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IMT currently has the following positions open:

Senior Program Associate, Real Estate

IMT seeks a dynamic Senior Program Associate to help advance policies and practices to improve the adoption of energy efficiency in commercial real estate. The successful candidate is passionate about energy efficiency and has an entrepreneurial spirit with the confidence to explore and create non-traditional solutions. This role provides a unique opportunity to change business practices and requires a working knowledge of the real estate industry and financial structures. The Senior Program Associate will represent IMT and engage with commercial real estate (owners, operators, tenants, lenders, investors, and brokers), retailers, energy service providers, and related communities. This position reports directly to the Director of Market Engagement.

Responsibilities
  • Lead the development and implementation of 1-3 demonstration projects testing varying solutions with utility providers, commercial and retail owners and tenants, cities and local governments
  • Synthesize ideas into publishable articles, presentations, case studies and educational materials
  • Conduct research and analysis on forward thinking solutions in high performance leasing, commercial finance programs, and technology
  • Support communication activities to promote IMT’s public facing materials and events via social media and other channels
  • Work with private companies and government agencies to develop energy deployment strategies, which may include high performance lease language, alternative financing solutions, EMIS evaluation and implementation, policy development and engagement and training programs
  • Present as the subject matter expert at conferences and through other platforms
  • [Desired] Develop analytical models to estimate quantitatively the potential impact of the implementation of private market initiatives
Qualifications and Skills
  • Undergraduate degree in real estate, finance, business or related field
  • 5+ years of post-college work experience, ideally in commercial real estate, energy efficiency, or a related field
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Advanced Excel skills or proficiency with data science languages are a plus
  • Ability to work on a diverse range of projects with diverse teams of policymakers, architects, engineers, economists, attorneys and industry professionals
How to Apply

This is a full-time position based in IMT’s Washington, DC office. IMT offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobs@imt.org. Please write “Senior Associate” in the subject line.

About the Institute for Market Transformation

The Institute for Market Transformation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, with a mission to catalyze widespread and sustained demand for high-performing buildings. Achieving this vision requires a market transformation through strategic interventions that remove barriers and to provide an easier path to an energy-efficient built environment. We work in partnership with businesses, policymakers, and environmental groups that are leading the future of energy efficiency. With over 20 years of experience, our small organization contributes to large-scale outcomes by driving important new practices and policies that benefit cities, businesses, the economy and the environment.

We are headquartered in downtown Washington, DC, 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 goals, and we have a great deal of fun along the way.

IMT values all types of diversity-including racial, ethnic, and gender–and is committed to promoting and fostering a diverse organization. IMT is an equal opportunity employer.

Program Manager, Real Estate

IMT seeks a dynamic Program Manager to envision—and create pragmatic pathways towards—a market where energy-efficient buildings are valued and the real estate industry voluntarily designs and maintains highly efficient properties. The successful candidate is passionate about energy efficiency and has an entrepreneurial spirit with the confidence to explore, create, and manage non-traditional solutions that acknowledge—yet challenge and strive to change—business as usual. This role provides a unique opportunity to drive market-transforming solutions that harnesses the existing and growing momentum of leading companies as they raise their climate ambitions and related corporate goals. The Program Manager will have direct working knowledge of the real estate industry and pertinent financing strategies. Additionally, the Program Manager will represent IMT externally to engage with actors in commercial real estate (e.g., building owners, operators, tenants, investors, brokers, and energy service providers). This position reports directly to the Director of Market Engagement.

Responsibilities
  • Lead the development and implementation of two to five demonstration projects that design and test market-transforming solutions with the commercial real estate community
  • Synthesize and publicly present thought-leading ideas through public presentations, written resources, publishable articles, and IMT blogs
  • Contribute subject matter expertise to the development of forward-thinking solutions that accelerate demand for efficiency through high-performance leasing, tenant programs, commercial real estate finance and valuation, and technology
  • Work closely with IMT’s Public Sector team to identify and facilitate ways that local governments and utilities can partner with, incentivize, and motivate the private sector to increase demand for, and adoption of, energy efficiency
  • Lead external communication efforts that promote IMT’s position, research, educational materials, and events
  • Facilitate public-private partnership opportunities with companies, nonprofits, and government agencies to develop energy-saving strategies through market- and policy-based mechanisms
  • Develop analytical models to quantify the impact of the IMT’s market-engagement efforts and the impact of private sector transformation

