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Director of Capital Markets (Remote)

Company: Pachama
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

The RolePachama is looking for a Director of Capital Markets to drive the creation and execution of our capital strategy to finance high quality forest carbon projects, reporting to the VP of Finance. Pachama is starting to develop the next generation of nature-based restoration and conservation projects using technology, which involves mobilizing billions of dollars from financial institutions and corporations to landowners around the world. You will be digging into various financing structures and raising capital integral to scaling our reforestation and conservation efforts.The ideal candidate has a demonstrated interest in climate tech and a track record of structuring innovative financing in complex industries.LocationThis role is fully remote. However, being within 3 hours of Pacific time is preferred for this role given cross-functional communication responsibilities.Who we arePachama is a mission-driven company looking to restore nature to help address climate change. Pachama brings the latest technology in remote sensing and AI to the world of forest carbon in order to enable forest conservation and restoration to scale. Pachama's core technology harnesses satellite imaging with artificial intelligence to measure carbon captured in forests. Through the Pachama marketplace, responsible companies and individuals can connect with carbon credits from projects that are protecting and restoring forests worldwide.What You Will Help Us With:

  • Develop capital markets strategy by investigating the full range of innovative financial mechanisms (e.g. fund structures, debt, project financing) to support forest carbon development
  • Own end-to-end fundraising efforts including investor pitches, presentation materials, structuring, negotiation, due diligence, and legal documentation
  • Partner with strategic finance and supply teams to create detailed financial return models
  • Build strong relationships with a variety of financial institutions, investors, and LPs across the capital markets ecosystem
  • Manage draws, paydowns, and ongoing operational reporting with financing providersExperience & Skills We're Looking For:
    • 8+ years of related experience in capital markets, investment banking, asset management, investor relations, or structured/ project finance
    • Experience raising first-of-its-kind funds, with expert level knowledge in structuring financing vehicles
    • Vast network of LPs, institutional investors, and lenders
    • Superb sales and negotiation skills with external stakeholders
    • Exceptional analytical and financial modeling capabilities, ability to dive into financial & legal details
    • Carbon markets and forestry knowledge is a nice-to-have, but not required
    • Absolute passion for Pachama's mission and a belief that we can make an impact to solve climate change

Keywords: Pachama, San Francisco , Director of Capital Markets (Remote), Executive , San Francisco, California

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