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Monday, July 17, 2006

Target - Sr. Manager, Corporate Multi-Media

Got some big ideas? Join the team that brings the world-famous Target brand to life.


As a Sr. Manager, Multi-media, you will manage the strategy and negotiation for newspaper circular, ROP plans, saturation direct mail, and newspaper online sites.

Sr. Manager, Corporate Multi-Media
  • Newspaper Negotiation Management - Managing team of newspaper buyers for over 700 newspapers, saturation direct mail and newspaper online sites. Setting negotiation priorities. Ensuring performance standards are met. Interceding on difficult negotiations. Managing buyers at advertising agency.
  • Standards and Tool Development - Working to establish negotiation standards and tools to measure performance. Reviewing buyer performance against standards. Working with planning teams to establish accurate planning tool templates as needed.
  • Circular Distribution Planning - Ensuring sufficient distribution of circular to support store sales through periodic review of credit sales data. Managing budget to optimize media spend. Controlling distribution by monitoring quantities on a quarterly basis.
  • Opportunities for Innovation - Identifying opportunities for innovation by working with newspapers to educate them on Target objectives in order to differentiate Target from competitors. Educating media planning and other teams on opportunities.
  • Visibility and Communication - Creating positive perceptions of department throughout pyramid and partner teams by attending pyramid events, networking with peers, providing clear communication and follow-through. Enhancing Target's reputation with external partners through participation in newspaper industry organizations and market tours.
  • Staff Development - Working closely with team to encourage individual development by supplying the tools necessary for training, team member back up and career advancement.
  • Personal Development - Working to understand and address developmental opportunities through use of tools and training available. Achieving appropriate level of work/life balance.
  • Job Requirements

    Minimum Requirements:
  • College graduate or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years supervisory or managerial experience
  • Negotiation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organization skills/ attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experienced newspaper industry professional
  • See The Rewards

    Eligible team members will receive one of the best earnings packages anywhere, including competitive pay, all-around insurance coverage, 401(k), flexible scheduling, training and development and many other perks and benefits. See a place of exciting challenges and rewards. See a place where you'll feel empowered to do something brilliant. See a place filled with creativity and unlimited opportunity. See a place where 'work' could easily be called play. To apply, visit our careers Web site at to view all career opportunities. See yourself here. Target is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is a Drug-Free Workplace.

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