U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Associate, Market Transformation & Development (Mountain Region)

U.S. Green Building Council
Denver, Colorado, United States
14 days ago


The Associate, U.S. Market Transformation & Development works to ensure a vision that supports growth, development, and inspiration of the USGBC community, facilitates meaningful and effective market engagement, and deliver best-in-class education and partnership opportunities toward meaningful market transformation. This position supports growth in market opportunities, while maintaining relationships with existing partners, members, event sponsors, volunteers, and allied organizations. Working with the USGBC Mountain Region staff and other USGBC MT&D staff, the Associate participates in the strategic development and support of the USGBC local communities in the Mountain Region (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, UT, WY).

This position is based in Denver and is responsible for supporting market transformation and market development activities across all 8 states of the region with a primary focus on Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah. The Associate will report to both the Mountain Region Associate Director and the Regional Director who supports activities across the region.


Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Draft and implement workplan aligned with strategic market/product, sector, and regional growth plans as approved by regional leadership
  • Manage annual profitable budget, inclusive of revenue strategy and implementation and expense management. Revenue portfolio includes, but is not limited to sponsorship, membership, event registration, grants, etc.
  • Achieve non-financial performance goals and oversight of programs for membership, partnership, project registration, and other engagement metrics
  • Collaborate with the volunteer leadership and support community Market Leadership Advisory Boards and other volunteer committees
  • Deliver engagement activities with local and regional staff and volunteers that aligns with USGBC’s business/strategic plan. Ensure consistent high quality of programming
  • Support the organizational and individual membership program in the region. Serve as account owner for a portion of key organizational members in key markets
  • Identify current market trends to develop robust programs and business models that establish USGBC as a leading voice and innovator in our market, while attracting new members and supporters to the organization’s work
  • Lead on at least one market sector focused campaign to grow engagement in USGBC membership and use of LEED
  • Measure and communicate to USGBC and the volunteers, members and partners on the success, financial viability, and market impact of program efforts
  • Build upon the strong individual and corporate partnerships that already exist, and be the primary focal point with donors, sponsors, and other stakeholders
  • Other responsibilities as assigned


To apply: Please email jobs@usgbc.org your resume and a letter of interest.

  • The subject line of the email must include Last name, First name, Position (such as Jones, Sam, Regional Coordinator, Market Transformation & Development Mountain Region)
  • Submit files as PDFs or Word documents.
  • Any attachments must be titled Last name, First name, document (such as, Jones_ Sam_Resume)
  • No phone calls, please.


Travel and Event Requirements

  • Travel and in-person event support across the Mountain Region is required to fulfill the duties of this position. Please note that current USGBC policy requires full COVID vaccination to travel and participate in in-person events

Education & Training Requirements/Preferences

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • LEED Green Associate designation, LEED AP with specialty preferred


Experience Requirements

  • 2+ years of proven not-for-profit management and/or business experience, preferably from a related community such as real estate, AE+C, or sustainability
  • Preferred familiarity with the LEED rating system, green building practices or general sustainability knowledge and interest
  • Experience managing projects, staff, and volunteers


Other required skills and qualifications

  • Driver’s License, ability, and willingness to drive throughout the specified territory (listed above)
  • Willingness to travel within the region and occasionally outside the region
  • Ability to be creative and visionary, yet also be a pragmatic, hands-on business leader and manager who can build the organization’s resources and brand to achieve those larger ambitions
  • Experience fundraising via multiple channels (sponsorships, grants, membership, advocacy, program development, etc.) Established resources and connections helpful
  • Experience creating and implementing revenue generation programs is highly desirable
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning
  • Natural relationship builder with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and disciplines, including both corporate and community partners
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills
  • Commitment to USGBC mission
  • Strong attention to detail and follow through
  • Interpersonal skills, team player
  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule, including some evening and weekends


Compensation range: $48,000 to $65,000

Job Information

  • Job ID: 62832602
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado, United States
  • Position Title: Associate, Market Transformation & Development (Mountain Region)
  • Company Name For Job: U.S. Green Building Council
  • Job Function: Business Development
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