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Waste Management is hiring Public Sector Manager – Seattle

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength.  WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.


Serves as a company representative for local officials, community stakeholders, and associated businesses. Uses various media channels to coordinate and disseminate publicity and good-will information concerning Waste Management.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily execute the following duties and responsibilities:


  • Manage existing contracts including relationship maintenance, contract terms, service offerings, price increases and extensions
  • Maintain and enhance customer relationships and satisfaction through involvement in the community. This includes but is not limited to: attending public functions, City Council/Board meetings and other community events, conducting community educational and informational outreach and working with appropriate media outlets for communication purposes
  • Coordinate activities with other Waste Management departments as necessary to deliver on contract and service expectations
  • Develop strategies to strengthen/deepen service offerings and wallet share of existing contracts
  • Utilize contract management and audit tools to maximize contract value and compliance
  • Utilize revenue acceleration tools  for existing contract renewals and target pursuits, shaping RFP’s and existing contracts to provide value propositions that match customer needs and Waste Management offerings
  • Develop community partnerships with elected officials and key community stakeholders that result in positive press coverage and have a beneficial impact on the community and Waste Management
  • Provide support and insight on political strategies, activity and needs within a community
  • Coordinate, oversee and manage all bid responses, including pricing analysis, reporting and other exhibits as required
  • Develop marketing strategies that identify retention and growth opportunities that include supporting strategies, resources and timelines necessary to accomplish goals
  • Continue to build skills by participating in on-going training offered by the Company

For more information or to apply contact:

Robin Freedman

Senior Manager – Public Sector Solutions

Western Washington

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