Taylor Cox

  • Environmental Project Analyst/Sustainability Intern
  • Fort Collins, CO, USA
  • Mar 08, 2021
Full time role, Part time role, Paid fellowship, Internship Business Development Communications Fellowship / Internship Operations Project Manager Research Sales Sustainability Construction Policy

Personal Summary

This part of the job hunt is always the most difficult, what is the best way to describe my work experience and passion for environmental management. I enjoy learning and I want to solve problems. Those problems could rang from developing a waste and recycling plan for a community, working to help farmers and ranchers move to regenerative agricultural practices, or analyzing policies to ensure that organizations are investing their time and money in the best solution. I have previous work experience with cross-functional roles as well as coursework that was focused on environmental law and policy. My experience with marketing and sales operations has allowed me to successfully work with key stakeholders to identify and solve problems and give executive level presentations. I have reviewed and analyzed US and international environmental policies through my coursework at DU, as well as researched the economic impact of environmental policies.

I would love the opportunity to help solve whatever problem you are working on!

Work Experience

Sales Representative
Jan 2019 - May 2020 brightwheel

● Generate and qualify prospective leads to build the sales departments' pipeline
● Continuously maintain accurate reporting for sales metrics
● Generate Saleforce.com reports and dashboards to increase productivity of the sales team
● Voluntarily hosted lunch and learn conversations on sustainability related topics
● Assist in training multiple classes of development representatives

Marketing Manager, Salesforce Administrator
Aug 2017 - Aug 2018 Komptech Americas

● Site visits and operational assistance for Zanker Recycling implementation and Recon Services C&D plant implementation
● Created and deployed social media strategies and content to increase brand awareness in composting, landfill, and construction and demolition markets
● Communicated marketing teams' plans and accomplishments to verify alignment with senior management
● Developed creative sales tools, including presentations, trend reports, dashboards, and product data sheets
● Applied sales forecasting techniques and strategic planning using Salesforce.com to verify sales and profitability of products, lines and services
● Managed and executed 25 trade shows with corporate partnerships
● Developed Salesforce.com sales and support flows and processes to streamline business operations

Sales and Marketing Assistant
Mar 2017 - Aug 2017 Komptech Americas

● Assisted in the coordination and support of national and global trade shows
● Maintained up-to-date knowledge of product and service offerings to serve as an informational resource to customers and team members
● Cleaned and maintained Salesforce.com data
● Developed Salesforce training and support program for employees
● Managed customer monthly newsletter for updates in construction and demolition, plastics recycling, compost, and landfill


Master of Science - Environmental Policy and Management
- Jan 2022 University of Denver
Bachelor of Science - Agricultural Business
- Jun 2016 California Polytechnic State University

Software Languages & Skills


Experience Level

Current student (or less than 1 year)

Sectors of expertise

Research, Energy, Food & Agriculture, Land Use, Advocacy or Policy, Pollution & Waste Reduction

Sectors of Interest

Energy, Food & Agriculture, Land Use, Advocacy or Policy, Carbon Accounting & Offsetting, Climate Adaptation, Climate Finance, Pollution & Waste Reduction, Climate Venture Capital, Technology

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Are you interested in being involved in a Climatebase mentorship program? If so, how would you like to participate? (As a mentor VS as a mentee)

Yes, I am interested as a mentee

Where are you in your climate journey?

I am looking for a climate job

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Get a job, Connect with others in the space, Find a mentor

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