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Friday, November 03, 2006

Senior Manager - Internal Communications


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


As a senior manager, you will be responsible for the overall communication of company strategy, with an emphasis on culture, brand and leadership messages.

See Yourself:

Strategy, Direction and Brand Management
  • Serving on corporate committees and task forces for new initiatives
  • Being responsible for internal brand management
  • Delivering effective, timely feedback to team, stakeholders and vendors
  • Assisting specialist in the development and implementation plans and addressing obstacles to the execution of those plans
  • Controlling progress to goals and objectives through regular status reporting
  • Seeking opportunities to improve and enhance current processes
  • Controlling expenses within budget and reporting potential variances
  • Client Support
  • Developing communication strategies to support business objectives
  • Managing senior leadership messaging strategies and speechwriting needs
  • Prioritizing client requests, issues and adjustments to appropriately reflect business needs
  • Understanding and managing client's expectations to ensure client service satisfaction by meeting needs and requests in a complete and timely manner
  • Representing business area as a business communication consultant
  • Staff Management and Development
  • Supervising team of senior specialists/specialists/coordinator/administrative assistant
  • Providing leadership, coaching, motivation and assistance to team members to ensure teamwork and high performance in the accomplishments of all responsibilities and projects
  • Developing and administering performance appraisals
  • Hiring and training new staff
  • Recommending wage and promotion actions
  • Being responsible for the performance management of senior specialists and their direct reports
  • Administering counseling and corrective action if needed
  • Participating in succession planning and follow-up activities to develop staff
  • Adhering to company diversity efforts
  • Mentoring high potential team members
  • Actively participating in the annual goal planning process for the department
  • Initiating, defining and implementing changes to standards and procedures
  • Reviewing and approving implementation of new programs to improve quality and productivity
  • Developing and recommending operating budgets for personnel, training, supplies, equipment, travel and outside services necessary for effective operation of the team
  • Job Requirements

    Minimum Requirements:
  • Four year degree in Communications, Journalism, Advertising, English or Public Relations
  • Two years supervisory experience
  • Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and strategic thinking skills to understand and anticipate the impact and opportunities across multiple teams
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Desired Requirements:
  • Target Corporation and/or retail knowledge
  • Previous management experience
  • Minimal travel required for most positions
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