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Earn £9.75 per hour as a BID Recycling Ambassador in London

Voted one of 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain, First Mile is on a mission to turn London into one of the greenest cities in the world by enabling businesses to recycle easily. As part of our work, we partner with Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) and street associations across London to deliver recycling schemes to their business members. We’re looking for a bright, enthusiastic and fun Ambassador to talk to BID members and sign them up to use our services (often free and subsidised through the BID). The role will involve daily travel to BIDs all over London, you will gain expert knowledge on the area and be there to offer help and advice to potential customers.

What are you going to do

This role will require you to work on average, one day a week. Your days are flexible so it is perfect to balance around studies or another job. (You may occasionally be asked to work more days during busy periods.)


  • Visiting businesses (such as shops and offices) in BID areas and signing them up to receive a free recycling trial.
  • Capturing high quality leads and find out key information such as current supplier and decision maker details.
  • Being knowledgeable and understanding each BID's objectives with First Mile.

What we offer:

  • You'll receive £9.75/hour (London Living Wage) from day one.
  • Total Flexibility – This role will require one working day/ week. You can choose when you want to work and manage your own hours.
  • Thorough in-office training with additional training available on request.
  • Occasional parties, lunches, and beers!
  • Travel expenses paid.

What we ask:

  • University education would be ideal but not essential
  • Customer Service experience
  • Confident, outgoing and personable
  • Passionate about the environment and business
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to start up a conversation with a stranger
  • Ability to use initiative and work independently
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good sense of humour
  • Extra information

    Education Level
    Secondary School, College, University
    Working hours per week
    7 - 32
    Type of Contract
    Casual / Part Time Jobs
    Salary indication
    £9.75 per hour
    Responsible for
    Promotion Tasks
    Type of Job
    Advertising / Marketing / PR , Customer Service
    Full UK/EU driving license preferred
    Car Preferred
    Must be eligible to work in the EU
    Cover Letter Required

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