Marketing & Operations Associate Posted Jul 15
Powerhouse , Oakland, CA
Position: Marketing & Operations Associate
Entity: Powerhouse (Innovation Firm)
Reports to: Partnership Manager
Location: Oakland, CA (2-3 days/week in office with the remainder work from home)

To apply, complete this application form. Applications received by Monday, August 2nd will be prioritized for review.

About Powerhouse
Addressing the climate crisis requires a complete transformation of our global energy and mobility systems. Our mission at Powerhouse is to identify the most innovative startups, connect them to the world’s leading corporations and investors, and drive decarbonization at scale.

Our innovation firm partners with corporations and investors to help them find and engage with cutting-edge startups, tap into proprietary market insights, and lead the next century of clean technology innovation. Our fund, Powerhouse Ventures, identifies and supports founding teams building innovative software to rapidly transform our global energy and mobility systems.

Who are we looking for?
Powerhouse is hiring a Marketing & Operations Associate. The Marketing & Operations Associate will develop and execute our marketing strategy, support our Watt It Takes podcast, and orchestrate internal operations and events.

What you will be working on:
Marketing and Communications

Develop and execute Powerhouse’s brand and marketing strategy, including the Powerhouse website, newsletter, and social media accounts

Grow and support our Watt It Takes podcast, including coordinating production and expanding listenership

Support the development of public-facing articles and materials and review and edit messaging to ensure it is thorough and on-brand

Leverage Powerhouse’s brand and channels to support our business development and partnerships

Track and analyze Powerhouse’s marketing metrics through data collection of specific communications or campaigns

Develop and implement Powerhouse and Powerhouse Ventures public and private events, including logistics, event marketing, and outreach

Conduct research for speaking engagements with guidance from the Partnership Manager


Executive support for Powerhouse CEO and calendar management for the Ventures team

Support Powerhouse’s operations including office management, filings, and internal systems

Support Powerhouse’s partnerships through startup coordination, scheduling, and research

Support the Partnerships and Operations Associate with people operation responsibilities by implementing and administering human resource programs and policies and supporting on hiring coordination

About You
1 to 3+ years of relevant experience

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related field

Marketing experience and demonstrated success in executing marketing campaigns

Experience managing and growing public-facing brands and social media accounts

Knowledge of and interest in the climate tech ecosystem

Strong communication and writing skills

Intellectual curiosity with strong analytical and critical thinking skills

Meticulous organization of documents, deliverables, and metrics

Experience in graphic design and/or podcasting is a plus

Competitive pay will be offered commensurate with qualifications, and competitive benefits will be provided including 100% coverage of select comprehensive medical plans, 401(k) plan, flexible time off, and annual professional development budget.

One of our values is to broaden leadership opportunities for women, people of color, LGBTQ+, and anyone with an experience historically underrepresented in companies, board rooms, and venture funds. We believe that everyone in the industry and at our company has to be committed to anti-racism. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive, safe, and growth-oriented environment for all members of our team.

Purpose, Culture, and Values
Our purpose is to address the climate crisis with innovation.

The Powerhouse team has built a high-performance, results based, and impact oriented environment. We’re committed to cultivating a positive workplace that embraces feedback and supports personal and professional growth.

As Powerhouse has continued to grow, we have remained rooted in our values:

Addressing the climate crisis requires the ambition to completely reimagine and rebuild our energy and mobility systems. At Powerhouse, we challenge ourselves—and our partners—to act boldly, innovate quickly, and decarbonize equitably.

No company—no matter how big—has the ability to decarbonize by itself. Through our partnerships, we’re enabling collaboration between the biggest corporations and the most effective startups.

The structures of the past hundred years are insufficient to address the climate crisis. Rapid decarbonization requires a radical expansion of new technologies to deploy our best solutions at scale.

Every startup, partner, and organization we work with is driven by people. Our work is rooted in strong and personal relationships with the people changing the way we power our world.

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