We are looking to welcome new Visual Merchandising & Activities Co-Workers to our amazing Communication & Interior Design team based in our IKEA Birmingham unit.
WHAT WE OFFER • This is a salaried role. • Full-time, permanent contract working 39 hours a week (5 days out of 7). • Set shifts between 06:30am - 15:00pm and/or 07:30am - 16:00pm. • This role requires availability to work 1 weekend in 15, and occasional ad hoc late evening and early morning shifts may be required to support our range changes throughout the year. • As part of this role, you will be required to support at times with other projects around the UK. • Flexibility on availability to be discussed in full at interview.
WORKING WITH US HAS ITS REWARDS Our co-workers bring unique ideas and talent to work every day, and we offer a variety of benefits that suit their and their family's everyday needs.
• 15% co-worker discount and access to I-Benefits Discount Portal, helping you save £100s on high street retailers. • Free and confidential Employee Assistance Program and Wellbeing Portal. • X3 Life Assurance, enhanced statutory pension contributions, and interest free loans. • Holiday on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. • A wide range of family-friendly policies and benefits. • Commitment to your development throughout your IKEA career, starting on your first day. • Kick up your feet and relax in our co-worker restaurant, with a variety of affordable hot and cold meals and snacks, and free healthy meal options. • Free on-site co-worker parking.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO HAVE • You have an education in visual merchandising , industrial design or experience of working as a visual merchandiser, preferably within a home furnishings environment. • You are able to inspire, motivate and engage people fully to reach set goals, and generate growth and long-term profitability. • You continually seek new opportunities to make improvements in the way we work and encouraging your team to do the same. • Challenging your team and yourself in order to strengthen the IKEA Brand and, at the same time, exceed the expectations of customers. • Solid knowledge in design planning software including, AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office.
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING DAY TO DAY • Contribute to position the IKEA store as the first choice for home furnishing in your local market. • Provide inspiring home furnishing solutions for a single product or a combination of products that will support a convenient shopping experience and improve people’s life at home. • 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. • Stay updated on trends in home furnishing & retailing to generate creative directions that inspire and surprise visitors with a strong visual impression.
WE CARE FOR THE PEOPLE It takes the diversity of thought, background, and culture to make great ideas a reality. We welcome candidates from all walks of life to join us, where we feel valued for our uniqueness and recognised for our diverse talents.
RECRUITMENT PROCESS INFORMATION If you have any special requirements during the interview process, please let us know as soon as possible.
First step, please attach an updated CV with your application so we can get to know you better. Successful on application candidates will be required to complete a task prior to interview.
Come see things a little differently with us and be part of creating a better everyday life for the many.
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