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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.

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