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Environmental Project Consultant/Outreach Specialist (home-office)

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Downtown Seattle/telecommute Seattle, WA 98101
United States

Environmental Project Consultant/Outreach Specialist
Full Circle Environmental, Inc.

Full Circle Environmental, Inc. founded in 1993, is a fun and flexible environmental consulting firm based in Seattle, Washington. We empower business and government clients to not only take out their trash, but eliminate it completely, by providing comprehensive program, policy and outreach consulting services in waste prevention, product stewardship and recycling.

We have an exciting job opportunity for an Environmental Project Consultant/Outreach Specialist (home-office). This is an ideal position for an experienced consultant looking for flexibility, or an energetic go-getter wanting to flee the cubicle farm. Anticipated workweek will range from 24-32hrs with possible expansion and growth depending on work brought in. There are many opportunities for the right individual to expand into related program and policy work. We welcome forward thinkers who wish to shape the role into new areas of business.

The Outreach Specialist will train and assist business and community representatives to implement recycling programs and food waste/organics collection, and will provide technical assistance including trouble-shooting, logistics and cost analyses. We are looking for someone who can identify obstacles, solve problems and encourage and motivate others to change behaviors. The Consultant will also:

 Support Business Development (BD) by identifying and bringing to fruition new business opportunities with existing and potential clients; form and maintain relationships with partners and others in the business community;
 Perform fieldwork providing outreach, assistance and training to commercial businesses, and/or perform waste or recycling audits. Create implementation plans and help businesses achieve milestones;
 Lead and participate in research and outreach. Attend conferences and present papers with pizzazz;
 Assist with the writing, production, and overall execution of proposals and reports. Make recommendations for program improvement.
 Conduct quantitative analyses, including development and use of spreadsheets and databases.

Qualified candidates will possess the following:

 An undergraduate degree in biology, engineering, environmental policy, business, or related field (or equivalent experience/education).
 At least 3 to 5 years of relevant project experience in the environmental field, preferably recycling and waste management.
 Excellent verbal communication skills and effective interpersonal skills. Must be comfortable making phone calls (including cold calls) to diverse individuals/groups and providing presentations/trainings to businesses, volunteers, industry, and the public. Functional Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, or other language may be utilized.
 Must be: energetic, assertive, adaptable, passionate and not easily discouraged, with a good sense of humor.
 Clear and concise writing skills, strong research, organizational and critical thinking skills.
Environmental Project Consultant/Outreach Specialist
Full Circle Environmental, Inc.
 Demonstrated knowledge and experience with: MS Word, MS Excel, and presentation software to create professional and informative presentations and reports. Knowledge of Publisher, PageMaker or other graphics programs a plus. Website development and social media experience a plus but not required.
 Effective business development skills and ability to leverage client relationships. Ideal candidate would be recognized expert with a solid reputation in the field of waste and resource management.
 Ability to work effectively with businesses, government staff, recyclers, composters and waste haulers, and the public in diverse communities and underserved areas.
 Knowledge and expertise in an environmental arena that fosters business development and expansion.
 Ability to work independently, establish work plans and budgets for multiple projects, address emerging client demands, and meet deadlines
 Travel, including fieldwork, meetings, occasional work outside normal hours, is required. Must have personal vehicle with ability to deliver recycling containers of varying sizes. Regrettably, a Smart Car or Vespa just won’t work.

We provide excellent benefits including a health care stipend, paid time off, flexible work/life balance, a conference/ continuing education training budget, cell phone and the opportunity to work primarily from home or the Wi-Fi hotspot of your choice. Salary will be based on experience.

To apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and 1-2 pg. writing sample to [email protected].

Full Circle is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all ages, genders, sexual orientations and races.


Downtown Seattle/telecommute Seattle, WA 98101
United States