• You are passionate about the power and role of communication as an integrated part of the business. You know, share and live the IKEA brand, culture, values and way of working. • You have strong communication skills in English (spoken and written), as well as 2-5 years of external and internal communication experience. • You are Energised by working both independently and interdependently with communication networks and cross functions. • You demonstrate strong IKEA leadership skills, adapt quickly to change and use sound judgements to make timely and effective decisions. • You can lead change through communication with the business goals and co-workers in focus combining work on strategic and operational levels. • You are inspired by IKEA corporate social responsibility, business sustainability and up to date with the complete media landscape (including the latest trends in social media).
• Communicate verbally, visually and in writing in an inspirational way with IKEA tone of voice to formulate co-worker communications that meet IKEA business needs and keep our co-workers well informed, engaged and empowered. • Obtain relevant product and service information from the various departments and communicate it to co-workers, allowing them to communicate to our customers in an accurate and timely manner. • Support marketing initiatives, develop, identify, utilize and update communication channels for delivering key messages keeping business goals, co-workers and customers trust in focus. • Optimize sales by creating and implementing a local marketing plan that drives traffic and supports the commercial calendar primarily in the areas of catalogue, f flyer distribution and promotions. • Define, plan, create/execute and ensure that all internal and external communications in the store are researched, formulated and delivered in an accurate, high quality and efficient manner. • Responsible for the communication and execution of projects that support IKEA’s corporate sustainability and social responsibility initiatives.
OUR TEAM WITHIN IKEA
Our team is the voice of IKEA. We use words, pictures and videos to tell the story about IKEA, to build our brand and inspire people with our offer. We bounce ideas back and forth, we challenge each other and we are crazy passionate about communication. Of course we’re also the ones who make sure to keep all our fellow co-workers informed, engaged and connected in a constantly changing business environment.
JUST SO YOU KNOW
In the IKEA world, this position is officially referred to as: Communication Responsible.
Please note: This position requires the submission of a satisfactory criminal record check. A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position.