Careers

We seek to employ intelligent, forward-thinking, well-educated individuals that have an interest in research, project development, financial structures and a desire to utilize their background to develop commercial skills.

Our key success factor has always been the experience and talent of the Element Markets team. If you are a high-energy team player striving for excellence on the job, dedicated to success, and looking for a challenge, we encourage you to explore openings. In return for your commitment and hard work, we offer you a highly competitive salary, good benefits, and an enriching work environment that provides ample opportunities for learning and career advancement.

Available Positions

  • Carbon Markets Analyst - Houston, TX

    At Element Markets, we are passionate about making an impact in a decarbonizing economy and helping our clients do well by doing good. As leaders in our space and with recent backing by one of the largest private equity firms in the world, we’re growing our team and seeking talented individuals with leadership ambitions, entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for problem-solving and client service. If you are a high-energy team player striving for excellence on the job, dedicated to success, and looking for a challenge, Element Markets is interested in hearing from you. Applicants with unconventional backgrounds and experience are welcome. In return for your commitment and hard work, we offer a highly competitive salary, good benefits, and an enriching work environment that provides ample opportunities for learning and career advancement in a fast-growing industry.

    Responsibilities:

    - Demonstrate understanding of supply and demand data analytics for greenhouse gas (GHG) markets and effectively present to both internal and external audiences
    - Interface with clients and effectively communicate understanding of the markets and how Element Markets’ solutions add value
    - Research and communicate to staff new opportunities within existing and emerging markets
    - Help formulate go to market strategies in coordination with team members
    - Support data logging and contract administration
    - Provide analytical support for projects and initiatives to help shape EM’s corporate strategy
    - Research and report on carbon offset protocols—examine new and emerging opportunities for credit generation
    - Work cross-functionally with operations, accounting, legal, and leadership to support internal reporting and financial projections

    Requirements:

    - Bachelor’s degree in finance, engineering, or environmental science field
    - 0-3 years of work experience
    - Demonstrated analytical process thinking and problem solving – prior professional experience, internships and/or collegiate research a plus
    - Successful project/task management track record. Attention to detail is a must
    - Strong skills and proficiency with Microsoft Excel. Data analysis/visualization experience is highly preferred
    - Excellent written and oral communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to communicate analytical data and technical information into layman’s terms
    - Facility or familiarity with commercial frameworks (preferred)
    - Knowledge of relevant regulatory environmental policies and markets preferred
    - Must reside in or be willing to relocate to the Houston area
    - Must be legally eligible to work in the United States

    To apply: Send resume and cover letter to recruiting@elementmarkets.com. Please indicate the title of the job for which you are applying in the subject line of the email.

  • Director, Environmental Products (Low Carbon Fuel Product) - Houston, TX or Carlsbad, CA

    At Element Markets, we are passionate about making an impact in a decarbonizing economy and helping our clients do well by doing good. As leaders in our space and with recent backing by one of the largest private equity firms in the world, we’re growing our team and seeking talented individuals with leadership ambitions, entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for problem-solving and client service. If you are a high-energy team player striving for excellence on the job, dedicated to success, and looking for a challenge, Element Markets is interested in hearing from you. Applicants with unconventional backgrounds and experience are welcome. In return for your commitment and hard work, we offer a highly competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an enriching work environment that provides ample opportunities for learning and career advancement in a fast-growing industry.

    Responsibilities:

    - Responsible for growing Element Markets’ low carbon fuel product by generating new business relationships with potential customers in target markets (i.e., utility companies with green gas programs, industrial users, potential channel partners). Act as interface between Element Markets and companies that are seeking a renewable or low carbon alternative to natural gas
    - Implement strategic sales and marketing plans that achieve product line objectives
    - Manage the sales process from prospecting to securing buy-in and negotiating contracts
    - Establish and manage key client relationships, identifying opportunities for strategic partnership, cross sales, and growth. Maintain robust sales pipeline through ongoing business development activities
    - Conduct market research and analyze results to adjust sales and marketing strategy for maximum success
    - Acquire and be able to demonstrate thorough knowledge of Element Markets’ renewable natural gas and carbon services in order to effectively communicate product offering and value add to potential clients
    - Conduct market and client-specific discovery in order to develop effective value proposition
    - Collaborate with Element Markets’ Operations and Compliance teams to ensure successful transition through the onboarding process

    Requirements:

    - Bachelor’s degree in communications, finance, environmental science, or related discipline
    - 5-7 years of directly related work experience, preferably gas marketing experience
    - Proven track record of successful business development/sales activity, including developing and maintaining sales pipeline
    - Excellent written and oral communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical information in layman’s terms
    - Excellent relationship-building and negotiation skills are required
    - Knowledge of relevant regulatory environmental policies and markets preferred
    - Must be legally eligible to work in the United States

    To apply: Send resume and cover letter to recruiting@elementmarkets.com. Please indicate the title of the job for which you are applying in the subject line of the email.

