Managing Director - Energy Efficiency Venture

Portfolio Companies
Rainmaking has partnered with one of the world's largest electricity and energy providers to launch a new venture which will provide energy efficiency solutions to the restaurant/F&B industry with an innovative financing model. With initial funding and a leading technology partner already in place, this startup will capture part of the global $300 Billion energy efficiency market.

We are seeking a Managing Director with experience building teams, raising funds, scaling early stage companies and driving adoption of new technologies in a competitive market.


    • Set the vision for the company and define the overall strategy from launch to scale; including long-term goals
    • Drive growth, profitability, and company value
    • Refine and deploy the business model ahead of the market
    • Provide expert guidance to all functional areas, including strategy, operations, sales, and product
    • Develop and implement scalable and efficient strategies to ensure both consistent results and exponential growth
    • Lead day-to-day operations
    • Align people and budget resources against strategic business priorities
    • Proactively mitigate business, operational, and governance risks

Desired Background & Experience

    • P&L responsibilities at a CEO level, leading build of a business, or head of a significant BU
    • Past success in building and growing a new company, department or product(s)
    • Preference for electrical engineering, energy management, facilities management or restaurant chain operations background
    • A verifiable network for talent/customers/fundraising
    • Preference for experience with fundraising startups
    • Preference for experience in activating and engaging mid-large scale corporate clients
    • Track record of building and developing high caliber teams from the ground up
    • Experience managing Board of Directors and corporate stakeholders
    • Must be willing to travel up to 30% of time