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Communication Business Partner Sustainability

Malmö, Skåne County Marketing & Communication Full Time

Job description

WHO YOU ARE

You enjoy a real communication challenge, in an environment where everything is changing. You are an experienced professional having worked at least 5 years in internal, external and change communications either within a global brand, strategic communications consultancy or sustainable business-focused NGO. You thrive on making complex topics simple and demonstrating how strategic communication can enable the business to achieve its objectives. You are passionate about communication relating to sustainability topics within the retail sector. You build strong and meaningful interpersonal relationships enabling you to coach and advise stakeholders. You are comfortable defining, planning, executing and following up on varied reactive and proactive communication initiatives, and partnering effectively with colleagues in the full range of communication disciplines, such as media relations, public affairs, and campaigning. All the while, you keep the needs of relevant stakeholders, customers and co-workers’ at heart. You are a team player and find energy and results in collaboration. Last but certainly not least, you embody the IKEA values and are not afraid to find your way and test and learn in changing times. If this is you, then join us in the Communication Business Partner Team Sustainability area as Communications Business Partner. In this assignment you will have the opportunity to be strategic communication advisor for a wide range of initiatives that are part of the Ingka Group sustainability strategy, contributing to the overall IKEA People and Planet Positive strategy. This role is an open-ended contract and will be located in Malmö, Sweden.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

In your role as Communication Business Partner for Sustainability you will: • Contribute to driving business outcomes in alignment with the Group Function business plan • Contribute to or lead sustainability communication initiatives, together with the Sustainability Communication Business Partner Team • Be a strategic communication sparring partner (and coach) to Group Sustainability and the management team • Explore new ways to communicate sustainability initiatives that are part of the the “10 jobs in three years” plan, making them more accessible for a larger target audience • Help to promote and encourage new ways of working within the Group Communications function and the matrix organisation across Ingka Group’s 30 retail countries

OUR TEAM WITHIN IKEA

The Ingka Group is a world leader in the home furnishing business. We are a strategic partner and the largest franchisee of the IKEA franchisee system, owning and operating more than 367 IKEA stores and digital touchpoints in 30 countries. The Ingka Group is a values-driven company with a passion for life at home and a vision to create a better everyday life for the many people.

QUESTIONS AND SUPPORT? LET'S CONNECT!

You might have some questions about the position of Communication Business Partner (Sustainability) or the recruitment process and that's a good thing! Feel free to reach out to our recruiter Malin Ackesjö via malin.ackesjo@ikea.com We are looking forward to receiving your application, but no later than the 15th of December. As we will have interviews on a continuous basis the position might be closed sooner. All applications must be sent in English and we do not accept applications by email.