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

Climate Finance Access Network (CFAN) Program Overview  The Climate Finance Access Network (CFAN) was established to support developing countries in accessing finance to achieve their climate objectives. By cultivating a network of highly trained climate finance advisors...
Are you passionate about our mission to accelerate the efficient and restorative use of resources? Do you wake up eager to solve challenging problems for real impact? Would others consider you “extra” ordinary? Are you ready to grow your career to its full potential?  If yes, then join our growing team!    Position Overview:  Rocky...
Are you a creative thinker with an intense drive for results and impact? 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 different audiences? Do you thrive on working in fast-paced environments and simultaneously managing multiple projects and priorities? If yes, then join our ...
The Corporate Development Officer is responsible for the development and management of a portfolio of current and new corporate philanthropy funders, as well as key programmatic initiatives and their fundraising strategy. This includes working with programmatic staff to build fundraising and engagement strategies and the case for support, while also building and...
We are seeking a dynamic, driven, and creative individual to join RMI’s Communications team to lead our public relations efforts and media strategies, both traditional and social, that advance the organization’s programmatic work, brand reputation and thought leadership in the US. They will be responsible for working closely with RMI program marketers and program leaders to promote ...
Are you an experienced fundraiser with a passion for the energy transition? Do you have experience working directly foundations? Do you have a successful track record of securing six and seven figure contributions from donors?  Are you are results-oriented and thrive within a fast-paced, high-growth organizational culture? Do you embrace opportunity and are able to ...
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 ...
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 ...
Are you a project 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 the ability to work independently on projects, periodically work under ...
Do you love solving challenging problems, writing and research? 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!  Position Summary  Rocky Mountain Institute is seeking exceptional candidates to ...
Program Overview RMI is an independent nonprofit founded in 1982—transforming global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, and secure low-carbon future. 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 ...
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 international donors? Do you have the ability to be  flexible and to quickly change course with a positive attitude? If so, then join our growing team! Position Overview  The ...
Are you a self-motivated, detail-oriented problem solver with excellent customer service skills and the ability to multitask under pressure? Do you have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment within tight deadlines? Do you have a strong desire to make a difference in accelerating renewable energy and responding to the urgent climate crisis? If so, then join our growing team today
Do you want to harness new technologies, science, investment, economics, and markets to fight climate change? Do you love solving challenging problems, thinking in numbers, and working in groups? Are you passionate about making the world a better place? If yes, then join our growing team!   Program Overview New technologies and business ...
Application Deadline: March 15th at 5pm MT   Do you want to harness new technologies, science, investment, economics, and markets to fight climate change? Do you love solving challenging problems, thinking in numbers, and working in groups? Are you passionate about making the world a better place? If yes, then join our growing team! &...
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? Do you have strong team and interpersonal skills and the ability to work ...
Do you love solving challenging problems, writing and research? 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!   Application deadline: March 15th, 2021. Applications are encouraged to be submitted...
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 a development finance institution to accelerate the clean energy transition? Can you navigate diverse stakeholder engagements and align partners ...
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 ...
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 our growing team!  Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is seeking one ...
Do you have experience in events, marketing and communication? Are you self-motivated and eager, with exceptional organizational and communication skills? Are you able to manage competing priorities with a can-do attitude? Can you maintain a pleasant and professional demeanor under pressure? If yes, then join our growing team! Application Deadline: March 8th...
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! RMI is seeking experienced Associates and Senior Associates (entry and mid-level research and...
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 ...
Do you have experience with subgrant management and administration? Do you have Experience with implementing and managing subgrant processes and procedures within an international organization? Are you able to multitask on several projects simultaneously with exceptional organizational skills? If so, then join our growing team at RMI!  RMI is seeking a Grants Subaward ...
Are you a seasoned people leader with experience in building a just and 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 Carbon-Free Buildings team...
RMI is seeking an experienced Program Coordinator with exceptional organizational, project management, writing, and communication skills. This position will support frontline fundraisers each managing multi-million dollar portfolios from foundations and institutional funders. The Program Coordinator will drive several critical processes on behalf of our ...
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—develops, tests and refines innovative business models and solutions. Working together with business, philanthropists, communities, ...
In 2013, RMI began working in China as a part of a joint research project including the Energy Research Institute of China’s National Development and Reform Commission, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs’ China Energy Group, and Energy Foundation China. The group designed a road map, called Reinventing Fire: China, to promote renewables and reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions in the ...
Do you love solving challenging problems, writing and research? 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!   Application Deadline: March 3rd, 2021  Position Overview
Are you a creative thinker with an intense drive for results and impact? Are you passionate about our theory of 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 different audiences? Do you thrive on working in fast-paced environments and simultaneously managing multiple projects ...