Food & Beverage Coordinator JobDescription
ALL ABOUT TARGET
As part of our collaborative and guest-obsessed team, you help us create an experience thatmakes guests say "I love Target!" When you work at Target, you're helping every familydiscover the joy of everyday life. You're working alongside a dedicated team that brings theirpassion and pride to all that they do. As a Food & Beverage Coordinator you will drive food andbeverage execution and build expertise in stores. In assigned stores, you will leverage marketexpertise, creativity, resourcefulness and a localized approach to increase overall guestexperience, profitable sales, and operational efficiency.
ALL ABOUT FOOD AND BEVERAGE
You support all aspects of a profitable food and beverage business that has one purpose: tohelp all families discover the joy of everyday life.
You utilize your industry knowledge to influence store leaders to execute food and beveragestrategies and processes in store.
You develop experts to become connoisseurs of their areaand support and train teams toconsistently deliver sales growth through a clean, safe and rewarding shopping experience.
You advance our reputation in food by providing market level expertise to execute and amplifykey seasons, holidays, and events.
At Target we believe in our team members having meaningful experiences that help thembuild and develop skills for a career. The role of a Food & Beverage Coordinator canprovide you with the:
Knowledge of guest service fundamentals and experience building a guest-centricculture in food and beverage areas
Knowledge of food and beverage business fundamentals: department sales trends,freshness and quality, inventory management, guest shopping patterns, pricing andpromotions strategies
Knowledge of the competition; leveraging guest insights to influence store leadershipand food teams to drive business initiatives
Experience influencing in-store food and beverage departments quarterly workload tosupport business priorities and deliver on sales goals
Ability to assess daily business performance and provide store leaders guidance to driveefficiencies in food and beverage departments through in-store walks
As a Food & Beverage Coordinator, you are responsible for the daily businessperformance of your respective area in your market.These responsibilities include:
Drive your business to grow sales
Execute food operations strategy in assigned stores.
Partner with field and store leadership, Store Operations, Merchandising, and otherstakeholder groups to champion projects to grow profitable food sales.
Leverage reporting to evaluate performance in sales, markdown, inventory productivity,food safety, and other measures.
Maintain industry knowledge and market trends by benchmarking competitor pricing,promotions, merchandising practices, and processes.
Utilize innovation, critical thinking, communication, and store partnership to understandand influence food and beverage strategy and process evolution.
Represent stores and food operations in food localization, including new items, holidaymerchandising, and competitor merchandising benchmarking.
Cultivate a guest-centric salesforce to drive sales and efficiency
Drive guest service and profitable sales by assisting stores with guest-centric schedulingand training.
Drive execution through detailed training and education of store leadership teamsand food and beverage experts, including: ordering and managing inventory,merchandising, freshness, food safety, sampling, and other store controlled processes.
Drive and deliver a fresh and safe experience through reinforcing food safety processes,training teams to integrate food safety, product rotation, cleaning and sanitation, andfreshness into everyday processes.
Maintain compliance with policies and procedures defined by all regulatory agencies.
Challenge teams to develop staffing and contingency plans that ensure coverage andmaintain production and service capabilities.
Evaluate, educate, and improve on store conditions, guest experience, operationalefficiency, and profitable sales.
Demonstrate a culture of ethical conduct, safety, and compliance. Lead team to work inthe same way and hold others accountable to this commitment.
All other duties based on business needs.
The good news is that we have some amazing training thatwill help teach you everythingyou need to know to be a Food & Beverage Coordinator.But there are a few skills youshould have from the get-go:
4 year degree or equivalent experience
3+ years preferred food and beverage experience
Proven execution skills and ability to drive change
Operate in an ambiguous and rapidly changing work environment
Quickly adapt to changing priorities and tasks
Project and process management/ownership experience
Work in high intensity situations with composure and ease
Solution-based mindset with desire to uncover business gaps and solve problems
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Build strong working relationships with key partners
We are an awesome place to work and care about ourteams, so we want to make surewe are clear on a few more basics that we expect:
Experience supporting stores/field organization
Strong leadership and influencing skills
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.