Creative Director

The Creative Director (CD) is a dynamic, influential extrovert who is responsible to develop and manage the creative representation of Kokko’s brand across all customer touchpoints and marketing channels. He/she is a savvy individual who operates as an outward facing thought leader by building and growing the awareness of Kokko and the quality fashion and lifestyle brands we represent.

The CD works collaboratively with the PR agency, sales vendors, marketing and the leadership team to attract new clients and manage the strategic marketing development for the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the strategic creativity of the Kokko brand through art direction, editorial development, photography, design, print production, video, and webstore
  • Build our unique brand across all customer touch points such as online, print and retail stores
  • Guide the brand vision, and brand voice to generate brand loyalty and drive sales and profitability
  • Support the owner to ensure the consistency and strength of the brand look, feel, and identity across all channels, including in-store and digital experience
  • Lead an inspired agile team to build compelling creative
  • Build brand standards to maintain a singular voice by partnering with in-store team to ensure visual merchandising standards, partnering with digital team to build a premium web experience, and partnering with social media team to craft posts that reflect the brand
  • Build and maintain relationships with photographers, agencies, vendors, design and cross-functional teams and manage all third party / external agency relationships
  • Represent and spread awareness of the Kokko brand to forge strong relationships with key connections in the global fashion industry

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with proven track record in a Creative Director role with international fashion brand exposure
  • Fluently speaking English and French
  • Bachelor Degree in Art, Fashion Design or Marketing; or equivalent combination of experience
  • Strong strategy on planning overall company development in the industry, especially the digital development and website promoting
  • Experience on marketing in international clothing brands
  • Superior competence on working with international media press in fashion industry
  • Deep understanding with various international clothing brands
  • Possess branding vision and business acumen with clear understanding of how to stand out in marketplace with a distinct brand point of view that builds consumer loyalty and drives sales
  • Experience in coaching and developing a creative team in an agile environment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven culture which demands high quality, creativity and consistency
  • Superior written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Significant travel required

Location: Richmond and Vancouver

If you think you'd be the right fit, we'd love to meet you. Please send resume and cover letter to career@kokko.me. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Visual Merchandiser

The Visual Merchandiser creates exciting, cutting-edge visual presentations for store installations (interiors and/or windows) and presents store merchandise to company standards encouraging customers to purchase.

Responsibilities:

  • Styling and dressing mannequins for good presentation.
  • Partners with various team members to implement visual merchandise strategies to positively impact the sales.
  • Read sales report and displays the new arrivals and re-locates the old stock in the store accordingly.
  • Sets up promotional merchandise with proper signage.
  • Ensures established visual merchandising standards are maintained throughout the store interiors and windows.
  • Work with stock person and sales to ensure the store visual display clean and tidy.

Qualifications:

  • Over one year’s experience with retail fashion visual merchandising/installation and store operations experience
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Fashion, Merchandising, Design or a similar function preferred
  • Detail oriented, result oriented
  • Strong organizational, planning, prioritizing, interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Must have strong merchandising skills and a strong understanding of fashion/trends in all markets
  • Must have experience in mannequin styling and display

Location: Richmond and Vancouver

If you think you'd be the right fit, we'd love to meet you. Please send resume and cover letter to career@kokko.me. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Sales

The Sales Associate provides exceptional customer service and sells fashion forward merchandise to our customers to suit their individual style and desires. They will build long lasting relationships with our customers to drive sales, service, and customer loyalty.

Responsibilities:

  • Consistently deliver extraordinary service to all customers.
  • Greet and advise customers, process sales, returns, and exchanges.
  • Communicate trends and fashion knowledge to customers and recommend merchandise based on individual requirements.
  • Advise customers on care of merchandise and tailoring where needed.
  • Exceed all sales and service goals and targets.
  • Build a loyal personal client base by constantly acquiring new customers, developing existing clients, and retaining loyal clients.
  • Communicate regularly with personal clients through phone, mail, and electronic methods regarding in-store events, merchandise requests, sales follow-up, birthdays, etc.
  • Resolve any customer service issues in a timely, professional manner.
  • May assist to preparing merchandise for sale.

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years’ experience in retail industry, preferably in a luxury boutique environment
  • Fashion design, fashion marketing program graduate preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to exceed sales targets
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, and loves to collaborate with team members
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment that requires a high degree of multi-tasking with minimal supervision
  • Professional, friendly, self-confident, and self-motivated
  • A strong sense of style, and an ability to guide others for complete wardrobe styling
  • Flexibility for scheduling (including evenings and weekends)
  • Social media savvy - Facebook and Instagram
  • Multilingual preferred

Location: Richmond and Vancouver

If you think you'd be the right fit, we'd love to meet you. Please send resume and cover letter to career@kokko.me. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


High Fashion Model for Photoshoot

Looking for attractive female/male models to work at our high fashion boutique for photoshoot. Amazing way to update your portfolio with the best in fashion industry.

Qualifications:

    Male:
  • Ages between 18-29
  • Height above185cm (6ft)
  • Weight below 70kg (154lb)
    Female:
  • Ages between 18-29
  • Height above165cm (5.4ft)
  • Weight below 55kg (120lb)

Schedule: Once or twice per week / 2-3 hours per shift

Location: Richmond, BC

To apply, please email career@kokko.me with a head-shot, and full body picture, along with your contact information email and phone number in the message body. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Compensation will be negotiated during the interview. Click here to apply now.


Volunteer

Responsibilities:

  • Keeping up to date with current and changing trends in fashion and design.
  • Assisting stylist to count and iron the products
  • Participating with studio shooting, assist stylist co-ordinate outfit and help models get changed
  • Participating outdoor image shooting, manage the garments.

Requirements:

  • Deep interest in fashion, understanding of high end fashion branding and lifestyle
  • Strong interpersonal skills, willing to take responsibility and loves to collaborate with team members
  • Well organized with attention to detail and ability to follow-through

If you think you'd be the right fit, we'd love to meet you. Please send resume and cover letter to career@kokko.me. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.