Mango Materials
Communications Coordinator

Posted on: 08 November 2022

Company Overview

Mango Materials is a start-up company, a certified B Corp and women-led team working to produce and sell environmentally friendly, biobased, biodegradable polymers from waste greenhouse gases. 

Job openings

Join our team of passionate scientists, engineers, operators and business leaders working to transform the future of our planet. Mango Materials is a certified B Corp and women-led team that is producing and selling biobased, biodegradable materials from waste greenhouse gases – and we want you to be a part of it.

In addition to working with novel technology to help combat climate change and create revolutionary, Earth-friendly materials, Mango Materials team members also enjoy working in an inclusive and collaborative company culture. We are committed to not only hiring diverse talent, but also to ensuring all team members feel a sense of belonging within our organization.

We are seeking an organized, motivated self-starter with excellent written and oral communication skills to be our first Communications Coordinator. We’re looking for someone with a growth mindset and the ability to perform in a fast-paced environment, be flexible, and prioritize multiple time-sensitive tasks.

Want to know more? Keep reading!


Background on the company and position:

The company is led by a technically oriented team - five of our senior team members have PhDs in STEM. We put the safety and well-being of our people above all other priorities. We love to track and measure. We use a software called Asana to monitor project progress, allocate tasks and communicate across different shifts and locations. We follow detailed standard operating procedures for all research testing, plant operations, and business operations. We keep detailed timecards. We have meticulous naming and version control policies for all electronic files. We record and thoroughly analyze all data and are in constant pursuit to find the best and most efficient way to get things done. We work hard and always seek to work smart.

Our operation is hosted by our partner, a local wastewater treatment plant, and we have office trailers near our production site. Odors and noises affiliated with a modern waste processing facility are to be expected.

Mango is in growth mode. Scale-up of this type is a process with many unknowns and surprises, and this position will have the opportunity to help scale a first-of-its kind technology. We are looking for someone to join us on this adventure with an open mind and enthusiasm to get into details. A glass half-full, positive attitude is a must!

The mission of this position is to ensure that Mango Materials’ external communications, social media presence, website traffic and brand awareness are gradually increased.

The Communications Coordinator will be expected to: Create a range of visually compelling Company content assets including videos, photos, presentations, website content, and other social media content.


Our ideal candidate is/has:

  • Ability to create videos, presentations and other media from scratch
  • Excellent Photoshop and PowerPoint skills
  • Great photographer
  • Absolutely exceptional writing skills
  • Highly attentive to detail
  • An overall positive outlook
  • Ability to organize
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • An outside of the box thinker
  • Comfortable with a fast-paced work environment and the uncertainty inherent in a start-up company


It would be nice, but not essential if you have:

  • Work experience
  • Passion about the environment
  • Any related knowledge or interests (climate change, plastics, etc.)


Want to join us? Here’s how to apply:

Please go to to apply.

  1. Complete the application profile
  2. Upload a short (less than 100 word) cover letter in PDF format
  3. Include a P.S. with your cover letter letting us know what you would ideally like out of this job.
  4. Upload your resume
  5. Answer all the questions on the application profile

Mango Materials is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity, believe in second chances, and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.