Sr Communications Manager

Minneapolis, MN

 As a Sr Communications Manager, Business Strategist you will:

  • Maximize the impact of Communications by translating business and leadership insights into strategic, creative and actionable plans, and driving excellence in execution 
  • Partner closely with client lead and executive communication leads, as well as business partners, to understand business priorities, key initiatives, enterprise interdependencies and leadership philosophy
  • Translate insights into clear, comprehensive and actionable briefs
  • Activate Communications partners in line with Communications workflow to compile comprehensive plan
  • Oversee execution, managing timing and action and ensuring quality and timeliness of all deliverables
  •  Understand Communication measurement techniques, tracking and reporting against KPIs
  • Partner with agencies to bring outside counsel and expertise to bear on Communications plans and execution. Invest in and maintain relationship for maximum effectiveness
  • Contribute to a positive team culture by demonstrating behaviors consistent with Target’s values of Inclusivity, Connection and Drive
  • Engage directly with key internal and external stakeholders, including agencies.
  • Contribute to a reliable, sustainable operating cadence across your team and contribute to Communications and pyramid-wide operating routines.
  • Consistently demonstrate behaviors aligned to Target’s values of Inclusivity, Connection, and Drive
  • Other duties as assigned


Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs


About You:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 8 years of professional communications experience
  • Strong team player, highly effective at collaborating and influencing internal partners, inclusive of senior leadership, and build strong relationships across large, matrixed organization. 
  • Strong business acumen  
  • Storytelling mindset 
  • Highly organized with the ability to independently adapt, prioritize and successfully manage multiple tasks or projects in response to changing, ambiguous or competing priorities
  • Ability to work autonomously and manage projects simultaneously, maintaining appropriate prioritization and ensuring adherence to deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functionally, manage scope and resources, develop goals and deadlines, and drive alignment between deliverables and strategic intent


This position may be considered for a Full-Time Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target’s needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location.A Full-Time Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that’s not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year. 


Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $85,400 to $153,700.Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Find competitive benefitsfrom financial and education to well-being and beyond.


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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