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Marketing & Communication Leader PR and launches - IKEA Home smart

Älmhult, Kronoberg County - Explore location Marketing & Communication Full Time

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Do you have a passion for marketing and communication? Do you have a passion for how digital solutions and smart products can make life at home even better? Then here it is. Your chance to take on the challenge as Marketing & Communication Leader PR and Launches in one of the most exciting Business Areas in IKEA of Sweden, BA IKEA Home smart.

At BA IKEA Home smart you will join an amazing group of talented, passionate people with an entrepreneurial mindset who are set on democratizing the smart home. We develop smart products to enable a smarter life at home for people all over the world. We are curious and passionate about creating solutions that solve real-life problems and help people realize their dreams. All on their terms. Because we believe everyone deserves a smart home.

To succeed, we look for new ways of integrating technology and digital solutions into furniture and life at home. We explore opportunities throughout the home, and we work closely with other Business Areas to both drive transformation of the existing range and develop new smart products to attract new customers to IKEA. We’re still at the beginning–there is lots more to come.


Job description

Do you have a passion for marketing and communication? Do you have a passion for how digital solutions and smart products can make life at home even better? Then here it is. Your chance to take on the challenge as Marketing & Communication Leader PR and Launches in one of the most exciting Business Areas in IKEA of Sweden, BA IKEA Home smart.

At BA IKEA Home smart you will join an amazing group of talented, passionate people with an entrepreneurial mindset who are set on democratizing the smart home. We develop smart products to enable a smarter life at home for people all over the world. We are curious and passionate about creating solutions that solve real-life problems and help people realize their dreams. All on their terms. Because we believe everyone deserves a smart home.

To succeed, we look for new ways of integrating technology and digital solutions into furniture and life at home. We explore opportunities throughout the home, and we work closely with other Business Areas to both drive transformation of the existing range and develop new smart products to attract new customers to IKEA. We’re still at the beginning–there is lots more to come.


Qualification

The Marketing & Communication Leader PR and Launches is part of the Marketing & Communication function and reports to the Marketing & Communication Manager.

In the role, we believe that you are guided by simplicity, striving to exceed customer and user expectations by delivering high quality communication.
Ideally, you have:

  • Several years of experience working with marketing, with an academic degree in Marketing or equivalent
  • Experience from business planning and a good understanding of the full value chain
  • Experience from working with PR as a part of marketing and communication
  • Knowledge of the prerequisites for how to maximize omni-channel presence, customer experience and engagement
  • Experience from developing ways of working and processes internally as well as with marketing suppliers, from brief to delivery of content to secure creation of impactful communication
  • Strong ability to inspire others and to communicate and visualize concepts and ideas
  • Excellent ability to, built on data, insights and customer/user needs, develop and execute strong and commercial customer/user meetings through marketing and communication
  • Strong project leadership skills
  • Excellent capability to work across multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent networker able to build strong and trustful relationships across the organization

You could have experience from working in IKEA – with communication in Range & Supply, in retail at a Service office, in branding and positioning projects or a background from other businesses working with Marketing & Communication. You are a true ambassador for the IKEA culture and values and you are fluent in English, both spoken and written!


More Information

Does this sound like your next challenge?

We look forward to receiving your application in English latest 16th of May 2021. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, which means that we may close the application process earlier than stated if we find the right candidates.

Preferred starting date is as soon as possible.

If you have any questions regarding the positions, please contact Åsa Kajrup, Marketing & Communication Manager, Business Area IKEA Home smart, at asa.kajrup@inter.ikea.com. If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Marie Sandman on +46 768545309.