We are looking for a candidate that is passionate about lifestyle, home furnishing and modern retail. You get motivated by languages and cultures and by finding better ways of working. Furthermore, you are open to the change and you get energized by working both independently and interdependently with communication network and cross functions. You appreciate the mix of strategic thinking and turning communication theory into practice.
You have proven training in linguistic field; (bachelor’s degree minimum), and a minimum of 3 years of hands-on localization experience working as a Localisation Specialist with project management experience. Experience using CAT tools and Translation management systems (e.g. SDL Worldserver, XTM, Smartling, Memsource, MemoQ etc) is also required. Familiarity with Machine Translation is desirable.Furthermore you have strong communication and influencing skills and are bilingual Dutch and French with a fluent level of English, both spoken and written.
As a person you have understanding of localization/communication trends and the ability to turn them into effective communication. You demonstrate leadership and influencing skills and have the ability to work with a multitude of internal and external stakeholders to create the best possible experience for our customers. You understand the role of communication as an integrated part of the business.You have time management skills, ability to multitask and are highly organized, you direct effort to achieve long-term business objectives and outcomes. The purpose with this position is to secure that our customers and co-workers have a native experience across all platforms and to ensure all content and communication for the market aligns with IKEA tone of voice across all channels and according to guidelines