Extensive experience of working in a design-orientated role (interior design, graphic design, visual merchandising and/or store planning).
Possess a design-based education.
Retail and home furnishing experience.
Experienced in managing, inspiring, leading and developing people and creative processes in a changing environment.
Experienced in visually expressing the brand identity of a company.
Visual competence, including a keen eye for aesthetics.
Proven customer-focused mindset.
Demonstrate clear communication and coaching skills, i.e. the ability to explain verbally concepts and visual interpretation.
Set and implement action plans, set expectations, provide clear direction and follow up goals.
Proven ability to prioritize and organize work and the work of others in order to make the most efficient use of time available and meet agreed goals and deadlines.
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING DAY TO DAY
-Lead and inspire the store Com&In team to use knowledge of IKEA home furnishing and people's life at home to grow the business.
-Partner with the store manager to stimulate and increase interest in home furnishing for all co-workers in the store.
-Be the creative leader by initiating and facilitating workshops to generate creative directions.
-Secure vitality and seasonality in the store by creating and implementing a store commercial calendar together with the store management team.
-Lead the store Com&In team in securing relevant and inspiring range presentation solutions, an optimal store layout and effective and efficient store communication that builds the IKEA Brand and distances IKEA retailers from the competition.
-Secure that the store commercial team has the right understanding of store layout, range presentation and store communication there by contributing to the work method for range presentation.
-Contribute with knowledge of people's life at home and consumer shopping behavior in the creation and implementation of the store business plan.
-Based on the national competence development plan, identify current and future business needs in order to recruit, develop and retain a high performing and passionate store Com&In team.
TOGETHER AS A TEAM
Where others see home furnishing products, we see smart solutions to create a better everyday life. With a great deal of passion, imagination and brainstorming we turn colours, textiles and furniture into inspiring environments that excite, engage and convince IKEA visitors that they can do it too!