Agroforestry Investment Specialist (all genders)

Brazil /
Trees /
Full-time
ABOUT ECOSIA

A better planet with every search - Ecosia, the search engine that plants trees, is one of the world's largest social businesses and the first B Corporation in Germany. As part of our mission to cultivate a more environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable world, we are planting and protecting forests by enabling people to channel their everyday actions into environmental good. So far our 20 million users have planted over 150 million trees. Our reach is expanding as we continue to grow and plant native and biodiverse trees worldwide!

We are looking for an Agroforestry Investment Specialist in Brazil to further grow and holistically strengthen our reforestation investments, with the main focus on Brazil. This is a great opportunity to become part of an inspiring company and work with people worldwide. 

You will develop, structure, and invest in opportunities at different scales, from startup/early stage to established (but innovative) concepts, that all are directed by the principles that they increase tree cover, build soil, and at the same time are built on a solid financial business case.

YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE AN IMPACT:

    • Sourcing and structuring of regenerative agriculture and agroforestry investment opportunities, with a focus on Brazil, that create soil and plant trees, and that are replicable in other parts of the country or even abroad.
    • Create a portfolio of opportunities with different risk profiles and stages.
    • Support the investments with expertise and your network.

YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE:

    • This position requires as a MUST at least 5 years of experience with structuring financial/investment deals.
    • You have hands-on experience in the field and therefore can review how realistic figures and assumptions are in the propositions.
    • You are strongly value-driven and analytical.
    • About your English level: it should be proficient, this means that you are able to participate in discussions, verbally and in writing, typing mistakes however are not a knock-out criteria :-)
The hiring process for this position is the following one:

1) Video call with one of Ecosia's super recruiters :-)
2) Chat with our Chief Tree Planting Officer, based on 2 or 3 Investment opportunities, that
you have researched beforehand and find they are a great fit to Ecosia, plus 2 people from
the tree team, you as an Agroforestry Investment Specialist will be part of
3) Chat with Chief Tree Planting Officer and CEO and COO

All interview stages will happen remotely.

WHY ECOSIA?

- What if your job made a real difference in the climate crisis? Join Ecosia and help plant millions of trees where people and ecosystems need them most.
- We offer you the opportunity to balance work with other parts of your life. (Flexible working hours, more vacation days than the law requires (30 days/year on a five-day week), two no-meeting days, remote work options).
- We are a team of more than 25 nationalities that includes people from different sexual orientations, ages, races, physical/mental abilities, child/pet/plant parents, and non-traditional backgrounds.
- We help you live sustainably through our green benefits, such as subsidized public transport cards, bike inspection, green electricity allowance, etc., depending on your location.
- We support your professional growth through monthly learning days, hack days, online and physical library, 2000€ development allowance per year, continuous feedback, etc., depending on your location.
 
Useful links:
- Want to know what it's like to work for Ecosia?
- Ecosia’s career page
- 10 questions for Ecosia’s Founder and CEO
- Our Manifesto

If you’re living with a disability, illness, and/or neurodiversity or are primary caregivers, feel free to let us know how we can adjust and support your application process. For instance, we can provide different tools, interview formats, or more time for assignments.