CO Beauty Processor – Bristol, UK – Salary DOE

Interviews are expected to take place: online, Thursday 20 May 2021

About our organisation

The Soil Association, formed in 1946, is the only UK charity which works across the spectrum of human health, the environment and animal welfare. That’s because we cannot tackle these issues in isolation.

We campaign for change, we support farming innovation, we serve healthy food in communities, we support and grow the organic market and we protect forests. We couldn't do any of this without our supporters, partners, donors and dedicated staff. We make a difference in the world where it’s needed the most.

About the opportunity

We are seeking a highly motivated person to work on the processor team. This role will be focusing on the Health, Beauty and Cosmetics sector and will see you working with a wide variety of start-ups, leading brands and manufacturing businesses.

The role main focus is on managing the organic certification of our clients to the COSMOS and Soil Association’s own Health & Beauty schemes, reviewing inspection outcomes, raw materials, ingredients, packaging materials and labelling.

It’s an exciting time to join the team as we are seeing continued growth for certified organic and natural beauty, as consumers are looking to purchase products that work to support the environment and are making sustainable choices.

This role is located in our Bristol office; there will be occasional travel expected to conduct account visits, accompany inspections and attend events.

About you

This role would suit someone with experience in product development, quality or technical role within the cosmetics industry, ideally with a degree or experience in Chemistry.

Excellent organisational and administrative skills are required, and a strong customer service mindset to be able to answer any general queries. The ability to provide solutions within tight deadlines is essential as well as the ability to prioritise your workload.

Important dates

Interviews are expected to take place: online, Thursday 20 May 2021.

To apply

Visit our website to submit your application form. Please note we look at applications on arrival and reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Please check your junk/spam folder if you do not receive a confirmation email upon submitting your application. Correspondence regarding your application will be sent through Hireful, our applicant tracking system, so please mark this as a safe sender.

All candidates will subsequently receive an email from Hireful to confirm whether they have made it through to interview stage.

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Please note we do not accept CVs or Cover Letters.

We know the value of diversity in nature and want it in our organisation. We recognise that diverse backgrounds and experiences will bring a fresh perspective to our work. If you're not sure about applying, please get in touch with us for a chat.

Thank you for your interest in supporting our work at the Soil Association.

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