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3RD ROCK is a sustainable activewear brand bringing innovation to active, fun-filled lives. We aspire to make you look great, feel amazing, whilst helping to save our planet.


3RD ROCK has a vibrant and exciting working environment. We’re a passionate bunch, committed to creating top quality, unique and sustainable clothing.

Being a small brand, we are able to provide exciting and ever-challenging opportunities for our team. You will be seeing and experiencing the full end to end process, from design right through to manufacturing, marketing, sales and customer relations.

 

Product Developer

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the creative team at 3RD ROCK as FULL-TIME Product Developer. Be a key player in developing functional and fashionable 3RD ROCK products at a quality, and level, which pleases both the brand, producers and the 3RD ROCK community.

 

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING

 

Sitting with the design and production departments, a design/development background within a fashion and clothing environment is required. The Product Developer will be involved in developing seasonal collections from design concept through to prototypes. Often this will involve trips overseas for sourcing and communicating new products with suppliers, whether it is for womenswear, menswear or accessories. The role involves planning, developing and presenting performance-focused products for this specific market.

 

Sitting with the design and production departments, a design/development background within a fashion and clothing environment is required. The Product Developer will be involved in developing seasonal collections from design concept through to prototypes. Often this will involve trips overseas for sourcing and communicating new products with suppliers, whether it is for womenswear, menswear or accessories. The role involves planning, developing and presenting performance-focused products for this specific market.

This role requires high versatility and varied skills, from understanding garment construction, drafting 1st patterns, sewing prototypes, producing detailed tech packs, sourcing trims and fabrics and communicating with suppliers, analysing costs, liaising with factories and following the complete development of products from initial drawings to final salesman samples. This role will also involve travelling to offshore factories to follow progress and check production.

To become a 3RD ROCK Product Developer you will need a good understanding of the design process involved within the clothing industry, consumer spending, target market, and the impact of textiles and clothing on the environment and its inhabitants.

Essential Experience, skills and person specifications:

 

  • Performance sportswear product development experience with 2-4yrs experience in a similar role in the industry
  • In depth fabric technology and sustainable textiles sourcing knowledge with experience in fabric testing
  • Factory sourcing and strong written and oral communication skills
  • Highly competent IT skills (Adobe suite Ai & Ps, spreadsheets, Word)
  • Ability to create accurate tech packs and specifications
  • Strong knowledge of specification management & product costings
  • Confident working independently with fittings, patterns and size charts
  • Interpret patterns and prototypes into detailed size charts
  • Knowledge of sizing and grading of apparel and the industry standards
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to build and execute critical paths
  • Successful project management skills and knowledge of the product cycle and product development timelines
  • Technical knowledge of garment construction and garment fitting of both Men’s and women's athletic apparel.
  • Good sewing skills and ability to sew prototypes in house (bonus)
  • Ability to define product issues, propose alternative garment execution, to fully optimize garment targets of design, quality and price in a timely manner
  • Accountability and ownership of issues and follow through in precise detail
  • Pattern cutting - ability to draft paper patterns (bonus)
  • Passionate about the environment and the outdoors/climbing (preferable)
  • Ability to travel abroad for short periods

Full-time position , 35hrs/week (min. 30hrs/week) working at our main studio at DE56 1YD.

 

BENEFITS

 

Enjoy a relaxed and casual working environment alongside great benefits for the right applicant:

 

  • 28 days holiday
  • 5% pension contribution
  • Casual environment
  • Gym/Fitness and mental health allowance
  • Generous wardrobe allowance
  • Staff days out

 

We are looking for a Product Developer who is a team player with a positive, “can do” attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit. You are an organised, passionate, self-starter who shows initiative.

 

STUDIO AND WAREHOUSE MANAGER

 

 

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING

 

An exciting new opening where you'll be responsible for a vital part of the supply chain process, you'll manage processes and systems in order to ensure goods are received and dispatched appropriately, and that productivity targets are met.

 

The main things you will be doing are:

  • Picking and packing website and wholesale orders
  • Stock management - making sure the stock levels are controlled and our systems accurately represent the true stock levels
  • Returns processing
  • Commercial shipping of bulk production to and from suppliers internationally
  • Operating stock related IT systems
  • Quality assurance
  • Studio general management
  • Overseeing student placements

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

 

  • Previous experience in warehouse management procedures and best practices
  • Highly organised and driven with meticulous attention to detail - you are patient and methodical
  • Technical and IT skills, particularly when it comes to database management and spreadsheets
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interest in the worlds of climbing, sustainability, yoga, fashion and fitness
  • BS degree in logistics, supply chain management or business administration - advantage
  • Climber - advantage

 

Benefits:

 

Enjoy a relaxed and casual working environment alongside great benefits for the right applicant:

 

  • 28 days holiday
  • 5% pension contribution
  • Casual environment
  • Gym/Fitness/Mental Health allowance
  • Generous wardrobe allowance
  • Staff days out

 

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Digital Marketing Assistant

 

If you love climbing, social media and all things digital marketing, this full-time digital marketing assistant role might be for you!

