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Community Builder (Victoria, BC)

Community Builder, Victoria BC (Part-time, 2 days/week)

You’re a people magnet. You’ve got an edge and understand what it means to organically and authentically grow a community. You engage and empower others to thrive. Your storytelling feeds into the passion you hold for all things sustainability - you can talk about chopsticks all day long and love your reusable coffee mug. You care about cultivating an impact for the community and are energized by all forms of connections and networks you join or create. Yes, you kind-hearted human, we want you to build the community of restaurant partners in Victoria!

Your specific responsibilities will include:

Collection, Outreach & Metrics

  • Grow engagement with our community and restaurant partners, with an emphasis on relationship building 
  • Build visibility and value to incentivize restaurants to sign up for chopstick collections
  • Converse and educate through emails, social platforms, shop tours and in-person outreach events
  • As the driver, driving to different restaurants to make sure your collection route is optimized and fulfill collection duties on time
  • Grow a strong, loyal fan base that is able to convert restaurant partnerships into business referrals or extended services
  • Strive for exemplary customer satisfaction by proactively troubleshooting any collection related inquiries 
  • Plan and execute events like pop-up shops, conferences, school tours, and restaurant appreciation days with limited supervision
  • Work with the team to ensure collection pick-up and drop-off logistics is communicated clearly and provide improvements wherever needed

Social Media Overview

support only, in conjunction with the marketing team.

  • Maintain an up-to-date digital marketing / social media knowledge, with acute insights of the restaurant industry, competitors or potential partners in the local market

The qualifications, skills, and experience that will put you over the top:


  • A confident and friendly first impression with a personable demeanor is a must
  • Self-driven, persistent, and performance-oriented with experience in door-to-door sales and achieving sales goals
  • Enthusiastic about our story, with fundamental understanding of our brand experience
  • Previous experience with public relations, brand management, community initiatives or event planning is a plus
  • Fluency in a second language is an asset (Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, and/or Japanese) but not a requirement
  • Owns a positive attitude and has the ability to handle rejection
  • Has exceptional communication skills and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Has an understanding of distribution, logistics and program management in the food and beverage industry
  • Works well both independently and within a team 
  • Has the motivation to make a circular economy and sustainability the norm

About ChopValue

ChopValue provides product and design solutions with an innovative, high-performance material made entirely from recycled chopsticks. Since its founding in 2016, the company has recycled over 63 million chopsticks. ChopValue sources, manufactures, distributes, and employs within local communities through its franchising model. With a network of distributed Microfactories, ChopValue aims to create a positive and resource-efficient impact for a carbon-neutral future. To learn more, visit www.chopvalue.com

Show us what you would like to contribute to ChopValue by providing relevant experiences in your cover letter and resume to sabrina.kon@chopvalue.ca. Thank you for your submissions; only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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