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Promo Planner OTC

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Start date
Dec 1, 2023
Closing date
Dec 14, 2023

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Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: The pay range is $67,600.00 - $121,700.00

Pay is based on several factors which vary based on position. These include labor markets and in some instances may include education, work experience and certifications. In addition to your pay, 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

About us:

Working at Target means helping all families discover the joy of everyday life. We bring that vision to life through our values and culture. Learn more about Target here.

Target Merchandising is evolving at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how this $100 billion retailer offers the innovative and guest-inspiring assortments that Target is known and loved for. Our goal is to consistently deliver exceptional value, quality and style that elevates 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, both online and in our 2,000 stores. Are you a creative problem-solver who loves to own a category as well as its results? Can you collaborate effectively, execute a plan efficiently and positively influence how Target chooses and presents the right promotions in the right place at the right price? If so, you will have success on one of our dynamic teams.

A role with the Pricing & Promotion Center of Excellence (COE) means you're on a mission with merchants to develop enterprise-wide pricing and promotion strategies. Your work will impact millions of dollars in the form of everyday retail prices, promotional strategy and effectiveness, clearance management and competitive pricing. Here, you'll be a key business consultant to merchants and develop relationships with buyers, senior buyers and leaders. Your strong partnership with Marketing will bring offers to life for guests, and you'll also work closely with Store Operations, Finance and other key support areas.

Working within the PPCOE, your mission is to invest millions of dollars against the enterprise-wide promotion strategies in partnership merchants and business units to deliver optimal financial and guest friendly outcomes. As a Promo Planner, you'll focus on leading promotional offer strategy and effectiveness for multiple businesses, and be the key business consultant on driving affordability with promotions in partnership within a division across the various functions operating each business. There is also a strong partnership with Marketing to best amplify and bring offers to life for the Guest, as well as partnership with Store Operations, Finance and other important support areas.

This role will lead the development of the promotional roadmap for a division and its businesses. As a Promo Planner you will use and shape leading-edge tools and business insights to develop recommendations, processes and continuous improvements. These investments, recommendations and outcomes are expected to drive multi-million dollar improvements.

Success in this role will require a high degree of financial acumen, retail fundamentals and ongoing communication excellence. This role will create and use an analytic fact base to facilitate strategy setting, decision making, opportunity sizing and communication in relevant forums. This role will require a delicate and active balancing act to manage the competing priorities of managing the weekly Merchandising P&L while remaining competitive and compelling to support and deliver Target's brand and value proposition.

Finally, this role is expected to continuously innovate processes, tools and build partnerships to improve the inputs and outputs of the strategy.

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

About you:
  • 4-year degree or equivalent work experience
  • Strong strategic, financial, and analytical skills; can easily translate data from an array of sources into insights and recommendations
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and translate strategy to action and adjust strategy based on changing market conditions
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with team members and cross functional partner teams
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to simultaneously manage a variety of priorities
  • Assertiveness and strong initiative
  • Travel < 25%

This position will operate as a Hybrid/Flex for Your Day work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid/Flex for Your Day work arrangement means the team member's core role will need to be performed both onsite at the Headquarter location the role is assigned to and virtually, depending upon what your role, team and tasks require for that day. Work duties cannot be

performed outside of the country of the primary work location, unless otherwise prescribed by Target.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations 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 Supply Chain Facility or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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