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Strategic Partnerships Beach Plastic Executive (Spanish Speaker)

The company seeks to hire a full-time member of staff with strong Spanish skills (both written and spoken) to join its European Strategic Partnerships team on a 3 month assignment. The Strategic Partnerships Executive will report directly to the Strategic Partnerships Project Lead for TerraCycle Europe. The position is focused on TerraCycle’s Beach Plastics Recycling Programme with the potential to extend depending on the success of the project.

Role: Strategic Partnerships Beach Plastics Executive, TerraCycle Europe

Specific Requirements: Strong written and spoken Spanish communication skills plus proficiency in English.

Based: Perivale, West London

TerraCycle is one of the most dynamic green businesses in the world and currently operates in 21 countries. Partnering with over 100 major brands globally, TerraCycle collects typically non-recyclable waste for the likes of writing instruments, coffee packaging / capsules, flexible food wrappers, cigarette butts etc. via its recycling fundraising schemes which are sponsored by major blue chip FMCG brands. The collected waste is then recycled into new "eco-friendly" products and materials. The company was named "The Coolest Little Startup in America" by Inc Magazine.

In late 2009, TerraCycle began operations in the UK, beginning with two waste streams and in less than 6 years have grown to 50+ collection programmes across 12 European markets (including Spain, launched in 2011) http://www.terracycle.eu/#/europe. In 2017, TerraCycle announced at the World Economic Forum a ground-breaking partnership with P&G to collect and recycle beach plastics worldwide.

The company seeks to hire a full-time member of staff with strong Spanish skills (both written and spoken) to join its European Strategic Partnerships team on a 3 month assignment. The Strategic Partnerships Executive will report directly to the Strategic Partnerships Project Lead for TerraCycle Europe. The position is focused on TerraCycle’s Beach Plastics Recycling Programme with the potential to extend depending on the success of the project.

Responsibilities:

COMMUNICATIONS AND OUTREACH

  • Build and maintain a pipeline of beach plastic sources and clean-up organisations
  • Conduct outreach via phone and email to build relationships with beach clean-up organisations
  • Work with the Operations Team to send out and pick up collection supplies
  • Support the Communications Team by gathering photo and video footage of beach clean-ups to promote the campaign

COLLECTION TARGET

  • Support the European supply chain of beach plastic collections
  • Create and maintain an ongoing collection tracker to identify overall and by-market inventory of beach plastic collections
  • Build and maintain a calendar of upcoming beach clean-ups

Requirements:

  • Fluent Spanish and proficiency in English (written and spoken)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Telephone outreach experience in Spanish. English outreach experience would be a bonus (but not essential)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs such as Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced, start-up environment, juggling multiple responsibilities
  • A demonstrated interest in sustainable/green business would be beneficial but not essential

Compensation

  • 3 months full time fixed term contract, salary up to £20,000 per annum (prorated)
  • 25 Paid Holiday days per annum (prorated)

Start date – ASAP

For inquiries, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: £20, 000 /an

Languages:

  • Spanish
  • English