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Municipal Waste Reduction Manager

New England


The Municipal Waste Reduction Manager is responsible for delivering WasteZero’s mission of cutting landfills in half by expanding WasteZero’s market in the New England area, specifically MA, ME, and NH. As the Waste Reduction Manager, you will identify, cultivate, and maintain new customer relationships while also supporting and advancing existing partnerships. At the core of WasteZero’s ethos is a player/coach mentality, there is no job too big and no job too small for our team members; truly encompassing the modern entrepreneurial spirit.


The Job

The Municipal Waste Reduction Manager reports directly to the President of the organization and requires the ability to work across both internal cross-functional teams as well as external partners and local governments.

  • Identifies opportunities for growth and establishes long-term goals in solid waste management.

  • Leverages a knowledge of WasteZero’s program portfolio to recommend, design and implement new programs and improve existing programs across the New England Market.

  • Develop and share periodic reports for customers as well as WasteZero cross-functional and leadership teams.

  • Acts as the primary liaison between the municipality, the WasteZero teams, and other supporting vendors and partners.

  • Responsible for helping customers find solutions to solid waste challenges.

  • Attend and present at sales and marketing events.

  • Customer service including AR function, account management and inventory management.

Critical Abilities for Success

  • Ability to meet set revenue targets.

  • Player/Coach leadership mind-set with a focus on flexibility and teamwork.

  • Sincerely enjoys meeting people and finding solutions.

  • Self-starter with a proactive approach.

  • Thrives in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to maintain professionalism and provide customer-oriented resolutions under pressure.

  • Possesses strong qualitative and presentation skills.

  • Has a strong understanding of long terms strategies while developing detail-oriented plans.

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize workload and deliver against deadlines.

  • Promptly flags risks and provides options to address them and their associated impact.

  • Is proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 2+ years in an accounts management role, preferably in an environmentally focused organization

  • 3+ years of municipal solid waste management experience preferred.

  • Previous experience in a customer-facing role, resulting in the development and implementation of creative program and service offering strategies.

  • Experience working with multiple, conflicting priorities, creating a project plan, communicating, and interacting with people at all levels of the organization.

  • Experience in managing the successful delivery of large, complex projects.

  • Preferred experience in sustainability and eco-friendly initiatives.

  • Work history demonstrating excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving aptitude.

  • Experience collaborating with a sales team.

  • Knowledge of a supply ordering process and ERP systems is beneficial.


Special Position Requirement

  • Travel required; overnights as needed. 

To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter describing your interest in the position to

WasteZero is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce. Our policy is to recruit, train, develop, promote, and compensate employees without regard to color, race, creed, religion or national origin; age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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