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Learning and program specialist, IKEA Museum

Älmhult, Kronoberg Customer Relations Full Time

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Are you inspired by the story of IKEA and how we work to make a better everyday life for the many people? Are you good at sharing and inspire others as well? Then this might be an exciting job for you!

Our passion of improving people’s life at home is what motivates us at IKEA. We’re constantly searching to find new ways to be better. We use insights from real life at home all over the world, learning about the needs and dreams of people. We use our home furnishing knowledge to help inspire people with ideas and solutions that will help them live the life they want.

IKEA Museum has the task to share the story of IKEA and how we make things better through our unique formula; Democratic Design. We build and strengthen the IKEA brand by offering a high-quality experience, by interacting with people in the context of life at home, home furnishing and design as well as inviting people behind the scenes of IKEA, giving a more intimate experience of the brand.

At IKEA Museum, we’re people-centric, have a passion for making great stuff. We work closely and together with our colleagues across IKEA. We are located in Älmhult, Sweden, in the historic site of the first IKEA store established 1958. Älmhult is a melting pot of many different nationalities and cultures. Because in order to make things better for the many, we want to involve people from all parts of the world. Nonetheless, we never forget our Swedish heritage that forms the backbone of who we are today.

Our Main Exhibitions are telling the transparent Story of IKEA including our roots, our timeline and our founder Ingvar Kamprad and his family. The Temporary Exhibitions are both positioning us as the Life at Home passionists and design explorers. Our curiosity about the challenges in peoples Life at home from different perspectives is leading us in our everyday work.

Job description

After three years of learnings from our visitors, we are in an exciting phase of taking the IKEA Museum to its next step and make the IKEA Museum even more inspiring and creative meeting place. For this journey, we’re on the lookout for passionate doer, idea maker, creative thinker – a person who wants to find answers to everyday problems in people’s lives, for society and the planet.

Your assignment will be to develop and deliver a learning program and learning offer for students, both connected to the Main and Temporary exhibition.

The learning and program specialist initiates connection and creating network with stakeholders within the school system to strengthen IKEA positioning in Life at Home, Home Furnishing and Democratic Design.

A big part of the assignment is to facilitate the students in the museum when they come visit and to take part of our program and offer. The assignment have a big responsibility to give them an excellent experience and deeper knowledge about IKEA and our history.

The learning and program specialist is also responsible for our internal IKEA trainings when it comes to organising and facilitating.

  • You are curious about the IKEA vision “to create a better everyday life for the many people” and of the IKEA Concept and business idea.

  • You are willing to understand and live the IKEA culture and share the IKEA Key values

  • You have an extensive experience of educational activities

  • You are experienced in facilitating and educating all types of groups

  • You have strong ability to explore different perspectives, be innovative and comfortable in the unknown

  • You have the capability to lead creative processes and deliver projects on time

  • You have experience of  working in processes with many cross functional stakeholders, creating and maintaining networks

  • You have strong problem solving ability and high self-awareness together with the ability to see both big picture and keep focus on details

  • You are familiar with working inside of set frameworks and towards common goals

  • You are fluent in English, both spoken and written

  • Overall communication skills

More Information

The position is permanent (6 months probation time) on full time and it is located in Älmhult, Sweden.

If you have questions please contact Erika Lundahl, Event & Booking Manager, IKEA Museum, mobile +46 72 3528655.

Interviews will take place on an ongoing basis so don´t hesitate to apply online. The closing date for applying is 2019-12-31.

We are looking forward receiving your application in English! Read more about IKEA Museum on