• Full Time - Graduate
  • US

Website AHG

Location: Flexible between any hub: Chicago, Washington DC, New York and San Francisco

Overview: 

The Senior Associate position will be responsible for collaborating with AHG team members to provide policy, business development, go-to-market, and fundraising support to AHG’s advanced technology clients to help them seize opportunities and overcome obstacles to their successful growth. This is the perfect role for a climate and/or energy professional who wants to use their technical and commercial knowledge to help entrepreneurs transform markets and scale new solutions. The ideal candidate has a proven background working in climate and/or energy, can go deep into the technology and market weeds, and is also an effective networker and advocate with strong political and business instincts.

Responsibilities: 

  • Become an expert in the policy, regulation, and markets that will shape a sustainable future for hard climate tech, from industrial decarbonization, to transmission modernization, to carbon dioxide removal.
  • Build relationships with AHG’s clients who include startup founders, VC partners, and corporate leaders
  • Take on account planning and workflow management to put points on the board for relevant AHG clients
  • Support AHG’s clients externally and advance their interests with key stakeholders as if you’re an extension of their full-time teams.
  • Build coalitions and craft persuasive communications to shape the funding ecosystem for demonstration and deployment projects, including with federal and state agencies
  • Evaluate techno-economics and market potential for leading climate technologies to support AHG’s client diligence and thought leadership efforts
  • Lead policy and regulatory research and analysis to support go-to-market, regulatory, and business development strategies for our clients
  • Leverage your expertise and network to help our clients develop and execute the right policy and go-to-market strategies to advance their business goals
  • Deliver business results for AHG’s clients, including closing deals and affecting regulatory outcomes

Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of professional experience in climate or energy sectors, including work with startups, consulting, utilities, and/or government in technical, commercial, and/or policy roles with a preference for a diversity of experiences
  • STEM BS required. MS, MBA or related Masters strongly preferred.
  • Excellent research, writing, communication, and analytical skills
  • Expertise in one or more climate-related segments
  • Experience navigating wholesale energy markets, carbon removal policy, government funding processes, or related topics
  • Able to translate complex technical concepts into compelling value propositions for customers, policymakers and regulators, or other stakeholders
  • An agile networker and advocate who develops trusted relationships
  • Adept at working in a fast-paced environment with frequent context switching
  • A strong desire for ownership and accountability
  • Passion for climate tech and energy
  • A critical and empathetic thinker with an understanding of the complexities of climate policy and energy justice issues

To apply for this job please visit www.theadhocgroup.com.