SENIOR MERCHANDISE PROMO SPECIALIST SEASONAL (10156)
Date: November 2017
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 $70 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.
A role in Buying means working with several diverse vendors to choose the best product mix, both in-store and online. We help determine where to localize, while calibrating market positioning and acting as brand managers. Here, you'll own a wide SKU count so that your work is varied and challenging. Through cross-functional collaboration, instinct and creativity, you will be the expert on the guest, the market and the competition.
As a Sr Merchandise Specialist with Promo accountabilities, you'll provide key executional and strategic support for Seasonal and Stationery promotions to both our merchandise buying, planning and PPCOE teams. You will play a critical role in Division financial success by managing highly complex and seasonal promotions. You will proactively communicate on behalf of the Divisions in meetings and via email, acting as the liaison for Creative, Marketing, PPCOE, SMS's and many others. You will also help coordinate samples for promotional activities.
Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.
1-year Target merchandising work experience
Four-year degree or equivalent work experience
Passion for promotions and seasonal businesses
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks
High sense of urgency and takes initiative as a self-starter
Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently and efficiently