Rocky Mountain Institute transforms global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, and secure low-carbon future. That is our mission. That is our passion. And every day, every member of our team of nearly 200 works tirelessly to achieve it. We are driving the global energy transition from fossil fuels to efficiency and renewables by working in partnership with businesses, communities, institutions, and entrepreneurs to advance market-based solutions. We achieve this by developing breakthrough ideas, testing and refining them, reshaping markets, and bringing solutions to scale. RMI is an independent 501©(3) nonprofit organization with an annual budget of $50 million and offices in Basalt and Boulder, Colorado; New York City; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.

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RMI is transforming the global energy system to secure a clean, prosperous, zero-carbon future for all. We work with businesses, policymakers, communities, and other organizations to identify and scale interventions that will cut greenhouse gas emissions at least 50% by 2030. In service of that mission we’ve launched Horizon Zero, an effort to make product-level GHG accounting more accurate up…
Are you an experienced project manager and people leader with intense curiosity and drive? Are you willing to take risks by exploring and testing new ideas? Do you have the exceptional ability to structure and oversee analytic and strategic problem solving? If yes, then join our growing team! We highly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply! About RMI’s
Program Overview: The Climate Finance Access Network (CFAN) was established to support developing countries in unlocking access to finance to achieve their climate objectives. By cultivating a network of highly trained climate finance advisors, CFAN builds long-lasting capacity in developing countries to (1) identify the sources and instruments for delivering climate finance, (2) establish…
Team Overviews: We are seeking an Executive Assistant to support the senior leadership team (four Principals and one Senior Expert) for our Strategic Analysis and Engagement (SAE) Group. SAE’s mission is to catalyze and coordinate cutting-edge thought leadership activities at the edges and intersections of RMI programs. Other RMI programs focus on specific sectors, geographies, or market…
Are you an experienced project manager and people leader with intense curiosity and drive? Are you willing to take risks by exploring and testing new ideas? Do you have the exceptional ability to structure and oversee analytic and strategic problem solving? If yes, then join our growing team! We highly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply! About RMI’s
Are you an experienced project manager and people leader with intense curiosity and drive? Are you willing to take risks by exploring and testing new ideas? Do you have the exceptional ability to structure and oversee analytic and strategic problem solving? If yes, then join our growing team! RMI is seeking a Manager for our Carbon-Free Electricity Program, Houston Industrial Hub. We…
Do you love solving challenging problems, thinking in numbers, and working on teams? Do you also have the self-motivation, curiosity, creativity, and ability to persuade others toward meaningful results? Are you passionate about the clean energy transition? If yes, then join our growing team! RMI is seeking a Senior Associate with financial modeling skills for our Carbon-Free Electricity…
Are you a tenacious researcher and problem-solver? Do you have an exceptional ability to see things others have missed, and uncover novel solutions to hard problems? Are you able to communicate and collaborate well with technical and non-technical people? Are you passionate about contributing to open-access knowledge and to climate impact? If yes, then join our growing team! We highly
Overview: RMI is seeking a Communications Lead to support the creation and execution of communications plans that drive the conversation around climate action and the energy transition. They will make use of diverse digital channels and media to advance the goals of the Carbon-Free Electricity team and target key audiences and stakeholders, such as policymakers, media, and the public. A…
RMI is seeking a Communications Lead to support the creation and execution of communications plans that drive the conversation around climate action and the energy transition. They will make use of diverse digital channels and media to advance the goals of the Urban Transformation Program and target key audiences and stakeholders, such as policymakers, media, and the public. We highly encourage
Do you love solving challenging problems, thinking about dynamic systems, and working in groups? Do you also have the self-motivation, curiosity, creativity, and ability to persuade others toward meaningful results? Do you have a passion for making the world a better place? If yes, then join our growing team! RMI is leading the clean energy transition by creating market and technological…
Are you a systems thinker with cross-sector interest and experience? Are you an experienced people leader with intense curiosity and drive? Are you willing to take risks by exploring and testing new ideas? Do you have the exceptional ability to structure and oversee analytic and strategic problem solving? Can you create impact through influence? If yes, then join our growing team! We highly
Do you love solving challenging problems, thinking about dynamic systems, and working in groups? Do you have the self-motivation, curiosity, creativity, and ability to guide others toward meaningful results? Do you have a passion for making the world a better place? If yes, then join our growing team! We highly encourage individuals of underrepresented groups to apply! Program Overview
