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We make it possible for businesses and their customers to take urgent action on climate change.
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At 3Degrees, we are passionate about addressing climate change. We help hundreds of organizations incorporate clean energy and greenhouse gas emission reduction strategies into their business operations. And we connect over 275,000 residential customers with renewable energy through our utility and community solar partnerships. How do we do it? Through our custom renewable energy and climate solutions that meet each client at every step of the way.

 

After all, solving the most significant challenge of our generation is a tall order. But it’s a challenge that energizes us. We hope you’ll join us.

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Courtesy Call Outreach Sales Associate - Portland
Job DetailsLevel:    EntryJob Location:    OR- Portland - Portland, OREducation Level:    Not SpecifiedSalary Range:    UndisclosedTravel Percentage:    NoneDescriptionPlease note:  As part of our company's COVID-19 response plan, 3Degrees is temporarily suspending hiring efforts for this role.  We do not have a definitive timeline for resuming normal recruiting operations but know that we are eager to help you explore opportunities with 3Degrees when we resume hiring.  If you would still like to submit an application, please feel free to do so with the understanding that there will be extended delays in reaching out to you with application status updates. ABOUT YOU You’re passionate about climate change and making a difference in your communityYou enjoy talking with people, solving problems, and providing exceptional customer service You’re calm under pressure and adaptable  Part-time (15-20 hour/week) and full-time positions available depending on relevant experience and business needs.  All positions include variable weekend and evening hours.  This role is located at our Courtesy Call Center in our Portland, OR office. WHAT YOU’LL DO Marketing clean energy is core to what we do at 3Degrees and the Outreach Team is a top-notch grassroots marketing and sales partner, contributing to our efforts in fostering the development of the renewable energy market.  As a member of the Courtesy Call Outreach Team, you will be a front line driver of community education and enrollment efforts through inbound and outbound calls.  You will enthusiastically engage your fellow community members about their personal impact on climate change and help them reduce their emissions by educating them on the opportunity to participate in a renewable energy program.  Outreach Associate responsibilities include the following: Increase awareness and participation in utility community solar, green power, and carbon offset programs (e.g., Pacific Power’s Blue Sky renewable energy program) by calling customers, delivering pitches, and discussing program benefits.Perform community outreach via phone call campaigns both locally and to other states.Complete administrative duties following each shift.Adhere to robust customer service and safety standards while staying within script parameters.Attend 1-on-1 and team meetings with manager as required.Actively participate in continuous training.Effectively represent the brand by displaying professionalism and customer service regardless of the challenges faced in call center work. HOW WE DEFINE SUCCESS In this role, you will work alongside other members of the Outreach team to achieve program goals focused on Safety, Service, and Sales.  Success factors specific to this position include:Service:  Provide a high level of customer service in every interaction, resulting in zero customer complaints per month.Through regular shadowed performance evaluations, demonstrate a high level of program knowledge by effectively answering questions and addressing customer concerns while closely adhering to program script guidelines.Sales:  Meet and maintain an ideal enrollment rate of .75 per fielded hour while conducting Outreach calls.  MUST-HAVES Ability to work 15 to 20  hours per week including evenings and weekends.High level of comfort engaging others by phone.  Prior experience with community outreach, sales, or customer service activities in a call center or phone bank environment preferred.Access to reliable transportation, computer, personal email account, and cell phone.Special consideration given to multilingual candidates. WHAT WE OFFER When you work for us, there's plenty in it for you:Starting at an expected $19.75 per hour, including $16.00 base wage + an estimated $3.75/hour in enrollment bonuses.Rapid promotions awarded for stellar performance; top earners make up to $34.00 per hour.Team members working 25 hours or more per week are offered:Medical, dental, and vision benefits, PTO, 401(k) with company matching program and participate in our health & wellness reimbursement programAll Team Members are offered:401(k) plan with employer matching program after six months of employmentPaid volunteer hours after 90 daysPaid sick leave accrualOpportunity for growth ABOUT US 3Degrees exists for one simple reason – to make it possible for businesses and their customers to take urgent action on climate change.  As a certified B Corporation, we provide renewable energy and emission reduction solutions to global Fortune 500 companies, utilities and other organizations around the globe that want to join the fight against climate change, and we can’t do it without you, Join Us!   Headquartered in San Francisco, 3Degrees serves clients around the world like Netflix, Cisco, Unilever, Lyft, Ahold Delhaize, Mastercard, Swiss RE and Etsy.  OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND EQUITY    3Degrees is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where different perspectives contribute to better solutions. 3Degrees welcomes people regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or gender expression, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other category protected by law.  
