Work with us!

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;

Graphic Designer

Location: South Tottenham, London
Start date: Immediate
FT/PT: Full time

Are you an excellent graphic designer with a flair for digital? We have an immediate requirement for a talented graphic designer to join the team at Rokit.

Reporting to the Ecommerce and Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for the graphic design and branding for the Rokit website and London stores. This role will work closely with the Creative Director to develop the Rokit brand, tone of voice and visual style.

You will be an excellent print and digital designer with a basic understanding of website UX. Your skills will extend to in-store point of sale design and brand management. The perfect candidate for this role needs to be a strong team-player who is enthusiastic and full of exciting ideas. You must be able to work to a brief as well as respond quickly to fast turn-around projects.

Key responsibilities

  • Oversee creative process to ensure all work and activity is on-brand and within budget
  • Liaison with photography team, Marketing coordinator and Creative Director to create fresh, exciting material for website, social and stores
  • Ownership and creation of visual templates for staff and teams to use across all channels
  • Oversee and manage quality control over design of new company websites, pages and assets.
  • Design and build email campaigns and monitor success of emails to improve and optimise campaigns
  • Oversee social media content and aesthetic to ensure content is on-brand and maximising exposure and engagement
  • Creation of paid social and search content according to brief
  • Work with external agencies, including web development and affiliate agencies to produce engaging content which will result in revenue
  • Development of in-store point of sale and promotional material including flyers, postcards, large format print, window vinyls, high-res imagery and specialist printing briefs.
  • Ownership and development of relationships with print and 3rd party suppliers.

Desired skills

  • Strong skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, choice of media editing software & prepared to learn other programs that can help achieve results desired/expected.
  • Retouching, ability to enhance photography and products.
  • Experience designing for ecommerce and/or retail desirable
  • Experience with website CMS, preferably Magento or Magento2 desirable
  • Understanding of design for email campaigns and using email campaign software
  • Branding experience preferable
  • Experience designing for large format print and managing large format print production
  • Ability to work to briefs and produce quick turnaround projects
  • An interest in ecommerce and website UX preferable
  • Video editing skills a bonus
  • Would suit someone with a retail or agency background
  • An interest in vintage or fashion retail advantageous

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

Full time supervisor in 101 Bricklane

Attention all vintage enthusiasts. Rokit Vintage are now hiring! We are looking for positive, motivated, energetic and passionate leaders to take on their next challenge within the UK's biggest established Vintage company.

The main objective of this role is to support the management team and inspire and drive the store team to create a vibrant, high achieving, positive environment.

  • Drive customer service by leading by example to ensure the store is reaching its full potential.
  • Coach in the moment and be able to give positive and constructive on the spot feedback
  • Deliver team training to new and existing members of the team.
  • Maintain a high level of communication with all members of the company and support the link between the store and management team.
  • Deliver motivational team briefs daily.
  • Ability to lead the team and delegate effectively.
  • Use initiative to prioritise tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Manage operational tasks to a high standard i.e Processing delivery and markdowns.
  • Be vigilant with loss prevention.
  • Encourage the rest of the team to be compliant with company policy and procedures.
  • Maintain store standards and cleanliness and ensure the correct levels of stock are on the shop floor.
  • Understand market trends.
  • Be responsibly for opening and closing the store.

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

101 Bricklane Key holder

Attention all vintage enthusiasts. Rokit Vintage are now hiring! We are looking for motivated, energetic and passionate individuals to take on their next challenge within the UK's biggest established Vintage company.

We have opportunities in our Brick Lane 101 store for a key holder to join our team.

The main objective of this role is to support the management team to drive the store forward. You must be able to act as a role model and inspire and lead a team whilst driving service, sales and maintaining store standards. You must lead by example and deliver a high level of consistent customer service that represents Rokit and stands out from the market.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver a high level of consistent customer service to ensure the store is reaching its full potential and encourage the rest of the team to deliver the same.
  • Coach in the moment and be able to give positive and constructive feedback.
  • Communicate with a wide variety of Rokit employees in a clear and professional manner.
  • Ability to delegate effectively.
  • Use initiative to prioritise tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Manage operational tasks i.e Processing delivery and markdowns.
  • Encourage the rest of the team to be compliant with company policy and procedures.
  • Maintain store standards and cleanliness and ensure the correct levels of stock are on the shop floor.
  • Be responsible for opening the store.

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

Part time sales associate Camden

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Camden store for a part time sales associate to join the team.

We are looking for individuals with heaps of energy, are flexible and reliable and 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 send your CV and cover letter over to ree@rokit.co.uk

Weekend sales associate for Both of our Brick Lane Stores

An exciting opportunity has arisen in both of our Brick Lane stores for a part time sales associate to join the teams.

We are looking for individuals with heaps of energy, are flexible and reliable and 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 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