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Target On-Demand: Guest Advocate (Cashier), General Merchandise, Fulfillment, Food and Beverage, Style (T1898) in Dorchester, Massachusetts

Starting Hourly Rate / Salario por Hora Inicial: $18.25 USD per hour

ALL ABOUT TARGET

Working at Target means helping all families discover the joy of everyday life. We bring that vision to life through our values and culture. Learn more about Target here (https://corporate.target.com/about) .

ALL ABOUT ON DEMAND

You can work as much or as little as you like as an On-Demand TM and your schedule may vary depending on shift availability and store needs. This role is ideal for those that are looking for a personalized work schedule.

As an On-Demand TM you will not be included on the posted weekly schedule, but rather will have the opportunity to create your own schedule by picking up shifts posted by leaders or other team members (via our myTime mobile scheduling app) that work best with your schedule.

We require your active engagement by picking up and working shifts as well as responding to our attempts at contact.

We will contact you throughout the year (via your provided contact information) and confirm your interest in working shifts at Target. If we do not receive a response to our communication attempts, your employment with Target will be administratively terminated.

Regular attendance is necessary and we require your active engagement by picking up and working shifts once every 4 weeks (minimum of four hours). Flexibility can be granted if you are unable to work once every 4 weeks due to a personal circumstance, but you are required to respond to our attempts to contact you to confirm your interest in working shifts at Target. You must work at least one shift within 6 months or you will be administratively terminated. Effective December 2024, you must work at least one shift within 5 months or you will be administratively terminated.

Your communication and ability to work when our business demands it most are critical to your success in this role.

Should you be offered a position as an On-Demand TM, you will be required to attend a Target Welcome orientation and commit to a short-term structured training schedule to ensure you are properly prepared for your new role. After that, the myTime mobile scheduling app is where you can pick up the shifts you desire to work.

ALL ABOUT SERVICE & ENGAGEMENT

Advocates of guest experience who welcome, thank, and exceed guest service expectations by focusing on guest interaction and recovery. Advocates of both in-store and digital services and solutions who are knowledgeable about capabilities and features that drive adoption, usage and ultimately guest loyalty. Empowered to make shopping quick and easy for guests at the checklanes, guest services, gift registry, pick-up and drive up while ensuring exceptional quality.

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 Guest Advocate can provide you with the skills and experi e nce of :

  • Communicating and interacting with guests to build an inclusive guest experience

  • Blending problem solving and decision making to positively impact the guest experience and resolve guest concerns

  • Adapting to different guest interactions and situations

  • Promoting and engaging around various benefits, offerings and services

As a Guest Advocate, 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 by delivering the service standard 

  • Create a welcoming experience by authentically greeting all guests

  • Observe to quickly understand whether a guest needs assistance or wants to interact. Follow body language and verbal clues to tailor your approach

  • Engage with guests in a genuine way, which includes asking questions to better understand their specific needs

  • Be knowledgeable about the tools, products, and services available in the total store, and specific to your area, to solve issues for the guest and improve their experience

  • Thank the guest in a genuine way and let them know we’re happy they chose to shop at Target

  • Scan and bag all guest items efficiently, accurately and in compliance with food safety standards and company best practices

  • Work efficiently to minimize guest wait time while maintaining guest service and accuracy

  • Make the guest aware of current and upcoming brand launches, store activities and events

  • Know and speak to the benefits of Target Loyalty programs with every guest and assist with application or sign-up as needed. Be familiar with all fulfillment services, and know how to direct the guest to enroll, activate and use them

  • Understand and show guests how to use Wallet and the other features and offerings within the Target App 

  • Attempt every return and follow register prompts, partnering with immediate Leaders as needed to help solve for the guest while following Target’s policies and procedures

  • Partner with Leaders as needed to de-escalate any negative situations and recover the guest shopping experience while following Target’s policies and procedures

  • Deliver easy andaccurate service to all Order Pick Up, Drive Up, and Registry guests

  • Maintain a clean, clutter free work area (including gathering abandoned items, baskets, and hangers)Stock supplies during store open hours while being available for the guest

  • Demonstrate a culture of ethical conduct, safety and compliance

  • Work in a safe manner at all times to benefit yourself and others; identify and correct hazards; comply with all safety policies and best practices.

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

  • Support Cash Office processes as needed, including management of cash systems

  • 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 deliver for our guests

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

  • You enjoy interacting with people all day and making things easy for others…. Interacting with guests, solving concerns and making the guests day better is 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 ever y thing you need to know to be a Guest Advocate. But , there are a few skills you should have from the get-go:

  • Communicating effectively, including using positive language and attentive to guests needs

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

  • Welcoming and helpful attitude toward guests and other team members

  • Attention to detail while multi-tasking

  • Willing to educate guests and engage around products and services

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

  • Work both independently and with a team

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:

  • Accurately handle cash register operations,cash transactions,and support cash office operations as needed

  • Scan, handle and move merchandise efficiently and safely, including frequently lifting or moving product up to 10 poundsand occasionally lifting or moving merchandise up to 44 pounds without additional assistance from others.

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

  • You can work as much or as little as you like as an on-demand TM, however, we ask for your active engagement by picking up and working shifts (via our myTime mobile App) every 4 weeks, as well as responding at our attempts at contact. We will contact you throughout the year (via your provided contact information) and confirm your ability and interest in working shifts at Target. If we do not receive a response, your employment with Target will be administratively terminated. You must work at least one shift within6months or you will be administratively terminated.Effective December 2024, you must work at least one shift within 5 months or you will be administratively terminated.

  • 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.

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

Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond at https://corporate.target.com/careers/benefits .

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.

Applications for this role are accepted on an ongoing basis and there is no application deadline. Las solicitudes para este puesto se aceptan de forma continua y no hay fecha límite de solicitud.

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