Courtesy Call Outreach Sales Associate - Portland
Job DetailsLevel:    EntryJob Location:    OR- Portland - Portland, OREducation Level:    Not SpecifiedSalary Range:    UndisclosedTravel Percentage:    NoneDescriptionPlease note:  As part of our company's COVID-19 response plan, 3Degrees is temporarily suspending hiring efforts for this role.  We do not have a definitive timeline for resuming normal recruiting operations but know that we are eager to help you explore opportunities with 3Degrees when we resume hiring.  If you would still like to submit an application, please feel free to do so with the understanding that there will be extended delays in reaching out to you with application status updates. ABOUT YOU You’re passionate about climate change and making a difference in your communityYou enjoy talking with people, solving problems, and providing exceptional customer service You’re calm under pressure and adaptable  Part-time (15-20 hour/week) and full-time positions available depending on relevant experience and business needs.  All positions include variable weekend and evening hours.  This role is located at our Courtesy Call Center in our Portland, OR office. WHAT YOU’LL DO Marketing clean energy is core to what we do at 3Degrees and the Outreach Team is a top-notch grassroots marketing and sales partner, contributing to our efforts in fostering the development of the renewable energy market.  As a member of the Courtesy Call Outreach Team, you will be a front line driver of community education and enrollment efforts through inbound and outbound calls.  You will enthusiastically engage your fellow community members about their personal impact on climate change and help them reduce their emissions by educating them on the opportunity to participate in a renewable energy program.  Outreach Associate responsibilities include the following: Increase awareness and participation in utility community solar, green power, and carbon offset programs (e.g., Pacific Power’s Blue Sky renewable energy program) by calling customers, delivering pitches, and discussing program benefits.Perform community outreach via phone call campaigns both locally and to other states.Complete administrative duties following each shift.Adhere to robust customer service and safety standards while staying within script parameters.Attend 1-on-1 and team meetings with manager as required.Actively participate in continuous training.Effectively represent the brand by displaying professionalism and customer service regardless of the challenges faced in call center work. HOW WE DEFINE SUCCESS In this role, you will work alongside other members of the Outreach team to achieve program goals focused on Safety, Service, and Sales.  Success factors specific to this position include:Service:  Provide a high level of customer service in every interaction, resulting in zero customer complaints per month.Through regular shadowed performance evaluations, demonstrate a high level of program knowledge by effectively answering questions and addressing customer concerns while closely adhering to program script guidelines.Sales:  Meet and maintain an ideal enrollment rate of .75 per fielded hour while conducting Outreach calls.  MUST-HAVES Ability to work 15 to 20  hours per week including evenings and weekends.High level of comfort engaging others by phone.  Prior experience with community outreach, sales, or customer service activities in a call center or phone bank environment preferred.Access to reliable transportation, computer, personal email account, and cell phone.Special consideration given to multilingual candidates. WHAT WE OFFER When you work for us, there's plenty in it for you:Starting at an expected $19.75 per hour, including $16.00 base wage + an estimated $3.75/hour in enrollment bonuses.Rapid promotions awarded for stellar performance; top earners make up to $34.00 per hour.Team members working 25 hours or more per week are offered:Medical, dental, and vision benefits, PTO, 401(k) with company matching program and participate in our health & wellness reimbursement programAll Team Members are offered:401(k) plan with employer matching program after six months of employmentPaid volunteer hours after 90 daysPaid sick leave accrualOpportunity for growth ABOUT US 3Degrees exists for one simple reason – to make it possible for businesses and their customers to take urgent action on climate change.  As a certified B Corporation, we provide renewable energy and emission reduction solutions to global Fortune 500 companies, utilities and other organizations around the globe that want to join the fight against climate change, and we can’t do it without you, Join Us!   Headquartered in San Francisco, 3Degrees serves clients around the world like Netflix, Cisco, Unilever, Lyft, Ahold Delhaize, Mastercard, Swiss RE and Etsy.  OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND EQUITY    3Degrees is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where different perspectives contribute to better solutions. 3Degrees welcomes people regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or gender expression, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other category protected by law.  
