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About The Job We are currently seeking to hire a Digital Specilaist who will be joining our Marketing team. The job holder will work on maximizing sales volumes and optimized long-term profit by focusing on generating large volumes of visitors to the IKEA stores through digital communications.
The role will also be responsible for merging IKEA. com global solutions, together with our country business priorities, knowledge of the national and local market, competition, and peoples’ life at home to achieve the optimum result. Overall responsibility for the brand image especially in online sphere and the understanding of the IKEA brand in the markets we operate in.
The Digital Specialist will support the Marketing Manager in managing the business in the existing market and the development of new business in the market.
About You We are ideally looking for a candidate who has a bachelor's degree in Marekting or any relevant discpline. 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar role is required.
The Job Holder must have the ability to prioritise and organise their own workload and that of others, in order to make the most efficient use of time. Additionally, the Job Holder will have the skills and foresight to take the business to the next level.
We are seeking to hire a candidate who demonstrates the following skills: Understanding of on-page SEO Experience of digital media communication and marketing techniques Experience in social media Experience of working on website development and the optimisation of online media Has worked with Reporting tools- reporting & configuration & data analysis Web CMS experience Ability to evaluate creative solutions, based on IKEA values and the IKEA visual and copy identity, and give clear feedback to the team and external agencies. Experience of using knowledge of consumer behaviour to develop effective communication Ability to effectively juggle multiple projects at one time Strong influencing, interpersonal and communication skills – particularly stakeholder management Customer-focused commercial awareness – “gets” what is important in a Retail business Proven social media passion, experience and success Excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly, effectively and appropriately with colleagues, suppliers and others at all levels We’re here to provide excellent service but a little help from you can ensure a five-star candidate experience from start to finish.
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