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IMT currently has the following open positions:

IMT values all types of diversity, including racial, ethnic, and gender diversity, and is committed to promoting and fostering diversity within our organization and Board of Directors. IMT is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Corporate Relations Manager

The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) seeks a dynamic, outgoing, results-oriented individual to lead our new Corporate Relations program. She/he will work closely with the growing number of corporations interested in IMT’s work, joining IMT program staff at the forefront of market-based solutions to today’s climate and energy challenges. This is a new position at IMT: we seek a self-starter able to build and manage a corporate relations program from the ground up.

The Corporate Relations Manager leads IMT’s efforts in corporate prospecting, sponsorship, membership, tracking and related support. This position also works strategically with the program teams to identify opportunities for projects, events and other means of corporate engagement. The Corporate Relations Manager supports the IMT Executive Director in corporate outreach and related meetings and travel. The position reports to the Chief Operating Officer.

Responsibilities

  • Research and identify prospective partners who are aligned with the organization’s mission and programs. Work with Program Directors to identify specific prospects through existing connections and other sources, and match program goals with opportunities.
  • Actively cultivate and manage corporate relationships through dedicated sponsorship activities including events and projects, as well as general corporate contributions for IMT.
  • Staff IMT’s Executive Director; prepare and present briefing materials; and assist with the stewardship of the Executive Director’s corporate outreach, travel, and meetings.
  • Work with Team Leaders to research conferences and events for prospective IMT participation; prepare and debrief staff.
  • Maintain corporate funding, partnership, conference, and event records and a calendar of related deadlines and reports.
  • Work with IMT finance staff to coordinate budget development and financial reports.
  • Contribute to other priority projects as needed.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Demonstrated ability as a self-starter, able to think creatively in establishing the program and to work effectively in a fast-moving, rapidly-developing open office environment; 
  • Outstanding interpersonal, organization and time management skills;
  • Ability to take initiative, manage multiple projects, and prioritize effectively;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Excellent writing, editing, presentation, and communications skills;
  • Experience communicating the value of policy, research, and market-facing programs to a corporate audience;
  • Demonstrated ability as a closer, converting corporate relationships into meaningful engagements;
  • Enthusiasm, dedication, sense of humor, and drive to succeed;
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.

Position Description

This is a Manager-level position. IMT Managers demonstrate:

  • Responsibility for a program area, including planning, reporting, ensuring deadlines and deliverables are met
  • Ability to oversee and meet multiple project budgets
  • Strong research, written and oral communication skills
  • Leadership regarding strategic direction of a program area
  • May manage IMT staff directly or coordinate staff across the organization to accomplish program or project goals

Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, please email resume, cover letter, writing sample, and salary requirements to jobs@imt.org. Please write “Corporate Relations Manager” in the subject line.

About Us

IMT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., with a mission to promote energy efficiency in buildings. Achieving that vision requires market transformation, a process of strategic intervention in the market to remove barriers to the broader adoption of energy efficiency in buildings. We work in partnership with policymakers, environmental groups, and business leaders that are helping shape the future of energy efficiency in America. Our efforts contribute to important new policy outcomes and widespread changes in practice that benefit the economy and the environment. For more information, please visit www.imt.org.

We are headquartered in downtown Washington, D.C., a few blocks from the White House. We provide a vibrant, collaborative and flexible workplace that brings together diverse expertise. We empower our staff to constantly learn while achieving big things, and we have a great deal of fun along the way.

IMT values all types of diversity, including racial, ethnic, and gender diversity, and is committed to promoting and fostering diversity within our organization and Board of Directors. IMT is an equal opportunity employer.

Director of Development

The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) seeks a seasoned, results-oriented Development Director to build upon our stable, growing funding base and to lead IMT’s development program to the next level. This position is vital to maintaining IMT at the forefront of market-based solutions to today’s climate and energy challenges. The position reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer.

The IMT Development Director will lead the design and implementation of an integrated development strategy, working with senior IMT staff, the Board, and our many partners. She/he will work closely with the growing number of corporations interested in IMT’s work, leading efforts in corporate prospecting, sponsorship, membership, tracking and related support. This position also works strategically with the program teams to identify opportunities for projects, events and other means of corporate engagement. The Development Director supervises IMT’s Grants Manager, supporting their management of current foundation donors.

Responsibilities

Strategy

  • Design and implement a multifaceted development program that robustly supports our mission, and that serves to expand and diversify IMT's donor base and pipeline;
  • Craft the organization's development outreach materials;
  • Expand IMT's donor base to increase our visibility, impact and financial resources;
  • Act as a liaison in conjunction with the COO to the Board of Directors on fundraising issues

Corporate Relations

  • Research and identify prospective corporate partners who are aligned with IMT’s mission and programs. Work with Program Directors to identify specific prospects;
  • Cultivate and manage corporate relationships through dedicated sponsorship activities including events and projects, as well as general corporate contributions for IMT;
  • Maintain corporate funding, partnership, conference and event records and a calendar of related deadlines and reports;
  • Contribute to other priority projects as needed.

