WHO YOU ARE
We believe that you truly understand the value of corporate communication and modern digital retailing trends how it affects the business and the company brand.
You have a genuine passion for the Life at Home and home furnishing trends. By being strategic and inventive you easily create engaging communication when working with stakeholders and media relations.
Your networking skills build and maintain a system of strategic and trustful connections.You find motivation in working agile and with change management.
Leading, inspiring and influencing people is one of your trademarks. You get energized by working both independently and interdependently with communication networks and cross functional and you appreciate the mix of strategic thinking and turning communication trends into practice.
You share and live the IKEA culture and values. As a person you demonstrate strong leadership skills, by using sound judgements to make timely and effective decisions.
You have the ability to understand the complexity of a larger retail business and the role of communication as an integrated part of the business.
Moreover, you take a leading role in communication with the business goal, co-workers and public trust in focus and you work with a proactive attitude in problem solving and hands-
on approach when necessary. You have the ability to communicate verbally, visually and in writing in an inspirational way.
We believe that you have strong communication skills (spoken and written) in Swedish and English both. You also have 2-5-
years of experience of both external and internal communication. Furthermore, you have 2-5 years of experience with commercial PR communication, also in digital environments and you are familiar with navigating social media platforms, digital home furnishing and media trends.
We hope that you have experience with leading in change and preferably experience with crisis communication. You have knowledge in the following areas :
workers well informed, engaged and empowered
The purpose with this position is to contribute to the positioning of the IKEA brand as unique, meaningful and trusted and the preferred choice in home furnishing products and solutions.
You will ensure professional media & influencer relations with effective and engaging commercial PR communication, supporting IKEA and the market’s commercial agenda & priorities.
As a Commercial PR Specialist, you will also drive an open and sharing climate, being a role model of the IKEA values. You will :
ABOUT THIS WORK AREA
We strongly position IKEA as a truly meaningful & trusted brand in people’s hearts & minds, with a focus on us as a retailer and our positive societal impact.
At the same time, we contribute to the growth and transformation of IKEA / INGKA by ensuring we lead with communication.
We do this by taking a strategic approach to reactive, proactive and activist communication.
QUESTIONS AND SUPPORT? LET'S CONNECT!
If you have job specific questions, please contact Communication Operations Manager, Sandra Jakob at sandra.jakob ikea.com.
This role is a full-time position and located at IKEA Service Office (IKEA Försäljnings AB), Helsingborg (Väla / Ödåkra).
Admission is as soon as possible. We don’t accept application by email, only through our recruitment tool. We appreciate your application as soon as possible, but please no later than 2019-
09-21. If you have any concerns or questions about the recruitment process please don't hesitate to contact hrscse ikea.com or call +46 476-
587500. Warmly welcome with your application!