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Partnership Manager



Powerhouse is an innovation firm and venture fund. Our firm partners with corporations and investors to help them find and engage with cutting-edge startups, tap into proprietary market insights, and lead the next century of clean technology innovation. Our fund, Powerhouse Ventures, identifies and supports founding teams building innovative software to rapidly transform our global energy and mobility systems.

We’re a high-performance, results-based, and impact-oriented team at the center of the clean energy industry and at the edge of innovation. Powerhouse fosters personal and professional growth through a culture of feedback, collaboration, and connection.

The Powerhouse Partnership Manager is a key member of Powerhouse’s innovation team. This individual will work closely with Powerhouse’s partners and internal teams to help build the most innovative, connected, and insightful firm in our space. The specific responsibilities or title may be changed to fit the background and experience of an exceptional candidate.

This position will be based in Oakland, CA, but will be remote until we can safely return to work, tentatively in Summer 2021.


Partnership Management

  • Manage key partner relationships and serve as a primary point of contact for major Powerhouse partners

  • Lead and execute on partner deliverables, including startup & technology scouting, partner workshops, and innovation trends

  • Cultivate relationships and facilitate introductions between Powerhouse partners and  Powerhouse startups

Partnership Development 

  • Lead partner pipeline development, including sourcing new leads

  • Manage key relationships throughout the business development process

  • Assess partner needs; help develop and present partnership proposals


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