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BA M&C Technical Specialist

Älmhult, Kronoberg County - Explore location Marketing & Communication Full Time

Job description

Company description

Can you really reach out to the whole world, while working in a tranquil idyll in the middle of the woods in the south of Sweden?

In Älmhult you can. Inter IKEA Range & Supply, R&S, is a core business within Inter IKEA Group, responsible for developing and supplying the global IKEA range. IKEA of Sweden AB, or IoS, is one of two core units within Range & Supply, and is responsible for developing and determining the IKEA range and making it available to stores and customers all over the world.

IoS is based in Älmhult – the heart of IKEA and the center of IKEA range development and supply chain.

Do you have a passion for marketing and communication? Do you easily create unique and relevant communication for products? Can you transform product information to truly inspiring customer benefits that turn interested shoppers into keen IKEA lovers?

At our Business area, Kitchen, Bathroom and Home appliances, we are a passionate and committed team that develop desirable and affordable products, solutions, and communication to fulfil the dreams of the many people, always caring for people and planet. We come from all over the world, love home furnishings and share the inspiring vision: “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. Everything we do is based on a spirit of togetherness, curiosity, and enthusiasm, and now we are looking for someone who shares our positive attitude and values.

Right now we are looking for two Marketing & Communication Technical Specialists, for Business Area KBA (Kitchen, Bathroom and Home Appliances). 


Job description

In the role as Marketing &Communication Technical Specialist your will work on making the buying process of our range as easy and smooth as possible for our customers, ensuring that they have what they need to make a purchase decision.

Examples can include communication on packaging, 3D-models, measurements illustrations, material and care instructions, technical and legal texts etc.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • To analyse and identify the need of communication content of a technical nature, based on real customer needs
  • To secure the customer perspective in technical communication throughout the product development process
  • To create and follow-up technical communication content, working closely with Range & Product Engineering
  • To brief and lead communication production suppliers to secure content readiness
  • To contribute to the annual Marketing & Communication Action Plan with a technical communication perspective, as well as impact on budget
  • To contribute to the M&C Matrix by co-creating common ways of working, tools and methods, by having an open innovative mind-set

Qualification

We are looking for you with passion for communication!

  • You are guided by simplicity and you always strive to exceed customer expectations by delivering high quality communication.
  • You have solid experience working with communication, with the ability to turn complex technical information into customer friendly, simple documentation.
  • You enjoy working in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment even when it includes complex assignments or tight deadlines.
  • You enjoy taking initiatives and lead the development of product communication content with a customer perspective, and have the ability to juggle competing priorities
  • You are detail oriented and bring structure into your tasks.

Finally, you have also an excellent communication skills securing the IKEA tone of voice and have the ability to networking across functions and organizations.

You could have experience from working in IKEA Retail –preferable selling Kitchen, Bathroom or Home appliances or working with communication in IMC.

You are a true ambassador of IKEA culture and values and you are fluent in English, both spoken and written!


More Information

We look forward to receiving your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English latest the 15th of August, 2022. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, which means that we may close the application process earlier than stated if we find the right candidates.

If you have questions about the role from August 1st - August 15th, please contact Håkan Sandman hakan.sandman@inter.ikea.com  as hiring Manager Maria Ljunglööw is on vacation. For questions from August 15th, please contact Maria.ljungloow@inter.ikea.com. If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Louisa Jörgensen on +46 704 219 743.