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Market Interaction Manager - IKEA Marketing & Communication AB

Älmhult, Kronoberg County - Prozkoumat lokalitu Marketing a komunikace Plný úvazek

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Company description

At IKEA Marketing & Communication AB (IMC), we are responsible for developing global communication for IKEA businesses and the IKEA product range and we are as passionate about Marketing & Communication as we are about range and home furnishing. We’re constantly searching to find new ways to be better. We have a passion for making great content, and we aim to be the best communication partner for the whole of IKEA.

Do you want to be part of making it happen? Then continue to read, we’re looking for a Market interaction manager to join us in Älmhult, Sweden!

Job description

As Market interaction manager you will be responsible for building successful business relations across the IKEA ecosystem and by that securing sustainable growth for IMC and value proposition for IKEA. You will lead the work with defining a collaborative market and stakeholder interaction setup within the Inter Group of companies and franchisees to enable processes for collecting performance based input and follow-ups. You will also, based on business objectives for IMC, take the lead in defining an attractive IMC Offer of relevant and cost-efficient marketing & communication services.

Some of your main assignments in this role will be;

  • To lead, manage and develop the Market Interaction area including defining ways of working and organisational set-up to be ready for the needs of today and tomorrow.
  • Lead the IMC Business process: Create the IMC offer, with activities ranging from “identify the need” to “confirm the sales order” – and to lead the follow-up at the end of the process. All based on IMC definitions of sell, store and make available.
  • Lead market and stakeholder interactions to identify new business opportunities including a clear incoming assignment setup for IMC.
  • Lead the process of capturing marketing & communication input, performance and what and how to share relevant information across IKEA M&C communities in the most efficient way.
  • Set the business requirements for store and make available including business support systems, in close collaboration with all IMC functions.
    • Secure excellent cross-function collaboration and good relations with internal IMC and external stakeholders.
    • Be a change driver for creating an ideas and feedback culture; together with all colleagues and other leaders


To be successful in this role you have an extensive experience in IKEA global and local marketing & communication and deep understanding of our customer journey and how they consume & experience marketing and communication. You are passionate about how to commercialize marketing opportunities to create true business value. You have also deep understanding of IKEA Concept and strategies, and IKEA Brand, including IKEA Brand values, copy and visual identity, and tone of voice. You are a true networker, who builds strong and trustworthy relationships and feel confident in managing and leading cross-functional teams effectively. And of course - we believe you are a true believer in our vision to create a better everyday life for the many people!

More Information

Are you ready to make the world a little better, together? We want to hear from you!

We look forward to receiving your application in English by 8th of August Please note that we will handle applications on a continuous basis, so if you are interested to apply please do so as soon as possible as we may close the application process earlier than stated if we find the right candidate

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Mattias.Jongard1@inter.ikea.com For questions regarding the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact Marie Sandman at marie.sandman@inter.ikea.com

You are warm welcome with your application and please note that due to summer vacation we may come back to you in the beginning of August.