Operational Manager

Unearthly Materials
Rochester, New York, US
Closing date
Dec 3, 2021

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Job Description
The role:
We are scientists at the top of our field, and we are looking to partner deeply with a brilliant generalist
start-up operator - you! We aim to create a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment that spans
science and manufacturing to create breakthroughs in materials science and then produce them at
massive scale.

• Supporting the founders on all business operations: recruitment, people operations, fundraising,
finance, facilities.
• Managing all non-technical staff.
• Supporting the CEO on fundraising including helping to secure federal and state grants.
• Partnering with the founders to establish a state of the art quantum materials laboratory.
About you:
• Experience in an executive capacity at a fast growing start-up, managing teams and scaling
• Excellent communication skills and ability to articulate complex information and issues clearly,
concisely, and persuasively.
• Strong interpersonal skills to work harmoniously and effectively with internal and external
stakeholders and staff.
• Lifelong commitment to learning and individual growth
• A dynamic mindset and desire to be part of a transformational project that will involve making
substantial scientific and engineering breakthroughs.
• Bonus: you've worked in a start-up with a significant laboratory and/or advanced manufacturing
process for example in aerospace, automotive or biotech.
• Bonus: you've started your own company.

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Rochester, NY

Compensation: Competitive mix of salary and options based on seniority and experience.
Company DescriptionAt Unearthly Materials we are developing transformational new materials that do not currently exist on
Earth but that could change life here. In 2020 our team discovered the first ever room temperature
superconductor which made the cover of Nature and was chosen as one of the top 10 scientific
breakthroughs of the year by Physics World and The Guardian. Superconductors can play a
transformational role in addressing climate change and transforming global energy systems, and
Unearthly Materials mission is to bring superconductors into everyday life. We are backed by some of
the top technology investors globally.

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