Store Visual Merchandiser/Activity Manager
IKEA - New Haven, CT

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As the store visual merchandising/activity manager, you share your extensive knowledge of people’s life at home and high level of home furnishing competence with your team. Together, you present and communicate the IKEA offer in ways that make it attractive and relevant to your local market. You also support customer self-choice in the IKEA store. This is a challenging role in a fast-moving retail environment.


Your tasks will include:
contributing to positioning the IKEA store as the first choice in your local market.

providing home furnishing solutions for a single product or a combination of products to improve people’s life at home.

demonstrating the uniqueness of the IKEA product range through your visual merchandising competence and display techniques to distance us from the competition.

working with vitality to motivate people to visit the IKEA store more frequently.

securing the use of the store layout as a commercial tool to plan and implement commercial strategies throughout the store while creating a good overview and strong visual impact.

recruiting, developing, and leading your team by encouraging open, constructive, and honest two-way feedback.


Your knowledge, skills and experience include:
a higher education in visual merchandising or industrial design and a solid background of working as a visual merchandiser.

a deep passion, curiosity, and understanding for home furnishings and people’s everyday life at home.

performing as an inspiring and motivating leader who can engage people fully to reach set goals and generate growth and long-term profitability.

continually seeking 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 exceed customer expectations.

IKEA offers an exciting and empowering work environment in a global marketplace. As the world’s leader in life at home, you have exceptional opportunities to grow and develop together with us.

Job ID 150679BR Removal Date 12/22/2012

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