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

Application Deadline: February 15th, 2021    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!   Climate Finance Access ...
Application Deadline: February 15th, 2021 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 ...
New technologies and business models are critically needed for the energy transition but suffer from inadequate investment. Third Derivative is a joint venture between RMI and New Energy Nexus that reimagines how early-stage climatetech is brought to market by combining an accelerator, 10+ integrated VC funds ($800M+ in capital), 10+ global corporate partners (including ...
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 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...
 Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is seeking a Web Associate to join our Marketing & Communications team. This hire will work with our Web Manager, Marketing Operations Manager, design team, and external vendors to support RMI’s web needs. They will work closely with Program Marketers to understand program goals, requirements, and constraints and help deliver web products and services...
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 ...
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is seeking a Program Coordinator to support the Breakthrough Technologies program. At RMI we work to accelerate the transition to a sustainable future. A critical part of our work is identifying process and technology gaps, as well as their critical market barriers. Clean technologies have struggled to deploy commercially and at the unprecedented scale 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!  Application Deadline: January 4th, 2020...
The Development Officer is responsible for the development and management of a portfolio of current and potential major donors – foundations, individuals and corporate funders, as well as key programmatic initiatives and their fundraising strategy. This includes working with programmatic staff to build the fundraising strategy and the case for support while building and leveraging key ...
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...
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!   Rocky ...
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 ...
Rocky Mountain Institute is seeking a Director of Corporate Engagement to exponentially grow the impact of RMI’s broad array of partnerships with top global corporations. In this new position, you will both directly and indirectly guide the development of key, complex relationships across both internal and external stakeholders.   You will align ...
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 ...
Rocky Mountain Institute’s Development team seeks a qualified writer to support the team’s fundraising goals through the development of written content for current and prospective individual donors, philanthropic foundations, family offices, bilateral and multi-lateral entities, corporations, and other key stakeholders. This individual will report directly to ...