ELK

Careers

WAREHOUSE MANAGER

  • Use your knowledge and experience to make a difference from the get go
  • Join a positive, committed and highly collaborative culture genuinely committed to Ethical & Sustainable practices
  • Work Life Balance (our warehouse currently operates 7.30am – 3.30pm Monday – Friday)

As a valued member of our Management Team, our Warehouse Manager is responsible for managing the effectiveness, efficiency and culture of ELKs Warehouse Operations. The Warehouse Manager is a permanent, full time role based in Reservoir and reporting to our Chief Operating Officer (COO).

You will bring with you:

  • At least 5 years experience leading or managing an effective Warehouse Operation, gained in a small to medium business including Online Retail capability (essential)
  • Incredible Communication Skills – the ability to quickly develop meaningful, effective working relationships across all levels of the business
  • Motivated People Leader with an appreciation for People, Culture and Safety – demonstrated ability to engage, motivate, nurture and inspire your team
  • A finger on the pulse – ability to clearly identify, articulate and implement Warehouse Performance Systems using KPIs and metrics, consistently searching for opportunities to improve our operation
  • A passion for all things Ethical, Environmental & Sustainable

You will embody Continuous Improvement and our Ethical and Environmental values - investing in and continuously developing our people and our culture; effectively managing waste, and consistently looking for opportunities to minimise our environmental footprint.

In return we offer you:

  • Salary and benefits commensurate with experience
  • Genuine commitment to work life balance
  • Market leading product discounts for you, your family & friends
  • Your birthday off every year
  • 2 days paid volunteer leave every year

About ELK

A pioneer of Australian design, ELK was established in 2004 in Melbourne, Australia. The ELK aesthetic holds a unique place within the international fashion landscape. With a highly considered approach by brand founders Marnie and Adam, ELK collections resonate with their global audience through sustainable and ethical practices, design refinement, trend curation and an intellect that is innately their own. Their sculptural accessories, hand-made leather and ready-to-wear collections define their artful vision while their devotion to ethical and sustainable practices has endured them as a leader in the practice of responsible innovation for the fashion industry.

How To Apply:

If this sounds like the role for you, please reach out to us at jobs@elkthelabel.com, with the subject line “Application for Warehouse Manager” including a Cover Letter detailing your store preference and why you’d be the perfect fit for ELK and a copy of your CV.

 

CASUAL RETAIL SALES ASSISTANTS

  • Casual roles available, with immediate start
  • Availability to work Weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) essential
  • Flexibility to work across our 4 retail locations in Preston, Melbourne City, Albert Park and Reservoir highly desirable

We are always on the hunt for talented Retail Sales Assistants, passionate about our brand and values, to join our retail team on a casual basis. Successful applicants will be passionate and enthusiastic about our product, values and delivering exceptional service to our very loyal customer base!

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering exceptional service to each and every one of our customers
  • Outfitting, upselling and onselling our beautiful, timeless product range to our customers
  • Regularly discussing the features, benefits and sustainability features of our product range
  • Effectively processing transactions (from purchases, through to gift vouchers and returns)
  • Maintaining an exceptional in store environment including cleaning, restocking, pricing and visual merchandising
  • Living and breathing ELK as a true brand ambassador

You will come well equipped with:

  • Experience working in a retail store environment (experience working with women’s apparel highly regarded)
  • Ability to deliver exceptional customer service
  • A natural flair for making genuine connections with others
  • Ability to excel working in a team environment where you love nothing more than supporting those around you
  • A genuine connection to our values surrounding inclusivity and ethical, sustainable and circular fashion

In return we offer you:

  • Values based business genuinely focussed on ethical, sustainable, circular fashion
  • A highly collaborative, nurturing work environment
  • Generous uniform allowance to show off our product while you are working
  • Market leading product discounts for you, your family & friends

About ELK

A pioneer of Australian design, ELK was established in 2004 in Melbourne, Australia. The ELK aesthetic holds a unique place within the international fashion landscape. With a highly considered approach by brand founders Marnie and Adam, ELK collections resonate with their global audience through sustainable and ethical practices, design refinement, trend curation and an intellect that is innately their own. Their sculptural accessories, hand-made leather and ready-to-wear collections define their artful vision while their devotion to ethical and sustainable practices has endured them as a leader in the practice of responsible innovation for the fashion industry.

How To Apply:

If this sounds like the role for you, please reach out to us at jobs@elkthelabel.com, with the subject line “Application for Casual Sales Assistant” including a Cover Letter detailing your store preference and why you’d be the perfect fit for ELK and a copy of your CV.

Our Vision

We have spent over a decade building ELK into an iconic brand with a distinct personality. We are driven by a creative passion and dedication to cultivating a unique brand experience. These qualities are embedded throughout the company and the ELK label is a strengthening influence across a loyal, ever growing customer base. With an established platform and a clear, long-term vision the next phase of the ELK journey is one of significant growth and huge potential. We are excited about the future and to see our plans to cement ELK’s status as an emerging International brand.

Our Mission

To create enduring value through a design philosophy exemplified by stylish, intelligent simplicity, crafted with an artisanal aesthetic. Live a conscious and considered life that creates a positive impact on the local and global community.

Our Values

  • Authenticity
  • Craftsman
  • Consideration
  • Community
  • Discovery
  • Creativity

ELK, a pioneer of independent Australian design was founded by husband and wife duo Marnie Goding and Adam Koniaras in 2004 in Melbourne, Australia. Founded on a belief in creativity, innovative design and an authentic approach where people are at the heart of every decision.

ELK creates bi-annual collections that are informed by a design ethos where simplicity meets innovation. Seasonal collections typically lean towards natural hues and maximise the use of fine quality raw materials sourced from all over the world.

Beyond their commitment to great design,ELK has a strong ethical foundation. As a family owned and operated business, there is a great respect for all persons that work within and for the business. ELK has garnered a loyal customer base and a global reach that sees ELK collections sold in over 1200 independent retailers across 20 different countries.

ELK has cultivated a work environment in which our employees are constantly challenged to do their best. Through a creative approach, ELK has created a strong brand identity, and we nurture this quality in others by employing people who share our keen interest in design, our love of nature and simplicity and our commitment to an ethical and sustainable business. Just as each piece in our range is carefully created; we seek out individuals who can bring their own life experience and inspired ideas to our company.

In return, ELK provides employees with a unique work culture. Our culture is open and friendly, which promotes a happy work place. Staff retention is high and many team members have been with the company for long periods of time. Operating in this transparent fashion ensures everyone can be instrumental in helping steer the business towards future opportunities and growth. We live, create and work in a world surrounded by like-minded people, by peers that inspire us and aim to create a positive impact on all those that work with and for us.

We encourage our employees to integrate ELK products into their lives outside of work through offering product discounts, allowing ELK staff to act as brand ambassadors.

We encourage all employees to participate in our Health and Wellbeing Initiative which provides weekly organic local fruit and vegetables, social activities, community and charitable initiatives and health and wellbeing activities. 

All employees are kept up to date with our ethical and sustainability drive and are informed about ELK products – from the design process, through the materials used-to craftsmanship and traditional skills utilised in making them– and are confident communicating about ELK to others.

ELK supports employees' involvement in activities outside of work, whether it be to study, artistic pursuits or volunteer work.

Learn the ELK story and meet the group of people that make up ELK.