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Vivobarefoot make the best barefoot shoes in the world. Created without compromise around our patented Pure Barefoot Technology, our products are the epitome of ancient wisdom with modern technology. Designed in London, with a sole for every terrain, to live your life barefoot - 24/7. Driven by a passion for healthy movement in all its forms, Vivobarefoot will not stop until the world comes back to its natural senses and starts moving again. Reconnecting feet with brains all over the world, with a growing army of medics, scientists, physios, and health professionals.


Vivobarefoot is an equal opportunities employer. Our vision is for a fair and equitable workplace, where diversity is celebrated and can truly thrive. We know we have a long way to go and a lot to learn.

Every opportunity for recruiting a new member of the Vivobarefoot family should be an opportunity for us to introduce new perspectives, talent and skills into our workforce and our community. People of colour, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTQ communities, women and veterans, and people with a criminal record are all encouraged to apply for roles with Vivobarefoot. All applicants will be considered without regarding race, colour, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, sex, marital or parental status, gender identity, age or any other characteristics protected by law.

Job Title
Outdoor Footwear Developer
London, United Kingdom


The Outdoor Developer is responsible for the shoe journey from design tech pack to gold seal product confirmation. Combining technical and organisational skill in delivering outdoor product against aesthetic, fitting, technical and financial requirements of the brief.

The Outdoor Developer is responsible for:

      Ability to lead design and category providing guidance from a technical perspective for outdoor range.

-      Check all outdoor design tech packs and responsible for briefing to vendors.

-      Manage multiple critical paths in order to deliver both seasonal and innovation projects.

-      Provide technical expertise on last & tooling development and manage new developments through to commercialisation.

-      Manage multiple critical paths in order to deliver both seasonal and innovation projects.

-      Help to develop new and exciting material ideas for Vivo outdoor range toolbox and confirm all material specs with vendors ensuring fit for purpose and fully costed against margin targets.

-      Ensure outdoor range hits desired target contribution with innovative or pro-active costing opts.

-      Ensure product is frozen for commercialisation by critical path deadline.

-      Organise thorough wear testing and action learnings.

-      Implement a fitting procedure across SMS, IES, FES to CFM. 

-      Determine fit standards across all products and COO’s, work with suppliers to grade style effectively.

-      Ensure all shoes and materials are lab & chemical tested against Vivobarefoot standards and implement corrective action plans with suppliers.

-      Ensure product is confirmed (gold seal) for handover to Supply Chain by critical path deadline.

-      Challenge peers when and where necessary in order to deliver product in a timely manner as a team.

To find out more about the position and apply follow the link here.


Job Title
Head of Communications
London, United Kingdom


We are looking for an outrageously talented Head of Communications to define and deliver an Internal Communications approach that changes the way consumers think about footwear and their feet and the plan, the plant and our connect with nature. We’re not looking for normal. We want someone who will break the mould of traditional PR, someone that will focus on creating innovative campaigns that genuinely educate and influence the decisions we all make for people and the planet.

The role will deliver this by creating and delivering earned media campaigns that will drive large amounts of coverage in consumer facing, conversation driving environments. The role will also include managing the UK and US press office, building strong and lasting relationships with key journalists and developing and our growing influencer and brand ambassador network.

The Head of Communications is responsible for:

The primary focus of this role is to build the strategic communications strategy and creative direction for Vivobarefoot.

- You will work with the internal c teams to deliver earned media campaigns that have genuine cut through and impact with press and our target consumer.

- You will execute the seasonal strategy and ideation and planning that will focus on driving earned media.

- The head of Communications will be instrumental in growing our growing
ambassador and influencer program, with a view to substantially scale this channel.

- The role will work across all areas including on kids’ footwear focused campaigns and Foundation projects..

In line with the wider communications strategy the role is to act as our key PR lead, which covers:

- Campaign planning and delivery, which includes direct press outreach.

- Press Release and campaign brief writing.

- Proactive and reactive Press Office.

- Meeting and building lasting relationships with key journalists.

- Managing a press contact list.

- Product seeding.

To find out more about the position and apply follow the link here.


