Brand Partnerships Assistant
Dalston, London

We’re taking a stand against bad fits and broken things. We demand a change in standards, clothes that fit better and last longer. Clothes that save water, carbon, textiles, time and money from going to waste. We want to make change the new standard.

Our mission is to enable the enjoyment of fashion without damage to people or the planet.

At SOJO, our approach to work is orientated around cultivating key behaviours; to that end, we are: Striving for excellence In all that we do. We expect you to go the extra mile and figure out how you can have the greatest impact in your role. We always expect a dedicated approach and a high quality of work and service. We are:

  • People orientated - We’re all humans first. So we deeply consider the perspectives of others, listen openly,  and speak with care. We help different members of the team if they need it and celebrate each others wins.
  • Results driven - At SOJO, our impact is the greatest barometer for success and we believe in focussing on the outcome and output of all our work. We always go for the most efficient and productive route and we reward results with positive feedback.
  • Transparent - We can’t always get things right but we believe in always prioritising the openness that enables us to have genuine and transparent conversations. We’re honest with ourselves and with others and we don’t look to find blame but instead focus on how we can always do better.
  • Optimistic & Joyous - Our motivations and work may be as serious as it gets, but we approach the task with a positive attitude. We always believe there is a way to get around every problem and approach things with a solutions focussed-mindset. Both personal and professional human relationships are built on the pleasure of conversation, of shared laughter and emotional appreciation.

Job Description

SOJO is looking for a Brand Partnerships Assistant, to work alongside our Brand Partnerships Lead to: build a brand acquisition pipeline; create partnership material to support the development of brand partners; collaborate with stakeholders; conduct research; attend events as a representative of SOJO; and support in-person activations and events.


We would expect a successful candidate to be able to demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills: this is an outwards facing role, so ability to communicate effectively and positively is a must;
  • Ability to execute work within tight timelines, managing different projects efficiently: as a start-up, we often have a number of projects to execute; the successful candidate can demonstrate strong organisation and time management skills;
  • Attention to detail: a meticulous and organised approach to creating fresh, out-of-the-box content;
  • Resilience: our work is incredibly rewarding, but it is also fast-paced and demanding. Candidates should be comfortable in their ability to effectively manage stress and time commitments;
  • Proactivity: You will be forward thinking and be able to identify and resolve potential blockers before they arise; and
  • Analytical: we use data to find and unblock bottlenecks - you will be comfortable analysing data and using it to improve our engagement.


Working in a small team means that you get the opportunity to contribute across contexts, this role will be varied and will have responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • Supporting our brand partners: reporting directly to our Brand Partnerships lead, you will be responsible for helping to develop and grow our brand partners;
  • Helping to manage our internal systems: CRM, brand hubs, brand asset and media library;
  • Designing and creating partnerships materials, for example developing presentations and materials for key stakeholders;
  • Actively participating in regular team meetings, strategy and brainstorming sessions;
  • Growing our brand pipeline: alongside our Brand Partnerships Lead, you will work to maintain a strong future pipeline of brand relationships; and
  • Event coordination and management: you will provide ad hoc assistance at photo and content shoots as well as pop-up events.


At SOJO, we believe in competency over years served. The following are some themes of experience we think a successful candidate may have, if you don’t fit into these categories but have other life experience that makes you confident you would add value in the role then make sure to still apply.

Industry experience: We are looking for someone who has a passion for fashion, and ideally some experience in the industry.

Relationship management: The successful candidate will feel comfortable representing SOJO, facing off directly to brand partners in a professional, courteous and joyful manner.

Passion for sustainability: Working towards a better future is a goal that unites us all; commitment to sustainability and sustainable fashion is a must in this role.

What we offer

  • A salary of £26,000 PA
  • Generous Equity options (EMI) in the company
  • 30 days holiday (including public holidays) and your birthday off
  • A monthly four-day working week
  • An awesome office in Dalston - we are all in three days a week

As an equal opportunity employer, SOJO is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive working environment for all.

Please send CV and cover letter via Emma Bardes to

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