Grants Management

  • Supervise the Grants Manager as they identify prospective foundations aligned with the organization’s mission and programs, manage the grant development cycle for foundation grant applications, work with IMT finance staff to coordinate budget development and grant reporting, and maintain grant records and manage the delivery of deadlines and reports.

Qualifications and Skills

The successful candidate will be an experienced development professional with a minimum of five years fundraising experience in a nonprofit organization. In addition s/he will demonstrate:

  • Leadership: including interpersonal skills, strategic and critical thinking, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a desire to take initiative;
  • A proven record of success growing revenues from foundation and corporate donors;
  • Exceptional writing and oral communication skills, including grant and report writing and editing;
  • Exceptional organizational skills, and the ability to manage and meet multiple deadlines simultaneously;
  • Strong collaboration skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, open office environment;
  • Enthusiasm, dedication, sense of humor, and drive to succeed;
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field;
  • Knowledge of environmental and/or energy efficiency issues and their associated funding communities is strongly preferred.

Position Description

This is a Director-level position. IMT Directors demonstrate:

  • Leadership regarding strategic direction of a program area.
  • Responsibility for all aspects of program management: reports, progress, goals, budget, includes development of program strategies

Management of a team:

  • Recruit, hire, develop and coach staff
  • Ensure team is aligned with goals and IMT strategy
  • Ability to analyze and edit data and demonstrate superior writing skills
  • Ability to oversee and meet multiple projects and deadlines.

Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, please email resume, cover letter, writing sample, and salary requirements to jobs@imt.org. Please write “Development Director” in the subject line.

About Us

IMT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., with a mission to promote energy efficiency in buildings. Achieving that vision requires market transformation, a process of strategic intervention in the market to remove barriers to the broader adoption of energy efficiency in buildings. We work in partnership with policymakers, environmental groups, and business leaders that are helping shape the future of energy efficiency in America. Our efforts contribute to important new policy outcomes and widespread changes in practice that benefit the economy and the environment. For more information, please visit www.imt.org.

We are headquartered in downtown Washington, D.C., a few blocks from the White House. We provide a vibrant, collaborative and flexible workplace that brings together diverse expertise. We empower our staff to constantly learn while achieving big things, and we have a great deal of fun along the way.

IMT values all types of diversity, including racial, ethnic, and gender diversity, and is committed to promoting and fostering diversity within our organization and Board of Directors. IMT is an equal opportunity employer.

Program Associate – Building Energy Performance Policy (BEPP)

The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) is looking for an outstanding individual to join our policy team in Washington, DC, to help improve the energy efficiency of America’s buildings. Working within our Building Energy Performance Policy Program, you will spend the majority of your time on the joint City Energy Project (CEP), a groundbreaking national initiative to improve the energy efficiency of buildings in 10 major U.S. cities. This position reports to the Technical Director for CEP, within the BEPP team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic, young professional to learn about energy efficiency policy and the built environment while advancing energy efficiency in meaningful ways nationwide. 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct research and analysis in support of IMT’s City Energy Project.
  • Understand public market needs and compile existing and develop new resources that will assist cities in energy efficiency program and policy implementation.
  • Create outward facing educational materials (articles, presentations, case studies, webinars) on building performance policies to encourage broader market adoption.
  • Assist in writing white papers, handouts and reports on topics such as improving data quality, energy audits, and certification requirements for trained building staff.
  • Respond to technical requests from City staff with a sense of urgency, expedience, and top notch customer service.
  • Maintain online resources and content to reflect current status of the latest energy efficiency policies.
  • Organize and prepare CEP-specific materials for consumption by the broader market, in ways that will accelerate market adoption.
  • Perform outreach to state and local governments to stay abreast of the needs of those deeply engaged in energy efficiency.
  • Oversee administration of contracts held with various service providers and consultants who support the delivery of the City Energy Project, track key performance indicators.
  • Support the development of tools and methodologies to measure the impact of CEP policies.
  • With guidance, represent IMT in stakeholder meetings to present policy and implementation recommendations.
  • Work with other programs as assigned.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in real estate, finance, business, engineering or related fields relevant to energy efficiency, construction, buildings or real estate
  • 3-7 years of post-college work experience, ideally in commercial real estate or a related field
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to work on a diverse range of projects with diverse teams of commercial real estate professionals, policymakers, engineers, economists, and others as assigned
  • Ability to learn an industry quickly
  • Interest and/or experience in green buildings, commercial real estate, environmental policy, engineering, and/or sustainability consulting

Salary is commensurate with experience. Please email resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobs@imt.org. IMT is an equal opportunity employer.

About Us

IMT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., with a mission to promote energy efficiency in buildings. Achieving that vision requires market transformation, a process of strategic intervention in the market to remove barriers to the broader adoption of energy efficiency in buildings. We work in partnership with policymakers, environmental groups, and business leaders that are helping shape the future of energy efficiency in America. Our efforts contribute to important new policy outcomes and widespread changes in practice that benefit the economy and the environment. For more information, please visit www.imt.org.

We are headquartered in downtown Washington, D.C., a few blocks from the White House. We provide a vibrant, collaborative and flexible workplace that brings together diverse expertise. We empower our staff to constantly learn while achieving big things, and we have a great deal of fun along the way.

IMT values all types of diversity, including racial, ethnic, and gender diversity, and is committed to promoting and fostering diversity within our organization and Board of Directors. IMT is an equal opportunity employer.

Senior Program Associate, Energy Code Compliance

The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) is looking for an outstanding individual to join our energy codes team in Washington, D.C., to help improve the energy efficiency of America’s new and renovated buildings. Working within our Energy Codes Program, you will spend the majority of your time promoting energy code compliance within cities and among IMT’s partner organizations. In addition, you will have the opportunity to work with the rest of the Public Markets team on energy efficiency policy issues that are complementary to – but separate from – code compliance.  This position reports to the Senior Code Compliance Specialist, within the Public Markets team, although the position works closely with several members of the Public Markets team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic, outgoing, young professional to advance energy codes and other market oriented energy efficiency policies in meaningful ways nationwide.

Responsibilities

Advancing Nationwide Code Compliance:

  • Assist with developing and managing a wide range of energy code related projects,
  • Perform outreach to state and local governments on energy efficiency issues and to promote IMT’s code compliance materials,
  • Coordinate outreach with national and regional partner organizations,
  • Manage the annual Standard Bearers Award,
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with companies, trade associations, and government agencies in order to further IMT’s efforts to advance energy code compliance improvement efforts,
  • Conduct research and analysis for residential and commercial building code development, implementation, training, enforcement and compliance, including innovative practices, policies, incentives and technologies,
  • Create educational materials (articles, presentations, case studies) on code development and code compliance,
  • Represent IMT’s Codes Team at events, meetings and webinars as assigned,
  • Work with other IMT programs as assigned.


Advancing Other Energy Efficiency Policies in the Public Market:

  • Working with the Public Markets team, consult with participating cities – including City Energy Project participants – on opportunities to advance code compliance locally,
  • Conduct research and analysis in support of IMT’s policy priorities.
  • Informed by an understanding of public market needs, author and develop new resources that will assist cities in energy efficiency program and policy implementation.
  • Create outward facing educational materials (articles, presentations, case studies, webinars) on building performance policies to encourage broader market adoption.
  • Perform outreach to state and local governments to stay abreast of the needs of those deeply engaged in energy efficiency.
  • With guidance, represent IMT in stakeholder meetings to present policy and implementation recommendations.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in architecture, engineering, public policy, construction management or related fields relevant to energy efficiency, construction, buildings or real estate,
  • 5-7 years of post-college work experience, ideally in building energy efficiency, building energy codes, or a building industry related field,
  • Some established relationships within the energy efficiency and/or building codes community,
  • Strong writing and oral communication and presentation skills,
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills,
  • Ability to work on a diverse range of projects with diverse teams of code officials, policymakers, engineers, industry professionals, and others as assigned,
  • Ability to learn an industry quickly,
  • Experience in green buildings, building codes, architecture, engineering, building construction, building department operations, public policy, or city management.

Some travel is required. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please email resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobs@imt.org. IMT is an equal opportunity employer.


About Us

IMT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., with a mission to promote energy efficiency in buildings. Achieving that vision requires market transformation, a process of strategic intervention in the market to remove barriers to the broader adoption of energy efficiency in buildings. We work in partnership with policymakers, environmental groups, and business leaders that are helping shape the future of energy efficiency in America. Our efforts contribute to important new policy outcomes and widespread changes in practice that benefit the economy and the environment.

We are headquartered in downtown Washington, D.C., a few blocks from the White House. We provide a vibrant, collaborative and flexible workplace that brings together diverse expertise. We empower our staff to constantly learn while achieving big things, and we have a great deal of fun along the way.

IMT values all types of diversity, including racial, ethnic, and gender diversity, and is committed to promoting and fostering diversity within our organization and Board of Directors. IMT is an equal opportunity employer.