8 Jan 2018


Senior Corporate Communicator

Senior Corporate Communicator for IKEA Group, Helsingborg

IKEA is a vision-driven company striving to create a better everyday life for the many people. Our business idea is to offer well-designed, functional home furnishing solutions at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. We are still in the beginning of our journey. The need for beautiful home furnishings is close to endless. The purpose of corporate communication is to strengthen and protect the reputation of IKEA. A strong reputation will help us to earn trust among our stakeholders and grow our business.

We are now recruiting a senior leader who will be part of the Global Corporate Communication team and after an introduction period take on the challenge as a senior communicator within the Corporate Communication team, in a global function or in a country. The role will include responsibilities within proactive PR, issues management and crisis communication.

As a Communication Manager, you will be a strategic advisor and coach to leaders and communicators and you will secure that our communication efforts support our business goals, contribute to develop people and build trust in IKEA.

We are looking for a candidate with senior experience of working with strategic corporate communication, issues management and crisis communications. You have a good understanding of different stakeholder needs and stakeholder engagement. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills, both in English and Swedish. You have outstanding organizational skills with an ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines. You are creative and have a pronounced we can do it spirit!

This highly qualified and experienced candidate enjoys working in an informal environment with plenty of laughs. You have experience of leading people and are an ambassador for the IKEA values. You also have a great interest in interior design and life at home.

This position is currently located in Helsingborg but will relocate to the new headquarters in Malmö within two years. It is a full-time permanent position, reporting to the manager of external corporate communication manager.

Your application
Academic Search International assists IKEA in this recruitment. If you have questions regarding the recruitment process or the position, please contact Marcus Kleine, 0736-503177 or Måns Persson, 0708-219545 at Academic Search.

After finishing the first selection process we are now at the interview stage.

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