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 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 love to solve 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 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 motivate others toward meaningful results? If yes, then join our growing Climate Intelligence team! Program Overview The Climate…
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…
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 (entry and mid-level research and collaboration positions) to…
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 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…
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 identify market choke points, and—with…
Are you a creative thinker with an intense drive for results and impact? Do you have a keen ability to grasp and synthesize complex political topics and issues? Are you a highly organized and detailed-oriented expert who can bring technical subjects to life for different audiences including policymakers, regulators and politicians? Do you thrive on working in fast-paced environments and…
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…
Internal Communications Manager 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 300+ change leaders world-wide. You…
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 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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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! At RMI, we know how important it is during the holiday season to spend time with
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
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…
Are you an experienced people leader with a passion for the energy transformation? Do you have experience managing large complex teams involving stakeholders across multiple departments? Are you a self-starter with strong time management and organizational skills? If yes, then join our Program Services Team! Position Overview RMI is seeking a Senior Manager of Program Operations…
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 Manager 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 apply! RMI is a…
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…
RMI is seeking a Product Manager to fill a new role to architect and lead the development of a user-friendly and robust platform capable of scaling our existing Portfolio Energy Optimization (PEO) analytics tool. RMI is committed to decarbonizing the building sector and scaling the PEO tool has the potential to significantly increase the retrofit rate of commercial buildings, which is critical…
RMI is seeking an IT Systems and Helpdesk Manager with exceptional analytical, troubleshooting and communication skills to manage our outsourced helpdesk, and establish and refine the processes, techniques, and tools used to provide exceptional support to the organization. As the IT Systems and Helpdesk manager, you will innovate, redesign, and automate processes to support a rapidly growing…
Corporate Engagement Manager - Climate Intelligence Program 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…