Location San Diego
Job-type Permanent
Salary $65,000 - $80,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Reference 18667
Category USA

BioMed Realty is looking to hire an ESG Associate to join their rapidly growing team and ESG platform. The ideal candidate has a strong interest in sustainability and a desire to achieve ESG goals for BioMed. The ESG Associate will support BioMed's ESG reporting efforts and will be responsible for the collection and analysis of real estate ESG data across all BioMed assets. The ESG Associate is expected to develop a deep understanding of the material ESG reporting frameworks and requirements.

The role will include cross-functional involvement with many aspects of BioMed's platform and external parties, providing expansive opportunities for professional growth. This is a unique opportunity to work in a thriving industry and help make an impact on the environment and communities in which BioMed serves.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Help execute ESG strategies and initiatives across the organization

  2. Gather, consolidate and analyze data that tracks the progress and performance of ESG metrics across operational assets and development globally across various departments

  3. Liaise with consultants and work closely with property management teams to ensure the quality and consistency of data

  4. Develop a strong working knowledge of available ESG data sources, including expertise in the utilization and interpretation of ESG-related data

  5. Perform additional ad-hoc analysis and peer benchmarking and engage in special projects as needed

Job Specifications:

BioMed seeks to hire entrepreneurial individuals who are highly motivated, mature and intelligent, with demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. The successful candidate should have:

  1. Minimum two years of experience working in corporate strategy, business, consulting, finance, accounting, and/or corporate sustainability experience in real estate or another relevant field

  2. Bachelor's degree (required)

  3. Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel

  4. Deep interest in sustainability and the real estate industry

  5. Self-motivated to develop an understanding of ESG frameworks, data platforms, sustainability reporting and disclosures

  6. Strong analytical, quantitative, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills

  7. Excessive attention to detail, outstanding initiative and an eagerness to learn with a strong work ethic

  8. Self-starter with the ability to drive project execution, and the ability to grasp new concepts quickly and work with limited direct guidance

BioMed requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to their first date of employment unless they are eligible for an approved medical or religious exemption in accordance with the law.


Benefits Program, which includes:

  • Premier Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Paid Time Off and Paid Family Leave Benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Lifestyle Spending Account

  • Nationwide Pet Insurance


  • Company-sponsored Exercise Classes Through Zoom

  • Onsite Gym

  • Complimentary Snacks, Fresh Fruit, Cold Brew Coffee, Kombucha and Soda Provided

  • Dry Cleaning Services Onsite

*Amenities vary by location.

Salary Range:

$65,000.00 to $80,000.00 annually + bonus + benefits

The above represents the expected salary range for this job requisition. Ultimately, in determining your pay, BioMed Realty will consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.

About the company

Hybrid Work Model: 3 days in office in San Diego or Boston and 2 days working remotely

BioMed requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to their first date of employment unless they are eligible for an approved medical or religious exemption in accordance with the law.

To learn more, please immediately contact either:

Deborah Dols, Acre, Principal Consultant deborah.dols@acre.com, or

Shannon Lewis, Acre, Research Consultant, shannon.lewis@acre.com

Acre is retained by BioMed Realty to recruit for this role. Acre is a global sustainability specialist search firm focused on securing the world's best sustainability leaders and their teams for mission-driven organizations from our offices in New York, London, Amsterdam, and Singapore.

Studies have shown that women, people of color, and other under-represented groups are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they fit every function of the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background for the role.