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Head of Account Manager - Loop


Employer: TerraCycle
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Business Development & Sales, Communications & Marketing, Environment & Sustainability, Green Products & Services, Management, Project Management, Recycling & Waste Management, Corporate Social Responsibility
Sector/s: Business/Private Sector, Social Enterprise
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 13 September, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

TerraCycle Overview:

TerraCycle’s mission is to Eliminate the idea of Waste®.

Headquartered in Trenton, N.J. and operating in over 20 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, TerraCycle is a global innovator in green business. It partners with many of the world’s largest consumer product companies and retailers to create collection and recycling solutions for hundreds of traditionally non-recyclable waste streams. By working with companies, retailers, governments and consumers, TerraCycle is able to collect and solve for just about every waste stream, from snack wrappers and contact lenses to ocean plastics and cigarette butts, all waste streams that otherwise end up in landfills, oceans, or incinerators. TerraCycle has received hundreds of awards globally and has been highlighted in some of the world’s most recognised media outlets, including CNN, Wall St. Journal, Reuters.com New York Times, Forbes and thousands of others.

TerraCycle was ranked #10 company in the Fortune “Change the World” list.

In May 2019, TerraCycle launched its newest initiative, Loop, a global circular shopping system that enables brands, retailers and consumers to transition from single-use disposable materials to reusable, durable packaging, washed by Loop and refilled by the brands. Loop has engaged many of the world's largest consumer product companies (including P&G, Nestlé, Unilever, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, and Mondlez) and many of the world’s largest retailers in this platform. Loop is currently available in the mid-Atlantic and Northeastern U.S and Paris and Lille France, with plans to expand into several new markets including Canada, Japan, the UK, Germany in 2020 and Australia in 2021.

Job Overview:

We are looking for an outgoing, highly organised, reliable, agile, team-focused Head of Account Manager with +5 years’ work experience in CPG to build and lead the Australian Account Manager team.

The position will require people management, project management, communication, and organisational skills, along with an understanding of innovation and packaging development process in CPG companies. Responsibilities will include both client relations as well as general project management, and the successful applicant will be trained and highly successful in both capacities. This is an excellent opportunity for someone passionate about sustainability, brand management/relationship building, project management, and packaging development innovation.

  • Salary depending on experience
  • Based in Sydney (Surry Hills)
  • Ideal start date: ASAP

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day relationships with our strategic brand partners and cross-functional team project management to support brands in the development of durable packaging solution and integrate within our systems
  • Hire and Manage the Loop Australia Account Management team (3 account managers within the first year)
  • Communicate and formally present project updates and requirements to key internal stakeholders and accounts
  • Lead the multifunctional team to develop and grow the Loop platform via increase commitment from our Brand Partners
  • Support the Retail team with the Retailer integration in Europe especially on Assortment definition
  • Support the business with general project management

Requirements/Skills:

  • Have a master’s degree in marketing, business management or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of professional experience including 2+ years of managerial experience with direct reports
  • Experience in sales or client facing function is desired
  • Stellar business building results (business growth as main measure) and team building / coaching results (i.e. team growth, improved effectiveness, individual promotion etc)
  • Background in packaging development with CPG companies
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organisational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume work environment with changing priorities
  • A problem solver, capable of thinking outside the box
  • Team player, fun and hard worker
How to apply for this job

Send resume and cover letter which should include: availabilities, salary expectations and working rights to jean.bailliard@terracycle.com, using the subject line: Head of Account Manager - Loop application via EthicalJobs.