The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. We operate in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines – and have an ambitious expansion plan to bring a little bit of Sweden to new markets in the region. We are part of the Ikano Group of companies and the only IKEA franchisee owned by the Kamprad family that founded IKEA.
We also develop, own and operate Shopping Centres that are anchored by IKEA and create walkable communities by including residential, office and other types of real estate in our development plans.
We work towards making sustainability a natural part of our everyday work. We are active in our communities, driving and supporting social initiatives that benefit children, women and the environment.
About the job
We want to fill this position with an energetic social media expert who is always on-trend, passionate about home furnishing and the IKEA brand. A guru with creative ideas on how to gain brand traction through creating and delivering innovative content, to support us in securing our overall vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people.
You will plan and implement the country social content calendar by working closely with the Marketing, Sales and e-Commerce teams to achieve commercial goals, drive web and store visits, increase home furnishing interest and elevate awareness / personality of the IKEA brand through engaging and unique executions with great twinkle in the eye.
Ensure optimal reach, engagement and frequency (spends) across social platforms, outreach to bloggers/ influencers, effective integration and optimisation of all activities with insights shared.
Ensure that all executions are aligned with IKEA Brand Values, Tone of Voice and the IKEA Brand copy identity guidelines to secure that the results are consistent, relevant, engaging and unique.
Work closely with Communications and Inspiration Manager, Malaysia to ccontribute to the budget planning process and take responsibility in all administrative matters relating to budgeting, monthly reconciliation with the Finance teams, and re-forecasting assignments.
You have at least 4 years of experience in social media, search engine marketing and optimisation, content creation and influencer marketing.
You enjoy strategising, getting hands on with copywriting (in English) and have great desktop publishing skills (Photoshop/InDesign), and meticulous about admin/budgeting.
High energy, proactive, highly responsible and have a sense of urgency.
Proven ability to work with creative advertising/media agencies.
It is essential that you have passion for home furnishing and the IKEA brand, share the IKEA values, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.