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.

  • Research Manager

    London Learn more
    The Position

    Cleantech Group (CTG) is looking to hire a Research Manager to join our research team, as a recognized sector expert on innovation and market activity happening in the clean technology sector. The Research Manager will conduct primary and secondary research on market opportunities emerging from the development of new clean technologies and produce high quality client-ready market research deliverables.

    Cleantech Group’s events and consulting services provide clients with access to the market intelligence, insights and introductions needed to thrive in the world of sustainable innovation. Our engagements help clients to identify, understand and act on opportunities created by innovation that can impact the world’s most natural resource-intensive industries. Our consulting clients include global corporations, investors, government agencies, and technology companies. Our research work comes to life at our global events where we bring together influential leaders and entrepreneurs to showcase new technologies and business models as well as learn about emerging innovation and market trends.

    CTG strongly believes that new technologies and business models can play an important role not only in driving sustainability, but also in making companies more competitive and differentiated. Our ideal candidate will have strong analytical capabilities, enthusiasm for primary and secondary research and have expertise in at least some of the coverage areas that are core to CTG (such as energy, transportation, agriculture, materials and resources and environment).

    Responsibilities
    • Lead the research team’s development of a regular stream of client-ready research deliverables including analysis, perspectives and viewpoints on innovation companies, market opportunities and trends
      • Research deliverables include analysis of value chains, business activities, market drivers, challenges, competitive landscapes and profiles of innovative companies
    • Provide experienced guidance and coaching to continually improve the quality of our team’s analysis, including improving research frameworks and working with research analysts to develop and deliver tailored client briefings
    • Identify and prioritize topics for the research team to cover
    • Coordinate with business development to identify and win targeted clients
    • Collaborate with our content marketing manager to develop content for our marketing channels including our blog, speaking engagements, and a broader range of digital communication channels
    • Be a recognized subject matter expert on innovation in one or more of Cleantech Group’s industry coverage areas: energy & power, transportation & logistics, industrial & manufacturing, agriculture & food, materials & chemicals, and resources & environment
    • Communicate and present analysis and deliverables to clients
    • Contribute subject matter expertise to our custom research engagements in collaboration with our consulting team
    • Contribute subject matter expertise to targeted business development opportunities
    • Conduct on-going primary research interviews with entrepreneurial companies and other stakeholders across the clean technology ecosystem
    • Continually expand and manage your network to conduct primary research and to identify potential speakers and participants at Cleantech Group’s events
    • The Research Manager will report to the Director of Research
    Requirements
    • 5+ years of experience conducting market research, strategy or business consulting or corporate development activities
    • 5+ years of experience conducting primary and secondary research, developing and improving upon research frameworks, and generating novel insights supported by knowledge, facts and research
    • Experience in managing a team of research analysts and associates
    • Subject matter expertise on innovation in one or more of Cleantech Group’s industry coverage areas
    • Adept at developing high quality market intelligence deliverables
    • Experience in delivering tailored client research briefings and integrating client feedback into subsequent research
    • Excellent written, Powerpoint and verbal presentation skills

    Salary is commensurate with experience. Cleantech Group employees are entitled to a comprehensive set of benefits including pension contributions and private healthcare provision.

    Why work at CTG
    • Friendly, talented, collaborative and entrepreneurial team
    • Providing cutting edge insights on technologies that can make a positive difference to planet and economic growth
    • Learning and development actively encouraged
    How to Apply

    Send resume and cover letter to: openpositions@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.


  • Senior Associate

    San FranciscoLearn more
    The Position

    Cleantech Group (CTG) is looking to hire a Senior Associate to join our research team to develop sector expertise on innovation and market activity happening in the clean technology sector. The Senior Associate will conduct primary and secondary research on market opportunities emerging from the development of new clean technologies and produce high quality client-ready market research deliverables.

    Cleantech Group’s events and consulting services provide clients with access to the market intelligence, insights and introductions needed to thrive in the world of sustainable innovation. Our engagements help clients to identify, understand and act on opportunities created by innovation that can impact the world’s most natural resource-intensive industries. Our consulting clients include global corporations, investors, government agencies, and technology companies. Our research work comes to life at our global events where we bring together influential leaders and entrepreneurs to showcase new technologies and business models as well as learn about emerging innovation and market trends.

