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

Do you love solving 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? Are you passionate about making the world a better place? If yes, then join our growing team! RMI is leading the energy transition by creating market and technological solutions to impact…
Develop 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! Individuals from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged
Media Relations Lead Are you an experienced media relations lead with a passion for the energy transformation? Are you able to identify news trends and develop creative, accessible, and memorable pitches to secure media coverage? If yes, then join RMI’s Influence Team, our in-house marketing and communications team! We highly encourage individuals of underrepresented groups to apply! RMI…
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! Program Overview (India) Since 2016, RMI’s…
Public Relations Operations Lead RMI’s newly imagined marketing and communications team – known inside the institute as the Influence Team – is looking for an operations lead for its media relations and social media teams, who will assist the Director of Public Relations with coordinating and executing earned media and social media campaigns for brand level announcements and events. In this…
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 collaborator who is committed to teamwork and 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! Program Overview: RMI’s Carbon-Free…
We are seeking an experienced Internal Communications professional to support our organization as it continues to grow and expand to meet the challenge of transforming our global energy systems for the sake of the climate. As the Internal Communications Manager, you will shape the voice of internal communications for our 400+ change leaders world-wide. You will be responsible for using…
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 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’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! RMI is seeking an Engagement Specialist to support the Corporate…
Develop 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! Individuals from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged
Are you a seasoned people leader with experience driving clean energy and social change transitions? 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 Strategic Analysis and Engagement (SAE) team! …
Are you a senior people leader with intense curiosity and drive? Are you willing to take risks by exploring and testing innovative ideas? Do you enjoy collaboration with diverse partners and stakeholders? 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 US Program team! …
Do you love solving challenging problems? Do you enjoy crafting compelling analysis-based communications and developing and executing campaigns to mobilize organizations to act? Do you have self-motivation, curiosity, creativity, and the ability to persuade others toward meaningful results? Are you passionate about the clean energy transition? If yes, then join our growing team! Individuals
Application Deadline: Friday, February 4th (position will remain posted until filled) 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…
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…
About RMI 机构简介 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 cut…
About RMI 机构简介 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 cut…
About RMI 机构简介 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 cut…
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! Program Overview RMI’s Aviation team works to accelerate the transition to net-zero air…
Develop 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! Individuals from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged
RMI is looking for an innovative, passionate, and hands-on Design Manager to join our Creative Team. This hire will be skilled in the conceptualization and execution of diverse design needs—whether print, digital, or multimedia. As the RMI Design Manager, you will work closely with our Creative Director leading an in-house team in visual projects from start to publication with a focus on…
RMI is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic, and collaborative fundraising and engagement professional to join us as a Corporate Development Officer/Account Manager and help grow our work with the private sector in this decisive decade. The Corporate Development Officer/ Account Manager is responsible for the development and management of a portfolio of current and new corporate philanthropy…
RMI-Senior Designer RMI is looking to add a talented, innovative, and passionate Senior Designer to our Creative Team, which supports the organization like an in-house design agency. This hire will be skilled in planning, conceptualizing, and executing diverse designs and collateral, working closely with a highly creative design team. The Senior Designer reports to RMI’s Art Director. In…
People Operations Lead - Total Rewards Are you an experienced People Operations professional with a passion for creating an unparalleled employee experience? Are you self-driven with a growth mindset? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, agile, team environment? Are you motivated to make an impact no matter the task? If so, then join our team! Position Overview: RMI is seeking a People…
Application Deadline: Friday, January 28th (position will remain posted until filled) 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 an…
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 Climate Intelligence Program focuses on making emissions…
Do you want to revolutionize the way that GHG emissions are reported and used? Do you have experience navigating complex relationships between global actors in pursuit of impact? Are you an experienced people leader with intense curiosity and drive? Are you prepared to grow a multimillion-dollar initiative to better quantify close to half of the world's emissions? If yes, then join our growing…
Are you a project management professional who is passionate about energy and buildings, who takes initiative, is flexible, and enjoys working in a results-driven, team environment? Are you a strategic thinker who is able to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administration, and organizational skills? Do you have the ability to work…
Are you an experienced people leader with intense curiosity and entrepreneurial drive? Are you highly knowledgeable about high performance buildings including HVAC and envelope systems? Do you have experience working with energy transition stakeholders in California? Can you create impact through influence? If yes, then join our growing Carbon-Free Buildings team! A 1.5-degree future…
