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Production Leader – Design Marketing & Communication Strategy, Collaboration & Events

Älmhult, Kronoberg Marketing & Communication Full Time

Job description

Company description

What if you could inspire to make everyday life just a little bit better?

The answer is simple: You can. This is what motivates us at IKEA. We’re constantly searching to find new ways to be better. 

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 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.

We are on an exciting journey the years to come and all of us need to be better than ever! We will strengthen the core of what we do in Range & Supply and Marketing & Communication is one of these areas. We’re on the lookout for passionate doers, idea makers, creative thinkers - people who want to find answers to everyday problems in people’s lives, for society and the planet.

Within our Strategy, Collaboration & Events team we work to push IKEA forward and make sure we are truly relevant for people today and in the future. We do this by defining common creative starting points and scale up story making. We identify new collaborations to be spearheads to driving IKEA forward into exploring and learning about new topics and reaching new people. And we make our business priorities come to life through communication and events both internal and external.

Job description

Do you have passion for production leading with the purpose of creating state-of-the-art communication at the lowest price?

To lead multiple production teams from ideas to launch making sure the deliverables include high communication quality within the scope, time and costs.
As well as:

  • Take responsibility for production related tasks connected to planning, budgeting, invoicing, purchasing, documentation, administration of resources and updating key performance indicators.
  • Secure the team on boarding with clarity in process, ways of working, roles and responsibility.
  • In Production brief secure that all relevant information, input data and products/samples are in place before start of execution.
  • Monitor, track and analyse any key issues or risks that may affect stakeholder agreements (in cost, quality or time), maintaining a continuous dialogue and communication flow of project status, changing prerequisites, deviations and end-result expectations.
  • Secure the delivery of the communication assets for all channels within agreed time on correct platforms.
  • Being flexible for changes in scope and define a strong change request process to secure time and budget.
  • Maintain professional relations with all stakeholders based on transparency, involvement and mutual trust.


To be successful in this role
You need to have minimum 5 years’ experience as production leader at an agency or similar and like to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent proven communication skills: verbal, written, listening, and presenting with an expertise in negotiating.
  • Proven ability to lead a production teams, manage internal and external stakeholder relations.
  • Ability to manage resources; project budget, scope, resourcing, on-budget both internal and external, to complete tasks effectively and on time.
  • Good knowledge of current communication technology, production methods, possibilities and limitations.
  • Passionate about life at home, our range and what solutions that best support customers needs and dreams.
  • Excellent in written and spoken English.

More Information

We look forward to receiving your application in English latest 27th of February 2020. 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. Please send us your application in English today!

If you have any questions about the position you are welcome to contact Mia Malmström at If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Specialist Marie Sandman on +46 768545309