Business Area Communication Leader
Can you really reach out to the whole world, while working in a tranquil idyll in the middle of nowhere? In Älmhult you can. IKEA Range & Supply has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA retail channels with home furnishing solutions available to the many people. Each year IKEA Range & Supply introduces 2,000 new products in the 424 IKEA stores and other multichannel touchpoints around the world. The total range is almost 10,000 products. So what happens in Älmhult definitely doesn't stay in Älmhult. It reaches practically every corner of the globe. We are now looking for a Business Area (BA) Communication Leader for BA Cooking, Eating, Decoration & Home Organisation to lead and create effective communication both internally and externally. You will be a key contributor in creating an open and sharing climate, being a role model of the IKEA values and secure that our co-workers are informed, engaged and empowered in their daily work! You will be a part of the Marketing & Communication team and report to Marketing & Communication Manager. In this role you will lead the holistic communication within and from the BA that helps position the BA business within and beyond Range & Supply in order to strengthen the IKEA brand. • You will lead the tactical internal communication to support the business and people agenda as well as leading the internal communication calendar and manage the internal communication structure and flow within the BA. • You are responsible for developing the communication competence in the BA and enable others to lead with communication and represent IKEA according to IKEA values and IKEA tone of voice. • You create a planned process for change management and communication together with People & Culture and Line Manager and you contribute to the implementation of business strategies, priorities and processes through communication. • You execute the BA’s corporate communication agenda that is not directly connected to range. • You manage the communication productions within the area of responsibility and you are the visual, verbal and written communication expert in the BA.