Full Time

Chicago

Head of The Voluntary Climate Marketplace (TVCM)

Description:

IncubEx is looking for a Head of The Voluntary Climate Marketplace (“TVCM”). The ideal candidate is passionate about our company’s mission and the potential of environmental markets as all companies assess their ESG goals and as environmental products continue gaining traction as an asset class. The ideal candidate would have a vast understanding of voluntary carbon markets; a general understanding of futures markets would be helpful. The Head of TVCM should have industry contacts to help grow our participant base and thus, liquidity. The Head of TVCM should have superior interpersonal skills and experience in an external sales role. Working knowledge of marketing is a must as this role will be responsible for leading marketing of TVCM. The Head of TVCM will report to the Managing Director of North America. The Head of TVCM will also be responsible for liaising with TVCM technology partner, Trayport, a TMX company and working jointly with them to further develop and refine the technology solution functionality.

Job Responsibilities:

Hire shall provide those duties as are customary for a Head of Voluntary Markets. In addition, hire shall perform the following specific functions for IncubEx:

  • Define and lead IncubEx’s TVCM initiative
  • Create and manage relationships with relevant stakeholders to build TVCM’s brand awareness and marketplace traction
  • Develop market position for IncubEx’s initiatives in voluntary climate markets and an additional offering on TVCM
  • Lead the research and creation of scalable services which support transactions of offset projects and related instruments
  • Manage personnel assisting in the development of IncubEx’s voluntary climate efforts
  • Provide leadership, direction and management of IncubEx’s other voluntary climate business efforts, which may extend beyond offsets

Hire will also be responsible for building out the TVCM team, who will be responsible for the below tasks, while ultimately overseeing these tasks:

  • Define and lead marketing efforts to support TVCM, which may include the development of a project portal and data services
  • Liaise with our technology partner, Trayport, to further develop the technology solution functionality
  • Lead in developing voluntary climate products with IncubEx’s Product Development team

Requirements:

  • 10+ years’ experience in environmental markets
  • Deep understanding of and passion for voluntary carbon markets
  • Solid understanding of derivative markets, such as futures and options
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred:

  • Experience in an external sales role, including data-driven sales skills
  • Experience working with HubSpot or similar CRM
  • Experience with screen markets / technology
  • Working knowledge of marketing

 

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Fully-sponsored healthcare insurance
  • Partially-sponsored dental insurance
  • Partially sponsored vision insurance
  • Fully-sponsored disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Commuter/Parking Benefits
  • 401K with 4% match
  • Paid Time-Off
  • Maternity Leave
  • Excellent company culture

 

For more information on TVCM, please visit our website: https://www.thevcm.com/

About IncubEx:

At IncubEx, we believe that market-based solutions are the most effective way to address environmental issues and incentivize innovative green technologies. As a financial product development firm specializing in environmental commodities, we work with our partners and industry stakeholders to develop and grow environmental markets while providing our customers valuable services.

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