Fresh Start has expanded steadily over the past decade adding Marketing staff, Contract Management Administrators, Sales Consultants and Drivers. We are always on the lookout for new talent who can play their part in the continued growth of the business.

If you believe you have what it takes to work for a forward thinking waste management company, then forward your CV for consideration.

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Current Vacancies

Depot Manager

Fresh Start Waste Services is a family run, carbon conscious company with operations spanning the North West region. We provide waste & recycling collections to commercial and industrial businesses including restaurant, pubs, schools, hotels, manufacturers and much more. We also operate our own Materials Recovery Facility allowing us to recycle as much of our customers waste as possible.

We are looking for a Depot Manager who would be responsible for the smooth, efficient, and compliant running of all operational activities within Transport, including H&S, the Operator’s Licence, the Waste Carriers Licence, and the Environmental Permit.

Our customers are always our first priority and delivering a first class service is the ultimate aim of this role. As the Depot Manager, you will report to, and support the Senior Management Team, in delivering the company’s business objectives and make a strong contribution to the overall success of the business.

Key Responsibilities including, but not limited to:

·      · Hold the Operator’s Licence for all operational depot(s).

·      · Responsible for all aspects of the operational depots including site maintenance and repairs, traffic and container management.

·      · Strong, hands-on leadership responsibility for the Transport Team.

·      · Manage, motivate, and develop the Transport Team in line with our aims to deliver the best customer service in the North West and be a great place to work.

·      · Oversee a smooth and efficient service delivery to ensure that customer needs and targets are consistently met.

·      · Identify strategic opportunities to enhance the business and improve the operation in terms of route efficiencies, cost savings, customer service, productivity, and profitability.

·      · Work with the Senior Management Team to influence, support and implement growth strategies.

·      · Manage department budget and actively challenge any overspend and make recommendations for capital expenditure supported by a documented business case.

·      · Oversee all aspects of training, driver administration, including payroll, holidays, sickness absence, disciplinary action and all operational paperwork.

·      · Maximise driver and fleet resource in the most cost-effective way and provide justification for any increased costs over budget.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent


·      Company pension

·      Life insurance

·      On-site parking


·      Monday to Friday


·      National CPC (required)

Work remotely:

·      No

COVID-19 precaution(s):

·      Remote interview process

To apply please send a CV, along with a cover letter detailing your suitability for this role to

Marketing Executive

Department: Commerical

Reporting to: Commercial Manager

Location: Astley, Manchester

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £25,000 – £30,000 (dependant upon experience)

Hour of Work: Monday – Friday, 08:30 – 17:00

Applications: Cover letter & CV to

Job Purpose

To implement the marketing plan alongside the Commercial Manager and External Marketing Consultant. This will be a full mix role to assist in achieving brand awareness raising, lead generation and retention targets. It will include a mixture of both internal communications, content creation and utilising relevant external agencies where appropriate.

Key Responsibilities

General Marketing

  • Creating press releases, blogs, articles, case studies, web content and social media updates as well as co-ordinating external photography and videography shoots where required to enact the content plan.
  • Ensuring all content created for both internal and external dissemination is consistent in tone of voice as set out in the brand guidelines, always highlighting the key USPs of Fresh Start Waste.
  • Creation of marketing emails in line with the campaign plan, as well as on an adhoc plan where opportunities present themselves
  • Creating marketing literature on a day to day basis, and liaising with external design agency where required, to maximise the visibility of the Fresh Start Waste brand, adhering to brand guidelines at all times
  • Monitoring stock levels of marketing collateral and ensuring timely replenishment of such.
  • Assisting colleagues with day to day marketing tasks and coordinating marketing projects and activities as requested.
  • Setting up tracking systems for marketing campaigns and online activities, and producing analysis reports as requested.
  • Monitoring social media channels and engaging as appropriate to ensure maximum reach of messaging and response to customer queries alike.
  • Tracking competitor activity by keeping abreast of market changes and the marketing mix used by competitors
  • Producing clear and concise written correspondence in the form of letters and emails for use across the company


  • Assisting in the designing of all customer communication documents and corporate branded items/stationery in line with company brand guidelines and ensuring accuracy by proof-reading.
  • Sourcing, ordering, and distributing new promotional items & marketing material.
  • Building relationships with suppliers including print houses, promotion companies etc. to obtain best advice, service and price for printed materials.


  • Newsletters – assistance with planning and creating quarterly company newsletter.
  • Creating and maintaining an image library, ensuing they are easily accessible to be used in presentations.
  • Create and maintain a Brand Identity and Guidelines Manual
  • Planning and co-ordination of in-house events including design work

Person Specification



  • Further education standards achieved – A level or BTEC
  • Degree or Diploma in Marketing or Marketing related subject


  • A level English (language).



  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Solid computer skills.
  • Creative writer.
  • Exposure to Google Analytics, Marketing email and Social media scheduling software


  • Adobe InDesign, illustrator and photoshop experience.
  • Canva experience
  • Experience in WordPress
  • Basic understanding of SEO and PPC principles



  • Creative with plenty of ideas and the ability to design and prepare artwork for print and troubleshoot any technical issues.
  • Knowledge of core marketing principles


  • Knowledge of the waste industry



  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a team as well as when left to own devices
  • Experience of working in a marketing support role including content creation of marketing material.
  • 3+ years experience in a full mix marketing role


  • Experience of organising internal and external events.
  • Project management.
  • Organising and communicating with external agencies

To apply please send a CV, along with a cover letter detailing your suitability for this role to