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Rokit is the beating heart of London's vintage scene with a worldwide online audience and has proudly held this title for nearly 30 years. Our four stores are based in vibrant and exciting London neighbourhoods; Covent Garden houses our flagship, the vintage haven Brick Lane hosts two stores and our original bricks and mortar stands opposite the market in Camden where the brand was born one sultry summer in 1986.

The rest of the team are based under one roof in the UK's largest vintage warehouse where around 8,000 garments are processed for the stores every week, the Rokit Recycled team customise and create clothing and accessories from unusable garments alongside the website and marketing teams.

The success of the company is in our staff. The energy, enthusiasm and expertise of our teams drive the business forward. We're always looking for great people to join us - people who are as passionate as we are.

Current vacancies;

Social Media and Marketing Coordinator - Head Office

Location: London
Start Date: September
Full time
Reporting to: Ecommerce and Marketing Manager

Are you a strong marketer with a passion for social media and content? Rokit Vintage are now hiring! We are looking for a motivated, energetic and passionate individual to take on their next challenge within the UK's biggest established vintage company.

The role
We have an immediate requirement for a Social Media and Marketing Coordinator. The Social Media and Marketing Coordinator will work in partnership with the website team and in-store teams to coordinate and manage marketing and social activity.

Reporting into the Ecommerce and Marketing Manager, this role will be fully responsible for social media as well as supporting activity including events, branding, web content, campaign management, campaign tracking and reporting.

Key responsibilities

  • Implement and track marketing campaigns and activity
  • Develop Rokit's social media plan and manage a social content calendar
  • Input into the overall marketing and campaign calendar
  • Own and manage the day to day running of all social media accounts
  • Support the planning and implementation of paid social media and advertising
  • Brief and repurpose imagery for social media channels - coming up with creative ways to shoot product, casting models and working closely with the creative team on photo shoot concepts and managing the post production process.
  • Oversee and direct a social media intern
  • Work with the PR agency to maximise online and offline exposure for the brand through events and social media opportunities.
  • Build affinity relationships with bloggers, influencers and affinity brands
  • Work with the content editor, photographers and graphic designer to drive website revenue and strengthen the brand.
  • Oversee branding elements with the graphic designer including promotional materials and branded goods
  • Analyse all activity and work towards agreed KPIs to drive website revenue
  • Bring enthusiasm, inspiration and fresh ideas to the team

Required skills

  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
  • Strongy analytical skills
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Self starter with the ability to work across various teams
  • Passion for social media and experience managing multiple accounts along with a solid understanding of platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram, Snapchat and Pinterest
  • Experience using an image editing package such as Photoshop beneficial
  • Styling experience beneficial
  • Experience in retail or fashion beneficial
  • Enthusiasm for vintage fashion beneficial
  • Positive attitude

To apply for this job, please email CV and covering letter to rhea@rokit.co.uk

Experienced Sewing Machinist required - Rokit Recycled

We are seeking a Sewing Machinist to join our team at Rokit recycled. The ideal candidate will be experienced with both industrial sewing machine and overlocking machines.

Job type: Full Time
Monday to Friday ( 8.30 to 5 pm)
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £8.00 per hour
Job Location: Seven sister/ N15
Job Sector: Warehouse

Required experience:

  • Must have at least 2 year Industrial Sewing experience within the last 5 years.
  • Knowledge of industrial cloths preferred, have a background in leather or heavy cloth.

Immediate start available.
To apply please email CV and Covering letter to Sarwat: rokitrecycled@rokit.co.uk

Website copywriter and pricer, Head office

Location: South Tottenham, London
Start date: September 2017
FT/PT: Full-time

Do you have a passion for vintage clothing and top of the line copywriting skills to boot? We have a requirement for a website copywriter and product pricer to bring our vintage products to life online.

Reporting to the Ecommerce and Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for product pricing and copy, as well as other elements of website copy, including blog content, newsletter content and category copy.

You will have a good eye for detail and be happy to research rare pieces to support sales through our online site. You will be an independent worker but take a keen interest in the wider ecommerce team success - working quickly and efficiently with the team of website photographers, content managers, copywriters and marketing executives.

Key responsibilities

  • Writing engaging and compelling product and category copy.
  • Meeting daily targets whilst maintaining quality and attention to detail.
  • Identifying optimums and efficiencies in ways of working to maximise product flow .
  • Hand pick and identify products to list on the website - including top quality, specialist and designer items.
  • Measure all items accurately and input to website CMS.
  • Research designer and specialist items where necessary to guarantee copy and pricing accuracy.
  • Use your specialist knowledge when pricing classic and designer items, special prices, rare labels and prominent decades.
  • Ensure pricing and copy is in line with current website and competitors.
  • Support development of the Rokit website to improve user experience and revenue.

Desired skills

  • Creative writing skills.
  • Understanding of website content management systems, desired but not essential.
  • Ability to learn new software quickly.
  • Experience in retail or fashion beneficial.
  • Enthusiasm for vintage fashion beneficial.
  • Experience using the Magento 2 platform beneficial.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Attention to detail.

