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Associate Director of Outreach and Engagement, Building Innovation Hub at IMT

The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) seeks a seasoned professional to lead, create, and implement a content development and industry outreach strategy to support the on-going growth and long-term success of the District’s new Building Innovation Hub (Hub).

The Hub helps building industry professionals in and around Washington, DC create and operate high-performing buildings with the goal of preparing the community for the District’s Building Energy Performance Standards. It is a project of the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT), a nationally recognized nonprofit organization that specializes in driving demand for high performance buildings.

The Hub connects local building industry professionals and provides information, tools, and educational programming. The goal of the Hub is to meet the current needs of the building industry while simultaneously pushing the industry towards the innovative solutions needed to build and operate high performance buildings.

Role of the Associate Director

The Associate Director will support the Hub’s Director in working with the local building community to identify and overcome barriers to achieving high-performance buildings in the District. The Associate Director will work closely with IMT’s communications team around promotion of Hub resources and events. The ideal candidate will have worked in the local real estate or building design, construction, service or management community; been constrained by these barriers in their own work; gained hard-won insight into these barriers; formed ideas for overcoming the barriers; and be passionate about this exceptional opportunity to catalyze solutions to benefit the whole community.

The Associate Director will create and oversee execution of a content strategy that includes resource development, educational programming, blogs, and newsletter content and will serve as principal author and editor of Hub publications, newsletters, articles, tools, and website content. Additionally, the Associate Director will oversee vendors and industry experts hired to assist in content and program development.

To ensure the successful delivery of content the Associate Director will coordinate with industry partners for co-branded events and/or content development and work to develop an outreach strategy that ensures that all target audiences are reached.

The Associate Director will be responsible for ensuring that content and programming accelerate market transformation across the District’s building industry–enabling the District to meet its green building and climate commitments and contribute to the success of DC policies including new building codes and the Building Energy Performance Standards.

IMT staff will provide communications and marketing service support of the Associate Director and the Hub. The Associate Director will report to the Hub’s Director.

How to Apply

This is a full-time position based in IMT’s Washington, DC office. IMT currently encourages remote work in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the successful candidate must be located in the Washington, D.C. area. The salary range is $95,000 to $110,000 and is commensurate with experience. IMT also offers a competitive benefits package.

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and writing sample (e.g. article, blog post, report, proposal, or external facing document) to Please write “Associate Director of Outreach and Engagement” in the subject line. Interviews anticipated to begin November 2020 with a proposed start date in January 2021.

Learn more about this position here.