    CTG strongly believes that new technologies and business models can play an important role not only in driving sustainability, but also in making companies more competitive and differentiated. Our ideal candidate will have strong analytical capabilities, enthusiasm for primary and secondary research and a strong interest in the coverage areas that are core to CTG (such as energy, transportation, agriculture, materials and resources and environment).

    Responsibilities
    • Develop regular client-ready research deliverables including analysis, perspectives and viewpoints on innovation companies, market opportunities and trends
    • Research deliverables include analysis of value chains, business activities, market drivers, challenges, competitive landscapes and profiles of innovative companies
    • Communicate and present analysis and deliverables to clients
    • Develop subject matter expert on innovation in one of Cleantech Group’s industry coverage areas: energy & power, transportation & logistics, industrial & manufacturing, agriculture & food, materials & chemicals, and resources & environment
    • Contribute subject matter expertise to our custom research engagements in collaboration with our consulting team
    • Conduct on-going primary research interviews with entrepreneurial companies and other stakeholders across the clean technology ecosystem
    • Collaborate with our content marketing manager to develop content for our marketing channels including our blog, speaking engagements, and a broader range of digital communication channels
    • Continually expand and manage your network for primary research and to identify potential speakers and participants at Cleantech Group’s events
    • Some limited travel may be required
    • The Senior Associate will report to the Director of Research
    Requirements
    • 3+ years of experience conducting market research, strategy or business consulting or corporate development activities
    • 3+ years of experience conducting in primary and secondary research, improving upon research frameworks, and generating novel insights supported by knowledge, facts and research
    • Demonstrated understanding about innovation in one or more of Cleantech Group’s industry coverage areas
    • Adept at developing high quality market intelligence deliverables
    • Experience in delivering tailored client research briefings and integrating client feedback into subsequent research
    • Excellent written, PowerPoint and verbal presentation skills
    • Fluent English required, additional languages desired to support global primary research
    Why work at CTG
    • Friendly, talented, collaborative and entrepreneurial team
    • Providing cutting edge insights on technologies that can make a positive difference to planet and economic growth
    • Learning and development actively encouraged

    Salary is commensurate with experience. Cleantech Group employees are entitled to a comprehensive set of benefits, including health and dental insurance and 401(k).

    How to Apply

    Send resume and cover letter to: openpositions@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.


  • Research Analyst

    San Francisco, Boston or LondonLearn more
    The Position

    Cleantech Group (CTG) is looking to hire analysts to join our research team.

    Responsibilities
    • Conduct on-going secondary research, including identifying new companies, investments and partnerships, and ensuring activity is correctly tracked and uploaded into our online i3 market intelligence platform
    • Conduct on-going primary research interviews with entrepreneurial companies and other stakeholders across the clean technology ecosystem
    • Develop an understanding about emerging companies, market activity and innovation trends across our 6 coverage sectors: energy & power, transportation & logistics, industrial & manufacturing, agriculture & food, materials & chemicals, and resources & environment
    • Contribute to client ready insight publications and client briefings, applying our research frameworks. Our research work includes analysis of market segment value chains, business activities, market drivers, challenges, competitive landscapes and profiling of innovative companies
    • Develop opinions and insight on a range of clean technology topics
    • Collaborate with our content marketing manager to develop content for our marketing channels, including our blog
    • Develop your industry network and identify thought leaders and topics to be covered at Cleantech Group’s events
    Requirements
    • BA/BSc or equivalent working experience
    • Strong demonstrated interest in innovation in clean technology
    • Ability to synthesize data and insights into clear and concise written messages
    • Ability to research effectively, and work toward deadlines
    • Desire to develop by giving and receiving feedback to other team members
    • Excellent written and PowerPoint skills
    • Some limited travel may be required
    • Fluent English required, additional languages desired to support global primary research
    Why work at CTG
    • Friendly, talented, collaborative and entrepreneurial team
    • Providing cutting edge insights on technologies that can make a positive difference to planet and economic growth
    • Learning and development actively encouraged

    Salary is commensurate with experience and location.

    How to Apply

    Send resume and cover letter to: openpositions@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

    Cleantech Group’s events and consulting services provide clients with access to the market intelligence, insights and introductions needed to thrive in the world of sustainable innovation. Our engagements help clients to identify, understand and act on opportunities created by innovation that can impact the world’s most natural resource-intensive industries. Our consulting clients include global corporations, investors, government agencies, and technology companies. Our research work comes to life at our global events where we bring together influential leaders and entrepreneurs to showcase new technologies and business models as well as learn about emerging innovation and market trends.


