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Sunday, May 20, 2007

Target - Associate Specialist, Copywriter


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


As an Associate Specialist Copywriter you will be writing circular copy for assigned product areas in a manner that ensures that copy is correct, concise, impactful and in accordance Target style, policy and governmental consumer advertising regulations.

See Yourself
  • Assisting in conceptualizing ideas for circular advertising. Reviewing layouts of assigned circular pages with Art Director and Copy Manager

  • Discussing advertising objectives, copy and headline needs

  • Working closely with Merchant team in gathering product information to write effective copy to meet business objectives

  • Writing copy (proofreads and edits own work), working with Art Directors throughout creative process

  • Writing copy changes, as directed by Copywriting Manager on manuscripts and internal proofs

  • Discussing with Buyers changes that they may request on proofs. Rewriting copy, as agreed upon by Buyer and Copywriting Manager. Attaching rewritten copy to proof and forwarding to Circular Copyediting

  • Managing time effectively and efficiently in order to meet writing/project deadlines

    Working with Legal/Brands to ensure legal, corporate, trademark and copyright compliance

  • Staying current with the latest style and editorial trends
  • 4- year college degree and/or equivalent work experience

  • Portfolio of samples demonstrating Target Brand Experience

  • 1-3 years of copywriting experience

  • Strong grammar

  • Computer knowledge: Quark, Microsoft Word and InDesign

  • Ability to take direction

  • Desire and ability to learn quickly

  • Flexibility in adapting writing style

  • Ability to establish rapport with peers

  • Ability to communicate clearly to internal partners

  • Action oriented
  • To apply for this position, please click here.