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? 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
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 is seeking a Manager in our U.S. federal policy team to focus on industrial…
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? Do you have a passion for making the world a better place? If yes, then join our growing team! RMI is seeking an Associate or Senior Associate (entry- or mid-level research and collaboration…
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! Individuals of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged 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…
RMI is seeking a Workday administrator to maintain, improve, and support our Workday HRIS and ERP solution. This role will report to the IT Director and be a member of the IT team. This role will work closely with members of the People Team, Program Services, and Accounting staff to provide support and enhancements to our Workday instance. As our first point of contact for Workday you will…
Are you an experienced recruiter who is passionate about creating an unparalleled candidate experience and dedicated to inclusive and equitable hiring processes? Do you want to play an integral role in attracting, engaging and hiring top talent for a growing, mission-oriented organization in an ever-changing industry? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, agile, team environment? Are you motivated to…
Are you passionate about creating an unparalleled candidate experience and dedicated to inclusive and equitable hiring processes? Do you want to play an integral role in attracting, engaging and hiring people like you who can bring their talents to a growing, mission-oriented organization in an ever-changing industry? Do you thrive in a continuously moving, agile, team environment? Are you…
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 and Offsets Initiative. This new initiative seeks to improve…
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 to teamwork and have the interpersonal skills and ability to work…
DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, FOUNDATIONS RMI is in a period of significant growth, as stakeholders and donors increasingly recognize the need for the global energy transition and our uniquely valuable work. We are seeking an accomplished fundraising professional to generate support from philanthropic foundations. The Development Director, Foundations will manage a portfolio of new and existing…
Are you an experienced people leader with a passion for energy transformation? Are you a self-starter with strong time management and organizational skills? If yes, then join our Program Services Team! We highly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply! Position Overview RMI is seeking a Program Operations Manager with exceptional organizational and communication…
RMI seeks a Paralegal to join its growing team to provide legal services support on a wide variety of matters handled by RMI’s Legal team. This position is for an articulate, eager, detail-oriented, and highly qualified Paralegal with at least 5 years’ experience who is passionate about the energy transition, wants to help create positive impact, and thrives in a team-oriented, fast-paced, and…
Are you a seasoned product and people manager passionate about making a positive impact on the planet? 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 strongly encourage individuals from
Are you a seasoned product and people leader passionate about making a positive impact on the planet? 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 strongly encourage individuals from
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
RMI is seeking a Payroll Systems Analyst to support all aspects of payroll processing, system conversion project and process improvement for a multi-state, multi-entity payroll operation. The ideal candidate should possess payroll/human resource business knowledge, and in depth Workday knowledge, along with system conversion or upgrade experience. Key Responsibilities Perform the daily…
Media Relations Lead Are you interested in working with the media and passionate about energy transformation and climate action? Are you able to swiftly respond to media inquiries, identify media trends and develop creative, memorable pitches? If yes, then join RMI’s Influence Team, our in-house marketing and communications team! We highly encourage individuals of underrepresented groups to
Do you love navigating challenging problems, fostering partnerships, and turning research and analysis into meaningful solutions? Do you also have the self-motivation, curiosity, creativity and ability to persuade others toward impact? Are you passionate about a just and equitable climate future? If yes, then join our growing team! Individuals of underrepresented groups are strongly
Project Management Lead Are you a project management professional with a passion for the energy transformation? Do you have experience managing and or executing software projects involving stakeholders across multiple departments in a matrixed organization? Do you have experience in software Change Management? If yes, then join our Program Services Team! Individuals from
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…
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…
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! Individuals from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply! Program Overview: The Climate…
Position Overview – Communications Lead, Corporate Engagement RMI is seeking a Communications Lead to engage and activate the organization’s growing base of corporate stakeholders through professionally crafted articles, email newsletters, events, social media, website content, and more. This position sits within the central Communications team and works closely with RMI’s Corporate…
Do you thrive on leading teams to tackle interesting, meaningful problems? Are you willing to take risks by exploring and testing new ideas? Do you have experience guiding analytic and strategic problem solving? Can you create impact through influence? If yes, then join our growing team! We highly encourage individuals of underrepresented groups to apply! RMI’s Carbon-Free Buildings…
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! We highly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply! RMI is seeking Associates…
RMI is seeking a self-motivated and eager candidate with exceptional organizational, data and communication skills to provide data integrity, gift processing and support for RMIs donor and prospect data. This individual will provide outstanding acknowledgement, stewardship, and customer service to RMI’s donors, managing their confidential gift and personal information in our Salesforce database…
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! Individuals from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged 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 from underrepresented groups to apply! Program Overview
Research and Data Manager RMI is seeking a leader with expertise in leading and overseeing a research and data analytics team to support RMI’s 13 programs working to solve the climate crisis. Individuals from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply! Position Overview RMI decarbonizes energy systems through rapid, market-based change in the world’s most critical…
Are you an experienced relationships manager with excellent networking and project management skills? Are you willing to take complex initiatives with multiple stakeholders? Do you have the exceptional ability to structure and oversee partnerships with many organizations? Can you create impact through collaboration? If yes, then join our growing team! Our staff represents a wide variety of…
Note: This opening is for Black Bear Energy and NOT RMI. Black Bear Energy is an RMI affiliate. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@blackbearenergy.com. Any applications submitted through this website will not be reviewed. For more information on the organization, please visit: Black Bear Energy The Client Operations Associate will be responsible for supporting…
Position Overview We are hiring an energetic, mission-focused professional with proven experience working with US government funding agencies to provide to cultivate, secure and support RMI’s U.S. government grant funding. The individual in the position must have high attention to detail, experience working as a leader or in a support role as needed to secure and steward major relationships…
Position overview RMI seeks an experienced whole-systems energy writer to work collaboratively across RMI's 13 program areas and geographies. The Manager, Technical Grant and Proposal Development —a new role at RMI—will develop written content for current and prospective global funders including individual donors, philanthropic foundations, family offices, bilateral and multi-lateral…
Development Officer- Multilateral/ Bilateral and Government Relationships We are hiring an energetic, mission-focused development and fundraising professional adept at building the internal and external relationships and providing the operational capacity needed to secure government, bilateral and multilateral funding through institutional partnerships. Individuals in the position must…
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 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 Climate Aligned…
Do you love solving challenging problems, driving systemic change and leading transformative collaborations? Are you passionate about working with industrial players to address climate change? Do you have experience in industrial decarbonization or new energy vectors? If yes, then join our growing team! Individuals from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply! Program
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! …
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…