  • Consultant

    San Francisco, Boston or London Learn more
    The Position

    We are looking for a consultant to join our consulting team.

    Responsibilities
    • Conduct primary and secondary research and develop insights relevant to consulting project workstreams
    • Research clients and the sectors they are active in
    • Ensure that consulting tasks and deliverables align with the project objectives and client needs. Create coherent story lines with relevant conclusions and supporting materials
    • Ensure consulting materials are client ready, with clear writing and consistent presentation
    • Participate in client conversations, demonstrating knowledge of relevant research
    • Conduct client interviews and facilitate delivery workshops with client employees, management teams and other stakeholders demonstrating a clear knowledge and understanding of the research undertaken
    • Collaborate with internal and external research subject matter experts to ensure their input is relevant and timely
    • This job will require regular travel for business development and client delivery purposes
    Requirements
    • 3+ years’ experience in strategy, business consulting or corporate development activities
    • Subject matter expertise on innovation in one or more of Cleantech Group’s industry coverage areas
    • Experience translating market insight into learnings and actions for specific clients
    • Excellent written, Power Point and verbal presentation skills
    • Fluent English required, additional languages desired to support global primary research
    Why work at CTG
    • Friendly, talented, collaborative and entrepreneurial team
    • Providing cutting edge insights on technologies that can make a positive difference to planet and economic growth
    • Learning and development actively encouraged

    Salary is commensurate with experience.

    How to Apply

    Send resume and cover letter to: openpositions@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

    Cleantech Group’s events and consulting services provide clients with access to the market intelligence, insights and introductions needed to thrive in the world of sustainable innovation. Our engagements help clients to identify, understand and act on opportunities created by innovation that can impact the world’s most natural resource-intensive industries. Our consulting clients include global corporations, investors, government agencies, and technology companies. Our research work comes to life at our global events where we bring together influential leaders and entrepreneurs to showcase new technologies and business models as well as learn about emerging innovation and market trends.


  • Consulting Manager

    Flexible (North America or Europe) Learn more
    The Position

    We are looking for a manager to join our consulting team.

    Responsibilities
    • Managing the delivery of custom research and consulting engagement workstreams so they exceed client expectations, create actionable insights and value, and are delivered on time and within planned budgets
    • Create project approaches and consulting frameworks
    • Identify workstream objectives, tasks, deliverables and time frame for custom research work
    • Develop client ready materials with coherent story lines, relevant conclusions and supporting material
    • Manage consulting and research team input into projects so it is clear to everyone what is expected, and by when
    • Develop and training of Cleantech Group’s consultants as well as collaboration with internal and external research subject matter experts
    • Participate in client discussions and briefings, contributing insight, demonstrating knowledge of material and relevance
    • This job will require regular travel for business development and client delivery purposes
    Requirements
    • 5+ years’ experience conducting market research, strategy or business consulting or corporate development activities
    • Subject matter expertise on innovation in one or more of Cleantech Group’s industry coverage areas
    • Extensive experience translating market insight into learnings and actions for specific clients
    • Excellent written, Power Point and verbal presentation skills
    • Fluent English required, additional languages desired to support global primary research
    Why work at CTG
    • Friendly, talented, collaborative and entrepreneurial team
    • Providing cutting edge insights on technologies that can make a positive difference to planet and economic growth
    • Learning and development actively encouraged

    Salary is commensurate with experience

    How to Apply

    Send resume and cover letter to: openpositions@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

    Cleantech Group’s events and consulting services provide clients with access to the market intelligence, insights and introductions needed to thrive in the world of sustainable innovation. Our engagements help clients to identify, understand and act on opportunities created by innovation that can impact the world’s most natural resource-intensive industries. Our consulting clients include global corporations, investors, government agencies, and technology companies. Our research work comes to life at our global events where we bring together influential leaders and entrepreneurs to showcase new technologies and business models as well as learn about emerging innovation and market trends.

     


  • Consulting Principal

    San Francisco or BostonLearn more
    The Position

    Cleantech Group (CTG) is looking to hire a Consulting Principal to join our research & consulting team to lead the delivery of custom research and consulting engagements from end-to-end so that they exceed client expectations, create actionable insights and value, and are delivered on time and within planned budgets.

    Cleantech Group’s events and consulting services provide clients with access to the market intelligence, insights and introductions needed to thrive in the world of sustainable innovation. Our engagements help clients to identify, understand and act on opportunities created by innovation that can impact the world’s most natural resource-intensive industries. Our consulting clients include global corporations, investors, government agencies, and technology companies. Our research work comes to life at our global events where we bring together influential leaders and entrepreneurs to showcase new technologies and business models as well as learn about emerging innovation and market trends.

