Ikea Job Openings – Visual Merchandising

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Job Description:

  • 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 colors, textiles and furniture into inspiring environments that excite, engage and convince IKEA visitors that they can do it too!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the recruitment and competence development of Visual Merchandising/Activity co-workers and securing personal succession planning by constantly searching for potential candidates.
  • Keep up to date and knowledgeable about retailing, home furnishing and trends in order to support the Com & In
  • Manager to facilitate workshops that generate creative directions that inspire and surprise visitors with a strong visual impression.
  • Responsible for gathering and translating knowledge of people’s needs and dreams in the local market into relevant and inspiring range presentation solutions that support a convenient shopping experience and reflect the local needs of life at home.
  • Ensure the team always keep visitors in mind, minimize disruption and communicate changes when working on the shop floor
  • Lead a team of Visual Merchandising/Activity Co-workers in creating relevant, inspiring, affordable and commercial range presentation solutions that reflect a wide variety of styles, price levels, meet many individual tastes and exceed visitor’s expectations.
  • Actively support the department action plan using layout as a commercial tool as well as range presentation and vitality initiatives focused on growing the business and supporting long-term profitability. Execute agreed plans together with the Com & In team and other functions.
  • Manage a team of Visual Merchandising/Activity co-workers and inspire and challenge them to strengthen the uniqueness of the IKEA identity in range presentation solutions in the store.
  • Act quickly to exploit commercial opportunities and ensure the Visual Merchandising/Activity co-workers understand the impact of Com & In actions on the financial result.
  • Ensure that Visual Merchandising/Activity co-workers base their work on the layout as a commercial tool and execute range presentation solutions with high quality, simplicity, cost-effectiveness and efficiency by applying national directions and using global tools and best practices.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience working in visual merchandising in a retail environment.
  • Proven success in leading creative processes and coaching people.
  • 3 years experience working as a visual merchandiser.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced retail environment.
  • Experience leading co-workers.

Job Details:

Company: Ikea

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Milwaukee, WI, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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