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.

Career Opportunities

Are you an experienced social media lead with a passion for the energy transformation? Are you able to listen 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! We highly encourage individuals of underrepresented groups to apply! RMI is…
Are you an experienced social media lead with a passion for the energy transformation? Are you able to identify social media trends and develop creative, accessible and memorable content for both paid and organic social media campaigns? If yes, then join our RMI’s Influence Team, our in-house Marketing and Communications team! We highly encourage individuals of underrepresented groups to
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! RMI (formerly Rocky Mountain Institute) is seeking two Managers to focus on…
Do you love solving challenging problems, thinking about systemic change, 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 us! RMI’s Carbon-Free Buildings program is seeking a Senior Associate (early / mid-level research…
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 Carbon-Free Buildings team! RMI (formerly Rocky Mountain Institute) is seeking a…
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…
Position: Program Assistant Programs: Climate Aligned Industries Are you an administrative professional with exceptional organizational and communication skills? Are you able to manage several responsibilities at a time while ensuring exceptional accuracy and attention to detail? Are you a proactive problem solver who can anticipate challenges and opportunities ahead of time? Are you committed…
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! Position Overview RMI is seeking candidates for a Manager position within RMI’s…
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? Do you have a passion for making the world a better place? If yes, then join our growing team! Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is seeking multiple Associates and Senior Associates (entry and…
Do you love to solve challenging 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 for industrial decarbonization? If yes, then join our growing team! RMI is seeking several qualified candidates to join its growing team as an Associate or Senior Associate at the Center for…
Do you enjoy solving challenging problems, thinking in numbers, and working in groups? Do you have the self-motivation, curiosity, creativity, and ability to influence others to take action towards building a sustainable energy future? Do you have a passion for making the world a better place? If yes, then join our growing team! Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is seeking an Engagement Manager…
Are you an experienced Development Officer with a passion for the energy transition? Do you have experience working with and successfully raising philanthropic gifts from foundations? Do you have the ability to be flexible and to quickly change course with a positive attitude? If so, then join our growing team! We highly encourage individuals of underrepresented groups to apply! Position
RMI is seeking a senior, experienced Director of Marketing for Development to help achieve our organization's philanthropic growth goals by leading the strategic and tactical marketing and communications for RMI’s global philanthropic donor portfolio. In this position, you will report to the Managing Director of Development, support a global fundraising team and donors, manage the Marketing &amp…
Position overview The Startup Intelligence Intern’s work will center around D3’s climate tech startup database. The database is a key part of D3’s selection process, insight generation, and value proposition to our ecosystem partners. We use it to understand the competitive landscape, track technology trends and progress, and search for the best startups. To date we have collected data on…
Do you want to work for an amazing, dynamic organization that is making a significant impact in protecting our environment, increasing wealth and jobs, creating a more peaceful world, improving people’s health, and providing access to electricity to the over one billion people on the planet who currently lack it? Come work alongside the talented and passionate individuals who make this…
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! Program Overview The Electricity Program accelerates the deployment of clean…
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 is a global climate technology startup accelerator aimed at…
Are you an experienced blended and climate finance specialist looking for an exciting opportunity to make an impact in the decisive decade for climate investment? Climate Finance Access Network (CFAN) 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…
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 technology startup accelerator aimed at…
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 is a global climate technology startup accelerator aimed at…
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 is a global climate technology startup accelerator aimed at…
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 technology startup accelerator aimed at…
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 is a global climate technology startup accelerator aimed at…
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 technology startup…
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 is a global climate technology startup accelerator aimed at…
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 is a global climate technology startup accelerator aimed at…
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 collaborative and committed to team working as 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 underrepresented groups
