Waste Awareness, Communications & Education Manager

| Competitive Salary plus Benefits

Employer: FCC Environment
Sector/Specialism: Environmental

Waste Awareness, Communications & Education Manager

The Company

We are FCC Environment, one of the nation’s leading waste and resource management companies. Committed to sustainability, we strive to minimise the amount of waste that ends up in landfill by transforming it into valuable resources wherever possible.

We own and operate more than 200 recycling, treatment and disposal facilities and employ nearly 2,400 people across the UK.

We’re now looking for a passionate Waste Awareness, Communications & Education Manager to join our team in Buckinghamshire as part of our Household Recycling Centre Contract.

The Benefits

- Competitive salary
- Company car/car allowance
- Up to 25 days’ holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays
- Company sick pay
- Pension scheme and life insurance
- Flexible benefits including high street savings, cycle to work scheme and Gymflex membership
- Access to an Employee Assistance Programme and the Best Doctors Service
- Peer to peer recognition scheme
- Training and development opportunities

This is a rewarding opportunity for a motivated environmental, waste management or education professional with experience of dealing with schools and managing social media to support a more sustainable future for Buckinghamshire.

Using your passion and enthusiasm for recycling, you’ll be promoting the benefits and advantages of strong waste management across Buckinghamshire. This is a fantastic chance to inspire change and influence people of ages and walks of life in a role where you will have free rein to develop incredible educational tools and collateral.

Through your efforts, you will ensure that the next generation is equipped with the knowledge to support sustainability and help create a cleaner world.

What’s more, we will provide you with key support, an extensive benefits package and the chance to grow and develop professionally, making this a superb role for now and the future.

The Role

As our Waste Awareness, Communications & Education Manager, you will be responsible for producing, presenting and developing educational resources and communications to promote understanding of waste management.

You will carry out school and site tours of Household Recycling Centres (HRCs) across Buckinghamshire, as well as attending community events and creating social media posts, presenting to audiences and encouraging awareness of the benefits of recycling and incentivising the usage of HRCs.

Targeting specific audiences, primarily school-aged children, you’ll develop and deliver a range of waste hierarchy education and communications initiatives. We have a well-established educational programme but you will have free rein to produce resources and content that supports the national curriculum.

Furthermore, you will:

- Produce a monthly contract newsletter
- Attend events to promote recycling
- Create social media posts and promotional communications
- Produce reports and presentations on operational performance
- Analyse and interpret data to identify areas of improvement

About You

To be considered as our Waste Awareness, Communications & Education Manager, you will need

- A minimum of two years’ experience working in either an environmental or waste management or educational discipline
- Social media experience
- Experience of working with schools or school-aged children
- Experience in public communications
- Experience analysing data
- Sound knowledge of waste minimisation, composting or recycling methods and systems
- Motivation and passion to encourage sustainable approaches to waste management
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office software
- A degree or equivalent in environmental sciences, teaching or related subjects
- A full, valid driving licence

Other organisations may call this role Waste & Resources Consultant, Sustainability Manager, Sustainability Consultant, Environmental Manager, or Environmental Consultant.

Webrecruit and FCC Environment are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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