VC Associate @ Wollemi Capital in Seattle, WA

Wollemi Capital

About the job

Note – we will not review your application without the submission of a Cover Letter for this role. If you do not submit a cover letter, your application will be rejected automatically.


Wollemi is a global climate specialist investment firm that funds the teams, technologies, and projects creating our net-zero future, securing the financial opportunity of our planet’s lifetime. Wollemi was founded in 2021 by Tim Bishop, former Global Head of Macquarie Capital, and Paul Hunyor, former Head of Asia for BCG Digital Ventures. We invest in Energy Transition, Food and Agriculture, and Climate Services with teams in Australia and the US. We leverage decades of investing and operating knowledge, deep subject matter expertise, and robust global networks to drive outsized returns for both our investors and the planet. We are more than just investors – we are hands-on partners helping build and scale the next world-changing climate enterprises.


We are looking for an Investment Associate to play an active role in the end-to-end investment process, including opportunity origination, deal execution, supporting portfolio company growth, and asset management through to exit.

At Wollemi, you will develop expertise in the transition to net zero and will be a partner to potential and current portfolio company teams to unlock pathways to a global scale. You will play an active role in capitalizing the structural transformation of the global economy and will directly contribute to the success of Wollemi and the climate solutions and portfolio companies we support. You will work with a highly motivated, mission-oriented team of investors. Wollemi’s mandate, corporate structure, and flexible capital enable us to pursue unique opportunities and create a diverse set of investment experiences and a superior learning environment and career trajectory. A successful candidate will be dogged in their commitment to and pursuit of scaling climate impact and superior financial returns.

This is a career-track role with opportunities for continued advancement for high-performing associates.


● Minimum 2-4 years’ experience at, or the equivalent of, a top-tier investment firm, investment bank or management consulting firm.

● Experience with private equity, M&A, venture capital, infrastructure or project finance transactions.

● Demonstrated top-tier performance and impact in previous roles, including strong problem-solving and analytical thinking capabilities, financial literacy, modeling expertise, and strong oral and written (word, PowerPoint) communication skills.

● Strong interpersonal skills and ability to engage and work collaboratively inside and outside the organization at all levels.

● Passion for climate and sustainability.

● Expertise in the climate challenge or industry experience as an investor, advisor, or operator in food and agriculture, energy transition, or climate services is preferred but not required.

● Finally, a successful candidate must be committed to continuous learning; it is our commitment to invest in you and provide an exceptional environment for you to learn and grow as a professional.

Location: Seattle, WA

Salary: Wollemi intends to comply with all state and local requirements for compensation transparency. If required, the salary range and additional compensation information is displayed below. This information is applicable to those applicants who will perform work or reside in the location(s) listed, if selected for the position. Any salary offered to a successful candidate will be determined based on internal factors, which may include salary ranges, market-based salary adjustments, and the individual applicant’s qualifications, prior relevant professional experience, certain degrees and certifications, for example. Additional benefits may be included in the successful candidate’s offer letter.

Employees will be covered by medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees will also receive four weeks of vacation leave every year, eleven paid holidays throughout the calendar year and all other benefits required by applicable law. The Company will provide additional information to the candidate and update the job description as additional information becomes available.

Wollemi is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.


Resume and Cover Letter

Note – we will not review your application without the submission of a Cover Letter for this role. If you do not submit a cover letter, your application will be rejected automatically.