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IKEA UK Jobs – Kitchen Sales

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About the job

At IKEA, it is so much more than a job.

We are looking to welcome a value driven, sales champion to lead our spirited Kitchen team.

In the IKEA world, we call this position a Sales Team Leader.

Expected Starting Date: 12th November 2023

• Living Wage Foundation Employer

39 hours working 5 days over 7 including alternative weekends.

We would also consider a high part time hour contract around 30 hours per week.

We operate 7 days a week to meet the shopping needs of our customers, this role will require availability to work during the day, late evenings, and full weekends.

• Flexibility on availability to be discussed during interviews
• We offer permanent contracts, advanced scheduling & regular weekend off

Our co-workers bring unique ideas and talent to work every day and we offer a variety of benefits that suit their and their family’s everyday needs.

• 15% co-worker discount & I-Benefits discount portal helping you save £100’s on Highstreet retailers
• Free & Confidential Employee Assistance Program and Wellbeing Portal
• X3 Life Assurance, enhanced statutory pension contributions & interest free loans
• Given Day – An additional day’s holiday during the Christmas period to spend with friends and family
• Family Friendly childcare & wellbeing support
• Commitment to your development throughout your IKEA career, starting on your first day
• Free parking and you can also enjoy a free hot or cold meal option every shift!

We are Brand Ambassadors – we have sound knowledge of the IKEA product range, which we share, ensuring our ability to build trust with our customers. Together with thousands of colleagues around the world we’re a diverse team working for the continued global success of the IKEA Concept.

We are looking for someone who is confident in leading a team and who treats everyone in a polite and friendly manner. The ideal candidate will have a passion to inspire co-workers to achieve common goals. You should be hardworking and ready to go the extra mile to exceed our customer’s expectations.

As a person you have good communication skills that can help to build relationships and networks with people across different functions within the unit. You can prioritise and take decisions as well as follow up and communicate progress. You will be someone who believes in the IKEA Concept, has IKEA Brand Identity and lives the IKEA culture & Values.

We are looking for someone who wants to progress into a role within the next 18 months.

• Every day on the shop floor, you lead by example; supporting and coaching co-workers.
• Together with your team, you focus on putting the customer first in everything you do within the store.
• You work closely with the Shopkeeper to ensure your shop is in excellent shape and fully stocked with the four merchandising basics always in place (priced, clean, well assembled, and available).
• You are passionate about the IKEA products in your store and share your knowledge with customers and your team.
• You proactively act on commercial opportunities, changing availability of products, customer feedback, local market and competition.
• You and your team actively steer to maximise sales and long-term profitability.
• You actively promote the IKEA social and environmental commitment and work with your team to understand how, together, you can contribute to sustainability.
• You will be working in a fast paced environment where no two days are the same.

It takes the diversity of thought, background, and culture to make great ideas a reality. We welcome candidates from all walks of life to join us, where we feel valued for our uniqueness and recognised for our diverse talents.

If you have any special requirements during the interview process, please let us know as soon as possible.

First step, please attach an updated CV with your application so we can get to know you better.
Second step, if successful you will be invited to an interview with one of our hiring managers.

Come see things a little differently with us and be part of creating a better everyday life for the many.

IKEA reserves the right to close a job vacancy earlier than originally advertised.

For any advice or support, email us @ [email protected] and we’ll be happy to help!

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