sr Marketing Insights Manager

Country :
USA
State :
Minnesota
County :
Hennepin County
Town :
MINNEAPOLIS
Category :
Marketing
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time

Company description

Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at nearly 1,800 stores and at Target.com. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit to communities, that giving equals more than $4 million a week.

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Job description

Description: Senior Insight Manager, Marketing Guest Insights

About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.
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.

A role on the Marketing Guest Insights (MGI) team means being a champion for our current and future guests, and inspiring the organization to act in their best interest. Here, you’ll lead the consumer research that helps Target Marketing and Merchandising seize our most valuable and important opportunities. You’ll distill relevant information into insights and implications that answer the ever-critical question: “So what?” Your influence will help spark original ideas and actionable strategies for our enterprise partners including Marketing, Merchants, Stores, Digital and others.

As a Senior Insights Manager you will consult, influence and guide partners to make guest-centric decisions and develop guest-centric, breakthrough strategies to address changing trends, consumer and business needs. You will lead a variety of complex qualitative and quantitative insights projects in partnership with outside research agencies and internal partners, including: scoping and recommending the optimal research and interpretation design to diagnose and address the strategic problem; collaborating with agency partners to leverage a full range of insight generating tools, synthesize various data resources and translate insights into actionable directions to guide strategy development/strategic implications with partners; co-creating with internal and external partners throughout the process to maximize project outcomes; communicating compelling stories and insights in a clear and engaging way; leading the design and execution of experiential learning sessions that inspire partners to act, and managing the overall project timeline, budget/forecast and agency billing.

About you:

- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree

- Five to eight years of market and/or design research experience

- Strong quantitative research experience (agency-side preferred)

- Excellent analytical, decision-making, project management, and communication skills

- Strong conceptual skills and the ability to translate concepts into consumer research methodologies and tools

- Ability to assimilate information quickly and accurately with a track record of success in dealing effectively with complex projects

- Ability to synthesize and clearly communicate highly complex findings to focus on the critical issues and actionable opportunities

- Embraces change and is comfortable with ambiguity

- Growth mindset

- Team player