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Suit Specialist Tailor

Sojo App

Sojo App

London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

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.

Apply by emailing careers@sojo.uk

JOB DESCRIPTION

As part of our tailor team at our own studio, you’ll be working on alterations and repairs of items from high-end luxury to the everyday customer.

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Experience working with suit jackets and trousers
  • Shortening sleeves from the shoulder
  • Handsewing finishing skills

LOOKING FOR

We don’t expect you to have everything in this list, but if you have some of these skills as well as the core competencies, we’d love to hear from you.

  • Tailoring experience in a variety of garments and fabrics
  • Comfortable and capable using industrial machines such as overlocker and industrial irons
  • Knowledge of how to repair menswear
  • Knowledge of fitting garments, alterations, repairs, re-sizing and quality control
  • Knowledge of various fabrics, material properties and clothing construction
  • Knowledge of pattern cutting, hand sewing and garment decoration
  • Experience in hand sewing and finishing, including the final decoration such as attaching buttons and labels
  • Experience working with customers in person, pinning and customer interactions

ABOUT YOU

  • Ability to maintain high standards between each order, with excellent attention to detail and efficient working patterns whilst delivering on time for deadlines
  • Good written and spoken English skills
  • You love to problem solve and collaborate with others to come up with effective solution
  • You ask questions when unsure and provide insights to any challenges you face

WHAT WE OFFER

We are building a core studio team, and would love a suit specialist to be a part of that. If you're looking for something freelance, please still reach out.

  • London Living Wage to £28k
  • 30 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Sick pay
  • Pension contributions
  • Free tailoring and repairs through the SOJO app or web for up to 5 items per year
  • An environment which values each team member’s hands, heads and hearts and doesn’t seek people to join as a cog in a machine.
  • A positive, social and values-led working environment with other SOJO team members
  • Involvement in a role and company with meaningful impact

Apply by emailing careers@sojo.uk