Qualifications and Skills

  • Undergraduate degree—or comparable experience—in real estate, finance, business, or related field. Masters degree preferred.
  • 7+ years of work experience in commercial real estate, energy efficiency, or a related field
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, including planning, reporting, and meeting quick deadlines
  • Develop and present materials internally and externally, demonstrating strong written and oral communication skills
  • Contribute heavily to the strategic direction of the Market Engagement Team’s work, likely leading one or more areas of focus within the overall program
  • Deliver on multiple projects at once; demonstrating a strong ability to work on multiple teams and tasks
  • Potentially manage interns or other staff directly and coordinate other staff
  • Deploy strong problem-solving and analytical skills to inform organizational decisions and activities
  • Ability to work with a variety of stakeholders including building owners and operators, policy-makers, finance professionals, and other industry professionals
How to Apply

This is a full-time position based in IMT’s Washington, DC office. IMT offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobs@imt.org. Please write “Program Manager” in the subject line.

About the Institute for Market Transformation

The Institute for Market Transformation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, with a mission to catalyze widespread and sustained demand for high-performing buildings. Achieving this vision requires a market transformation through strategic interventions that remove barriers and to provide an easier path to an energy-efficient built environment. We work in partnership with businesses, policymakers, and environmental groups that are leading the future of energy efficiency. With over 20 years of experience, our small organization contributes to large-scale outcomes by driving important new practices and policies that benefit cities, businesses, the economy and the environment.

We are headquartered in downtown Washington, DC, 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 goals, and we have a great deal of fun along the way.

IMT values all types of diversity-including racial, ethnic, and gender–and is committed to promoting and fostering a diverse organization. IMT is an equal opportunity employer.

Intern

The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) is a mission-driven organization at the forefront of market-based solutions to today’s climate and energy challenges. IMT seeks a motivated student or recent graduate to work closely with and provide support to project teams across the organization. Internships at IMT offer excellent opportunities to work in an exciting organization that takes action to significantly reduce building energy consumption and, with it, harmful pollution and wasteful energy bills, while creating healthier workplaces, new jobs, and greater resilience. This position is well suited for someone who has a strong interest in energy efficiency and sustainability as well as non-profit business administration. By the end of the internship, the intern will gain experience in energy efficiency, and improve skills in office administration, project and time management, and strategic thinking. The intern reports to an Associate or Senior Associate.

Responsibilities

The intern will support projects across the organization and may contribute research, administrative functions, and writing support depending on qualifications.

  • Lead market trends research and analysis and provide recommendations on how these trends will inform IMT project strategies in energy efficiency
  • Establish a system to capture publically available data on commercial and retail sector energy trends
  • Review existing resources and make recommendations to keep content fresh and align with market trends
  • Engage external project partners to collect quarterly progress and assist in developing quarterly report
  • Develop presentation material
  • Assist with research tasks across the organization’s diverse portfolio
  • Maintain and improve organizational databases, ensuring they are informational hotbeds that serve the needs of IMT staff and clients
  • Support logistics, data entry, and other administrative tasks as assigned, and improve general office procedures
  • Greet guests—both in person and when answering the phone—conveying the professionalism, respect, and congeniality that defines IMT
  • Identify innovative ways to streamline and modernize IMT processes through better use of technology and human capital
  • Work with supervisor to develop and implement an internship project
  • Help to vision, design, and administer internal and external special events

Qualifications and Skills

This position requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multitask.

  • Recent graduate of a four-year college program, advanced undergraduate, or graduate student with interest in energy efficiency
  • Ability to perform self-directed work and prioritize effectively to meet deadlines
  • Strong problem-solving, research, and analytical skills
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Interest in energy efficiency, green buildings, and preventing climate change
  • Enthusiasm, dedication, a sense of humor, and a drive to succeed

How to Apply

The hourly pay is $22 per hour. Minimum 15 hours per week, 4-8 month minimum commitment preferred.

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to jobs@imt.org. Please write “Intern” in the subject line.

About the Institute for Market Transformation

The Institute for Market Transformation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, with a mission to catalyze widespread and sustained demand for high-performing buildings. Achieving this vision requires a market transformation through strategic interventions that remove barriers and to provide an easier path to an energy-efficient built environment. We work in partnership with businesses, policymakers, and environmental groups that are leading the future of energy efficiency. With over 20 years of experience, our small organization contributes to large-scale outcomes by driving important new practices and policies that benefit cities, businesses, the economy and the environment.

We are headquartered in downtown Washington, DC, 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 goals, and we have a great deal of fun along the way.

IMT values all types of diversity-including racial, ethnic, and gender–and is committed to promoting and fostering a diverse organization. IMT is an equal opportunity employer.