Managing Director

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There is an opportunity for a Managing Director at Rocky Mountain Institute. The role is based in Boulder, Colorado. This role will be expected to develop strategic partnerships and business relationships around the world while raising funding, all with an eye to scaling the impact of the Institute within their practice or countries. Successful candidates will have a passion for energy efficiency, renewable energy and/or sustainable mobility and will have the ability to influence industry and government leaders at the highest levels.

Managing Directors report to the CEO, are members of the senior leadership of the Institute and collaborate closely with other Managing Directors across the program organization to develop and execute RMI’s overall programmatic strategies.  Although a non-profit organization, RMI’s Managing Directors operate like a professional partnership firm.

Managing Directors will also build and lead teams, mentoring junior employees and helping create a high-performance working environment where RMI’s staff can realize professional growth and impact success.

Managing Directors take a very active role in pursuing funding for their programs, through philanthropic avenues, government and multilateral funding and collaboration revenue.

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about rocky mountain institute

Rocky Mountain Institute is an independent, nonpartisan nonprofit cofounded in 1982 by Amory Lovins, RMI’s chairman emeritus and chief scientist. RMI now has approximately 190 full-time staff, annual operations of $50 million, and a global reach and reputation. The organization has grown about 25% per year over the last five years. In 2014, Carbon War Room merged with and now operates as part of RMI.

The firm is a non-profit organization; its mission is to accelerate the global energy transition towards a clean prosperous and secure low carbon future. Most of RMIs work is focused on the shift away from fossil fuels to efficiency and renewables using market-based, business-lead solutions. RMI understands that profit does not have to be pitted against our planet, and that the energy transition can be made economically and made now, regardless of the policy environment. RMI is non-partisan and independent, and works with existing and new technologies to improve everything connected to our energy system—from how businesses and governments produce and use power, to how we live and work. RMI boldly tackles the toughest long-term problems—challenges often ignored by those held to short-term results. Visit for more.

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Rocky Mountain Institute


Managing Director


Wednesday 3rd October 2018


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