  • Environmental Products Intern - Houston, TX

    At Element Markets, we are passionate about making an impact in a decarbonizing economy and helping our clients do well by doing good. As leaders in our space and with recent backing by one of the largest private equity firms in the world, we’re growing our team and seeking talented individuals with leadership ambitions, entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for problem-solving and client service. If you are a high-energy team player striving for excellence on the job, dedicated to success, and looking for a challenge, Element Markets is interested in hearing from you. Applicants with unconventional backgrounds and experience are welcome. In return for your commitment and hard work, we offer a highly competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an enriching work environment that provides ample opportunities for learning and career advancement in a fast-growing industry.

    Responsibilities:

    - Research regulations pertaining to cap-and-trade programs and emissions compliance programs throughout the U.S. (AB 32, RGGI, Massachusetts Cap-and-Trade, etc.)
    - Research voluntary carbon protocols—examine new opportunities for carbon offset generation
    - Maintain Excel spreadsheets examining carbon offset supply and demand as well as detailed lists for corporate sustainability origination opportunities
    - Assist in preparation for client-facing material in the form of monthly and quarterly market reports and presentations
    - Excel modeling for cap-and-trade compliance forecasts and client purchase orders
    - Explore new emissions markets and sustainability programs (new business development)
    - Other projects as business needs dictate

    Requirements:

    - Currently pursuing a master’s degree in Environmental Science, Business, or related field
    - Independent, self-starter
    - Exceptional attention to detail and strong writing ability
    - Effective communicator—able to present deep analysis or regulatory reviews in an easily understandable (and commercially executable) manner
    - Comfortable working in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)
    - Interest in working at the intersection of environmental regulations, sustainability, and business

    To apply: Send resume and cover letter to bdonohue@elementmarkets.com. Please indicate the title of the job for which you are applying in the subject line of the email.

  • Materials Handling Equipment (MHE) Origination Manager

    At Element Markets, we are passionate about making an impact in a decarbonizing economy and helping our clients do well by doing good. As leaders in our space and with recent backing by one of the largest private equity firms in the world, we’re growing our team and seeking talented individuals with leadership ambitions, entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for problem-solving and client service. If you are a high-energy team player striving for excellence on the job, dedicated to success, and looking for a challenge, Element Markets is interested in hearing from you. Applicants with unconventional backgrounds and experience are welcome. In return for your commitment and hard work, we offer a highly competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an enriching work environment that provides ample opportunities for learning and career advancement in a fast-growing industry.

    The Materials Handling Equipment (MHE) Business Development/Origination Manager will be responsible for establishing new business relationships and managing ongoing relationships with forklift dealers, forklift fleet managers, and truck OEMs for participation in various environmental commodity programs. This role will interface with Element Markets’ internal account management and operations teams to support the program needs of the client. This role will also support the development of the vertical through input on sales strategy, marketing activity, and operational needs required to succeed.

    Responsibilities:

    - Identify opportunities to work with OEMs, large forklift fleets, and MHE dealers around environmental credits
    - Establish and manage relationships with the MHE entities
    - Coordinate with internal operations and compliance teams to support customers’ needs
    - Prepare presentations and address questions regarding Element Markets' offerings
    - Contribute to the development and execution of sales plans and marketing efforts to successfully achieve business objectives
    - Utilize market data to adjust sales and marketing tactics for maximum success
    - Utilize existing industry relationships to develop new client relationships
    - Maintain robust sales pipeline through ongoing business development activities
    - Manage the sales process with multiple customers - from prospecting to building value proposition, securing buy-in, and negotiating contracts
    - Provide strategic account management and maintain effective client relationships
    - Evaluate and present opportunities for product and services development

    Requirements:

    - Bachelor’s degree in communications, finance, engineering, or related discipline
    - 5+ years of related work experience
    - Successful business development or sales track record within forklift truck or battery OEMs, MHE dealership, and/or MHE fleet sales organizations
    - Excellent written and oral communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical information in layman’s terms
    - Knowledge of relevant regulatory environmental policies and markets preferred
    - Must possess an enthusiastic and positive approach to market challenges
    - Well organized, disciplined approach to work with a high level of attention to detail
    - Highly computer literate, with advanced spreadsheet-based skills
    - Must be legally eligible to work in the United States

    To apply: Send resume and cover letter to recruiting@elementmarkets.com. Please indicate the title of the job for which you are applying in the subject line of the email.