Are you passionate about addressing climate change by transforming our building sector to zero carbon? Do you love solving challenging problems, collaborating with diverse stakeholders, communicating for influence, and project managing to drive transformational results? Are you especially concerned about ensuring that low-income communities are part of the just transition off fossil fuels? Do…
Are you passionate about building decarbonization? Do you enjoy solving challenging problems and co-creating innovative tools to catalyze market transformation? Do you enjoy marrying technical analysis with outward facing stakeholder engagement to drive project development? If you have the qualifications and are excited to work on a climate-aligned endeavor, then come make an impact with us! A…
Are you an administrative professional with exceptional organizational and communication skills? Does organizing give you peace? Does efficiency excite you? Are you at your best when working on a variety of projects and tasks? Do you look into the future, proactively solving problems and anticipating opportunities? Are you self-motivated and able to work independently, but also a collaborative…
Please note: All application materials should be submitted to Mission Possible Partnership here. Please do not submit application materials through the RMI careers page. More information may be found using the link below: https://www.wemeanbusinesscoalition.org/about/job-openings/communications-director-mission-possible-partnership-mpp/ POSITION SUMMARY: The Mission Possible Partnership (MPP)…
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 Overv
Develop 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! Individuals from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged
Develop 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! Individuals from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged
Manager (Waste Sector Methane Abatement) – Climate Intelligence Program 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 influence 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…
At RMI, we know how important it is during the holiday season to spend time with family and friends, get much-needed rest and relaxation and recharge for the coming year. That’s why our employees receive a paid holiday from Christmas through New Year’s Day to do just that! If you are applying to this position, you may not hear from us over the coming weeks. Not to worry! We won’t forget about
At RMI, we know how important it is during the holiday season to spend time with family and friends, get much-needed rest and relaxation and recharge for the coming year. That’s why our employees receive a paid holiday from Christmas through New Year’s Day to do just that! If you are applying to this position, you may not hear from us over the coming weeks. Not to worry! We won’t forget about…
At RMI, we know how important it is during the holiday season to spend time with family and friends, get much-needed rest and relaxation and recharge for the coming year. That’s why our employees receive a paid holiday from Christmas through New Year’s Day to do just that! If you are applying to this position, you may not hear from us over the coming weeks. Not to worry! We won’t forget about
At RMI, we know how important it is during the holiday season to spend time with family and friends, get much-needed rest and relaxation and recharge for the coming year. That’s why our employees receive a paid holiday from Christmas through New Year’s Day to do just that! If you are applying to this position, you may not hear from us over the coming weeks. Not to worry! We won’t forget about
At RMI, we know how important it is during the holiday season to spend time with family and friends, get much-needed rest and relaxation and recharge for the coming year. That’s why our employees receive a paid holiday from Christmas through New Year’s Day to do just that! If you are applying to this position, you may not hear from us over the coming weeks. Not to worry! We won’t forget about
At RMI, we know how important it is during the holiday season to spend time with family and friends, get much-needed rest and relaxation and recharge for the coming year. That’s why our employees receive a paid holiday from Christmas through New Year’s Day to do just that! If you are applying to this position, you may not hear from us over the coming weeks. Not to worry! We won’t forget about
People Operations Coordinator This role is perfect for an early career professional looking to pursue a career in the human resources field. This position allows one to explore various areas of human resources as they will play a pivotal and dynamic role in supporting a fast-paced and exciting organization! Position Overview: RMI is seeking a People Operations Coordinator to join our…
At RMI, we know how important it is during the holiday season to spend time with family and friends, get much-needed rest and relaxation and recharge for the coming year. That’s why our employees receive a paid holiday from Christmas through New Year’s Day to do just that! If you are applying to this position, you may not hear from us over the coming weeks. Not to worry! We won’t forget about
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…
Senior Editor at Canary Media Do you want to be an integral part of a new, ambitious newsroom covering the transition to clean energy? Are you excited to collaborate on journalism about the changing energy sector, sustainable transportation, green building and zero-carbon industry? Are you eager to reach an influential audience of business leaders, policymakers and climate advocates? Startup…
Are you a Talent Acquisition professional or leader who loves the art of finding and hiring quality talent? Do you want to make an impact for a mission-driven organization that focuses on improving lives? Do you thrive on rapidly changing environments and business conditions while delivering results? If yes, then join us! Individuals from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to
Development Officer – Individual Major Gifts Position Overview As the Development Officer of Individual Major Gifts, you will develop, implement, and manage multi-year strategies and plans for the cultivation and solicitation of individual and family foundation major gift donors and prospects. As the Development Officer, you will lead qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and…