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Technical Specialist - Broadcast & Studio Production

Älmhult, Kronoberg County - Explore location Finance, Accounting & Tax Full Time

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We need to strengthen our team with 3 new resources. Will you be one of our new Digital Meeting Specialists? Are you a great project leader or a technical specialist within broadcast and studio production, we want you to apply!

Can you really reach out to the entire world, while working in a tranquil idyll in the middle of nowhere? In Älmhult you can. Älmhult, Sweden is home to IKEA of Sweden. IKEA Core Business Range and Core Business Supply has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA retail channels with home furnishing solutions available to the many people. Each year IKEA introduces 2,000 new products in the 420 IKEA stores and other multichannel touchpoints around the world with the turnover of 38.3 BEUR. The total range is almost 10,000 products.  So, what happens in Älmhult does not stay in Älmhult. It reaches practically every corner of the globe.  

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About the Job  

Do you want to be a part of a great team creating livestreamed events, digital meetings, broadcasts, and media production? Then this is it! In our broadcast studios we host everything from small digital meetings to high-end productions and we want you to be a part of everything from planning to hands on execution. You’re focus is to secure and operate great technical solutions that contributes to a well-functioning studio and digital events. During the event you will have an expert role, maybe you’re a great sound technician, video expert or a live producer. Together we build a great foundation for producing great events! 

As a Technical Specialist  you will:  

  • Develop and secure streaming and digital meetings solutions with focus on cost and high function and look for possible efficiencies within IKEA of Sweden through simple and cost-efficient ways of working.  
  • Monitor the development of technologies and system trends, and evaluate their possible business benefits for IKEA of Sweden  
  • Inspects, and directs testing and maintenance of studio, remote, and equipment to ensure operational performance meets company standards and rules and regulations.   
  • Secure involvements and dialog with external providers  
  • Support with planning, developing and delivering digital communication in the most effective, engaging, inspiring and relevant way.  
  • Secure hardware and broadcast equipment necessary to succeed with the assignment.   
  • Support as a producer, sound, light or video specialist in recordings, broadcasts or live events.  


As Technical Specialist you have an eagerness to learn, you enjoy being in the frontend, with enthusiasm you dig in to the latest and are happy sharing your findings with your colleagues. You are a person who has a passion for technical solutions and an eagerness to learn and develop in your profession through the needs from the business. You grow with and through your colleagues and in the same way your colleagues will grow through the influences from you. As a team you always have the business and the users´ needs in focus. With a strong personal leadership, you enjoy influencing and develop our way of working in an environment with a growing need of your expertise.    

Furthermore, you have:  

  • An extensive experience in broadcast and livestreamed event  
  • An excellent knowledge in live production, both audio, video and lightning  
  • An extensive knowledge in streaming software solutions.  
  • Knowledge in hardware to take right decisions for investing or renting.  
  • Knowledge of how to project lead (strategically, tactically, operationally) in an efficient and cost conscious way  
  • An ability to co-ordinate technical activities with both internal and external resources  
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken  

More Information

Älmhult is an inspirational working environment, based on creativity and innovation, which gives you the opportunity to work and interact with people from all around the world. This is a place where you can focus on doing what you love. There are no dress codes or closed offices. No day is ever the same. All ideas are welcome. Everyone tries to pitch in when needed, and failures are seen as a way of learning. When you enter our building, we want you to feel that you can inspire billions of people all over the world.   

We look forward to receiving your application, in English. Please note that this position is in Älmhult, Sweden. Älmhult has excellent commuting possibilities with hourly trains to Malmö, Lund and Växjö, and an IKEA shuttle bus run back and forth to Helsingborg two times a day.  

In this role you will report to Krister Lindström IT Operations Mgr. If you have any question about the role please contact Max Ganholt, Streaming Solution Owner at +46 701 491 707  

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Jonas Levin at +46 72 886 53 84.  

This ad was published on the 20th of April and will be open for four weeks. The recruitment is an ongoing process so if we find the right candidate, we might close the possibility to apply before.