The world is changing and the IKEA business is changing with it. For IKEA though, one thing will always remain the same ─ our vision to create a better everyday life for the many people.
We will strengthen and develop competences in order to meet the needs and dreams of the many people around the world and to be accessible, wherever and whenever they wish to meet IKEA.
About Inter IKEA Systems and Core Business Franchise Inter IKEA Systems B.V. is the franchisor and the owner of the IKEA Concept, including the IKEA trademarks.
In Core Business Franchise we are responsible for the IKEA strategic framework and keeping it together through an IKEA Concept which is updated, relevant, implemented and followed-up together with all IKEA trademark users.
Do you want to buildcompetitive advantage by using graphic communication strategically as a strong driver and enabler of a consistent, coherent and rewarding brand experience across all customer meeting points?
Do you have a broad and holistic business understanding and extensive experience using different communication/graphic techniques and layout as a commercial tool for strengthening the uniqueness of the IKEA identity in the design of range presentation solutions and customer meeting points?
Are you forward thinking, embracing future customer needs in order to transform the meeting with the customer?
Great! Then you are the one we are looking for.
As Promote & Present specialist, you will be responsible forsolution design within the modular retail system, including guidelines, solutions and examples for how the customer meets the range and navigates through and across all customer meeting points.
You will lead and contribute to various development initiatives that creates value in the meeting with the customer, leading to business impact across IKEA and unique competitive position in all markets.
You will enable commercial and operational success through providing methods, frameworks and tools supporting inspiration, planning and activation.
The IKEA Direction sets the overall ambition and the Meeting the customer strategy is your guiding inspiration source!
To be able to succeed in this job, you need to share and live the IKEA values.
As an ideal candidate you have:
In-depth knowledge about customer centric retail design, processes, methods and tools.
Capability to analyze and identify communication needs in a new retail landscape and transform that into different directions for all customer meeting points.
Ability to visualize and communicate the one IKEA brand across all customer meeting points
You have the ability to keep the strategic focus and at the same time bring it down to tactical solutions
Ability to translate global trends, strategies and insights to development and design of impactful retail solutions.
Knowledge about how digital capabilities enable a rewarding customer experience and create unique business advantages.
Passion for and good knowledge about latest trends in customer centric retail development and retail experience design.
Creative thinking supported by commercial visual competence and a keen eye for aesthetics.
Solid experience of using layout as a commercial tool, leveraging on your communication and graphic competence.
Strong communicative skills. We set high expectations on your passion for, and ability to collaborate and engage people with different competences in a complex and fast paced environment.
Confidence in communicating visual concepts and sharing knowledge in various situations and to different audiences.
Conceptual and strategic thinking, capability to see the overall picture and how the different elements of the business model deliver together.
Knowledge and understanding of the different aspects of the IKEA retail system.
Don’t worry! You will not be alone. In close cooperation with the Present & Sell team you will collaborate across the leadership assignments of Core Business Franchise as well as develop a sustainable business relationships with other IKEA stakeholders such as Range and Supply and IKEA retailers.
Do you have a personality that thrives in an environment in which most things are under development? Do you have the ability to look at things in a new way and the drive to test and improve our ways of working across IKEA? Do you get energy from working together with people from IKEA’s entire value chain and create sustainable relationships? And last but not the least; Do you believe that “a better home creates a better everyday life”? If the answer is YES, don not hesitate to apply today!
Does this sound like your next challenge? We welcome your application!
It is a full time position (40h/week). Travel will be required in the future. The position is located in Malmö, Sweden. Please send your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English by 14 January 2021. We will assess and interview candidates continuously as the applications come in.
If you have questions about the role, please contact Camilla Ceder, Promote & Present Manager. If you have questions about the recruitment process, please contact Sofia Samuelsson, HR Generalist for IKEA Retail Experience.