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Web Merchandiser | IKEA | Service Office, Dubai

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Date: 04-Apr-2019

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

About Al-Futtaim Private Company LLC


No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


About Al-Futtaim IKEA




We are a values-driven company with a passion for life at home. Our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people.


Al-Futtaim IKEA holds the franchise rights for IKEA in Egypt, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.


About you

You have the ability to evaluate creative solutions and give clear feedback. You prioritise and organise own work to make the most efficient use of time available. You set and implement plans and follow up goals. 


What's more, we believe that you have the following knowledge, capabilities and motivation:

  • Live and share the IKEA values every day
  • 3-5 years experience in a similar role preferably in Retail ecommerce or digital retail
  • Experience of working on website development and optimisation of online media
  • Experience of digital media communication and marketing techniques
  • Worked with Illustrator, InDesign, HTML, Flash, Paint Shop pro and Photoshop
  • Experience of using knowledge of consumer behavior to develop effective communication


About the role

You are responsible to achieve maximum sales growth and profitability in the online channel in all our markets, while taking care of the IKEA product range and our commercial priorities within the framework of the IKEA Concept and brand values.


Key Specific Accountabilities:

  • Merchandise the IKEA website in the most optimal way
  • Coordinate & align content to the commercial calendar, converting online traffic to sales
  • Understand local consumers' life at home & shopping behaviour
  • Exploring avenues for repeat purchases & engagements
  • Secure a seamless online shopping experience and align it with the customers' user journey on the IKEA website
  • Assist in editing web pages to maintain product selling information online, e.g. setting product sequence, editing photos and videos
  • Assist in producing the web content to reflects the IKEA and meets the needs of customers
  • Support collecting website visitation data and clerical tasks of the team.



A few more things for you


Interest? Then please join us for a rewarding career journey!


We are here to provide excellent service but a little help from you can ensure a five-star candidate experience from start to finish.


Before you click, “apply”: Please read the job description carefully to ensure you can confidently demonstrate why this opportunity is right for you and take the time to put together a well-crafted and personalised CV to further boost your visibility. Our global Talent Acquisition team members are all assigned to specific businesses to ensure that we make the best matches between talent and opportunities. We not only consider the requisite compatibility of skills and behaviours, but also how candidates align with our Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence.


As part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process. We make every effort to review and respond to every application.


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