  • European Regulatory Affairs Manager

    At Element Markets, we are passionate about making an impact in a decarbonizing economy and helping our clients do well by doing good. As leaders in our space and with recent backing by one of the largest private equity firms in the world, we’re growing our team and seeking talented individuals with leadership ambitions, entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for problem-solving and client service. If you are a high-energy team player striving for excellence on the job, dedicated to success, and looking for a challenge, Element Markets is interested in hearing from you. Applicants with unconventional backgrounds and experience are welcome. In return for your commitment and hard work, we offer a highly competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an enriching work environment that provides ample opportunities for learning and career advancement in a fast-growing industry.

    Responsibilities:

    - Monitor EU-level policymaking as well as the sustainability-focused regulatory and market developments of EU Member States and the UK, with a focus on the Western European region (e.g. Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain)
    - Place emphasis on renewable fuels and emissions trading-related marketplaces and their regulatory environments, such as various biotickets, the EU ETS, UER’s, etc.
    - Map out how Element Markets’ expertise, relationships and market positions translate to opportunities in the European compliance markets
    - Identify sustainability-focused value chains between the US and the EU and provide Element Markets leadership with recommendations on how to gain entry to these value chains and establish new ones
    - Assess the impact of the changing regulatory environment on the business. Interpret external market and regulatory developments and provide advice to management on impacts, including business development opportunities
    - Design and implement engagement strategy for EU Regulatory Affairs. Strategically and proactively network with key stakeholders. Establish and maintain regular contact with politicians, political advisors, industry associations, think tanks, and NGOs
    - Analyze, assess, and promote new and emerging greenhouse gas and carbon intensity reduction laws, regulations and policies for impact on Element Markets existing and new businesses.
    - Develop insight into the EU’s regulatory trends in order to develop commercial strategies
    - Recognize regulatory risks and identify and execute regulatory risk management as it pertains to carbon, renewable and low carbon fuels, hydrogen, emissions market development.
    - Monitor and assess trends on policy and regulatory developments in order to determine business development opportunities as well as other impacts on EM’s business using white papers, industry associations

    Requirements:

    - Bachelor’s degree in management, economics, political science, or related discipline
    - Minimum of 5 years of directly related experience in a regulatory affairs role in the energy industry
    - Demonstrated analytical process thinking and problem-solving – prior professional experience, internships and/or collegiate research a plus
    - Excellent written and oral communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical information in layman’s terms
    - Deep knowledge of relevant regulatory environmental policies and markets

    To apply: Send resume and cover letter to bdonohue@elementmarkets.com. Please indicate the title of the job for which you are applying in the subject line of the email.

  • Settlements Analyst - Houston, TX

    At Element Markets, we are passionate about making an impact in a decarbonizing economy and helping our clients do well by doing good. As leaders in our space and with recent backing by one of the largest private equity firms in the world, we’re growing our team and seeking talented individuals with leadership ambitions, entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for problem-solving and client service. If you are a high-energy team player striving for excellence on the job, dedicated to success, and looking for a challenge, Element Markets is interested in hearing from you. Applicants with unconventional backgrounds and experience are welcome. In return for your commitment and hard work, we offer a highly competitive salary, good benefits, and an enriching work environment that provides ample opportunities for learning and career advancement in a fast-growing industry.

    The settlements team is the main interface between origination, operations, and accounting, responsible for managing asset inventories, transfers, and retirements.

    Responsibilities:

    - Transfer and retire carbon and emissions credits on time per contracts
    - Maintain and relay inventory status for all carbon and emissions credits
    - Invoice and verify payments for all sales and purchases of credits
    - Ensure accounting platform (NetSuite) is up to date on all data regarding transfers, sales, and purchases of credits
    - Liaise with the accounting team to ensure that all transfer of data is accurate and correct

    Requirements:

    - Familiarity with common accounting practices
    - Experience with a programming language (such as VBA, python, c-sharp, c++)
    - Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field
    - 1-3 years of work experience
    - Demonstrated analytical process thinking and problem solving
    - Excellent attention to detail required
    - Proficiency with Microsoft Excel a must
    - Must reside in or be willing to relocate to the Houston area.
    - Must be legally eligible to work in the United States

    To apply: Send resume and cover letter to bdonohue@elementmarkets.com. Please indicate the title of the job for which you are applying in the subject line of the email.

