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IT Manager

Location: Anywhere within the United States
Reports to: Director of Organizational Design


The Recycling Partnership is looking for an IT Manager to deliver subject matter expertise around our IT infrastructure and cyber security requirements. The IT Manager will manage the day-to-day technology operations and security needs of the organization to ensure they are properly designed, maintained, supported and secure.


We’re inclusive, so be yourself! We celebrate and support the differences that makes each of us unique and appreciate the culture-add that each new employee brings to our organization. Since this position works with a diverse group of team members from across a growing organization, this job will be well suited to you if you:

  • Are a problem solver and analytical thinker. If there isn’t a set precedent, you need to set one!
  • Excel at planning and organization. You can plan your daily tasks and bigger projects effectively.
  • Have the ability to communicate technical matters in a straightforward way. You can build technical instructions in a manner that would be understood by all.
  • Are a relationship builder. You build relationships and you can work with many diverse individuals at all levels of the organization

WHAT WE WILL TRUST YOU WITH – and how you will use your strengths.

  • Create and maintain system standardization parameters for hardware/software
  • Provisioning new staff with access to our software stack and new computer set-up
  • Supporting staff IT issues (access and troubleshooting technical and software issues)
  • Create and maintain IT documentation and processes as it applies to day-to-day staff activity and for onboarding new staff
  • Maintain and document hardware and software inventory, equipment passwords, and software installation settings
  • Train end-users on various technologies by providing instruction and documentation
  • Research new technologies and make recommendations to ensure the IT team will meet current and future business needs and objectives
  • Oversee the IT-related components of onboarding and offboarding staff members
  • Build and maintain IT security solutions, tools, and protocols needed to support the integrity of our cyber security platform through oversight of email security, internal security, backup and recovery policies
  • Evaluate and provide recommendations on how to improve our process, systems, and efficiency including new platforms, applications, vendors, and processes

AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE & EXPERTISE – things that matter most for this role.

  • Strong hands-on technical background administering Windows and Mac OS devices
  • Experience auditing IT systems, implementing security and access controls, and administering user accounts across a 100+ person organization
  • Proven experience administering cloud-based software including Microsoft Office 365, SharePoint, HubSpot, Zoom, Slack, etc, while partnering across the organization to improve cross-functional collaboration and efficiencies through technology and process
  • Strong customer service and solutions orientation
  • A proven track record of implementing new IT systems from concept to full deployment
  • Experience orchestrating a suite of no code tools such as Notion, Airtable, and Zapier to improve the effectiveness of systems and the teams using them
  • Prior experience applying Service Design and or User Experience practices to improve processes and systems is a plus
  • Proven experience leading and project managing the migration of data across cloud services
  • Able to understand, communicate, and document complex technical systems and concepts
  • A demonstrated ability to manage and deliver on multiple projects
  • CRM/HubSpot background is preferred
  • Proficiency in SQL, Excel, scripting languages, and database tooling


The Recycling Partnership is a rapidly growing, action-focused nonprofit, overhauling the U.S recycling system and activating a circular economy for packaging. We work on the ground with thousands of communities to transform underperforming recycling programs and tackle circular economy challenges. We work with companies to make their packaging more circular and help them meet their climate and sustainability goals. And we work with government to develop the policy solutions that will address the systemic needs of our residential recycling system.


We are actively committed to our Core Values and what they stand for: Act with Intention & Integrity; Embrace Change & Drive Action; Partnership is Part of our Name for a Reason, Play Well with Others; Pursue Growth and Learning; Have Fun; Be your Whole Self, Take Time to Reflect and Dream and finally Stand Up and Speak out for Equity and Inclusion. We have a fast-paced culture of innovation, compassion, integrity, and continual learning that does not just exist, but is continuously cultivated so that we always remain employee-focused.

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