JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Remote, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
Full Text of JOE Listing:
FutureProof is a venture-backed fintech startup that aims to transform finance by making climate risk actionable for financial professionals. Working with leading economists, finance experts, and climate scientists from Stanford and UC San Diego, we have developed unique tools that operationalize climate change for risk management and resiliency. We deliver actionable insights to asset managers, banks, and insurers through our web app and API.
FutureProof is seeking a Senior Business Development Economist who will be responsible for advising existing and prospective customers on leveraging FutureProof’s analytics to translate climate risk to financial risk. You will partner with our sales team to provide a technical perspective in conversations with our partners.
Your critical responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Serve as an industry expert and thought leader
Provide feedback for product development and improvement
Participate in strategic planning to set and achieve key business goals
Serve as FutureProof’s primary point of contact on technical questions and requests: leverage technical background to understand customer needs and communicate the unique analytical capabilities of the FutureProof platform to prospective and existing customers
Develop and grow key client relationships and engagement
What You Bring:
Ability to grasp highly complex analytical concepts and communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences
Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment
Advanced degree in economics and/or finance
It is desirable to have 5+ years of experience in management consulting, banking, asset management, catastrophe modeling, and/or insurance -- particularly in risk management functions or risk modeling
What We Offer:
Fully remote work environment
FutureProof strives to be a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization. To apply, please submit your resume to info@ . We look forward to hearing from you!
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