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Account Manager


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 recognized 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.

Job Overview

We are looking for an outgoing, polished, highly organised, team-focused Account Manager to work with our corporate brand partners (clients) on marketing and program initiatives for TerraCycle’s national recycling programs. Primary responsibilities include supporting a portfolio of TerraCycle’s partners and facilitating internal processes to drive program growth. The position reports directly to Australia and New Zealand's Head of Brand Partnerships. This is a 9 months maternity cover with the possibility to extend.

Responsibilities will include both client relations as well as general program support, and the successful applicant will be trained and highly successful in both capacities. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in sustainability, marketing and business strategy, brand management/relationship building and program management.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a brand/client-relationship management and strategy position. It is not a sales, business development or operations management position.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work directly with TerraCycle’s PR, Marketing, Licensing, Creative, and Operations teams to ensure execution of all contractual obligations and drive program growth and success.
  • Establish and develop project plans and activation strategies for each account.
  • Manage project assets including coordination and management of content, e.g., product concepts, program copy, social media, EDM, and collaterals.
  • Prepare briefs, presentations and analysis of program results, and make recommendations for continuing program growth.
  • Develop knowledge and expertise of clients’ business, industry, competitors, etc.
  • Plan and lead internal and external reviews and strategy sessions to ensure that work is meeting client requirements and expectations and that the TerraCycle partnership is most effectively leveraged by the brand.
  • Ensure consistency, quality, and timeliness of deliverables for assigned accounts.
  • Build and maintain project files and schedules for offline and online projects
  • Manage program contracts, budgets, and monthly invoicing procedures and program performance reporting.


  • A Bachelor's degree in business, marketing or communications
  • 1-3 years of experience in Account Management
  • Track record of success in brand management and project management
  • The ideal candidate should thrive in a fast-paced, startup environment and juggle multiple responsibilities amidst shifting deadlines and priorities.
  • Fluency with Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, ability to prepare clear and concise client-ready documents
  • Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrate empathy and commitment to the client with ability to manage expectations
  • High-energy team player
  • A passion for environmental sustainability
  • Must possess a balance of creative and analytical skills

Further information

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

How to apply

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