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Thank you for your interest in working for World Centric®!  We look for candidates who are:
 
Please read our vision, mission, and values.  They are the source of our culture and central to how we do business. 

We are currently hiring:

World Centric® is a 12-year-old leading supplier of certified compostable disposable packaging based in Petaluma CA.  The Company started as a non-profit in 2004 and now is a California Benefit Corporation and a certified B-Corp.  It offsets all its carbon emissions and donates at least 25% of profits to environmentally and socially conscious organizations.

World Centric® has over 200 different products and sells into retail and foodservice across the U.S.   The Company was founded in 2004 as a non-profit to raise awareness of how our current consumption patterns are severely degrading the planet’s ecosystems and at the same time creating vast inequalities for billions of people living on less than $2/day, without access to basic necessities of adequate food, water, health care, education, housing, sanitation etc.  Now, as a for-profit, we strive to create the most impact we can both socially and environmentally.  We envision a world where everyone’s basic needs can be met with a beneficial impact on the environment.

World Centric®, as a leader in the compostables category, has a dynamic, fast-paced, high growth work environment and is looking for professionals who can thrive in such an environment.  The culture and mission fit is very important for us and these requirements include a strong awareness, passion and commitment to social and environmental issues; a high degree of competence, motivation and initiative; and adaptability and ability to collaborate with others.

Southeast Regional Sales Manager - Foodservice Channel

The Regional Sales Manager is responsible for growing product sales in the Southeast Region, through distribution, broker management and strategic operator accounts, both contract management, GPO and independent.  In addition to driving sales growth through broad line and specialty distribution strong experience in specific foodservice segments is a preferred - e.g. Colleges & Universities (C&U), Quick Serve Restaurants (QSR), Business and Industry (B&I), Healthcare and Lodging.  The ability to influence, communicate effectively and manage complexity is required.  Additionally, a passion and commitment to making a positive environmental and social change in the world are required.

Responsibilities


Required Experience


Compensation & Benefits
Compensation is dependent on experience and will be a combination of base salary + bonus.  

To Apply
Please email jobs-sales (at) worldcentric.org with your resume and a 1-page cover letter. In your cover letter, please include the social and/or environmental issues that are important to you along with why you would be a good fit for World Centric®. Please do not forward a LinkedIn profile. No phone calls, please.
 

Logistics Manager

Logistics Manager manages all logistics and handles interactions with 3PL’s related to logistics and inbound/outbound inventory.  The position acts as a liaison between the company and contracted providers. Our ideal candidate has experience in inbound ocean freight and outbound LTL transportation, inventory management, good analytical skills, and 3PL management.

Responsibilities


Required Experience


Compensation & Benefits
Compensation is dependent upon experience. World Centric® offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, a 401k matching program, and flexible time off. Our office provides a team environment with an open floor plan and is located along the Petaluma River close to downtown. Work for a company passionate about making a difference in the world!

To Apply
Please email jobs-logistics (at) worldcentric.org with your resume and a 1-page cover letter. In your cover letter, please include the social and/or environmental issues that are important to you along with why you would be a good fit for World Centric®. Please do not forward a LinkedIn profile. No phone calls, please.

This is a full-time position based in our Petaluma office.
 

Customer Service Representative/Office Manager

The Customer Service Representative/Office Manager is the initial point of contact for customers, providing service based on our core values of integrity, community, and excellence. The candidate should possess strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. As the Customer Service Representative, you will assist our external customers with questions about products and processes and provide solutions to problems that arise, along with being responsible for all online orders. As Office Manager you will provide support to office staff (30 employees).

Customer Service Responsibilities
• The first point of contact for incoming calls, inquiries, emails, and in-person clients.
• Route calls, emails, and mail to other staff.
• Answer questions and concerns regarding product specifications, materials, compostability, etc.
• Interact with customers regarding all aspects of online orders (order status, returns, payment processing, etc.)
• Process all online orders using NetSuite.
• Evaluate and process donation requests for approval.
• Work with Account Management team to generate quotes and manage inventory.
• Act as lead support for the Sample Room Manager.
• Administer Customer Satisfaction Surveys.
• Take initiative to outline better processes and procedures - continuously improve the Customer Service Experience. 

Office Manager Responsibilities
• Coordinate and facilitate all team meetings as needed. Take notes of meetings
• Research and coordinate team events, including annual retreat.
• Perform office management duties, including coordinating weekly team lunches, ordering office supplies, keeping the office space organized, etc.
• Serve as the point person for maintenance and supplies.
• Partner with HR to maintain office policies as necessary. 

Required Experience
• 5+ years of experience in customer service related areas. BS/BA degree preferred
• Excellent customer service skills with the ability to use judgment and tact with customers, always putting the customer first.
• Awareness and understanding of environmental and social issues.
• Excellent phone and email etiquette with effective verbal and written skills.
• Ability to learn quickly, highly organized, able to multitask and work independently in a fast-paced and changing environment.
• Strong interpersonal skills, flexible, and professional.
• Experience with CRM order management systems (NetSuite), MS Office (specifically Word and Excel), accounting, and inventory management are a plus.

Compensation & Benefits
Compensation is dependent upon experience. World Centric® offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, a 401k matching program, and flexible time off. Our office provides a team environment with an open floor plan and is located along the Petaluma River close to downtown. Work for a company passionate about making a difference in the world!

To Apply
Please email jobs-cservice@worldcentric.org with your experience and a 1-page cover letter. In your cover letter, please include the social and/or environmental issues that are important to you along with why you would be a good fit for World Centric®. Please do not forward a LinkedIn profile.

This is a full-time position based in our Petaluma office.
 

Sr. Manager/Director ERP/E-commerce/Technology


Responsibilities
   
Knowledge and Skills  
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation is dependent upon experience.  World Centric® offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, a 401k matching program, and flexible time off.  Our office provides a team environment with an open floor plan and is located along the Petaluma River close to downtown.  Work for a company passionate about making a difference in the world!
 
Please email jobs-ops@worldcentric.org with your experience and a 1-2 page cover letter. In your cover letter, please include the social and/or environmental issues that are important to you along with why you would be a good fit for World Centric®.  Please do not forward a LinkedIn profile.

This is a full-time position based in our Petaluma office.

 

Controller

The Controller position is very hands on position responsible for all budgeting, finance, financial planning, and reporting functions.  
 
Responsibilities
 
Qualifications Compensation & Benefits
Compensation is dependent upon experience.  World Centric® offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, a 401k matching program, and flexible time off.  Our office provides a team environment with an open floor plan and is located along the Petaluma River close to downtown.  Additional perks include casual dress code, free Friday lunches, and much more!

To Apply 
Please send your resume and cover letter to jobs-finance(at)worldcentric.org.  In your cover letter, please include the social and/or environmental issues that are important to you along with why you would be a good fit for World Centric®


About World Centric®
World Centric® is an environmental and social enterprise working to reduce environmental degradation and economic injustice. We are one of the leading providers of 100% certified compostable food service products. Started as a non-profit in 2004, World Centric® is now a California Benefit Corporation and as well a certified B-Corp. We partner with organizations whose programs not only offset our carbon emissions but also create regenerative ecosystems. Each year we donate a minimum 25% of pre-tax profits to help those suffering and in need by providing opportunities for economic development, food security, education, housing and basic health care. World Centric® is looking for folks who are passionate about our mission and want to make a difference in the world!  Find out more at worldcentric.org.