Powerhouse Ventures: ASSOCIATE
POWERHOUSE VENTURES ASSOCIATE
Entity: Powerhouse Ventures
Reports to: Partner
Location: Preference for Oakland, CA and in office 4 days per week
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with the subject line ‘[Your First and Last Name] - [Ventures Associate]’.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis with a preference for those submitted before Friday, March 1st. We are unable to do informational interviews at this time, so if in doubt, please apply.
About Powerhouse Ventures
Our mission at Powerhouse Ventures is to invest in founding teams building innovative climate tech software to enable future generations to thrive.
Powerhouse Ventures is hiring an Associate to serve as a key member of our investment team. This individual will source, evaluate, and support the most innovative early stage startups in climate.
What You’ll Be Working On
Market Research: Collaborate on research efforts to proactively identify new investment opportunities
Sourcing and Pipeline Management: Build and manage sourcing channels and relationships for Powerhouse Ventures deal flow, and help manage and prioritize the startup pipeline
Deal Evaluation: Support the deal diligence process, including financial analysis, customer calls, and expert interviews
Internal Operational Support: Build and improve internal systems, including fund modeling, portfolio support, CRM management, and portfolio metrics collection and analysis
Other responsibilities as needed
A Bachelor’s Degree
At least 2 years of relevant full-time experience in clean energy, mobility, and / or climate
You thrive in a fast-paced environment
You have excellent communication skills and high EQ
You bring strong strategic, analytical and critical thinking skills
You have a willingness to dive into the details and navigate through ambiguity
You are driven and self-directed with outstanding organizational skills
You are passionate about climate tech
Technical and operator experience is a plus
The target compensation range for this position is $85K-$110K, as well as carry in the fund. Competitive pay will be offered commensurate with qualifications, and competitive benefits will be provided including comprehensive medical plans, 401(k) plan, flexible time off, and an annual professional development budget.
One of our values is to broaden leadership opportunities for women, people of color, LGBTQ+, and anyone with an experience historically underrepresented in companies, board rooms, and venture funds. We believe that everyone in the industry, and at our fund, has to be committed to anti-racism. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive, safe, and growth-oriented environment for all members of our team.
Purpose, Culture, and Values
Our purpose is to address the climate crisis with innovation.
The Powerhouse and Powerhouse Ventures teams have built a high-performance, results based, and impact oriented environment. We’re committed to cultivating a positive workplace that embraces feedback and supports personal and professional growth.
As Powerhouse and Powerhouse Ventures have continued to grow, we have remained rooted in our values: