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Government Manager



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Oakland, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, February 11, 2024
About Magrathea

Magrathea is a California technology company with a mission to radically reduce the socioenvironmental impacts of producing structural metal from natural resources. We are doing this by developing a new generation of electrolytic process technology for making carbon neutral magnesium metal from seawater and brines. We are backed by the most sophisticated energy and materials technology investors on Earth. This includes the earliest supporters of Tesla and SpaceX, a portfolio of major industrial families from across Europe, and the US federal government. Find out more on our website.

What’s in it for you?

You’ll be working with a global, diverse team of smart, creative people who are looking to challenge the status quo of today’s industry to positively impact the socioenvironmental impacts of making structural metal. Check out some of our team on Linkedin .

There will be no waiting around, you’ll get stuck in from day one. This is a key role in our team, and you’ll be instrumental in driving the next steps of Magrathea’s technology. If you're passionate about pursuing and cultivating innovation through cutting edge technology, we should talk!

About The Role

Magrathea is seeking a ambitious, detail-oriented, and impact-seeking Government Relations Manager to run our major federal contracts. Our innovative talent is one of the biggest drivers in our success, and talented people don’t always fit with rigid job descriptions or day-to-day responsibilities. However, we want to be transparent about what will be expected of this role. The Government Relations Manager will be a key player in the scale-up and design of our revolutionary electrolytic process technology.

Role Expectations

  • Translate Magrathea's technical R&D project ideas into fleshed out statements of work and project narratives for government grant applications
  • Serve as capture manager and majority execute grant applications while keeping a finger on the pulse of new opportunities
  • Maintain and expand relationships with government representatives and government relations teams
  • Project manage and majority execute government contract reporting and deliverables
  • Work with Magrathea’s bookkeeping, accounting, and legal teams to manage compliance and submission of invoices to governments

Ideal Background

  • MS or PhD degree with at least 3 years of experience
  • Experience in applying for and performing a US federal government award
  • Experience with government contract reporting and compliance
  • Creative and open-minded with the ability to rapidly learn
  • Demonstrated track record of working on a team to achieve audacious goals together
  • History of promoting company culture based on humility, transparency, respect, and care for the success of other team members


  • Competitive health insurance
  • Competitive 401k matching (pre-tax and post-tax savings options)
  • Competitive stock option package

How To Apply

Apply online through our website .


Magrathea is committed to providing a professional work environment free from discrimination and harassment, including discrimination and harassment based on a protected category, and an environment free from retaliation for participating in any protected activity. Magrathea is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

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