Do you love solving challenging problems, thinking about dynamic systems, and working in groups? Do you have the self-motivation, curiosity, creativity, and ability to guide others toward meaningful results? Do you have a passion for making the world a better place? If yes, then join our growing team! We highly encourage individuals of underrepresented groups to apply! Program Overview
Background: RMI is an independent nonprofit founded in 1982 transforming the global energy system to secure a clean, prosperous, zero-carbon future for all. It engages businesses, communities, institutions, and entrepreneurs to accelerate the adoption of market-based solutions that cost-effectively shift from fossil fuels to efficiency and renewables. With an independent, objective, and…
Do you love to solve challenging problems, thinking in numbers, and a passion for making the world better? Do you also have the self-motivation, curiosity, creativity, and ability to strive towards meaningful results for industrial decarbonization? If yes, then join our growing team! Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is seeking Senior Associate roles to support the Climate Aligned Industries…
Background RMI is an independent nonprofit founded in 1982 transforming the global energy system to secure a clean, prosperous, zero-carbon future for all. It engages businesses, communities, institutions, and entrepreneurs to accelerate the adoption of market-based solutions that cost-effectively shift from fossil fuels to efficiency and renewables. With an independent, objective, and…
Do you love to solve challenging problems, thinking in numbers, and a passion for making the world better? Do you also have the self-motivation, curiosity, creativity, and ability to strive towards meaningful results for industrial decarbonization? If yes, then join our growing team! Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is seeking Senior Associate roles to support the Climate Aligned Industries…
Are you an experienced project manager and people leader with intense curiosity and drive? Are you willing to take risks by exploring and testing new ideas? Do you have the exceptional ability to structure and oversee analytic and strategic problem solving? If yes, then join our growing team! RMI is seeking a Manager for our Carbon-Free Electricity Program, Los Angeles Industrial Hub…
Are you an experienced people leader with intense curiosity and drive? Are you willing to explore and test new ideas? Do you have an exceptional ability to structure and oversee analytic and strategic problem solving? Can you create impact through influence? If yes, then join our growing team! Individuals of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply! Program & Project
Team Overviews: We are seeking an Executive Assistant to support the Managing Directors for RMI’s Communications & Marketing Team and US Program Team. The aim of the Communications & Marketing Team, known internally as the Influence Team, is to promote RMI’s research and analysis, protect our reputation, and evolve into a content engine that tells our story across owned, earned, social media…
Social Media Community Engagement Lead Are you an experienced social media lead with a passion for the energy transition? Are you able to listen to and analyze conversations on social to identify influencers and opportunities to show thought leadership and impact? If yes, then join RMI’s Influence Team, the in-house communications and marketing team for a leading global nonprofit focused on…
Build Your Future with RMI! Do you love solving dynamic problems, thinking in numbers, and working in groups? Do you also have the self-motivation, curiosity, creativity, and ability to persuade others toward meaningful results? Are you passionate about making the world a better place? If yes, then be an RMI intern this summer! We highly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to
Are you a seasoned people leader with experience driving an equitable clean energy transition? Do you enjoy plunging into unfamiliar disciplines and testing new ideas? Are you a collaborative and strong team player who can also be a respected change agent from within? Do you have a passion for RMI’s mission? If yes, then join our growing team! We highly encourage individuals of
Do you love solving challenging problems, writing and research, and working in groups? Do you also have the self-motivation, curiosity, creativity and ability to persuade others toward meaningful results? Are you passionate about the clean energy transition? If yes, then join our growing team! Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is seeking a Senior Associate to support the Carbon Free Mobility…
Do you love solving challenging problems, writing and research, and working in groups? Do you also have the self-motivation, curiosity, creativity and ability to persuade others toward meaningful results? Are you passionate about the clean energy transition? If yes, then join our growing team! Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is seeking a Senior Associate to support the Carbon Free Mobility…
RMI’s newly imagined marketing and communications team – known inside the institute as the Influence Team – is looking for a detail-oriented project manager to coordinate all aspects of planning and execution for a variety of communications and marketing projects across the organization. We highly encourage individuals of underrepresented groups to apply! This person will also work closely…
Do you love solving challenging problems, driving systemic change and leading transformative collaborations and multi-party coalitions? Are you passionate helping industrial players to make a tangible impact to address climate change? Are you knowledgeable about industrial decarbonization in harder-to-abate sectors? Do you have business development and/or strategy experience in hydrogen? If yes…
