About us:

BeZero Carbon is a climate intelligence business that helps organisations make smarter Net Zero decisions. We support clients through BeZero Carbon Markets, a data and analytics platform for the Voluntary Carbon Market, and through decarbonisation and natural capital solutions.

Founded in April 2020, we are rapidly growing, with investor backing and an already enviable client list. Our 50-strong team combines expertise across climatic and earth sciences, remote sensing technologies, sell-side financial research, data and analytics, engineering, and public policy. We are based in London, but have people working across six continents.

We are on an exciting path to becoming one of the leading companies accelerating the Net Zero transition, helping organisations throughout the climate value chain and creating prosperity through climate action.

For more information visit www.bezerocarbon.com.

Job Description:

BeZero is looking for an exceptional candidate with a background in Earth and / or Environmental Sciences to join our carbon offsetting ratings team. We are looking for a candidate to bring further knowledge and rigour to building out this highly innovative and impactful product. The ideal candidate would have experience of the Voluntary Carbon Offset Market. We are looking for a driven, creative and intellectually curious individual excited by the prospect of working at an innovative start-up aiming to rethink and rebuild a decarbonised economy.

The role will be focused on researching the science and evidence behind different types of carbon offsets and continuing to build our database of evidence, scores and ratings. It will also require interacting with clients and external stakeholders through calls, presentations, reports, blogs etc. Strong written, presentational, and oral communication skills are essential. The ideal candidate will bring a depth of knowledge in their area of expertise and the ability to create effective messaging for a diverse audience. The candidate will report to BeZero’s Head of Carbon Ratings and can work remotely or from our London-based office on GMT hours.

Responsibilities:

  • Research offset projects in the voluntary carbon market
  • Expanding and developing our ratings model
  • Curating our literature database
  • Participating in feature development for our tech platform offering.
  • Writing research reports on market trends and dynamics.
  • Attending conferences and events representing BeZero Carbon
  • Working towards monthly targets.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Have an academic background in Earth and / or Environmental Sciences.
  • Have either a postgraduate degree or an undergraduate degree alongside relevant professional experience.
  • Have strong written and spoken communication skills
  • Have a strong research background and analytical skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, in particular Excel
  • Be comfortable speaking to high-level clients and external stakeholders
  • Have a strong understanding of the voluntary carbon market and the risks offset projects face

What we’ll offer:

  • Ability to learn and develop alongside a range of sector specialists from the scientific, economic and business community
  • Opportunity to work in a cross-cutting role, interacting with lots of different parts of the business
  • Growth opportunities that come from working at a fast-paced VC-backed technology business
  • Opportunity to work remote or in our Central London office space (Angel) with flexibility to work from home 2 days a week + some flexibility over working location during the summer; as well as regular social events
  • Opportunity for share options

Our interview process:

  • Initial screening interview (15 mins)
  • Skills test
  • Second Interview
  • Final interview with senior management
  • Reference checks + offer