Recycling Promoters - Northern Ireland

Enventure Research

Lisburn, Northern Ireland

Paid • Full Time • Temporary 01484404797 Katie Osborne

Sectors: sustainability, environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!


Enventure are looking for a team of Recycling Promoters to work on a resident engagement campaign on behalf of Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council. This will involve knocking on households to speak with residents on their doorstep about their recycling service in order to increase understanding of the recycling service and encourage those who do not recycle or recycle less frequently to recycle more and to reduce contamination.

Duties and responsibilities

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

  • Following a conversational survey script with residents on their doorstep
  • Knocking on all doors in the areas allocated to you
  • Working in a team to ensure all of the targeted areas are covered during the project
  • Talking to residents informing them about the recycling services available
  • Encouraging residents to participate and utilise recycling services
  • Providing residents with relevant information and advice about the recycling services and promotional materials such as leaflets
  • Helping residents overcome barriers to recycling and answering any questions
  • Keeping accurate records of the specific households visited each day and making re-visits
  • Providing feedback to your Team Leader on a regular basis
  • Work within health and safety rules and guidance
  • Work within GDPR

Personal Specification


  • Ability and willingness to engage confidently with members of the public in a clear, professional and assertive manner
  • Availability to work the full four week campaign
  • 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 a small team
  • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings
  • Willingness and ability to travel to and around Lisburn and Castlereagh


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

Further details

  • 4 weeks
  • Tues to Fri: 11:30am – 6:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:30am – 4:00pm
  • Mandatory training for all staff will take place Tuesday 5th February 2019, with the campaign starting immediately after.
  • £9.25 p/h Recycling Promoters
  • £10.50 p/h Team Leaders
  • Plus Holiday Pay and potential performance based bonus, mileage for work purposes and hot drinks allowance.

To apply for this role, please visit the careers section of the Enventure website and download an application form. Alternatively, please feel free to contact Katie on the email address at the top of this page for a chat about the role. 

Please note that CVs will not be accepted for these roles.

Tel: 01484 404797

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