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Scenic Asset Manager

Apply Now Location: 1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55403-2542; job id: R0000182525
job family: Advertising & Promotion
schedule: Full time

About us:

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.  

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 on 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. 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 gives us a wide range of capabilities, from award-winning creative work to exciting and unique promotional 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.

Target Studio serves as an integral part of Target Creative’s capabilities by producing a huge volume of photo content, and by functioning as a central hub for all Minneapolis-based Target productions through our Samples, Props, and Scenic operations.

As Scenic Asset Manager, you will bring the Target Brand to life by managing this team and core operation for Target Creative. You will have in-depth knowledge of all aspects of Scenic operations within the warehouse and across internal and external studios, and a high-level understanding of photo set design/construction in the shop.  Lead and develop a Scenic management team, while overseeing a large physical inventory of set elements. Develop and maintain strong partnerships and open lines of communication with Art Director and Creative Producers teams to strategically prioritize asset disposition. Lead continuous development and implementation of process improvements in the warehouse in service of all internal and external creative production. Train and motivate team to deliver the highest standards of execution and collaboration with internal and external partners. Champion and drives change management within the team and with key partners. Ensure new asset intake accuracy, and asset usage data integrity. Develop and manage KPIs for team. Thought leader for technical advancements in the warehouse/inventory management space. Lead data migration and ensure functional continuity between inventory management systems. Identify high potential candidates and develop avenues for growth. Conversely, work with low performers to improve performance.

Strong working relationships with Scenic Leads and Designers, Photo and Video production teams, internal and external studio management, Creative Producers, and Art Directors. Additional partnerships with Product Team, Product Producers, Experiential Marketing, Strategy and Innovation, and Store Design.

The Scenic Asset Manager reports to Workshop Sr Manager.

Strong leadership skills to build and drive a large diverse team of exempt and non-exempt team members.

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

About you:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience
  • Proficient in Excel, WorkHorse, Filemaker, Pegasus, Microsoft Office, Asset Hub
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize information, think critically, and possess strong written and direct communication skills
  • Proven success in performance managing and motivating a team
  • Exhibits integrity, creativity, ingenuity, and resourcefulness
  • Ability to facilitate and clarify project expectations, budgets, objectives, and deliverables 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively navigate ambiguity
  • Experience supporting multi-channel work
  • Action oriented, with ability to prioritize and drive results

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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