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Job Description

Join us in helping companies of all sizes and industries take climate action. We are dedicated to working as a team towards our common goal: improving lives.

Become part of our Customer Management team in Boston, where we enable organizations to start their climate action journey, both at the product and company level. We help companies measure their carbon footprints, set goals, define reduction strategies, finance climate projects and communicate their efforts transparently. For leading companies, we embed climate action into their business through our unique certification – ClimatePartner Certified. In this position you will be:

  • Acting as a customer manager across various industries such as Consumer Goods & Retail, Food & Beverage, Clothing, Energy, and Finance
  • Calculating corporate and product carbon footprints (Scope 1, 2 and 3)
  • Supporting and guiding our clients through our Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) tool
  • Helping with the collection of quality input data for carbon footprints
  • Assigning and researching methodologies and emission factors to improve our database as well as ensure alignment with various standards (e.g.GHG Protocol, SBTi) to improve our carbon footprint software and reports
  • Supporting our clients in identifying carbon hotspots and devising carbon reduction strategies at a high level
  • Presenting results of the footprints and facilitating discussions around next steps
  • Advising clients on goal setting, reduction strategies, renewable energy and offsetting strategies
  • Preparing proposals for clients based on their needs
  • Advising our customers on the market launch of ClimatePartner Certified products and services
  • Providing insights on sustainability claims, communications and marketing initiatives based on the core pillars of transparency and credibility
  • Collaborating with colleagues in the US and Europe
  • You have at least 4-7 years of professional experience in environmental / sustainability consulting or equivalent in-house role
  • You have an affinity for numbers, excellent analytical skills and are very comfortable in using Excel to an advanced level
  • You are incredibly passionate about sustainability, climate change and are driven by a strong conviction for climate action
  • You are an excellent project manager and can manage multiple complex projects effectively
  • You build relationships easily and believe in educating clients as a tool to build trust
  • You have exceptional communication skills and can communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders and at a management level
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset, sense of responsibility and willingness to take initiative
  • Your English language skills (written and verbal) are at a native level

    Desired, but non-essential:

  • You are knowledgeable about the various GHG Procol and SBTi standards surrounding carbon accounting and goal setting
  • You have previous exposure to carbon accounting
  • You have experience in life cycle analysis, corporate social responsibility strategy, climate risk, CDP/TCFD reporting, natural capital accounting
  • You have a technical sustainability-related university degree or similar educational qualification
  • Purpose: Working together to take effective climate action and improve lives. ClimatePartner has long established itself as a leading solutions provider for corporate climate action in Europe and the US.
  • Culture: Our lively, international employee culture is based on trust, infused by fun, and characterized by openness, allowing for a wide range of perspectives. Regular internal meetings and social events help foster our sense of belonging, collaboration, and respect.
  • Location: Our Boston office is located near Copley Square, central to a variety of commuting options.
  • Flexibility: We recognize that flexibility is important to achieving a healthy work-life balance. Hybrid work models and our family-friendly workplace help you do this. Note that this position is not remote.
  • Benefits: We offer attractive holiday, vacation, health care, and compensation packages.
  • Personal development: Our comprehensive onboarding program ensures that you are integrated thoroughly into our team, with regular training, feedback sessions, and coaching opportunities to help your continual personal growth and development. Simply click the application button below to apply for this position. Make sure that you include the following documents in English indicating your salary expectations:

  • resume
  • cover letter Please note: At this time, ClimatePartner cannot sponsor any type of visa. We are not an E-Verify company and are also unable to employ OPT or STEM visa holders.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Creating an inclusive environment is important to us. We provide equal opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to any aspect which makes them unique. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact Nicole Cooksey at nicole.cooksey@climatepartner.com

    Find out more about working at ClimatePartner and see all our current job openings at climatepartner.com/careers.

    We look forward to your application!

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