A design-based education. Visual competence with a keen eye for aesthetics. Customer-focused mindset. Ability to generate new ideas and concepts. A passion for home furnishing, retailing, design and how people live at home. Ability to draw, visualise and present an idea. Ability to work in a fast-paced retail environment. Enthusiastic about assignments and working with others in a team. Good attention to detail. Practical hands-on approach to work. Basic communication skills in English. Computer proficient with knowledge and experience of using relevant software (e.g. AutoCad).
A DAY IN YOUR LIFE WITH US
Use visual merchandising competence to strengthen the uniqueness of the IKEA identity in range presentation solutions in the store by working with store layout, range presentation and vitality. Actively contribute to the department action plan with initiatives that will grow the business and support long-term profitability and execute the agreed plans in close co-operation with other functions.
-Use the knowledge of people's needs and dreams in the local market to plan and implement relevant, inspiring, affordable and commercial range presentation solutions that reflect a wide variety of styles, price levels, meet the many individual tastes and exceed our visitor's expectations.
-Keep visitors in mind when working on the shop floor, minimise disruption and remain aware at all times of the importance of safety and the visual impact for visitors. Respect routines and responsibilities, work together with the Com&In team and other functions, act quickly to exploit commercial opportunities and understand the impact of actions on the financial results.
-Secure high quality, simplicity, efficiency and cost consciousness in planning and implementing all range presentation solutions by applying national directions and using global tools, proven solutions and best practices.
-Actively contribute to gathering insights about store layout and range presentation and translating this knowledge into relevant and inspiring store solutions that will support a convenient shopping experience and reflect the local needs of life at home.
-Stay up to date with knowledgeable about home furnishing, retailing and trends in order to generate creative directions that inspire and surprise visitors with a strong visual impression.
ABOUT THIS WORK AREA
IKEA has been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the best employers in Canada. Here are some of the many things that make IKEA a great place to work:
• Industry-leading compensation and benefits, an employee discount program, an employee-free purchase plan, and nutritious, subsidized meals
• A group insurance plan paid 100% by the employer, the Tack! and the group RRSP contribution program
• The opportunity for all employees to learn, grow and advance in their careers at IKEA
WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND AVAILABILITY
• High volume retail trade and fast pace of work.
• Work schedule of 40 hours per week.
• Be available 3 nights a week and weekends. However, IKEA is committed to not having you work more than 2 nights a week or more than 26 weekends a year.
•You must be able to be away from the montreal store for at least 26 weeks a year for periods of 4 to 10 weeks to workand support in other IKEA location.