Description du poste
Candidate profile Who you are Candidate profile – en_UK / en_INTERNATIONAL We are looking for you who are passionate about communication as a business enabler and who lead, inspire and develop people. You are motivated to find better ways of working and you are open to change. Furthermore you get energized by working both independently and interdependently with communication cross functions and you appreciate the mix of strategic thinking and to turn communication theory into practice. Sharing and living the IKEA culture and values comes naturally to you.
We believe that you have proven advanced training in Communications or equivalent and 2-5 years of both external and internal communication experience. You have understanding of local business issues and challenges and experience working with strategic and tactical communication
Moreover, you have experience with leading in change and knowledge of IKEA way of working.
You have knowledge in following areas:
•deep understanding of relevant business needs within specific area’s within the specific topic area
•extensive knowledge of using insights to formulate communication activities to drive IKEA business and meet receiver needs
•on how to follow-up and evaluate communication activities
•extensive knowledge of how to lead communication by defining, planning, executing and follow-up communication to relevant stakeholders, always keeping co-workers informed, engaged and empowered
•up to date knowledge of the IKEA corporate identity, core values and vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people, to ensure right representation
•extensive knowledge of digital communication channels, management and techniques
•up-to-date knowledge of the complete media landscape , activation and measurements
As a person you have the ability to comfortably support and influence senior business leaders and colleagues with the business goals and co-workers in focus. You have a proactive attitude in problem solving and hands-on approach when necessary. You demonstrate IKEA leadership skills, by using sound judgements to make timely and effective decisions. As a person you have the ability to understand the complexity of IKEA business and the role of communication as an integrated part of the business and you communicate in an inspirational way within IKEA tone of voice, both verbally, visually and in writing. Furthermore you have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build trustful relationships. Key responsibilities What you’ll be doing day to day Key responsibilities – en_UK / en_INTERNATIONAL The purpose with this job is to develop better business results and enable transformation and growth of the IKEA business in the market, through world class communication. As a Communication Business Partner, you will lead effective communication both internally and externally and secure the communication process by defining, planning, executing and following up communication to relevant stakeholders. The purpose with the position is also to drive an open and sharing climate, being a role model of the IKEA values where our co-workers are informed, engaged and empowered.
•be a communication expert within assigned business area and a direct contact and support for communication needs and advice on effective choices within specific function group
•drive internal and external communication projects, taking different stakeholder perspective
•build a deep understanding of business partners’ objectives in order to tie communications work directly to desired business outcomes
•contribute to the communication strategic planning process to ensure appropriate buy-in and prioritization of resources
•content development & deployment: enable and accelerate digital delivery and a world-class experience Ingka in all digital touchpoints in the market
•execute effective internal and external communication and assist in the creation of prerequisites for our leaders and co-workers to be our best ambassadors management
•contribute/secure the process for country on-duty phone and media product loans
•explore, develop and lead communication initiatives that will position business area in its respective eco-system and contribute to driving the desired business outcomes in alignment with the business plan
•co-opts business partners in Communications’ strategic planning process to ensure appropriate buy-in and prioritization of resources
•identify local strategic opportunities, threats and trends to develop and implement IKEA and Ingka’s digital communications in line with global guidelines
•create communications plans for all initiatives that clearly demonstrate the link between desired business outcome and chosen communications activities Team vision Our team within Ikea Team vision and mission – en_UK / en_INTERNATIONAL The mission of our team is to turn visitors into happy customers. We’re a diverse group of digital fanatics who work together to lead our business development and operations across digital channels to inspire people with the IKEA range wherever they are – on a bus, in the waiting room, at an IKEA store, at home on the sofa or in the bathtub.
Why you will love us
From the deep forests in Sweden, we have spread our culture and values around the world. At the heart of our offer are our beautiful home-furnishing products and solutions, made with care for our planet, reaching millions of customers.
At the heart of our business, are our wonderful co-workers representing diversity in all dimensions and passionate for life at home. We all contribute with our uniqueness and we want to grow and develop together.
Our vision, “to create a better everyday life for the many people” inspires and guides us in everything we do. This is IKEA.
What we all have in common