Job Title
Head of Brand
London, United Kingdom


This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for a one-of-a-kind person. We are looking for a HEAD OF BRAND to join the Vivobarefoot family. You have an exceptional ability to execute a vision and a desire to grow a global D2C brand. Whilst you have strong project management, financial and budgeting capabilities, and a passion for data, you are also highly creative and believe in storytelling and the emotional journey of any customer.

With business category leads (Outdoor, Active & Kids) and a commercial team by your side, your abilities sit right in between these two aspects of marketing and your strength is in directing and amplifying the impact marketing mix. You are not only brilliant at high level strategy and are a blue-sky thinker, but you also enjoy the detail and are able to project manage and ensure the details are executed from start to finish. You have strong experience building and nurturing both internal and external teams.

What you love most is to see people reach their full potential and to help them get there, above and beyond your own workload and personal goals. Underlying all of this, is a real desire to make a positive impact for future generations and enable the tribe of people that love our brand and products to be part of it.

The Head of Brand is responsible for:

- Driving the entire company from an impact marketing first perspective - with the founders and senior management team.

- Setting budgets to reach objectives, build and manage a team to reach those goals.

- Working directly with global brands, ambassadors, global thought leaders, publications and more.

- Drive the user experience to ensure that we delight customers and can create a lasting brand and a platform for impact.

- Maximising potential of the company to reach millions of users and the goal of funding collection equivalent to 7 billion plastic bottles by 2025.

To find out more about the position and apply follow the link here.


Job Title
Head of Digital Development
London, United Kingdom


Vivobarefoot is a global, fast growing, and fast-paced digital brand looking for a dynamic and experienced Head of Digital Development to join our exciting team. Our technology needs are expanding as we take on a strategic goal to bring the development of our ecommerce platform ‘in house’ and reduce the reliance upon third party development agencies. We have an ambitious Digital roadmap to deliver to give our consumers best in class digital experiences as they take the barefoot journey as well as providing the business with a highly optimised ecommerce platform, this role will be crucial in our success.

As Head of Digital Development, you will have the opportunity to work with highly motivated individuals who collaborate to improve our customer experience across all our digital platforms. You will have budget and scope to build your own team of internal Magento developers to work alongside our highly proficient existing digital & technology teams.

You will lead and share research, stay up to date with technological trends and collaborate with other digital experts to drive innovation and feed ideas into our digital roadmap. You will be highly collaborative, insanely proud of the work you and your agile team produce and always mindful of delivering wonderful digital experiences to our customers.

Your passion for online, obsession with how web development is evolving, and ability to speak the language of both business stakeholders and technical teams will help us exceed our targets and expectations.

Above all, you will be a credible, inspiring, and pragmatic technology professional, with a collaborative style and an aptitude for sharing and embedding best practice, ensuring that we maintain data and technology compliance whilst embracing opportunities to innovate.

In return, you will be part of a great brand on an exciting journey, you will be given autonomy, solve strategic challenges, and get exposure to and experience with a range of technology applications from core systems to customer facing. 


The Head of Digital Development is responsible for:

-      Establish and maintain a digital development department that is capable of successfully building all core Digital product solutions that can be successfully implemented.

-      Create and fine-tune an efficient, secure, agile, and flexible development process that complies to best practices and industry standards to achieve the best quality and efficiency.

-      Responsible for technical innovation, developing digital expertise and sharing that knowledge; collaborating with other online experts.

-      Work closely with the Head of Digital Product to ensure that the vision and roadmap are clearly understood by the Digital Development teams.

-      Establish close working relationships with stakeholders across the business to help identify opportunities and create value.

-      Establish and implement an appropriate governance framework that will ensure performance is continuously improved.

-      Provide effective leadership to the department ensuring that the vision and strategy are understood and translated into specific actions and objectives that support them.

-      Provide excellent line management, mentoring and coaching to direct reports and ensure that this is cascaded throughout the department.

-      Establish appropriate KPIs to monitor both departmental and platform performance.

-      Manage peripheral assets such as Domains, hosting, and disaster recovery.

To find out more about the position and apply follow the link here.


Job Title
Partnerships & Content Manager
London, United Kingdom


The VHealth team is going to revolutionise how Vivobarefoot supports its new and existing customers. Building research projects, online education programs and inspiring partnerships that will drive a more natural way of living.

