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Working at CompostNow is a unique opportunity to join a team of people who care about what they do, each other, and deriving meaning from their labor. We are creative, dedicated and committed to getting the job done (right). We continually seek the best technology and systems to insure our team is supported with the very best tools and equipment. We are setting out to create the world in which we want to live. Come change your world with us, there is a lot of room to grow.

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Community Growth Lead Atlanta, GA • Full-Time

CompostNow is looking for a stellar individual to join our Atlanta-based team and play a key role in engaging the community around composting and growing our residential customer base (referred to as “members”).

Our mission at CompostNow is to grow the composting movement by making it easy for our members to divert waste from landfills and enrich soils. By hauling food scraps and delivering compost, we do the dirty work for them and ensure a great composting experience. To build the movement, it is imperative to engage with the community about the importance of composting and encourage them to try composting with CompostNow!

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Position Overview

You’ll be part of a growing team in a startup environment and be able to get involved in all aspects of growing a social enterprise. The core of this position is to build relationships, grow our residential member base and increase our brand awareness in the Atlanta area. In this position, you will be responsible for supporting and developing our Field Marketing (Soil Ambassador) Team and be the face of CompostNow in the community. We’re looking for an individual who is able to grow and evolve in the position and take on additional responsibilities as the company continues to grow.

Responsibilities

In this position,
  • You have a pulse on what’s happening in Atlanta. You are familiar with the different Farmers Markets and community events that happen throughout the year. You’re able to make good judgements on which of these events have an audience that would be interested in learning about, and signing up for, CompostNow.
  • You love meeting people, building relationships, and making sure you are representing CompostNow in a professional way. In this role, you’ll be connected with some really awesome Farmers Market Managers, Community Event Organizers, and community advocates who we already work with and who help us grow the composting movement. You’ll be expected to nurture these relationships and develop new ones.
  • You will make sure our Soil Ambassador Team of 10+ part-time individuals are equipped for success. This includes recruiting and training new team members who are enthusiastic about growing the composting movement, supporting existing team members with ongoing trainings, building the team culture and sense of community through monthly trainings, scheduling who will be attending what events, ensuring event displays are in tip-top shape, and motivating everyone around a goal of increasing the number of households that are diverting their compostables from the landfill.
  • You have a knack for sales yourself. You attend events and lead by example. You also attend events with the Soil Ambassadors and coach them on their engagement and sign up skills.
  • You have excellent organization skills are able able to schedule and oversee 10+ events per week along with performing the daily/weekly administrative tasks like tracking costs, productivity (sign ups per hour), and overall effectiveness of your Soil Ambassador Team.
  • Partner with influential local businesses, brands, and organizations.
  • Engage with the community by conducting Lunch and Learn presentations, speaking at neighborhood association meetings, attending networking events, and similar opportunities. Assist with commercial member account management by training restaurant staff, visiting office members, and other duties as needed.
  • Make sure Atlanta is well represented on our social media platforms by working with the Social Media lead to schedule engaging posts using a consistent voice.
  • Internally, represent and communicate the needs of the Atlanta Market to the CompostNow leadership team.

Qualifications

  • Believe in building sustainable communities and the mission of CompostNow.
  • 1-3 years of field marketing experience.
  • Excellent communicator and comfortable engaging new people.
  • Results-driven and goal-oriented.
  • Tech-savvy. You must be comfortable using Google Suite, Project Management Tools, Communications Tools (i.e. Slack), and more. SQL is a plus. We’re a tech-driven business.
  • Proficient at Excel / Google Sheets or willing to learn.
  • Have reliable transportation.
  • Willing to work weekends and take off-days during the week.

Compensation & Perks

  • Be a part of a small team where your contribution has a big impact.
  • Full-time, salaried position.
  • Free CompostNow service & swag.
  • Opportunity for growth and increased opportunities within a startup environment.
  • Additional benefits as the business continues to grow.

To Apply

Email us a cover letter & resumé to thedirt@compostnow.org

Brand Ambassador - AKA Soil Squad Roles in the Triangle, Asheville, and Atlanta • Part-Time

CompostNow is looking to add to it’s growing Soil (Brand) Ambassador team! You will be directly responsible for growing membership and making the Triangle, Asheville, and Atlanta a more compostable community one new member at a time.

You‘ll be part of a small team in a start-up environment and be able to get involved in all aspects of growing a social enterprise. This is a great opportunity for an individual looking to gain fun and meaningful sales and marketing experience on a part-time basis. Must be available to work weekends. Opportunity for growth will be based on performance.

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Responsibilities

  • Be the face of CompostNow in your community.
  • Deliver a great experience to CompostNow members (current and potential).
  • Educate people about CompostNow and sell our service.
  • Onboard new members to ensure they have a successful experience with CompostNow.
  • Attend pre-scheduled community & partnership events.

