Careers

As a growing organization, we are constantly looking for smart, fun, and passionate individuals who share our vision of helping corporates connect with sustainable innovation. Energy, water, transportation, wind, solar, agriculture—these are just some of the areas in which our team is helping startups and corporates change the world. Interested in using your talents for something big? If the answer is yes, then check out our job openings listed below.

  • Analyst

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    Location: San Francisco, CA or London, UK

    About the Job Posting

    We are looking for an outstanding individual to support our research offerings. Key to everything we do is the i3 platform, the engine that powers our research services and our events. It brings clients venture investment data and insights on cleantech via customizable daily alerts, a weekly roundup, insights on a bi-monthly basis, and the Quarterly Investment Monitor.

    The successful candidate will gain an entry-level position conducting company research, data entry and investment trend analysis. The candidate should be driven and ready to quickly assume greater responsibility, being coached within six months into a position on the front line of all data-driven content.

    We place a very high value on team and passion. We are therefore looking for candidates who have a strong interest in the broader purpose of the cleantech theme as well as candidates who have a desire to delight clients and work collaboratively with the entire CTG team.

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Entry of company information and investment data into our proprietary database. Daily tracking of relevant investment deals, acquisitions and partnerships, monitoring public news sources for announcements concerning relevant companies. Evaluate company business models and technology focus for relevance to specific industries and to our subscriber base.
    • Track weekly, monthly, and quarterly trends concerning the technologies receiving funding, where investment is coming from, and where markets are heading.
    • Liaise with teammates and managers to produce data-driven, insightful content and publications for the benefit of our subscribers and clients. This involves producing clean, accurate, and intelligent tables, charts, and graphical representations of our data as well as thoughtful written analysis.
    • Field client inquiries and requests for data analysis help.
    • Interface with senior management, customers and partners involved in our content development strategy and vision.
    • Research, compose and present technology sector briefs, based upon innovation and investment trends, for internal consumption within the research team and wider company to steer our research agenda.
    REQUIREMENTS
    • Attention to detail and a personal concern for the quality of the deliverables you produce.
    • Exceptional technical skills in Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Knowledge of financial markets, securities, and investment (knowledge specific to venture capital and early-stage finance a plus but not required).
    • Knowledge of statistical methods and tools a plus.
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
    YOU ARE
    • A bright, analytical, motivated person who can tackle the unexpected and the unknown with gusto.
    • Keen on delivering high-quality and insightful content that delights subscribers.
    • Hard-working, and enjoys a fast-paced, fun “startup” culture with a healthy mix of initiative and collaboration.
    • An excellent communicator who possesses outstanding problem-solving skills.
    • Independent, and equipped to support multiple initiatives simultaneously while working in cross-functional teams.
    • Able to use good judgment in time-sensitive situations, prioritizing your workload as needed to always meet deadlines.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Send resume and cover letter, complete with salary expectations, to: openpositions@cleantech.com

     

    About Cleantech Group

    Founded in 2002, Cleantech Group’s (CTG) mission is to accelerate sustainable innovation. Our subscription- and custom research services, events and programs are all designed to help corporates, investors, and all players in the innovation ecosystem discover and connect with the key companies, trends, and people in the market. Our coverage is global, spans the entire clean technology theme and is relevant to the future of all industries.

    Our Monitor subscription service, powered by the i3 platform, allows clients to keep up-to-date on key innovation trends, and to search the most extensive global catalog of private innovation companies and investors available. This all comes to life at our global events, where the world’s largest network around sustainable innovation comes together in person to learn, meet, and get deals done, as well as through our popular Global Cleantech 100 program, which annually identifies both the leading and emergent “under the radar” companies. In addition, we offer a range of premium customized services to provide additional insights, intelligence and advice with regard to both designing innovation strategies and to executing on them. Services include active scouting, due diligence and market benchmarking studies.

    CTG is headquartered in San Francisco and has a growing international presence based out of London.

    Cleantech Group is committed to diversity in its workforce. Cleantech Group is an equal opportunity employer and insures the promotion of equal opportunity for all persons employed or seeking employment, without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability status.


  • Research Internship

    Location: San Francisco Bay Area, CA or London, UKLearn more

    ABOUT THE POSITION

    Research interns will work closely with the research team to understand and develop insightful content pertaining to the companies developing, insourcing, adopting, and investing in cleantech innovations. Key to everything we do is the i3 platform, an online service connecting investors, corporations, government agencies, and other facilitators of innovation to data and insights on clean technology companies and venture investment. Specifically, research interns will conduct company research and data entry, and will have a unique chance to build up knowledge and insight in several clean technology sectors.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Gathering and presenting information and insight on innovative cleantech business
    • Writing profiles on cleantech companies
    • Providing market insight and commentary to support our analyses in assets like blog posts, newsletters, research reports, etc.
    • Keeping abreast of the latest cleantech news and events from a range of sources including blogs, news sites, press releases, research reports, and investor websites
    • Helping ensure that the investment information (venture capital, IPOs, M&As, New Funds) in our databases our up-to-date, accurate and complete
    • Contributing to ad-hoc research requests from premium clients

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Inquisitive & analytical with a high capacity for critical thought
    • High attention to detail
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Enthusiasm for cleantech/sustainability, new business models and technological innovation a plus
    • A “can-do and team oriented approach” to the workplace and you enjoy working in an entrepreneurial and fast moving environment
    • Preferred relevant BA/BSc/undergraduate degree (or in pursuit of degree) in finance/economics, environmental studies, public policy, and/or engineering

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    • Start Date: Flexible
    • Duration: Full time internship, typically 3 months
    • Compensation: Stipend for travel and lunch expenses up to a total of $20/day

    HOW TO APPLY

    Send resume and cover letter to: research@cleantech.com

    Cleantech Group is committed to diversity in its workforce. Cleantech Group is an equal opportunity employer and insures the promotion of equal opportunity for all persons employed or seeking employment, without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability status.

     

    ABOUT CLEANTECH GROUP

    Founded in 2002, Cleantech Group’s (CTG) mission is to accelerate sustainable innovation. Our services, in combination or alone, help corporates, investors and other players shaping the future of sustainable innovation find, vet, and connect with upcoming innovative companies from around the world and across the clean technology theme.

    Our online Monitor subscription service, powered by the i3 platform, allows clients to monitor the market innovation trends and search the most extensive global catalogue of private innovation companies and investors available. This all comes to life at our global events, where the world’s largest network around sustainable innovation comes together in person to learn, meet, and get deals done, as well as through our popular annual Global Cleantech 100 program, which identifies both the leading and ‘under the radar’ companies. In addition, we offer a range of premium customized services to provide additional insights, intelligence and advice with regard to both designing innovation strategies and executing on them. Services include active scouting, due diligence and market benchmarking studies.

    CTG is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area and has an office in London. Learn more at www. cleantech.com

    Due to the high number of applications we receive, only qualified candidates will be contacted. We do our very best to reply to all qualified candidates within two weeks.