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Climate Finance Project Manager

Raise Green

Raise Green

Accounting & Finance, Operations
Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2023

Climate Finance Project Manager, Raise Green, Inc. (Semi-Remote)

ABOUT RAISE GREEN

Raise Green is a fintech company that offers a climate investment platform with thousands of membersinvesting from $100 up to $5 million into clean energy and climatetech companies.

We are building the largest and most inclusive climate investing community in the world. Our award-winning impact investing marketplace allows project developers and climate entrepreneurs to raise money for their company or non-profit through investment from anyone (retail, accredited, institutional).

Our inclusive finance model allows climate innovators to raise money through a community round of financing and pay back their investors over time, examples include: community solar, microgrids, electric vehicle infrastructure or fleet conversion, sustainable agriculture, energy efficiency, building electrification, storage and battery deployments or other climatetech companies.

We finance a healthy, just, and sustainable future that allows anyone to access capital and benefit from addressing the climate crisis!

WHY RAISE GREEN

• We have raised venture funding to scale our business!

• Our executive team has decades of experience in climate, clean energy, finance, and tech.

• Research from global financial services companies state there will be $1.7 trillion in U.S. climate-based investments over the next 10 years and 85% of individual investors want sustainable investments within their investment portfolio.

• We have more than 10 times platform (funding applications) pipeline growth year over year!

• More than half of the capital raised on our platform has been for companies led by minority and/or women executives, which is more than 10 times the average rate in venture capital.

• Our product development roadmap to scale is being executed with clearly defined milestones over the next 18 months.

• Our platform and technology cut investment soft costs through standardization.

ABOUT THE POSITION
Our Climate Finance Project Manager is dedicated to fighting the climate crisis, income inequality, and air pollution through community-driven financing and inclusive growth. The Climate Finance Project Manager will have the opportunity to support project developers and entrepreneurs seeking to raise meaningful funds through community-driven financing. The ideal candidate should be dedicated to fighting the climate crisis and income inequality,. They thrive in a dynamic fast-paced environment, and are prepared to support the issuers in putting their best foot forward to investors of all levels.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as primary point of contact for project developers and climate entrepreneurs (Issuers) raising capital on Raise Green, managing the relationship and project timeline from onboarding to launch through regular meetings, ensuring the timely completion of projects and successful raises

  • Manage multiple Issuer projects simultaneously, providing guidance and expertise on fundraising strategies and approaches utilizing community financing (Regulation CF)

  • Review all Issuer submitted materials to ensure it meets both Raise Green’s and our partners’ diligence criteria and is compliant with securities laws and rules

  • Work cross-functionally with Sales, Marketing, and Investor Relations to maximize the success of launched projects

  • Analyze incoming dealflow with executives for potential and line of sight to development

  • Align projects with Raise Green’s long-term strategy and initiatives

  • Provide accurate and timely project status updates and communication internally and externally

  • Organize and maintain project related files, materials, and correspondence

  • Collaborate to prepare and maintain reports, presentations, documentation, and project material

  • Ensure compliance with company, industry, standards and practices

  • Foster positive and effective business relationships with all parties

  • Perform other duties as required

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work full-time, salaried

  • Located in or near New Haven, CT, for periodic visits to the HQ; semi-remote if desired

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or 3+ years of work experience in clean energy, climate change science or economics, financial services, fintech, fundraising, project management, law or a similar role

  • Experience working in a regulatory environment and/or in a start-up is preferred.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong organization, networking, time management, and accounting skills

  • Passion for solving the climate crisis, social justice, sustainable finance, and the environment

  • Proven ability to gather, validate, and analyze quantitative data and information

  • Excellent verbal, written, computer, technical communication and presentation skills required.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and business relationships.

  • Willing to take initiative, run with assignments, and step into new responsibilities quickly

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • Salary range dependent on experience: $65k-80k

  • Eligible for company equity!

  • Flexible working schedule

  • Primarily-remote

  • Benefits include: 10 paid holidays; Flex paid time-off policy; health, vision and dental insurance

  • Get to do fulfilling work as part of a growing startup that’s tackling climate change

  • Collaborate with an awesome team of mission-driven folks!

TO APPLY

Interested? Let us know by as soon as possible if you’d like you’d like to join us, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled. We’re looking forward to hearing from you! Please send a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, a resume, and references to info@raisegreen.com.

Raise Green is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.