Watch this video to learn a little more about the project.

The VHealth Partnerships & Content Manager is responsible for growing the thought leadership network in the health and active space. Focusing on large influencer media partnerships, identifying, and managing new education partners and groups as well supporting the management of the VHealth education platform. Reporting into the Head of Health, working closely with category marketing teams and Vivo coaching network they will successfully develop and manage a varied mix of partnerships.

The role will work with some of the most exciting people and teams in the natural health space and will help grow brand awareness in the area

The role will also help support the VHealth Education platform. Managing course partnerships, coaching schedules and live classes with key ambassadors.


The Partnerships & Content Manager is responsible for:

- Growing the Vivobarefoot Podcast and thought leadership network, hitting targeted return on investment and traffic KPIs.

- Developing long term partnerships with leading health focused thought leaders.

- Developing partnership education courses for Vivo’s online learning platform.

- Building content plans for partnership courses, including briefing Vivo marketing and digital function on the delivery of them.

- Identifying and managing partnerships with key health and wellness organisations and platforms, focusing on offering Barefoot education and courses to their networks.

- Developing a Vivo coaching network. Connecting coaches with global consumers both online and offline.

- Developing automated processes to manage Vivobarefoot’s health practitioner and professional network.

To find out more about the position and apply follow the link here.


Job Title
Marketing Campaign & Operations Manager
London, United Kingdom
Marketing: Brand Impact


This role is the heartbeat of marketing; connecting categories, channel owners, and creatives to ultimately deliver amazing, impactful, and integrated campaigns. Aligning campaigns out of the Brand, Revivo, and Health divisions, as well as the categories of Active, Health, Outdoor, and Kids, will require excellent planning, coordination, and communication skills. Having recently begun the transition to a category-led structure, the initial task will be to build relationships and clear processes between category leads, channel owners, and the creative team, as well as ensuring the campaigns are optimised and efficiently scheduled to deliver the most impact.


The Marketing Campaign & Operations Manager is responsible for:

- Owning the Marketing GTM Calendar.
- Managing the planning, objective-setting, execution and analysis of marketing projects and campaigns.
- Budget management, ensuring optimal allocation and that campaigns/projects remain within budget.
- Aligning and collaborating with key stakeholders to optimise launches and align across channels, platforms, and territories.
- Provide insight and guidance to optimise campaigns, audiences, channel activity, and delivery.
- Act as the lynchpin between Ops/Merch and Marketing, to keep teams informed of product deliveries aligned to launch dates.
- Optimisation of marketing processes, such as internal briefing, channel planning, and reporting.
- Working closely with Creative Services Manager on creative workflow, prioritisation, and delivery.
- Leading the reporting process for campaigns.
- Empower cross category CRM through the analysis and delivery of valuable audience data & insights.
- Managing marketing recruitment needs and onboarding of new recruits.
- Identify and power cross-category CRM.

To find out more about the position and apply follow the link here.


Job Title
UX Optimisation Manager
London, United Kingdom
Commercial - Techonlogy


The UX Optimisation manager role is a highly dynamic and analytical role that will work closely with the ecommerce, marketing and product teams to create, translate and enhance our online stores and experiences. The ideal candidate proactively involves users and teams to develop their understanding of customer pains and propose new ways to discover problem-solving dynamics. You would be our test and learn guru across our digital products globally.

The digital product team at Vivobarefoot uses innovation, insights, and operational excellence to steer our product vision across our ecommerce sites. With your understanding of online user experience, digital best practice and search, you will be maintaining a dynamic web presence that ensures usability and accessibility. Specifically this role is for those who are curious about technology, users, their struggles and how we can utilise our testing and personalisation technologies to enhance and inform the user experiences.

The UX Optimisation Manager is responsible for:

- Conducting concept and usability testing and gather feedback.

- Analysing on-site user behavioural data through our analytics suite (including Google Analytics and UX
analytics too).

- Championing best practice of usability and user-centric design.

- Taking responsibility for proactively identifying opportunities to enhance the customer journey and
validating through a comprehensive test & learn approach, maximising the testing toolset taking into
account external best practices and current & future trends.