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to rhea@rokit.co.uk

Key holder Camden

An opportunity has arisen in our Camden store for a key holder to join our team. We are looking for a motivated, energetic and passionate individual to take on their next challenge within the company. The main objective of this role is to support the management team to drive the store forward.

The individual must be able to act as a role model to the team whilst driving service, sales and maintaining store standards.

They will need to be able to coach in the moment and give positive and constructive feedback.

They must have the ability to delegate efficiently and use their initiative to prioritise tasks in a timely and efficient manner.

They will manage operational tasks, ensure delivery is completed in a timely and efficient manner and be responsible for opening and closing the store.

They must also be vigilant with loss prevention and encourage the rest of the team to be compliant with company policy and procedures.

They must lead by example and deliver a high level of consistent customer service that represents Rokit.

If you feel you are ready to progress to the next step and take on a new challenge please email your CV and cover letter to myself ree@rokit.co.uk

Seasonal Sales associates

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Bricklane stores for two part time sales associates to join us for a few months.

We are looking for reliable, flexible, pro active individuals with heaps of energy that can deliver a high level of customer service in a fast paced environment.
The contract will start mid October and finish at the start of January.

If you have a passion for Vintage culture, thrive off being a part of a dynamic team and love spending your day talking to different types of people then drop your CV into store and meet the team or send your CV and cover letter over to ree@rokit.co.uk

Supervisor Covent Garden


An opportunity has arisen in our Covent Garden store for a supervisor to join our team. We are looking for a motivated, energetic and passionate individual to take on their next challenge within the company. The main objective of this role is to support the management team to drive the store forward.

The individual must be able to act as a role model and inspire and lead a team whilst driving service, sales and maintaining store standards.

They will need to be able to coach in the moment and give positive and constructive feedback.

They must have the ability to delegate efficiently and use their initiative to prioritise tasks in a timely and efficient manner.

They will manage operational tasks, ensure delivery is completed in a timely and efficient manner and be responsible for opening and closing the store.

They must also be vigilant with loss prevention and encourage the rest of the team to be compliant with company policy and procedures.

They must lead by example and deliver a high level of consistent customer service that represents Rokit and stands out from the high street and competitors.


If you feel you are ready to progress to the next step and take on a new challenge please email your CV and cover letter to myself ree@rokit.co.uk

Sales associate Covent Garden

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Covent Garden store for a full or part time sales associate to join the team.

We are looking for reliable, flexible, pro active individuals with heaps of energy that can deliver a high level of customer service in a fast paced environment.

If you have a passion for Vintage culture, thrive off being a part of a dynamic team and love spending your day talking to different types of people then drop your CV into store and meet the team or send your CV and cover letter over to ree@rokit.co.uk

Rokit Head Office Intern

We are looking for an intern to join us at our Rokit Head Office. You will be responsible for providing support and assisting across a variety of departments within the marketing department, warehouse and stores. This is a multi-faceted role, and a real opportunity to gain experience with an online and offline team.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

Social media and photography:

  • Create exciting and innovative content to promote Rokit brand and products. You will work closely with our two photographers, under the supervision of the social coordinator to produce flat lays and still life product shots for our social channels, with a primary focus on Instagram. You will assist in setting up and breaking down photoshoots, returning the items used to the relevant area of the warehouse, and coming up with different and refreshing ways to shoot the product.
  • Conduct competitor analysis and market research on social platforms. Researching what other vintage brands and high street retailers are doing, what we can utilise and how we can improve.
  • Collect on-location content. Assisting the photographers on trips to stores to capture great imagery for our social channels, as well as street style in the area.

Press / content:

  • Research, propose and create articles focussing on culture, style and historical vintage. Feed these ideas to the content executive, and assist in building blog posts.
  • Manage expectations of Rokit Vintage and Dust PR collaboratively to ensure all press requests are sent complete and on time.
  • Pick, pack and process paperwork for all outgoing web press loans.
  • Delegate sufficient time to manage and log the return of all web and store press loans.
  • Update relevant spreadsheets to charge liable parties for missing and overdue press loans.
  • Proactively suggest ways to improve and hone the press loans process.
  • Keep abreast of all Rokit Vintage press coverage and suggest ways of marketing this.

Merchandising

  • Support the Creative Director and in-store teams with store merchandising concepts and implementation in the four Rokit stores - located in Covent Garden, Camden and Brick Lane.
  • Support the Creative Director with window design de-rigging and installations
  • Occasional support for in-store events and pop-up events on an ad-hoc basis.

Ad-hoc

  • Work with the online stock manager to ensure all products are put back in order once used for photography, press loans etc.
  • Picking and packing online orders under the supervision of the stock manager.
  • Assist with the e-commerce product copy to support the copywriters in busy periods.

Although this is an independent role, as much support as is required is given. You will be asked to give updates on projects on a daily basis to ensure communication is clear. You are encouraged to come up with your own ideas and projects and spend time developing them. If in doubt, ask. Please note, this is an unpaid position, however travelling expenses will be covered and you will be given a £10 clothing allowance to spend at Rokit for everyday worked.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to kirstyrokit@gmail.com