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Target Specialty Sales Team Leader in Kansas City, Missouri

The pay range per hour is $22.00 - $37.40

Pay is based on several factors which vary based on position. These include labor markets and in some instances may include education, work experience and certifications. In addition to your pay, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Target offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include medical, vision, dental, life insurance and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves. Other benefits for eligible team members include 401(k), employee discount, short term disability, long term disability, paid sick leave, paid national holidays, and paid vacation. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond at https://corporate.target.com/careers/benefits .

ALL ABOUT TARGET

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 400,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together. Guests love to shop us for social media worthy looks and we’re proud to offer the freshest mix of apparel and accessories that won’t break the bank.

ALL ABOUT SPECIALTY SALES

A team of specialized consultants who understand what it means to meet our guests where they are at and deliver for them through strong operations, incredible guest experience and compelling visual merchandising presentations that inspire guests and build the basket.

Teams in Apparel and Accessories (A&A), Home, Baby, Beauty and Electronics prioritize guest experience while blending completion of tasks that ensure product is available and easy to shop – pulling, filling, pricing, setting, staging and maintaining the sales floor and the backroom.

At Target, we believe in our team members having meaningful experiences that help them build and develop skills for a career. The role of a Specialty Sales Team Leader can provide you with the skills and experience of:

  • GUEST service fundamentals and experience; building a guest first culture on your team

  • Retail business fundamentals including department sales trends, inventory management, guest shopping patterns, pricing and promotions strategies

  • Planning department(s) daily/weekly workload to support business priorities and deliver sales goals

  • Lead multiple businesses, balancing team member expertise and effectively leading teams in each department

  • Helping build a team of hourly team members

As a Specialty Sales Team Leader, no two days are ever the same, but a typical day will most likely include the following responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a service culture that prioritizes the guest service experience. Model, train and coach team member expectations to deliver on our GUEST service model culture.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias

  • Understand sales goals, plan daily/weekly workload at the direction of your ETL, and execute the same to deliver on department and store sales goals and guest engagement; including planning merchandising, transitions, revisions, sales plans, events and promotions

  • Lead and demonstrate a culture of executing all best practices as outlined with team onboarding and learning; help close skill gaps through development, coaching and team interactions

  • With ETL guidance, develop, coach, and lead a team of consultants who are knowledgeable and passionate about A&A, Home, Seasonal, Beauty Electronics and Baby who stay current on brands, trends and promotions in each department

  • Encourage team to use tools available in their department (i.e. the fitting room, testers, displays) as an opportunity to welcome, inspire and influence guests by providing personalized recommendations to complete their purchase

  • With ETL guidance, partner with third party vendors to ensure brand standards and merchandising are being met and areas are full and maintained.

  • Support team's execution of revisions, sales plans, planograms, and Visual Merchandising Guide (VMG) for defined categories

  • Encourage guests to shop with confidence in specialty departments by creating inspiring visual moments and by ensuring product is organized, signed correctly and merchandised to support seasonal trends

  • Support your ETL in leading assigned business units backroom process, organization, layout and replenishment of the salesfloor to ensure product is available for guests.

  • Evaluate candidates for open positions and develop a guest-centric team

  • Support team onboarding, learning and help close product knowledge and skill gaps through development, coaching and team interactions set by your ETL

  • Ensure fitting rooms are welcoming, clean and safe if applicable to your assigned areas of responsibility

  • Support your ETL in establishing clear goals and expectations and hold team members accountable to expectations

  • Provide service and a shopping experience that meets the needs of the guests in all areas including clearance

  • Demonstrate a culture of ethical conduct, safety and compliance; lead and hold the team accountable to work in the same way

  • Model a safety advocacy culture by understanding how safety impacts your role and that of your team, identifying and correcting hazards, and holding team accountable to working in a safe manner to benefit themselves and others. If applicable, as a key carrier, follow all safe and secure training and processes

  • Address store needs (emergency, regulatory visits, etc.)

  • Support guest services such as back-up cashier, order pick up (OPU) and Drive-up (DU) and maintain a compliance culture while executing those duties, such as compliance with federal, state, and local adult beverage laws.

  • All other duties based on business needs

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We might be a great match if:

  • Working in a fun and energetic environment makes you excited…. We work efficiently and as a team to take care of our guests

  • Providing service to our guests that makes them say I LOVE TARGET! excites you…. That’s why we love working at Target

  • Leading teams who are stocking, setting and selling Target products sounds like your thing… That’s the core of what we do

  • You aren’t looking for Monday thru Friday job where you are at a computer all day… We are busy all day (especially on the weekends), making it easy for the guest to feel welcomed, inspired and rewarded

The good news is that we have some amazing training that will help teach you everything you need to know to be a Specialty Sales Team Leader. But, there are a few skills you should have from the get-go:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older

  • Previous retail experience preferred, but not required

  • Lead and hold others accountable

  • Ability to communicate on multiple frequency devices and operate handheld scanners, and other technology equipment as directed.

  • Work independently and as part of a team

  • Manage workload and prioritize tasks independently

  • Welcoming and helpful attitude

  • Effective communication skills

  • Capability to remain focused and composed in a fast-paced environment and accomplish multiple tasks within established timeframes

We are an awesome place to work and care about our teams, so we want to make sure we are clear on a few more basics that we expect:

  • Access all areas of the building to respond to guest or team member issues

  • Interpret instructions, reports and information

  • Accurately handle cash register operations as needed

  • Climb up and down ladders as needed

  • Scan, handle and move merchandise efficiently and safely, including frequently lifting or moving merchandise up to 15 pounds and occasionally lifting or moving merchandise up to 44 pounds without additional assistance from others

  • Flexible work schedule (e.g., nights, weekends and holidays) and reliable and prompt attendance necessary

  • Capable of working in and exposure to varying temperatures, humidity, and other elements while performing certain job duties including but not limited to Drive-Up, carryout, etc. as needed

  • Ability to remain mobile for the duration of a scheduled shift (shift length may vary).

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations 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 Supply Chain Facility or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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