Junior Corporate Counsel
Level:    ExperiencedJob Location:    CA- San Francisco - San Francisco, CAPosition Type:    Full TimeEducation Level:    Graduate DegreeSalary Range:    UndisclosedTravel Percentage:    NegligibleJob Category:    LegalABOUT YOU You are an attorney seeking a dynamic in-house role to grow your legal career.  You are a curious, strategic thinker that is willing to roll up your sleeves to tackle multidisciplinary tasks full of potential and ambiguity.  You are also an excellent communicator with a knack for explaining complex technical solutions to your non-technical teammates and possessing the experience to guide difficult conversations which result in clarity and consensus.  This is a full-time, exempt role reporting to our General Counsel within the Legal division.  This position is located in our San Francisco, CA headquarters.  Note:  Ready to apply after learning about this opportunity on our Legal team?  Along with your resume & cover letter, please submit a sample of your legal writing in the uploaded documents within your application.  Your sample may be on any topic but indicates your ability to conduct effective legal research & analysis of a subject that was new to you at the time.   ABOUT THE ROLEThe Junior Corporate Counsel will draft, review and negotiate contracts across 3Degrees commodities and services business lines and implement supporting legal initiatives at 3Degrees.  Reporting to the General Counsel, you will serve as a key member of our legal team, drawing on your experience with commercial contracts, general corporate law, and relevant compliance matters.  More than just a legal resource, you will develop a deep understanding of our business lines and help 3Degrees grow. WHAT YOU’LL DO Draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of commercial contracts related to the company’s renewable energy commodities and consulting services businesses and corporate operations.Develop and implement contract processes, forms, and operations to improve efficiencies.Provide advice and counsel to our internal teams on a wide array of business and legal issues.Develop and implement training and education programs to train internal business stakeholders to make better, more informed business decisions.Drive awareness regarding the importance of compliance issues related to contracting activities, identify areas of compliance vulnerability and risk, and undertake corrective plans to resolve issues. HOW WE DEFINE SUCCESS In this role, you will work alongside other members of the Legal team to help all the business areas of 3Degrees achieve their strategic goals.  Success factors specific to this role include:  Within six months, develop an adequate base of related business and statutory/regulatory knowledge to serve as the primary legal resource for corporate contracting efforts.  Build trust and healthy working relationships with cross-functional stakeholders leading to processes that elevate how Legal supports its internal clients. WHAT WE SEEK FROM YOU At least one year of experience in transactional work or corporate law.J.D. or L.L.M. and licensed in CaliforniaGeneral business acumen and expertise in several of the core areas of work.Professional experience advising senior management of complex organizations.Strong analytical skills and demonstrated ability to understand complex legal concepts/analyses and translate those to non-lawyers to create practical processes, guidance, and training.Demonstrated success in building relationships and communicating with diverse groups of people.Ability to multitask and effectively prioritize.Proficiency with Google Suite (e.g., Sheets, Slides, Drive) and intermediate to advanced expertise with Microsoft Office (e.g., Excel, Word). WHAT WE OFFERWhen you work for us, there's plenty in it for you:Medical, dental, and vision benefits, flexPTO, 401(k) with company matching program, health & wellness reimbursement program, learning & development benefit, and mass transit expense reimbursement program.A mission-driven B Corp that is committed to a triple bottom line ethic and fostering work-life balance and professional development for its staff. ABOUT US 3Degrees exists for one simple reason – to make it possible for businesses and their customers to take urgent action on climate change.  As a certified B Corporation, we provide renewable energy and emission reduction solutions to global Fortune 500 companies, utilities and other organizations around the globe that want to join the fight against climate change, and we can’t do it without you. Join us!   Headquartered in San Francisco, 3Degrees serves clients around the world like PacificPower, NW Natural, Netflix, Unilever, Lyft, Ahold Delhaize, Mastercard, and Etsy. OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND EQUITY   3Degrees is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where different perspectives contribute to better solutions.  3Degrees welcomes people regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or gender expression, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other category protected by law.     
