Registrar, IKEA Museum

  • Älmhult, Sweden
  • Full-time

Company Description

IKEA Museum is the story of IKEA. In the past, in the present and into the future. We are located in Älmhult, Sweden. We offer visitors the opportunity to experience and explore the history and development of the IKEA business from a number of different perspectives.

Understanding life at home is the core of our business. Our aim at the IKEA Museum is to study our heritage, discover new knowledge and share our insight and views on global issues in design, innovation, entrepreneurship and everyday life at home. Do you want to join us on this journey?

Job Description

The Archive and Collection team is working on a digitising project in order to make the IKEA Museum artefact collection digitally accessible and are looking for a registrar.

Your assignment, as registrar, within the project will be to document the collection and create unique digital records of all artefacts in our database system. To review facts, conduct certain research and maintaining the digital and physical structure lies also in the assignment. The main source to fact are the catalogues but the reference library is growing and it is key to have both eyes open on what is happening in IKEA and the world around us to put the knowledge into different context. The past is part of our future.

The environment is constantly changing and the energy is high. It is important that you like to work in a changing environment and feel inspired by the assignment.


To succeed in this role you need to have previous experience as a registrar or working in a museum database. You are familiar with museum standards and ways of working. It is meritorious if you have a registrar training or degrees within ABM and information science.

You have good abilities in planning, structuring and follow up work. You are thorough and clear in all processes. You have advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office.

You are inspired by working in an environment with high energy and enjoy working together with others. You communicate in an open and straightforward manner and transform feedback into actions. You are a self starter and have an eye for what needs to be done. You are curious in finding better ways of working, and you are an excellent problem solver.

You are a team player who gets energy from working together with others and also are prepared to roll up your sleeves and get the job done. You lead by example in your daily work. Of course you share our passion for the IKEA Culture and Values, and the IKEA Concept!

We expect you to be fluent in both spoken and written English and Swedish.

Additional Information

The position is a fulltime, temporary - project assignment covering for a maternity leave, with the starting date in August or according to agreement with you. If you have any questions about the position, please contact Archive and Collection Manager Per-Olof Svensson, tel +46 476 440 416.

Please note that we want you to apply online, and no later than June 13th. We interview continuously so don´t hesitate to send your application.

We are looking forward to receive your application!

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