Localization Buyer Beauty And Essentials
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L5 LOCALIZATION BUYER – Beauty &
THE EVOLUTION OF RETAIL – AS A TARGET LOCALIZATION BUYER
Target Merchandising is evolving
at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how this $70 billion
retailer offers the innovative, guest-inspiring items that Target is known and
loved for. Our goal is to deliver exceptional value, quality and style to
elevate Target as the premier retailer in a competitive global marketplace.
Through intelligent and progressive business strategies that make the most of
Target’s resources and partnerships worldwide, Merchandising works across
product categories to create a localized shopping experience online and in our
1800 stores. Are you a creative problem solver who loves to see your work
translate into real results? Can you collaborate effectively, execute a plan
efficiently and positively influence how Target chooses and presents the right
product in the right place at the right price? If so, you will have success on
one of our dynamic teams.
A role with the Localization and Small Format
merchandising team means delivering a locally relevant guest experience.
Through curating assortments that are right for each neighborhood in both our
existing stores and our growing portfolio of small format stores, you’ll create
value for guests and communities while seeing your work benefit all of Target.
As a Buyer
on the Localization Team you will collaborate with Merchant Partners to
create segmentation strategies through analytical rigor, influencing
integration into their assortment in support of financial objectives. You will
work across teams to ensure segmentation goals are both developed and
consistently executed across categories. You will provide critical input into
the development of assortment capabilities that
will enable business value by improving the quality, timing, speed and flexibility
of assortment decisions down to the appropriate segmented and localized level.
Develop and drive the
Multicultural Beauty & Cosmetic’s strategy in collaboration with the Sr.
Buyer of Multicultural Beauty, aligning with Divisional leaders to establish
clear assortment & financial goals while maintaining previous efforts.
core buyers and planners as they develop individual category-level strategies,
providing insights and recommendations for their assortment plans at a
leaders at varying levels to ensure Multicultural strategy comes to life
through shared financial accountability, assortment planning and execution, and
with promotional and marketing support by advocating for assessment and
execution of multicultural strategies in conjunction with established routines.
& brand relationships across an array of vendors with varied business size,
skillsets & market share.
for influencing transition of executional accountability across key bodies of
work, and for holding the gains on localization initiatives through POG changes
impacting transitions, revisions, and remodels.
with Merchant, Product and EDABI teams to develop improved guest centric
segmentation for Essentials & Beauty and influence assort to location
capabilities that will deliver on established financial goals of the category.
an agile, entrepreneurial spirit embracing your role as a segmentation expert
to influence process, technology and tool development driving merchant
ownership of data driven recommendations in alignment to project goals.
Special projects as assigned related to
degree or equivalent experience
2+ years of
Merchandising, Planning, or Inventory experience
Diversity & Inclusion
strategic, financial, analytical, and planning skills
written and verbal communication skills
individual who demonstrates strong initiative and demonstrated problem solving
Ability to establish and maintain
cross-functional working relationships across the enterprise
ability to manage change and ambiguity