Junior Corporate Counsel
Level:    ExperiencedJob Location:    CA- San Francisco - San Francisco, CAPosition Type:    Full TimeEducation Level:    Graduate DegreeSalary Range:    UndisclosedTravel Percentage:    NegligibleJob Category:    LegalABOUT YOU You are an attorney seeking a dynamic in-house role to grow your legal career.  You are a curious, strategic thinker that is willing to roll up your sleeves to tackle multidisciplinary tasks full of potential and ambiguity.  You are also an excellent communicator with a knack for explaining complex technical solutions to your non-technical teammates and possessing the experience to guide difficult conversations which result in clarity and consensus.  This is a full-time, exempt role reporting to our General Counsel within the Legal division.  This position is located in our San Francisco, CA headquarters.  Note:  Ready to apply after learning about this opportunity on our Legal team?  Along with your resume & cover letter, please submit a sample of your legal writing in the uploaded documents within your application.  Your sample may be on any topic but indicates your ability to conduct effective legal research & analysis of a subject that was new to you at the time.   ABOUT THE ROLEThe Junior Corporate Counsel will draft, review and negotiate contracts across 3Degrees commodities and services business lines and implement supporting legal initiatives at 3Degrees.  Reporting to the General Counsel, you will serve as a key member of our legal team, drawing on your experience with commercial contracts, general corporate law, and relevant compliance matters.  More than just a legal resource, you will develop a deep understanding of our business lines and help 3Degrees grow. WHAT YOU’LL DO Draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of commercial contracts related to the company’s renewable energy commodities and consulting services businesses and corporate operations.Develop and implement contract processes, forms, and operations to improve efficiencies.Provide advice and counsel to our internal teams on a wide array of business and legal issues.Develop and implement training and education programs to train internal business stakeholders to make better, more informed business decisions.Drive awareness regarding the importance of compliance issues related to contracting activities, identify areas of compliance vulnerability and risk, and undertake corrective plans to resolve issues. HOW WE DEFINE SUCCESS In this role, you will work alongside other members of the Legal team to help all the business areas of 3Degrees achieve their strategic goals.  Success factors specific to this role include:  Within six months, develop an adequate base of related business and statutory/regulatory knowledge to serve as the primary legal resource for corporate contracting efforts.  Build trust and healthy working relationships with cross-functional stakeholders leading to processes that elevate how Legal supports its internal clients. WHAT WE SEEK FROM YOU At least one year of experience in transactional work or corporate law.J.D. or L.L.M. and licensed in CaliforniaGeneral business acumen and expertise in several of the core areas of work.Professional experience advising senior management of complex organizations.Strong analytical skills and demonstrated ability to understand complex legal concepts/analyses and translate those to non-lawyers to create practical processes, guidance, and training.Demonstrated success in building relationships and communicating with diverse groups of people.Ability to multitask and effectively prioritize.Proficiency with Google Suite (e.g., Sheets, Slides, Drive) and intermediate to advanced expertise with Microsoft Office (e.g., Excel, Word). WHAT WE OFFERWhen you work for us, there's plenty in it for you:Medical, dental, and vision benefits, flexPTO, 401(k) with company matching program, health & wellness reimbursement program, learning & development benefit, and mass transit expense reimbursement program.A mission-driven B Corp that is committed to a triple bottom line ethic and fostering work-life balance and professional development for its staff. ABOUT US 3Degrees exists for one simple reason – to make it possible for businesses and their customers to take urgent action on climate change.  As a certified B Corporation, we provide renewable energy and emission reduction solutions to global Fortune 500 companies, utilities and other organizations around the globe that want to join the fight against climate change, and we can’t do it without you. Join us!   Headquartered in San Francisco, 3Degrees serves clients around the world like PacificPower, NW Natural, Netflix, Unilever, Lyft, Ahold Delhaize, Mastercard, and Etsy. OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND EQUITY   3Degrees is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where different perspectives contribute to better solutions.  3Degrees welcomes people regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or gender expression, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other category protected by law.     
Accounting Associate
Job DetailsLevel:    ExperiencedJob Location:    CA- San Francisco - San Francisco, CAPosition Type:    Full TimeSalary Range:    UndisclosedDescriptionABOUT YOUWe are seeking an enthusiastic, well-rounded accounting associate, comfortable in a small team environment, with excellent attention to detail, not afraid to ask questions. You are a highly collaborative individual with excellent communication skills and please bring your sense of humor. This is a full-time position reporting to our Controller and will be based at our headquarters in San Francisco. ABOUT THE ROLEThis position will be an individual contributor in the accounting department and reports to the Controller. The department consists of three people including this position.  The duties would be to assist in the day to day operations in the department.  