    CTG strongly believes that new technologies and business models can play an important role not only in driving sustainability, but also in making companies more competitive and differentiated. Our ideal candidate will have strong consulting capabilities, enthusiasm for engaging and presenting consulting work that can make an impact for our clients, and expertise in at least some of the coverage areas that are core to CTG (such as energy, transportation, agriculture, materials, and resources and environment).

    Responsibilities
    • Successfully lead from end-to-end the delivery of custom research and consulting engagements
    • Engage clients in a clear and organized manner during projects, including delivering clear requests for information, participation and input
    • Provide experienced guidance and coaching to continually improve the quality of our team’s work, including developing and improving consulting frameworks and working with the consulting and research team to develop and deliver tailored client briefings
    • Develop client-ready materials with coherent story lines, relevant conclusions and supporting material
    • Develop and train Cleantech Group’s managers and consultants as well as collaborate with internal and external research subject matter experts
    • Play an active role, in coordination with business development, in identifying client’s needs, and then structure and scope new custom research and consulting work
    • The Consulting Principal will report to the Director of Research.
    Qualifications
    • 7+ years of experience conducting strategy, business consulting or corporate development activities
    • Subject matter expertise on innovation in one or more of Cleantech Group’s industry coverage areas
    • Extensive experience translating market insight into learnings and actions for specific clients
    • Excellent written, Powerpoint and verbal presentation skills

    Salary is commensurate with experience. Cleantech Group employees are entitled to a comprehensive set of benefits, including health and dental insurance and 401(k).

    Why work at CTG
    • Friendly, talented, collaborative and entrepreneurial team
    • Providing cutting edge insights on technologies that can make a positive difference to planet and economic growth
    • Learning and development actively encouraged
    How to Apply

    Send resume and cover letter to: openpositions@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.

     


  • Events Intern – Fall/Winter 2018

    San Francisco, CALearn more

    Location: San Francisco Bay Area

    EVENTS INTERN ROLE

    The events intern will be working closely with our events team to primarily support the organization of our flagship event, Cleantech Forum San Francisco, held on January 28-30, 2019. You will be supporting the planning process and execution of the event during the final months leading up to the event. The internship may also include work on other CTG events throughout the fall, subject to events team need and time permitting.

    We are looking for someone who is passionate about CTG’s mission of accelerating sustainable innovation and is a quick learner, willing to work independently and take initiative in a fast-paced environment.

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Support registration logistics and update registration database (Cvent) as needed
    • Update and maintain event records in CRM system (Salesforce)
    • Handle inquiries from Forum attendees and potential attendees
    • Assist with marketing and events outreach efforts
    • Act as point of contact with speakers, partners, press and/or attendees regarding logistics requirements and deadlines
    • Manage and collect collateral (e.g. bios, photos, presentations) for the event app, website and program guide
    • Help prepare on-site event materials such as badges, signage and awards
    • Assist with the recruitment of volunteers
    • (On-site) Support events team at registration and on any ad-hoc tasks during the Forum
    REQUIREMENTS
    • Experience in organizing and attending events (desirable, but not obligatory)
    • Excellent communication skills – written and in-person
    • Excellent organizational skills and great attention to detail
    • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple responsibilities at any given time
    • Ability to handle the pressure of regular, tight deadlines
    • Ability to adapt to, and work within, a constantly changing environment – be a ‘troubleshooter’
    • Ability to work within a team but also manage task independently and take initiative
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    Start Date: Flexible, but looking to cover September 2018 – January 2019 (through the 2019 Cleantech Forum San Francisco)
    Duration: 3-6 months; potential for full-time or part-time internship
    Compensation: Stipend for lunch and travel expenses up to $20/day

    HOW TO APPLY

    For consideration for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to: forums@cleantech.com

    ABOUT CLEANTECH GROUP

    Founded in 2002, the mission of Cleantech Group (CTG) is to accelerate sustainable innovation. Our subscriptions, 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. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, with a growing international presence in London.

    Our parent company, Enovation Partners, one of Consulting Magazine’s 2017 Seven Small Jewels, is based in Chicago (learn more at www.enovationpartners.com).


  • Research Internship – Fall 2018

    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 (for Fall 2018)
    • 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.