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Account Executive - Toys amp Licensing

Company name
Target Brands, Inc.

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Employment Type

Sales, Marketing, Retail

Posted on
Feb 08,2019

Valid Through
May 24,2019

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE - TARGET MEDIA NETWORK About us:Target Marketing 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 with Target Media Network is an opportunity to represent the company in the sales of digital media, advertising and custom marketing campaign solutions to the national media and advertising agency market. You’ll develop and present market-leading media strategies and smart solutions that exceed our clients’ needs—all with a focus on delivering on Target’s unmatched brand promise. Your challenge will be to lead the RFP process including reviewing responses, writing proposals, coordinating insertion orders and managing client contact reports. Use your strong communication skills and digital media experience to tell the story of Target’s key differentiators in the media and ad markets. Apply your proven success in leveraging data to distill the relevant insights that influence clients. Bring your passion for this rapidly evolving environment and have a hand in delivering the profitable financial results that benefit the entire business. As a Toys & Licensing Account Executive, you will be part of a category team responsible for analyzing the financial health of the business along with developing strategies to grow shopper and national ad revenue associated with a complex and growing business. Preparation of individualized licensed & toys category sales materials grounded in insights for your category and studio vendors will be leveraged by the team and you to prospect, pitch and drive revenue.  You will also own the testing and emerging brand strategy for your category and make recommendations on vendor participation to partner teams in order to drive incremental ad revenue. Competitive research through industry tools and research will be another avenue for you to recommend opportunities. You will also partner with the Training and Enablement Team create an outreach strategy in order to drive incremental revenue. Collaboration will be critical with Finance and the Sales Force Administrator to develop reports that will create transparency to all levels of the business. Presenting insights derived from reporting analysis and providing recommendations on gap fill strategies will be critical to reduce financial risk. As owner of the category forecast you will be responsible for accuracy to the pipeline and providing headlines and insights around wins and losses.  Understanding incremental revenue growth will also be a critical part of forecast and you will need to accurately represent origination of revenue (shopper vs. national). Your role will also include developing insights quarterly by partnering with media strategy and your Category Director which will be leveraged by the VP & Sr. Director to share at Merch SVP QBRs. About you: 4-year college degree or equivalent experienceDemonstrated experience thinking critically and making strategic decisionsSuperior financial and analytical skillsStrong written and verbal communicationStrong project management skills: ability to drive timing & action to hit sales and programming launch goals across multiple licensing brands and propertiesAbility to partner with multiple areas across an organization in order to move project initiatives forward – collaborative team playerEmbraces change and growth3-5 years analytics, digital media sales, and/or marketing experienceProven track record of revenue growth activity $5M Extensive knowledge of the digital media environment, trends and technologies Minimal travel required,identifier:MAR0001IR,industry:1177160,title:Account Executive - Toys & Licensing,url:,hiringOrganization:{@type:Organization,name:TARGET},jobLocation:{@type:Place,address:{@type:PostalAddress,addressLocality:Minneapolis,addressRegion:Minnesota,addressCountry:United States,streetAddress:0501 - HQ MN Minneapolis Downtown,postalCode:

Company info

Target Brands, Inc.
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Company Profile
Target Corporation operates general merchandise stores in the United States and Canada. It offers household essentials, including pharmacy, beauty, personal care, baby care, cleaning, and paper products; music, movies, books, computer software, sporting goods, and toys, as well as electronics that consist of video game hardware and software; apparel and accessories, such as apparel for women, men, boys, girls, toddlers, infants, and newborns, as well as intimate apparel, jewelry, accessories, and shoes.Further, it provides general merchandise through its Website,; and branded proprietary Target Debit Card and Target Credit Card. As of April 2, 2014, the company had 1,924 stores, including 1,797 in the United States and 127 in Canada. Target Corporation was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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