- Leading and supporting discovery of the project lifecycle, including workshops, user and stakeholder
interviews, analytics, audits, persona creation and benchmarking

- Developing wireframes, high fidelity experiences, interactive prototypes, storyboards, user flows, process
flows and sitemaps to effectively represent a solution

- Owning the optimisation roadmap through qualitative audits of the current vs future digital
experiences to increase performance and customer engagement

- Facilitating workshops and design sprints with different teams.

- Planning, designing and moderating usability tests, interviews and surveys.

- Translating metrics, company goals and objectives into digital experiences

To find out more about the position and apply follow the link here.

Job Title
Outdoor GTM (Go-To-Market) Manager
London, United Kingdom


The Outdoor category is the fastest growing and biggest opportunity for Vivobarefoot, with the goal of doubling in size over the next three years. Working within the dedicated product and marketing function within Outdoor, you will work closely with the d2c and b2b central support teams, as well as the central impact marketing, operations, and finance organisation.

Reporting into the Category Lead, with a dotted line into the commercial team, the role is responsible for delivering customer success and sustainable business development. Balancing an understanding the Outdoor category and regional nuances, the role works with territory teams to drive sales and marketing, building the category within and beyond regions. Meanwhile, through insight and opportunity planning, the role empowers, develops and unites internal product and marketing teams to build and evolve the Outdoor range and brand.

Researching and identifying macro trends for consumers, sustainable innovation, and fostering new concepts that propel the brand forward will be at the heart of this role. Vivo aims to be the world’s leading barefoot Outdoor business, with this position making a significant contribution to brand value and impact, whilst serving to inspire more people to reconnect with nature through natural movement.

The Outdoor GTM Manager is responsible for:

​(A) Building strategy for Outdoor channels and develop the GTM blueprint
- Identifying and activating opportunities (commercial and brand building*) for the plan period.​

- Identify targeting framework and resources demonstrating profitability over 3 years to grow and invest into Outdoor channels**

- Balance view between offline & online, direct & distributor, with integrated metrics.

*work closely with marketing team to build integrated metrics between channels and brand / consumer metrics for Outdoor.

​**seek where possible opportunities to benefit from economy of scale from working together with Active and Kids category.

(B) Drive and own commercial results for Outdoor channels.
- Identify new key partners and build the effective relationships with clear metrics set (focus on fewer but better with the maximum ROI). ​

- Develop the internal and external processes and systems to gather category channel insights and ensure regular fluid communication with marketing, product and commercial teams.

Success in the role will reflect in the following indicators, which include but are not limited to:

- Impact in role – Understanding the customer through category vision; shaping growth strategy. Making Vivobarefoot the best Outdoor barefoot shoes in the world.
- Impact on the wider business – Support in growing the Outdoor category whilst demonstrating one unified message and brand.
- Impact on regions - Deep understanding of Vivo’s market nuances, identifying trends and requirements in differing retail landscapes.
- Impact on the team – Unite all areas of the Outdoor team to own the evolution of the Vivobarefoot active range.

To find out more about the position and apply follow the link here.


Job Title
Outdoor Footwear Designer
London, United Kingdom


Leading the design function of our Outdoor Category, the Outdoor Footwear Designer is responsible for interpreting briefs from concept through to final product execution. Researching trends, creating compelling new footwear concepts that meet the brand strategic priorities, category product briefs & seasonal design direction.


The Outdoor Footwear Designer is responsible for:

(A) Design Responsibilities


-      Lead the creation of all Outdoor Footwear design to present solutions that are consumer & brand relevant and result in disruptive & industry defining footwear.

-      Foster a sketch, share and collaborative culture during ideation stage with the CDO, Active Footwear Designer & Advanced Concepts Designer to elevate cross category creation excellence whilst maintaining design consistency through all Vivobarefoot product lines.

-      Collaborate with other functional leaders within Outdoor (Marketing, Merchandising, PLM) to share designs but also learn from other areas of the business and receive feedback on current sales performance and market interaction.

-      Create concept boards and supporting artwork to illustrate the design concept, theme & product stories in an inuring way.

