responsibilities:
  • Lead and create a service culture that prioritizes the guest experience. Model, train and coach expectations to deliver the service standard.
  • Assist the Store Director in planning, strategizing and building the business
  • Drive total store sales, understand your role in sales growth and how your departments and team contribute to and impact total store profitability
  • Anticipate and identify changes in store-specific trends and drive sales growth in your departments by leaning into key seasons, events and weekends
  • Leverage your reports (financial, operational, team and guest) to understand the business; Share key insights and themes with the Store Director in support of total store strategy and growth
  • Know and assess the competition and leverage guest insights and feedback to drive the business and be the destination of choice for our guests
  • Manage a confident and knowledgeable sales force that delivers a differentiated experience for our guests and prioritizes the guest over task
  • Manage an efficient operation to fund future growth
  • Anticipate staffing needs, talent plan, recruit, hire and retain a passionate team for area specific knowledge and expertise
  • Actively develop, coach and train your team
  • Lead your ETLs to develop and coach their team to elevate the skills and expertise needed to be best for the guest
  • Demonstrate and promote a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias
  • Establish a culture of accountability through clear expectations and consistent performance management
  • Support the Store Director in owning and implementing exempt and hourly schedules that align to guest and business needs (including weekends, mornings, evenings, overnight and appropriate seasonal adjustments)
  • Plan, lead and follow-up on organizational and operational change
  • Work a schedule that aligns to guest and business needs (this includes early morning, evening, overnight shifts and weekends) and complements that of the Store Director
  • Always demonstrate a culture of ethical conduct, safety and compliance; Lead and hold the team accountable to work in the same way
  • Lead and create a safety advocacy culture by understanding how safety impacts your role and that of your team, identifying and correcting hazards, and holding team accountable to working in a safe manner to benefit themselves and others.
  • As a key carrier, follow all safe and secure training and processes
  • Address store needs (emergency, regulatory visits, etc.)
  • All other duties based on business needs


WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We might be a great match if:
  • Working in a fun and energetic environment makes you excited.... We work efficiently and as a team to take care of our guests
  • Providing service to our guests that makes them say I LOVE TARGET! excites you.... That's why we love working at Target
  • Leading teams who are stocking, setting and selling Target products sounds like your thing... That's the core of what we do
  • You aren't looking for Monday thru Friday job where you are at a computer all day... We are busy all day (especially on the weekends), making it easy for the guest to feel welcomed, inspired and rewarded


The good news is that we have some amazing training that will help teach you everything you need to know to be a Sr. Executive Team Leader. But, there are a few skills you should have from the get-go:
  • Four year degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity
  • Manage conflict, lead and hold others accountable
  • Relate well with and interact with all levels of the organization
  • Strong cognitive skills, including problem analysis, decision making, financial and quantitative analysis
  • Learn and adapt to current technology needs
  • Manage workload and prioritize tasks independently


We are an awesome place to work and care about our teams, so we want to make sure we are clear on a few more basics that we expect:
  • Access all areas of the building to respond to guest or team member issues
  • Interpret instructions, reports and information
  • Scan, handle and move merchandise efficiently and safely, including frequently lifting or moving merchandise up to 40 pounds
  • Accurately handle cash register operations
  • Climb up and down ladders
  • Flexible work schedule (e.g., nights, weekends and holidays) and regular attendance necessary


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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