Store Communication & Interior Design Leader
IKEA
Ottawa (2685 Iris Street), ON, CA
10h ago

WHO YOU ARE

Inspiration and motivation are close to each other for you. As head of the communication and interior design department, you lead and develop a creative team.

You will be reporting to the Store Manager and be part of the Steering Team to lead the Communication & Design Team.

Your great passion for living and interior design, the will to change things drives you. Together with your team, you create strong visual impressions that exceed the expectations of our visitors.

With an optimal layout, an appealing presentation and a well-thought-out communication of the IKEA range, you and your team succeed in inspiring and surprising the visitors at IKEA again and again.

You strengthen the interest of many people in living and furnishing solutions in the local market with the aim of establishing the IKEA brand as the market leader for living at home.

You have significant experience in working as a Leader and leading a large team of individuals / Co Workers.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING DAY TO DAY

YOUR TASKS

  • In all areas of your interior design, you ensure that THE visual identity of IKEA is implemented. This strengthens the IKEA brand and clearly distances it from the competition.
  • As a creative executive, you give your furniture store that certain something. Your handwriting is responsible for Creative Direction and the way IKEA's brand identity is expressed.

  • In the furniture store, you are the head of department of four teams : Interior Design, Visual Merchandising & Activity, Graphic Communication, and Crafts.
  • You control your teams in ensuring an optimal layout of the furnishing house, relevant and inspiring solutions for product range presentation and effective and efficient communication in the furnishing house.

  • Creativity and cost-effectiveness are not opposites for you, but tools and goals in a business context. Together with your colleagues in the house management group, you will draw up action, resource and schedules and are responsible for their implementation.
  • This includes compliance with the budget and the concept specifications.

  • With your overarching view in the fast-paced retail environment, you identify current and future business needs and opportunities.
  • With your expertise in people's lives at home and the shopping habits of customers, you support the development and implementation of the business plan of your establishment.

  • As an ambassador of IKEA values, you value them and live them before your employees. You understand how to lead your team, develop it and infect it with your enthusiasm.
  • Your job is also to recruit new members for your team.

    YOUR PROFILE

  • Design and / or interior design have shaped your studies, education and work to date your passion is living and furnishing, and you have extensive experience in layout, store and graphic design.
  • You already have experience as a member of a leadership team and the ability to create a work environment of trust and agility.
  • As a leader, you are inspiring and motivating. You want to exceed your goals, and together with your team, you develop ways of working that ensure long-term growth.
  • You are a reliable partner in the furnishing house. You know how to use your good communication and training skills in cooperation with your colleagues in the furnishing house as well as with external partners.
  • You have analytical, strategic and planning skills and always think customer- and solution-oriented. Therefore, it is easy for you to prepare complex issues for different target groups in a comprehensible way.
  • You are a motivated team player and share our open corporate culture. You listen well and are critical - even with yourself.
  • What sets you apart is the courage to make decisions, the enthusiasm for the further development of your employees and your own competence.

    TOGETHER AS A TEAM

    YOU ARE UNIQUE- THAT’S WHAT WE BELIEVE IN

    As unique as you are, our possibilities are that make us grow together. At IKEA, we offer people with different backgrounds and CVs a wide range of development opportunities.

    We invite you to discover a world where your talent finds a home.

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