Interior Design Co-worker IKEA KOREA, DongBusan Store Our first IKEA store in Korea opened in December 2014 successfully and our second store in October 2017. We strongly believe that a happier life starts at home and we have an exciting expansion plan in front of us. We are still in the beginning of establishing IKEA in Korea, developing the brand and building a strong long term positioning.
Our plan is to open our forth store in Korea2020 and we are very much looking forward to establish a multichannel business for the many people!
Store #4 will be located in Busan city, the second largest port city in Korea.
If you have a true passion for home furnishing and life at home, if you have a passion for retailing, people and customers, if you enjoy sharing your knowledge, experience and leadership with co-workers and customers and if you find it extra exciting to do all this in a new market - we have the job for you!
About the job (your work & tasks): In your role as Interior Design Co-worker, you will create relevant, functional, aesthetic and commercial home furnishing solutions that contribute to positioning the IKEA Brand in the local market as the leader in life at home.
More information about your tasks
Use home furnishing competence to create home furnishing solutions in room settings, homes, vignettes and sales support areas that reflect the IKEA identity.
Actively contribute in the gathering of insights from home visit interviews and translating this knowledge into locally relevant, functional, aesthetic and commercial home furnishing solutions that exceed customer expectations and reflect home furnishing the IKEA way.
Contribute to the creation of a Showroom matrix that reflects a wide variety of styles, living situations and price levels to create a good tempo with distinct visual impressions. Secure high quality, simplicity, efficiency and cost consciousness when planning and implementing all range presentation solutions using global tools and best practices.
Stay up to date and knowledgeable about home furnishing, retailing and trends in order to contribute in workshops to generate creative ideas.
Contribute to the content of the department action plan with initiatives that will grow the business and support long-term profitability and execute the agreed plans together with the Com&In team and other functions.
It is essential that you have:
Home furnishing the IKEA way (living situations, style groups, store communication, furnish with light).
Range presentation the IKEA way (layout as a commercial tool, store media, display techniques).
Understand life at home in the local market and the outcome of market research, e.g. IKEA Customer Satisfaction Survey, IKEA Brand Capital.
The IKEA values truly reflect personal values. A passion for fast-paced, future-oriented retailing, home furnishing, people’s life at home and the IKEA product range.
Ability to generate, visualise and present new ideas.
Ability to work together with others in a team.me furnishing solutions that improve people’s life at home.
Growing together Considering that we are entering a new market and country, we have high demands on Leadership and IKEA ambassadorship – living and sharing the IKEA values every day.
IKEA offers an exciting and empowering work environment in a global marketplace. As the world’s leader at life at home, you have exceptional opportunities to grow and develop together with us and making IKEA accessible for the many people in Korea.