Jobs

Are you into nature and the great outdoors? We’re looking for like-minded Sales Associates to join us as full or part time at our independent outdoor lifestyle store - The Brokedown Palace - in Shoreditch. 

We are also currently recruiting for a full time Assistant Manager.

Our love for nature and the outdoors means we also want to protect it: we stock long-lasting products that are ethically sourced, and made from eco or recycled materials whenever possible.

We partner with responsible brands who make the highest quality apparel and equipment. Our brand list includes:

Patagonia - the Californian outdoors brand who are “in business to save our home planet”, Fjällräven - the Swedish brand known for their sustainable fabrics, Pendleton, Danner, Arc'teryx, Poler Stuff and Filson from the Pacific North West, and not forgetting our UK roots we have British heritage brand Rab from Sheffield.

We also stock reusable products like Klean Kanteen and Nalgene, and we have an extensive book and magazine section.

We regularly do events with our brands and local environmental NGOs, such as film screenings and talks.

Sales Associate (Full or Part Time) 

About You

- Have a knowledge of, and passion for our brands

- Enjoy nature and the outdoors

- Have an understanding of, and be aligned with, our ethics and brand culture

- Be available on most weekends

- Have at least one year’s experience in fashion or outdoor retail

Main duties

- Providing an enthusiastic, friendly and knowledgeable service to our customers

- Keeping the store clean and tidy

- Replenishing sales

- Packing online orders

- Unpacking deliveries and updating the inventory

- Helping with displays and social media

Previous retail experience is essential, and you will be required to work on weekends.

To apply please send your cv and a cover letter saying why you think you’d be the right person to join our team to recruitment@thebrokedownpalace.com - please specify whether you are looking for part or full time employment in your email.

Assistant Manager (Full Time)

About You

- Have a knowledge of, and passion for our brands and products

- Enjoy nature and the outdoors

- Be available on most weekends

- Ideally have at least two years' experience in fashion or outdoor retail

- Ideally have at least one year’s experience as a keyholder/supervisor/manager

Main duties

- Key holder - opening and closing the store

- Cashing up and end of day tasks

- Answering customer emails

- Leading by example, providing an enthusiastic, friendly and knowledgeable service to our customers

- Keeping up to date on product knowledge, and training the team

- Sending off repairs and faulty products

- Organising in-store displays

- Managing the team in their daily tasks including:

  • Keeping the store clean and tidy
  • Replenishing sales
  • Packing up online orders
  • Unpacking deliveries and updating the inventory
  • Sending off repairs and faulty products
  • Organising in-store displays

- Monitoring queries, and posting on social media

- Working closely with the store manager and directors

Previous retail or customer service experience is essential, as well as supervisor/manager experience - and you will be required to work on weekends.

To apply please send your cv and a cover letter saying why you think you’d be the right person to join our team to recruitment@thebrokedownpalace.com