We are looking for you who are passionate about Life at Home, home furnishing trends, communication & modern digital retailing trends and turning them into practice.
With affinity creating engaging communication and working with media relations and stakeholder management.
You get energized by working both independently and interdependently with communication network and cross functions, and you are motivated to work agile and being open to the change. Furthermore you feel passionate about communication as a business enabler and you share and live the IKEA culture and values.
You have strong communication skills in Dutch, French and English both spoken and written and 2-5 year experience of both external and internal communication. Moreover you have 2-5 years of experience with commercial PR communication, also in digital environments and you are familiar with navigating social media platforms and media trends. We hope that you have experience with leading in change and preferable experience with crisis communication.
You have knowledge in following areas:
As a person you demonstrate strong leadership skills, by using sound judgements to make timely and effective decisions.
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 have the ability to communicate verbally, visually and in writing in an inspirational way with IKEA tone of voice. Moreover, you take a leading role in communication with the business goal, co-workers and public trust in focus and you work with a proactive attitude in problem solving and hands-on approach when necessary.
The purpose with this position is to contribute to the positioning of the IKEA brand as unique, meaningful and trusted and the preferred choice in home furnishing products and solutions. You will ensure professional media & influencers relations with effective and engaging commercial PR communications, supporting IKEA and the market commercial agenda & priorities. As a Commercial PR Specialist, you will also drive an open and sharing climate, being a role model of the IKEA values.