RMI is seeking candidates for Data Scientist at the Senior Associate level for our Carbon-Free Mobility Program. The Data Scientist will focus on accelerating the electrification of the transportation sector by developing analytical pipelines that use vehicle travel and other data sources to generate insights and to create tools that enable the rapid and effective deployment of electric vehicles…
Are you excited to unearth new stories about clean energy, sustainable mobility, green building, and/or zero-carbon industry? Are you a clear communicator who loves digging into complex issues and distilling them into simple, accurate, and engaging storytelling that can help drive change? Are you passionate about exploring and explaining how the energy shift affects people and the places where…
Do you want to be an integral part of an ambitious newsroom covering the transition to clean energy? Are you excited to collaborate on journalism about the changing energy sector, sustainable mobility, green building, and zero-carbon industry? Are you eager to reach an influential audience of business leaders, policymakers, and climate advocates? Nonprofit journalism outlet Canary Media seeks…
Do you love solving challenging problems, thinking analytically, and working in groups? Are you passionate about developing innovative solutions to the climate crisis? Are you interested in being a foundational member of a quickly growing team at RMI? RMI’s Climate Intelligence Program is seeking a Manager to join our Carbon Markets Initiative. This new initiative seeks to improve the…
RMI is seeking a Marketing and Communications Lead to support its US policy team. The ideal candidate will design and execute digital strategies and content to reach the right niche audiences, in the right way, at the right time. RMI’s US policy team focuses on domestic climate action and policy at the federal, state, and subnational (cities, towns, businesses, NGOs) levels. To learn more…
Are you an experienced social media professional with a passion for journalism and the clean-energy transition? Do you have a background in creating content that promotes engagement and community on social media? If so, apply to join the Canary Media team! Nonprofit journalism outlet Canary Media seeks a social media content and engagement manager to broaden the reach of our reporting on clean…
Are you an experienced leader of projects and teams, who has both drive and empathy? Do you have a proven ability to structure, negotiate, manage, and deliver multi-stakeholder projects? Are you able to sense opportunity and translate that into effective action on-the-ground? Do you have a strong commercial mind and a commitment to climate impact? If yes, then join our growing team! We
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Position Overview Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is seeking a Web Developer to join our Communications team. This hire will work with our Senior Creative Director, Web Manager, and in-house design team to help create websites, web applications, and interactive data visualizations to increase RMI’s scale and impact. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, detail-oriented problem solver…
Are you an experienced people leader with intense curiosity and drive? Are you willing to take risks by exploring and testing new ideas? Do you have the exceptional ability to structure and oversee analytic and strategic problem solving? Can you create impact through influence? If yes, then join our growing team! Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is seeking a Manager to support our Climate…
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RMI, formerly Rocky Mountain Institute, is seeking a senior editor with a journalistic background and a strong portfolio of editing and writing in the areas of energy, clean energy, and climate. Experience at top-tier general and/or trade media is a highly valued; past work at an NGO editing, writing, and creating thought leadership is likewise a plus. The role combines craft — a writer’s…
Are you an experienced people leader with intense curiosity and drive? Are you willing to explore and test new ideas? Do you have an exceptional ability to structure and oversee analytic and strategic problem solving? Can you create impact through influence? If yes, then join our growing team! Individuals of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply! Program & Project
Third Derivative Program Overview Tackling the climate crisis is a once-in-a-generation, trillion-dollar economic opportunity, and the world needs a healthy global innovation engine to identify and massively scale new climate technology solutions that will speed up the clean energy transition. Founded by RMI and New Energy Nexus for this purpose, Third Derivative (D3) is a global climate…
Are you a creative thinker with an intense drive for results and impact? Are you passionate about backing tech startups to combat climate change? Do you have a keen ability to grasp and synthesize complex issues? Are you a highly organized and detailed-oriented expert at tailoring communications to particular audiences? Do you thrive on working in fast-paced environments and simultaneously…
Are you a program management professional who takes initiative, is flexible, and enjoys working in a results-driven, team environment? Are you able to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administration, and organizational skills? Do you have experience streamlining systems and processes for programs and people? If yes, then join our…
LOCATION: Boulder, CO (Remote work optional) The Client Operations Associate will be a project manager and dealmaker for clientsolar and storage opportunities. The Client Operations Associate will work closely with senior members ofthe Black Bear team and with clients to ensure successful project identification, procurement,development and execution. The Client Operations Associate will work…