  • Senior Accountant - Houston, TX

    At Element Markets, we are passionate about making an impact in a decarbonizing economy and helping our clients do well by doing good. As leaders in our space and with recent backing by one of the largest private equity firms in the world, we’re growing our team and seeking talented individuals with leadership ambitions, entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for problem-solving and client service. If you are a high-energy team player striving for excellence on the job, dedicated to success, and looking for a challenge, Element Markets is interested in hearing from you. Applicants with unconventional backgrounds and experience are welcome. In return for your commitment and hard work, we offer a highly competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an enriching work environment that provides ample opportunities for learning and career advancement in a fast-growing industry.

    Responsibilities:

    - Assist in preparation of financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule
    - Assist Controller and Accounting Manager with yearly audit
    - Maintain and reconcile balance sheet and general ledger accounts
    - Contribute to the development of new or amended accounting systems, programs, and procedures
    - Be accountable for same-day responses to all inquiries, timely submission of statements and other contracted deliverables, and calendar management
    - Manage interactions with sales/origination, operations, and finance
    - Maintain the accuracy and integrity of subsidiary and general ledgers, reconciling and analyzing accounts
    - Strong candidates will be effective communicators who exhibit the ability to engage in active listening; who are responsive, attentive, creative, empathic, friendly, and patient; who are skilled in conflict resolution, and who can quickly integrate information to be able to present solutions and recommendations.
    - Assist Controller and Accounting Manager with ad-hoc requests

    Requirements:

    - Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related discipline required
    - 3+ years of work experience
    - Solid working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
    - Demonstrated analytical process thinking and problem-solving
    - Strong skills and proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
    - Excellent written and oral communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical information in layman’s terms
    - Knowledge of relevant regulatory environmental policies and markets preferred

    To apply: Send resume and cover letter to recruiting@elementmarkets.com. Please indicate the title of the job for which you are applying in the subject line of the email.

  • Jr. Compliance Analyst, Renewable Fuels - Budapest, Hungary

    At Element Markets, we are passionate about making an impact in a decarbonizing economy and helping our clients do well by doing good. As leaders in our space and with recent backing by one of the largest private equity firms in the world, we’re growing our team and seeking talented individuals with leadership ambitions, entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for problem-solving and client service. If you are a high-energy team player striving for excellence on the job, dedicated to success, and looking for a challenge, Element Markets is interested in hearing from you. Applicants with unconventional backgrounds and experience are welcome. In return for your commitment and hard work, we offer a highly competitive salary, good benefits, and an enriching work environment that provides ample opportunities for learning and career advancement in a fast-growing industry.

    Responsibilities:

    - General administrative tasks, recordkeeping, and organizing company information
    - Maintain knowledge base with regulatory requirements and incorporating best practices
    - Compiling and providing monthly transaction documentation to clients and auditors
    - Recordkeeping and tracking of client data, documentation, and internal operations records in accordance with program requirements
    - Assist with filling out templates for data collection checklists and onboarding materials regarding program requirements and for clients in cooperation with client Account Managers
    - Compile large amounts of Excel data to generate reports
    - Perform QA/QC on data collected from renewable natural gas production facilities and identify potential risks
    - Aiding in data aggregation and calculations necessary for life cycle analysis of renewable natural gas to transportation fuel pathways
    - Drafting technical reports with information collected from renewable fuel production facilities
    - On-going development of systems and procedures to improve efficiency
    - Monitoring project status deadlines and schedules

    Requirements:

    - University degree or relevant working experience
    - Fluent English (spoken, read, and written)
    - Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
    - Exceptional organization skills and attention to detail
    - Flexible working schedule (weekly shift changes morning/afternoon/evening)

    Preferred:

    - Participation in Renewable Fuel Standard, Low Carbon Fuel Standard or other renewable fuel compliance program
    - Knowledge of Greenhouse Gas Emission, Carbon Intensity, or Life Cycle Emissions calculations
    - Background in technical report drafting and review
    - Experience reading, understanding, and adapting to regulatory requirements
    - Experience in environmental commodities market participation, verification, QAQC, auditing
    - Experience reading, understanding, and flow chart mapping of contracts or technical documents
    - Experience collecting, aggregating, and organizing high volumes of in-/out-going documents

    To apply: Send resume and cover letter to recruiting@elementmarkets.com. Please indicate the title of the job for which you are applying in the subject line of the email.

If you are interested in a career with Element Markets, please send your resume to recruiting@elementmarkets.com. Indicate the job title of the role for which you are applying in the email subject line. We review all applications that we receive but may not be able to respond to every applicant due to volume. Thank you for your interest in Element Markets.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, or medical condition.