Qualifications

  • Believe in building sustainable communities and the mission of CompostNow.
  • Excellent communicator and comfortable engaging new people.
  • Results-oriented.
  • Have reliable transportation.
  • Able to lift 50+ pounds.
  • Comfortable using technology such as iPads, Google Drive, Excel, etc.
  • Demonstrated success in a previous sales position is a plus.

Compensation & Perks

  • Competitive hourly wage plus commission.
  • Free CompostNow service & swag.

To Apply

Email us a cover letter & resumé to thedirt@compostnow.org

Residential Driver - AKA Route Wrangler Raleigh, NC & Atlanta, GA • OPS Team • Full-Time

At the core of our service is providing clean and lined pails to our members every week while making every interaction a delight for members. As a Route Wrangler and Soil Slinger you prepare bins for delivery, maneuver your designated route (servicing residential and office members), document details of individuals stops (logging route data) and handle the collection process.

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Responsibilities

At basic, servicing each member stop involves:

  • managing member stops through our Admin (Wrangler) Dashboard (on iPad)
  • delivering clean lined pail(s) **new members also receive a magnet list of accepted compostables
  • weighing & recording collected pail(s)
  • delivering pails of compost back to members (as requested)

About You

  • Clean driving record and comfortable maneuvering large vehicle
  • Strong commitment to safety of self and others
  • Love of exceptional customer service, and a natural sense of hustle
  • Strong desire to work with your head AND your hands
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds above your head
  • Willing and able to work outdoors in all elements (rain, heat, cold, etc.)
  • Detail oriented, with a demonstrated ability to work independently, multitask and react quickly to changing conditions
  • Committed to communicating regularly and constructively with team members
  • Experience driving commercial vehicles or work vans a plus

Perks

  • Be a part of a small team where your contribution has a big impact
  • Use the best tools and equipment! (New Mercedes Sprinter Vans, Danner boots, and more!)
  • Achieve healthy level of exercise while working!
  • Opportunity for growth and increased opportunities within a startup environment
  • Free CompostNow service & swag

To Apply

Email us a cover letter & resumé to thedirt@compostnow.org

Commercial Driver - AKA Route Wrangler Raleigh, NC & Atlanta, GA • OPS Team • Full-time

The Commercial Cart Driver is responsible for servicing our various commercial members (restaurants, offices, etc.) collecting roll carts filled with compostable material (35 and 65 gallon carts) and dropping off clean, empty carts. The driver will be responsible for maneuvering their designated route, documenting details of individual stops (logging route data) and handling the collection process.

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Responsibilities

At basic, servicing a commercial stop involves:

  • managing member stops through our Admin (Wrangler) Dashboard (on iPad)
  • delivering clean roll carts
  • collecting roll carts full of compostable material, weighing and recording data of collected cart
  • delivering compostable products to commercial accounts (when necessary)

About You

  • Clean driving record and comfortable maneuvering large vehicle
  • Experience with box trucks REQUIRED (we currently operate a 26ft straight truck)
  • Strong commitment to safety of self and others
  • Love of exceptional customer service, and a natural sense of hustle
  • Strong desire to work with your head AND your hands
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds above your head
  • Willing and able to work outdoors in all elements (rain, heat, cold, etc.)
  • Detail oriented, with a demonstrated ability to work independently, multitask and react quickly to changing conditions
  • Committed to communicating regularly and constructively with team members

Perks

  • Be a part of a small team where your contribution has a big impact
  • Use the best tools and equipment! (New vehicles, Danner boots, and more!)
  • Achieve healthy level of exercise while working!
  • Opportunity for growth and increased opportunities within a startup environment
  • Free CompostNow service & swag

To Apply

Email us a cover letter & resumé to thedirt@compostnow.org

On-site Operations - AKA Soil SlingerRaleigh, NC & Atlanta, GA • OPS Team • Full-time

The on-site Operations team is the backbone to the core of our service, which is providing clean collection containers to our members. As a member of the on-site Operations team, daily duties would include:

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About You

  • Willing and able to work outdoors in all elements (rain, heat, cold, etc.)
  • Able to take direction and learn quickly to complete tasks
  • Enjoys the challenge of perfecting daily processes
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds above your head
  • Willing and able to spend most of the day on your feet (walking, standing, etc.)
  • Detail oriented, takes pride in a good day's work and contributing to a team environment
  • Self-motivated worker, proactive in identifying and taking ownership of work needing to be completed

Perks

  • Be a part of a small team where your contribution has a big impact
  • Use the best tools and equipment! 
  • Achieve healthy level of exercise while working!
  • Opportunity for growth and increased opportunities within a startup environment
  • Free CompostNow service & swag

To Apply

Email us a cover letter & resumé to thedirt@compostnow.org

Have ideas to share? Or just a hard-working, dedicated go-getter?

Do you have brilliant ideas on how we can strengthen the compost movement? Or perhaps you are just someone that goes all-out, and wants to work for a growing company that is going places and will allow you the opportunity to join a team of people who care about what they do, each other, and deriving meaning from their labor.

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