Jobs

Social Media Manager

Full time: Mon-Fri.
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Location: This job can be based at either our head office in Southend-On-Sea, Essex, or London offices in Soho.

We are looking for a innovative and organised individual with a proven background in social media and digital marketing to harness the huge potential that is The Ragged Priest online presence.
The ideal person is someone who understands our community and can find true on brand ways to build connections with them, will have an interest in social behaviour, data & insights, and how to translate them to underpin all decisions to boost engagement, reach, and conversion. They will have demonstrable experience in digital media and social networking, including social media marketing and community management.

Responsibilities

– Devise & execute a strategy to grow overall audience & engagement on the brand’s Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & Snapchat profiles.
– Monitor, manage & moderate the communities on the platforms.
– In collaboration with the wider marketing team, create, produce & curate rich content by working to the overall brand content calendar, goals, and deliveries.
– Research key trends & strong visuals to inspire interaction from our followers & interest TSTM brand & site.
– Research new developments within the online social field, come up with ideas based around those developments & communicate this research weekly to the broader creative team.
– Create & join conversations with the brand’s current and potential community.
– Report regularly to the senior brand members using social media measurement tools, anecdotal & qualitative data to measure success, as well as develop recommendations for future optimisation.
– Be the go-to person for coordination of customer service through the social channels.
– Work in tandem with the PR Manager to fully optimise the influencer gifting process.

Skills & requirements

– Have a deep understanding of the current social media landscape, namely how to use insight and gear algorithms to your advantage.
– Ability to translate a creative brief to be optimised on social platforms.
– Excellent computer literacy, including knowledge & experience of content management systems, Microsoft Office & HTML (Adobe Creative Cloud is a bonus).
– You must be able to judge how people will react to our content on a global scale. You will be the primary judge of which content we release.
– Understanding of the legalities and compliancy changes involved in digital and social media.
– Strong copy & caption writing skills within the tone of the brand.
– Ability to work in a fast paced environment, handling multiple projects in an organised but flexible manner & prioritising when necessary.
– Be able to switch seamlessly between the creative and the analytical, as well as be able to think strategically as well as tactically.
– Be a natural networker with a can do attitude – you’ve got to be a doer and a go-getter.
– Autonomous & a team player, and know when to be one or the other.
– Ability to be agile in deciphering when something has gone well or badly, to learn lessons from what has been done and be able to apply those lessons so we keep on improving.
– A positive common sense attitude with a pragmatic approach to work.

To apply for this position, email your CV and a cover letter to jobs@theraggedpriest.com with ‘Social Media Manager’ in the title.

Closing close: 1 Nov, 2018


 

E Commerce Manager

Full time: Mon-Fri.
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Location: This job will be based at our head office in Southend-On-Sea, Essex

As a rapidly growing online retailer, we are looking for an experienced E-commerce Manager to join our team.
This role is heavily invested in data & insights, and using them to underpin all decisions to ensure a successful ROI. The ideal person will have a proven e-commerce background and strong commercial acumen. You will work closely with the brands Managing Director and Creative Director and be able to make strategic decisions as well as hands on implementation of the full digital marketing mix; SEO, PPC & Email Marketing.

Responsibilities

– Define and monitor KPI to track sales performance, website performance and adjust investment and strategy
– Analysis of online behaviour to strategise profit growth opportunities
– Weekly/monthly reporting on sales (category and product performance) and traffic analytics
– Closely monitor discount and promotions activity
– Ensure site remains SEO friendly and manage continuous on site improvements
– Stock control and online merchandising to boost sales
– Developing and driving the integration of e-commerce direct marketing
– Researching and screening new functionality to improve shopping experience and conversion

Skills

– Analytical mind and an entrepreneurial disposition
– Understanding online customer journeys and expectations
– Knowledge of online retail systems
– Working knowledge of WordPress would be beneficial
– Knowledge of PPC and retargeting is desired

To apply, email your CV and covering letter to: jobs@theraggedpriest.com with the email subject ‘E Commerce Manager’

Closing date: 1st Nov, 2018

 


Womenswear Designer – Milk.It

Full time: Mon-Fri.
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Location: This job will be based at our head office in Southend-On-Sea, Essex

Established in 2008 as an eBay vintage store now delivering fast fashion to a number of worldwide retailers. We are recruiting for a Designer to join our growing team of 25 people based in Southend Head Quarters.
Milk.It is a subsidiary of The Ragged Priest, started as a Vintage inspired brand exclusive to Asos. We are currently in the process of expanding the brand to offer to a wider market.

Responsibilities

– Initial Seasonal Research and Fabric/Trim sourcing based on concept direction from Head of Design(HOD).
– Initial designs based on research, current sales information and collection outline.
– Design development based on feedback from meeting’s with HOD and reacting to production limitations with an aim to keep collection on brand and within budget.
– Staying reactional to the current pulse of similar brands within the fast fashion industry.
– Working with Design assistant, Pattern Cutter, & Sample machinist to create patterns, prototypes & technical packs for factory production.
– Working with design assistant & pre-production team to package the collection for production. This will include collating information of fabric & trims using Zedonk, instructing fit sessions and directing any updates/changes.

Skills & Qualifications

– Minimum of 1 year’s employment as a womenswear designer, or 2 year’s employment as an assistant designer. Both preferably within the fast fashion sector.
– A good knowledge and understanding of garment fit, fabric and construction.
– A good understand of fabrics and their relevant uses.
– Experience in communicating with factories and suppliers.
– Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
– Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
– Ability to work fast, neatly and independently.
– Womenswear Design Degree. (desired but not essential)
– Experience using Zedonk software. (desired but not essential)

To apply, email your CV and covering letter to: jobs@theraggedpriest.com with the email subject ‘Womenswear Designer’

Closing date: 1st Nov, 2018

 


Pattern Cutter (manual)

Full time & Part time
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Location: This job will be based at our head office in Southend-On-Sea, Essex

Established in 2008 as an eBay vintage store now delivering fast fashion to a number of worldwide retailers. We are recruiting for a Designer to join our growing team of 25 people based in Southend Head Quarters.
The candidate will work on Womenswear and Menswear over our Ragged Priest & Milk.It brands over Woven and Jersey styles. Working closely with designer, sample machinist and pre-production team in order to meet tight deadlines and ensure that the critical path remains on track.

Responsibilities

– Working from designer’s sketches to create first patterns. Providing input to ensure pattern works well, and is suitable for relevant fabric.
– Advise best finishing’s for garment to keep cost within budget.
– Work with the Sample Machinist to ensure correct construction of prototype.
– Attending fit sessions – Recording amendments and ensuring pattern and spec is updated. Keep a log of all changes.
– Check and amend patterns before they are sealed for grade.
– Assisting designer/pre-production team to create measured spec for tech pack.

Skills & Qualifications

– Minimum of 2 years experience working within a Pattern Cutting role.
– Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
– Ability to work fast, neatly and independently.
– Experience using CAD/CAM software’s (desired but not essential)
– Working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator (desired but not essential)

To apply, email your CV and covering letter to: jobs@theraggedpriest.com with the email subject ‘Pattern Cutter’

Closing date: 1st Nov, 2018