Are you an experienced people leader with a passion for driving high impact outcomes and an ability to develop innovative solutions to complex problems? Have you worked in and/or closely with a development finance institution, successfully closed financing with a development finance institution for an infrastructure project in emerging markets? Can you navigate diverse stakeholder engagements…
Are you passionate about technology’s role in the energy transition? Do you love solving thought provoking problems, transforming climate data into climate impact, and working in groups? Do you also have the self-motivation, curiosity, creativity, and ability to persuade others toward meaningful results? If yes, then join our growing Climate Intelligence team! Program Overview RMI’s…
RMI’s newly imagined marketing and communications team – known inside the institute as the Influence Team – is looking for an operations lead for our marketing team, who will assist the Director of Impact Marketing with coordinating and executing marketing campaigns on program Websites, social channels, and for program events. You will also work with an outside agency to coordinate report and…
Do you enjoy solving challenging problems, thinking in numbers, and working in groups? Do you have the self-motivation, curiosity, creativity, and ability to influence others to take action towards building a sustainable energy future? Do you have a passion for making the world a better place? If yes, then join our growing team! Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is seeking an Engagement…
Newly founded nonprofit journalism outlet Canary Media, a subsidiary of RMI, is dedicated to covering the transition to clean energy, motivated by the urgent need to prevent catastrophic climate change. We seek two reporters to cover clean energy and help us shape our growing newsroom. Canary Media is dispersed, so employees can work remotely from anywhere in the U.S. Are you excited to…
RMI’s newly imagined marketing and communications team – known inside the institute as the Influence Team – is looking for an operations lead who can connect all the dots between creative, earned media, social, marketing and editorial to ensure that our stories remain intact and achieve maximum impact as we bring them to life across multiple channels, in multiple ways, for multiple audiences…
RMI is a non-profit organization committed to transforming global energy use to secure a clean, prosperous net-zero future for all. Our organization applies rigorous techno-economic research, whole-systems expertise, and entrepreneurial approaches to help markets take advantage of breakthrough energy innovations. We embed deeply in industries to find pain points, and—with influential…
Are you passionate about an equitable clean energy transition? Do you love solving complex systems problems? Do you want to transform climate data into impact? Are you a seasoned people manager with experience in optimizing results from diverse teams? Are you self-motivated, creative, and organized? If yes, then join our growing Climate Intelligence team! Our staff is composed of a wide skill…
Donor Relations Senior Specialist – Individual Giving Team Position Overview The Donor Relations Sr. Specialist assists in the implementation of key tactics for the ongoing cultivation of RMI’s individual donor base. The Sr. Specialist manages a portfolio of donors and prospects capable of making gifts in the $1.5K-$25K range; conducts qualification meetings/calls with donors and prospects to…
Job Description RMI is seeking a Media Relations Manager (equivalent to Account Manager or Senior Account Manager at many public relations and marketing agencies) with 5–8 years of experience in the media and communications field. This hire will be a full-time member of a 14-person Marketing and Communications team, working with individual program marketers on the creation and execution of…
Are you an experienced social media manager with a passion for the energy transformation? Are you able to identify social media trends and implement effective strategies across both paid and earned social media channels? Do you enjoy leading a team and developing others? If yes, then join our Marketing and Communications team! RMI is seeking an experienced, innovative Social Media Manager to…
RMI is a non-profit organization committed to transforming global energy use to secure a clean, prosperous zero-carbon future for all. RMI applies rigorous techno-economic research, whole-systems expertise, and entrepreneurial approaches to help markets take advantage of breakthrough energy innovations. We embed deeply in industries to find pain points, then—with influential partners—develop…
机构 RMI is an independent nonprofit founded in 1982 that transforms global energy systems through market-driven solutions to align with a 1.5°C future and secure a clean, prosperous, zero-carbon future for all. We work in the world’s most critical geographies and engage businesses, policymakers, communities, and NGOs to identify and scale energy system interventions that will greatly cut…
Managing Director RMI is continuously searching for senior leaders who can contribute significantly to our efforts to deliver a zero-carbon future. We evaluate individual candidates on the basis of immediate organizational needs and the potential to build initiatives that complement existing activities in our core portfolio. Managing Director applicants are expressing an interest in a…
RMI is continuously searching for senior leaders who can contribute significantly to our efforts to deliver a zero-carbon future. We evaluate individual candidates on the basis of immediate organizational needs and the potential to build initiatives that complement existing activities in our core portfolio. Senior Fellow applicants are expressing an interest in a future role that may match…