-      Lead Outdoor Design presentations, communicating creative solutions with clarity, effectively selling in ideas to a variety of stakeholders.

-      Approach design with an agile dynamic perspective to bring fresh ideas to the process.

-      Research & identify future technologies, trends & opportunities.


(B) Technical Responsibilities


-      Present ideas as hand-drawn sketches to digital presentations (rendered line art, flat patterns,2D/3D, technical drawings etc).

-      Present designs with sustainability at the centre, consistently evaluated against the V-Matrix.

-      Create technical drawings to represent construction information, ensuring accurate interpretation by development

-      Research functional criteria for product to identify functionality benchmarks and work closely with development to test, evaluate and validate designs to these.


 (C) Brand & Product Marketing responsibilities


-      Contribute design direction in creation of annual and long-term creative direction strategies.

-      Collaborate with Marketing to ensure holistic storytelling & end-to-end creative excellence from sell-in to sell-out.

-      Work with athletes and customers as a professional representative of the brand to gather insight & product feedback.

-      Prepare seasonal design presentations for seasonal sales conference and other key events.


(D) Responsibilities within the team 

-      Build close cross functional relationships built on honesty & transparency for effective information flow.

-      Meet design calendar deadlines and deliverables.

-      Ability to lead projects and meet key deadlines, operating in a fast pace, ever changing work environment.


(E) Responsibilities with company sustainability 

-      Partnering with the outdoor footwear developers & Sustainability Manager to ensure all environmental & product claims are verified with material vendors, prior to marketing /ecommerce product briefings.

To find out more about the position and apply follow the link here.


Job Title
International Sales and Marketing Lead
London, United Kingdom


We are looking for an exceptional candidate to lead our International Distribution and Wholesale business across commercial & marketing initiatives. The role will lead our international partner development strategy throughout our network of global partners and wholesale working alongside distributors in key markets across Europe, Asia, Australia, GCC, The Americas and Canada; vital to the success and growth of Vivobarefoot. Working with partners and our marketing and commercial teams, you will support the ongoing commercial and brand growth in our international markets.

With a key focus on our global community you will own the commercial targets for B2B channels, whilst coordinating the international marketing approach, leading to dedicated campaigns in localised regions, which ensuring branding alignment and consistency.

Reporting into the Commercial Director the role balances left & right brain, needing to be highly organised and delivering against functional and commercial needs, whilst also having the creative brain to support innovative, engaging and highly creative marketing campaigns to engage global audiences.

The International Sales and Marketing Lead is responsible for:

-      Co-ordinate and grow our existing partner territories and identify strategic opportunities for further growth.

-      Supporting Vivobarefoot Global network of partners offering them commercial transparency and execution of marketing activity and channel initiatives.

-      Working in collaboration with Marketing to deliver against brand needs and business goals. Creating and affecting processes and feedback loops to ensure Global brand alignment and activity is delivered.

-      Support in developing and leading Vivo’s Retail experience, creating exciting environment and activations that engage our customers on the ground in our bricks and mortar stores both in London, as we grow and in global partner stores.

To find out more about the position and apply follow the link here.


Job Title
Graphic Designer
London, United Kingdom
Marketing | Creative


Vivobarefoot are looking for a passionate and ambitious junior designer to join our Creative Team, bringing to life the brand’s regenerative mission through compelling and impactful creative. Working within Vivobarefoot’s fast-paced Creative Services Team, this role will shape and deliver creative assets that support brand and business.

While Vivobarefoot’s primary channels are digital, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work across all channels. Your output will also cover physical retail, as well as a wide range of other mediums, from the traditional, to the experiential and highly experimental. 

You will be joining a growing and developing team that will report into the Creative Services Manager and working in close collaboration with both the Creative Lead, and CDO/Co-Founder, the role focuses on the execution and delivery of genuinely disruptive, convention-challenging creative that ultimately encourages great natural connections.

Vivobarefoot operates a flat organisational structure, meaning that all roles make an active contribution to how we show up, and an entrepreneurial spirit is encouraged. The role presents an excellent development opportunity for hungry and creative individual who’s passionate about pursuing a better way, and inspiring a world with more feeling, and less padding.

