You care about making a positive impact in the world. You understand greatness requires thinking differently.
A job at IKEA is so much more than home furnishings. Together, we work to make a better everyday life for the many. Join our team and start a better life for yourself.
What you'll be doing day to day
As a Retail Sales Planning Lead, responsible for optimizing the shopping experience and maximizing retail sales, you will:
Use your knowledge of interior design to provide guidance on layout, color, style and accessories for residential and business customers who need advice on how to decorate their homes, offices, or businesses.
Utilize specialized knowledge and training to sell specialized home furnishing solutions, such as kitchens, bath, storage systems, and services.
Create relationships with customers to identify customer needs and provide support before, during and after the sales.
Apply basic measurement techniques and understanding of planning, design, and construction to ensure customer orders are correct and to specification.
Drive repeat visitation to the IKEA stores by ensuring the sales team is customer-centric and is focused on providing a great shopping and branding experience.
Overseeing day-to-day operations when assigned, including opening and/or closing duties for the store.
Responsible for a safe and secure work environment, including but not limited to escalated customer issues, customer and coworker injuries, first aid/CPR/AED, and emergency protocols.
Partner with Safety & Security to ensure adherence to policies, procedures, and audits regarding inventory integrity, safety, cash, credit, and check handling procedures, internal controls and internal audit standards.
Ensure implementation of working routines, competence development and follow-up of Commercial Review and Compliance (ASR) related to the role and functions.
Together as a team
We are the ones meeting our customers – in our stores, online, in our catalogue and beyond. We have knowledge of the IKEA product range, local markets and customer needs and we constantly find new ways of making real connections with our customers to maximize sales and profitability. Together with thousands of colleagues around the world we’re a diverse team working for the continued global success of the IKEA Concept – a concept that helps millions of customers create a better everyday life!
JOB TYPE – Permanent, Full Time BENEFITS ELIGIBLE? YES HOURS – 34-40 hours/week Candidate must be able to work retail hours based on the business needs of the location including 4 weekend days per month and 1 night a week.
The hourly pay range for this role is $23.56-$33.66
3 years' experience.
Previous retail selling experience.
Experience in a consultative sales environment.
Experience leading change initiatives and building new programs in a retail space environment.
Experience in designing kitchen and bath preferred.
CPR/First Aid Certification is a required condition of employment for this role. (Training provided)
Travel is required for this role. 25-50% Travel (2 days per week on avg.)