We are a mature but continuously growing company where one can still make an impact on the department's development. WHAT YOU'LL DOIn this role, you will perform daily operations accounting tasks in support of 3Degrees business operations including:All aspects of Accounts Receivables including:Generating invoicesCollections on overdue accountsProcess bank depositsRespond to customer inquiries in a timely, courteous mannerMaintaining customer records on both Xero and customers’ platformsAll aspects of Accounts Payable including:Process vendor invoices for paymentsMaintain and process expense reports through ExpensifyInternational banking and processing electronic payments (wire and ACH)Respond to vendor inquiries in a timely, courteous mannerMaintain vendor recordsPerform bank reconciliationsParticipate in and support monthly close activitiesCreate and/or maintain documented systems of accounting policies and proceduresAssist with other accounting projects and collaborate / support teams members and department functionality as needed  WHAT WE'LL NEED FROM YOUMinimum 3 years of accounting experience with a solid understanding of GAAPMinimum 2 years of experience with online accounting software; preferably Xero, Expensify or similarExcellent Excel skills and experience with Access required. Proficiency in Google Sheets and DocsSuperb verbal and written communication skillsInterest in renewable energy and environment helpful WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKEWithin 30 days become familiar with where Accounting information is at 3Degrees. Ex: Payroll is in this folder, worksheets are located in other spots, where items are in Xero. Be able to add and pay bills and invoices through Xero and with the bank(s).Within 60 days familiar with the close process  What the checklist is and where and how to do each of the tasks (with assistance if needed). After 90 days they should be able to do it on their own.Be comfortable with asking for help (no question is looked down upon), where things are even if you have to ask 2 or 3 times. Be open and comfortable with process changes (we are still growing). ABOUT US3Degrees exists for one simple reason – to make it possible for businesses and their customers to take urgent action on climate change.  As a certified B Corporation, we provide renewable energy and emission reduction solutions to global Fortune 500 companies, utilities and other organizations around the globe that want to join the fight against climate change, and we can’t do it without you. Join us!   Headquartered in San Francisco, 3Degrees serves clients around the world like PacificPower, NW Natural, Netflix, Unilever, Lyft, Ahold Delhaize, Mastercard, and Etsy. OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, INCLUSION, AND EQUITY   3Degrees is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where different perspectives contribute to better solutions. 3Degrees welcomes people regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or gender expression, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other category protected by law.
Accounting Associate
Job DetailsLevel:    ExperiencedJob Location:    CA- San Francisco - San Francisco, CAPosition Type:    Full TimeSalary Range:    UndisclosedDescriptionABOUT YOUWe are seeking an enthusiastic, well-rounded accounting associate, comfortable in a small team environment, with excellent attention to detail, not afraid to ask questions. You are a highly collaborative individual with excellent communication skills and please bring your sense of humor. This is a full-time position reporting to our Controller and will be based at our headquarters in San Francisco. ABOUT THE ROLEThis position will be an individual contributor in the accounting department and reports to the Controller. The department consists of three people including this position.  The duties would be to assist in the day to day operations in the department.  We are a mature but continuously growing company where one can still make an impact on the department's development. WHAT YOU'LL DOIn this role, you will perform daily operations accounting tasks in support of 3Degrees business operations including:All aspects of Accounts Receivables including:Generating invoicesCollections on overdue accountsProcess bank depositsRespond to customer inquiries in a timely, courteous mannerMaintaining customer records on both Xero and customers’ platformsAll aspects of Accounts Payable including:Process vendor invoices for paymentsMaintain and process expense reports through ExpensifyInternational banking and processing electronic payments (wire and ACH)Respond to vendor inquiries in a timely, courteous mannerMaintain vendor recordsPerform bank reconciliationsParticipate in and support monthly close activitiesCreate and/or maintain documented systems of accounting policies and proceduresAssist with other accounting projects and collaborate / support teams members and department functionality as needed  WHAT WE'LL NEED FROM YOUMinimum 3 years of accounting experience with a solid understanding of GAAPMinimum 2 years of experience with online accounting software; preferably Xero, Expensify or similarExcellent Excel skills and experience with Access required. Proficiency in Google Sheets and DocsSuperb verbal and written communication skillsInterest in renewable energy and environment helpful WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKEWithin 30 days become familiar with where Accounting information is at 3Degrees. Ex: Payroll is in this folder, worksheets are located in other spots, where items are in Xero. Be able to add and pay bills and invoices through Xero and with the bank(s).Within 60 days familiar with the close process  What the checklist is and where and how to do each of the tasks (with assistance if needed). After 90 days they should be able to do it on their own.Be comfortable with asking for help (no question is looked down upon), where things are even if you have to ask 2 or 3 times. Be open and comfortable with process changes (we are still growing). ABOUT US3Degrees exists for one simple reason – to make it possible for businesses and their customers to take urgent action on climate change.  As a certified B Corporation, we provide renewable energy and emission reduction solutions to global Fortune 500 companies, utilities and other organizations around the globe that want to join the fight against climate change, and we can’t do it without you. Join us!   Headquartered in San Francisco, 3Degrees serves clients around the world like PacificPower, NW Natural, Netflix, Unilever, Lyft, Ahold Delhaize, Mastercard, and Etsy. OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, INCLUSION, AND EQUITY   3Degrees is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where different perspectives contribute to better solutions. 3Degrees welcomes people regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or gender expression, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other category protected by law.
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