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Carbon Markets Business Development Associate

Remote
about 2 months ago
Full time role

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Job Description

About us

Chloris Geospatial is a venture-backed technology company operating at the intersection of space-tech and nature-tech. Our mission is to accelerate the global transition to a net-zero and nature-positive economy with the most reliable, trustworthy and transparent natural capital data. We use industry-leading technology to measure the amount of carbon stored in terrestrial ecosystems.  Our state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms fuse data from multiple Earth observation satellites to provide accurate and scalable measurements of the carbon stocks and change in woody vegetation (forests, shrubs, and mangroves), anywhere in the world.

About the role 

We are looking for a talented and driven business development professional with a passion for nature & space tech, to foster the adoption of Chloris’ innovative technology by enterprises active in the voluntary carbon markets (VCM). You are excited about the opportunity to join a mission-oriented and high-potential start-up, anchored in pioneering Earth Observation science and laser-focused on delivering best-in-class data and technology for nature-based solutions. You bring experience in nature based solutions and/or in the voluntary carbon markets, either from the project development, project investment, or project rating side. Working for a start-up excites you, as does working with demanding customers and meeting their needs on the journey to net-zero and nature-positive. You have a strong business- and service-oriented mindset and are inspired by the opportunity to drive impact in partnership with the customers we serve. 

The Carbon Markets Business Development Associate will report to the Head of Partnerships who oversees Business Development at Chloris, and will work closely with the Product and Marketing teams.

Responsibilities

Customer acquisition: 

  • Illustrate the value proposition of Chloris’ technology and data to prospective customers: product demos, customer business process integration 
  • Conduct customer research and identify new customers and use-case opportunities
  • Supporting the business development process and the maintenance of its systems

Success and Support of Chloris Customers:

  • Lead new client on-boarding process, in close collaboration with the Product Team
  • Provide ongoing support to existing customers of Chloris, including the coordination and delivery of custom analytical services / off-platform insights
  • Inform new and existing customers of new offerings and functionalities on Chloris Platform
  • Document processes and maintain department records and systems 

Qualifications 

  • Post-graduate degree in a relevant field (forestry, environmental sciences, geography) or undergraduate degree and additional relevant work experience
  • 3 years of professional experience, ideally  in voluntary carbon markets, forest & sustainable supply chains or related industries
  • Deep understanding of voluntary carbon markets and methodologies, and of the use cases of of spaceborne remote-sensing solutions for all market participants (e.g. project developers and investors, rating agencies, buyers, standard bodies, others)
  • Service- and customer-oriented mindset; exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical, and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Knowledge of customer relationship management (CRM) software.
  • Proficiency in office software, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook Express, in addition to Google Workspace 

Location + Time Commitment 

This is a full-time position.  Location is flexible with a preference for locations allowing  hybrid work from soemwhere in Western Europe or Boston, MA.  Chloris is a hybrid-first company with a transatlantic team based throughout Western Europe and the United States, concentrated near our Boston headquarters. We are committed to providing a hybrid work environment that allows for in-person and on-site collaboration at quarterly all-hands retreats, in addition to allowing for the benefits that come from flexible, work-from-anywhere arrangements.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We are excited to build a diverse and inclusive team and we encourage inquiries from talented and motivated applicants from all races, religions, colors, nationalities, genders, sexual orientations, ages, and disability groups. Come join us and help us build the future!

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