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Climate Impact Expert

Who are we?

The World Fund is a €350M venture capital fund built around the belief that decarbonisation is, and will increasingly become, a key value driver of our economy.

We back entrepreneurs building climate tech for a regenerative world.

We invest in world-changing technologies and business ideas. Our diverse international team is made up of entrepreneurs, scientists, communication and policy specialists, investors, and visionaries.

We are a driven, passionate team of go-getters, working together to make a difference.

What will you be doing?

  • Supporting the investment team with creating climate performance potential (CPP) assessments of different startup propositions and climate technologies
  • Create content and coordinate stakeholders to advance our thought leadership and our work with leading climate associations such as Project Frame or Venture Climate Alliance
  • Helping further develop our impact reporting framework with our portfolio companies
  • Supporting the Head of Impact with preparing materials and leveraging our investors for Impact, which includes the who is who of European entrepreneurs and institutions
  • Contributing to the development of an investor impact platform
  • Supporting partners and investment team with writing and publishing articles, as well as conducting deep dives on key decarbonisation drivers of specific sectors

And who are you?

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, able to work independently in a high-velocity environment
  • Excellent communicator, able to express ideas and viewpoints in a compelling way
  • Joy and track record in thinking mathematically about complex dynamic systems
  • Comfortable in a collaborative, diverse environment where we are encouraged to challenge one another, so the best ideas come first
  • Highly personable and contributing to a warm, fun, and friendly team culture
  • Demonstrable capability and 3-5 years of experience in applying impact methodologies, LCAs, climate frameworks, or similar
  • Passionate about tackling climate change and building a regenerative world
  • Enjoying deep research processes while staying pragmatic and outcome oriented
  • Supportive of diverse opinions and able to constructively challenge viewpoints
  • Relevant studies at university (Sustainability, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, or similar)
  • Fluent in English
  • Good understanding of (climate) technologies
  • You are reliable according to § 1 (20) no. 1 - 3 of the German Anti Money Laundering Act.
  • Prior experience in operations and/or impact at a startup or investment fund
  • Prior exposure to SFDR/ESG compliance
  • Voluntary or professional activities undertaken in a climate tech field
  • Experience working abroad and a second language preferred
  • Capable of thought leadership in one of our verticals; Energy, FALU, transport or industry

Our Commitment to You:

  • Together with the World Fund team, you will create impact by empowering climate tech companies to make this world a better place
  • You will join a diverse and high-performing team with extensive experience in the investment and climate space
  • As part of the VC ecosystem, you will get exposure to other funds and can start building your network in the VC world
  • A senior member of staff will be your mentor at the World Fund. They will be a part of your professional development and coach you to expand your skill set in venture capital
  • Whilst working with us, you are a full part of our team, and the World Fund family. You will join us at our week-long strategic on-sites and team meetings
  • We commit to support you in your long-term career development, providing you with growth opportunities and supporting you to reach your targeted career goals

How to apply?

Please send your application to with all required documents detailed below:

Please be aware that we cannot offer visa support as a part of this role.

  • CV
  • Cover Letter [please refer to the requirements in the job profile]

We are looking forward to receiving your application!



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