The Spent Goods Company works with organizations to re-imagine food waste, reducing their expenses and carbon footprint while generating new revenue sources.

Whether it’s to make corrugated cardboard from spent grains or transforming day old bread into beer by diverting organic waste from the landfill, we can help you to reduce your climate change impact. 

Most recently, we have worked with craft breweries to transform their leftover barley grains (aka spent grains) into revenue generating food products that are sold as part of their menu to their customers.

We’re growing and we looking for passionate people to help us achieve our mission.

Our culture

  • We believe that there are efficient ways of achieving our goals, sometimes against the status quo
  • We take calculated risks
  • We need people who can work independently with minimal supervision
  • We start with ‘Why?’

1. Digital Community Manager

This role is funded by Magnet subsidy program to provide work experience for individual from Sept 1 – eo Dec 2021. Please review the link to confirm you are eligible

Engage fans based on their values such as vegan / climate change / good local food / Made in Toronto

  • By using visuals to tell our story that will help to attract our target demographic
  • Craft social media & email newsletters
  • Respond to DMs and promote ongoing discussions on the platforms
  • Track growth and make modifications as required to increase community engagement

Skills required

  • Good Storyteller – Great eye for visuals and able to write engaging content i.e., after viewing your content, fans are likely or share the content
  • Strong capacity handling/managing social media communication
  • Ability to research relevant topics for posts and responses especially relevant and funny reels! (it’s not as easy as you’d think 🙂
  • Self organized and able to follow work plan

What will you learn?

  • Storytelling based on values alignment
  • Work closely with Marketing manager who will set the goals of each marketing campaign and you as Community Manager will be responsible for execution, analyzing results and making recommendations for the next campaign

2. Woocommerce and WordPress Developer

We’re looking to:

  1. Improve user flow on Woocommerce instance that would allow our wholesale customers (B2B) to place orders based on our baking lead times and automatically create invoice drafts in our API based accounting platform.
  2. A separate Woocommerce instance to promote upcycled products (B2C) to be drop shipped by our partners and/or accommodate local pickup from participating retailers
  3. Improve user experience on WordPress Blog
  4. Potentially consolidate under single WordPress instance once Woocommerce instance(s) have been established
  5. Maintain a highly visual customer experience
  6. Nice to have – migrate Joomla based ecommerce to WooCommerce

Ideal candidate eats Woocommerce and WordPress for breakfast and can knock this out of the park easily. You have experience finding good plugins to achieve functionality we seek.

In addition to why you’d like to work with us, we’d love links to existing websites you’ve built. If you feel you have the skills but don’t have ideal examples, we’d still love to hear from you.


As its based on experience, do let us know your ideal rate and/or provide a fixed quote once you’ve gathered requirements.

If the role sounds ideal, we’d love to hear from you.

Email us with short cover letter telling us your why