 

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING

An exciting new opening where you will have the opportunity to support the Marketing department in all aspects of our campaigns and marketing efforts.

 

  • Undertake daily administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the department’s activities
  • Support marketing executives in organizing various projects
  • Conduct market research and analyze consumer rating reports/ questionnaires
  • Employ marketing analytics techniques to gather important data (social media, web analytics, rankings etc.)
  • Update spreadsheets, databases and inventories with statistical, financial and non-financial information
  • Assist in the organizing of promotional events and traditional or digital campaigns and attend them to facilitate their success
  • Prepare and deliver promotional presentations
  • Compose and post online content on the company’s website and social media accounts
  • Write marketing literature (brochures, press releases etc) to augment the company’s presence in the market
  • Communicate directly with clients and encourage trusting relationships

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

 

  • Proven experience as a marketing assistant in a similar role - Must
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of social media platforms (Instagram, Instagram Stories Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube).
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, marketing computer software and online applications (CRM tools, Online analytics, Google Adwords etc.)
  • Good Knowledge of Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Good understanding of office management and marketing principles
  • Demonstrable ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines
  • Well-organized with a customer-oriented approach
  • Good knowledge of market research techniques and databases
  • Exquisite communication and people skills
  • Climber - Strong advantage

 

Be a part of something new and exciting! 3RD ROCK is fast growing and we are highly ambitious!

Enjoy a relaxed and casual working environment alongside great benefits for the right applicant:

 

  • Ability to work from home 1-day/week
  • 28 days holiday
  • 5% pension contribution
  • Casual environment
  • Gym/Fitness allowance
  • Generous wardrobe allowance
  • Staff days out

 

We are looking for a marketer who is a team player with a positive, “can do” attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit. You are an organised, passionate, self-starter who shows initiative.

 

TIKTOK MARKETING SPECIALIST

 

If you love TikTok, social media and great in starting conversations, this part-time TikTok marketing specialist role might be for you!

 

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING

 

An exciting new opening - we are looking for an experienced, passionate and creative Social Media Specialist for our new TikTok channel. As the TiKTok channel manager you will be responsible for developing and implementing our Social Media strategy on that channel in order to increase our online presence and improve our marketing and sales efforts.

  • Develop, implement and manage our TikTok strategy
  • Define most important social media KPIs
  • Curate, manage and oversee TikTok content
  • Measure the success of our TikTok channel
  • Stay up to date with latest social media best practices and technologies
  • Collaborate with Marketing, Sales and Product Development teams
  • Communicate with industry professionals and influencers via social media to create a strong network

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • 1-5 years of experience as a Social Media Specialist or similar role
  • Previous proven experience and excellent knowledge of TikTok marketing and content creation
  • Social Media Strategist using social media for brand awareness and impressions
  • Understanding of SEO and web traffic metrics
  • Good understanding of social media KPIs
  • Familiarity with web design and publishing
  • Excellent multitasking skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
  • BSc degree in Marketing or relevant field
  • Climber - Significant advantage

Be a part of something new and exciting! 3RD ROCK is fast growing and we are highly ambitious!

 

Climbing Sales Rep w.EU

 

***THIS POSITION IS FOR EXPERIENCED SALES REP WITH PROVEN, 2+ YEARS AS A CLIMBING SALES REP***

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the creative team at 3RD ROCK as a Sales Representatives for the German, French and Belenlux territory (3 different roles).

 

In this part-time role you will be in charge of the below main activities:

 

  • Sales - growing our wholesale channel in the relevant territory and identifying opportunities within the outdoor, activewear and climbing markets.
  • Account management - developing existing relationships with key accounts

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Researching and acquiring leads for relevant accounts, agents and distribution channels worldwide
  • Approaching new potential accounts, developing initial relationships and sales
  • Full responsibility for the continual and consistent maintenance of key accounts
  • Dealing with all customer account enquires from the initial call to order processing, right through to invoice stage
  • Production of orders, quotes and confirmations
  • Liaising with stock, logistics and distribution ensuring orders are dispatched in line with service level agreements
  • Organising regular meetings with Retail Buyers to discuss and review intake of Season product
  • Keeping accounts informed of order status and immediately highlighting any delays
  • Account reviews
  • Production of key reports required for senior management team
  • Query resolution

 

Essential Experience, skills and person specifications:

 

  • At least 2 years of experience in a similar role
  • Existing business relationships in the outdoor/climbing industry in the the relevant territory
  • Able to understand and empathise with customer needs whilst balancing their needs with that of the Company
  • Demonstrable experience, building professional rapport and maintaining strong relationships with account holders
  • Willingness to travel - you will be meeting with customers regularly
  • Excellent communication skills and a natural commercial drive
  • Good analytical and numeracy skills, including ability to analyse data and draw relevant conclusions
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills
  • Passion for sustainability and the outdoors
  • Climber - advantage

 

Be a part of something new and exciting! 3RD ROCK is fast growing and we are highly ambitious!