The Graphic Designer is responsible for:

-      Design on-brand creative concepts and mock-ups in response to briefs from internal teams.

-      Artworking digital and print ready assets.

-      Supporting the creative delivery of BAU as well as major brand initiatives and projects.

-      Support the conceptualisation, storyboarding and production for still and film shoots.

-      Contribute to the creative evolution of our digital and physical platforms.

-      Assist with the digital asset management library.

-      Creatively contribute and refine internal and external communications, documents, and presentations.

-      Active participation in brainstorming, as well as to eagerness pitch own ideas and concepts.

-      Ensure workflow is managed and prioritised, so deadlines and expectations are met.

To find out more about the position and apply follow the link here.


Job Title
Sales Assistant (Full Time)
London, United Kingdom
Commercial | Neal Street Store


The Sales Assistant is an important customer-facing role which helps to ensure the smooth running of the store.

As with all Vivobarefoot employees, they will be an ambassador for the brand on the shop floor and should feel pride in our brand and values. They will be in charge of processing transactions for customers day-to-day, and helping to pick and fit the most suitable products. Because of this, they will need to have a sound knowledge of barefoot shoes and our product range, and should give their honest advice to all customers on what will be the best choice for them. They will also help with deliveries, and ensuring the store and back-of-house is kept clean and presentable.

The arrangement for this role is to work full time, five days a week. The store is open from Monday through to Sunday, and the exact days this position will work on will be dependent on the requirements of the store.

The Sales Assistant is responsible for:

-      Being an approachable and friendly colleague instore.

-      Approaching customers and guiding them through their barefoot journey: The sales assistant should have a fantastic knowledge of store product and be able to communicate this information well to our customers.

-      Dealing with customer complaints.

-      Ensuring that as a team the store (shop floor and back of house) is kept clean and presentable.

-      Making sure that the stockroom is kept clear of any mess and ensuring that all shoeboxes are stored neatly and correctly. 

-      Assisting with deliveries (counting in shoe boxes and allocating them to their correct space in the stockroom, and ensuring that all pairs match the delivery notes).

-      Acting appropriately on the shop floor and being a fantastic ambassador for the brand.

-      Ensuring any issues are reported to a senior member of staff in a timely manner.

To find out more about the position and apply follow the link here.


Job Title
Creative Lead
London, United Kingdom
Marketing | Creative


We are looking for a dynamic and exceptionally talented designer to lead the creative expression of Vivobarefoot’s regenerative mission. This new role will lead the visual tone and presentation of the brand, working to translate brand vision into compelling creative, while leading and inspiring the team to produce innovative and genuinely disruptive, convention-challenging creative. 

Reporting into the Head of Brand & Product Marketing, and working in close collaboration with the CDO/Co-Founder, the role focuses on creative identity and execution, delivering arresting and highly impactful storytelling. As Creative Lead, the role will be instrumental to achieving our mission of reconnecting people and planet, affirming Vivobarefoot as a true challenger within the footwear industry, and a regenerative leader far beyond.

You should have minimum 6 years’ experience in a design or creative department, working on integrated campaigns, brand or agency side, and will have a strong focus on digital channels. You will lead the team to ensure work produced internally is on brand, engaging, intuitive, intelligent, and drives brand and business objectives.

The Creative Leadis responsible for:

-      Continuous evolution of Vivobarefoot’s creative expression, setting the tone for how we show up and drive our mission.

-      Concepts, art direction and creative for flagship initiatives and campaigns across footwear, health, and activism.

-      Lead and direct still and film shoots for content and campaigns, including guidance of post-production. 

-      Lead creative evolution of our platforms, from website and social, to physical retail.

-      Packaging and assets to support Vivo products, consistent with brand mission & values; remove waste, optimise function & circularity.

-      Consumer marketing (retail, wholesale, windows, etc.).

-      Shape internal and external communications, documents, and presentations, from press releases to annual reports.  

-      Build, lead, and nurture internal and external networks of best-in-class agencies and creative individuals.  

-      Work in collaboration with Marketing Ops & Category leads, among other functions, to deliver brand needs and business goals. 

-      Collaboration with CSM & Marketing Ops to optimise creative workflow.

To find out more about the position and apply follow the link here.