Recycling Promoters - Guildford

Enventure Research

Guildford, Surrey

Paid • Full Time • Temporary 01484404797 Katie Osborne

Sectors: sustainability

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

Recycling Promoters - Guildford - Immediate start


Enventure Research is currently working with Guildford Borough Council to undertake a doorstepping campaign aimed at promoting the correct use of recycling services to residents across the Borough. The campaign aim is to increase awareness, understanding and ultimately participation of the waste and recycling services provided by the council in specific target areas, engaging with residents and motivating them to recycle through direct interaction on their doorstep.

Duties and responsibilities

Recycling Promoters will be required to speak to residents in order to increase awareness, understanding and participation in the waste and recycling services. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Knocking on all doors in the areas allocated to you by your Team Leader
  • Working as part of a team to ensure your allocated areas are fully covered daily and targets are achieved
  • Talking to residents informing them about the recycling services available
  • Encouraging residents to participate and utilise the recycling services
  • Providing residents with relevant information and advice about the recycling services and promotional materials such as leaflets and information packs
  • Helping residents overcome barriers to recycling and answering any questions
  • Taking orders for recycling containers if required
  • Keeping accurate records of the specific households visited each day
  • Providing feedback to your Team Leader on a regular basis
  • Meeting daily/weekly targets
  • Work within health and safety rules and guidance

Personal Specification


  • Ability and willingness to engage confidently with members of the public in a clear and assertive manner
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team to meet performance targets
  • Interest in waste, recycling and environmental issues
  • Good organisational skills and ability to work without direct supervision
  • Ability to work outside in all weather in small teams
  • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends and occasional additional hours
  • Willingness and ability to travel to and around Guildford


  • An environmental qualification or related experience
  • Clean driving licence and access to a vehicle

Further details

Duration: Campaign due to be completed by Saturday 2nd December

Hours: Approx. 32 hours per week (depending on campaign requirements) Tues – Fri 12pm - 7pm and Saturdays 11:30am - 6pm

Start Date: Immediate

Pay rate: Recycling Promoter: £8.45 per hour (plus holiday pay at the end of each month and potential performance related bonuses)

Responsible to: Team Leader/Project Manager

To apply, please contact Katie at Enventure Research for an application form:

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