Chief Impact Officer

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There is an exciting opportunity at the Seattle Foundation for a Chief Impact Officer. The role is based in Seattle, Washington. The Chief Impact Officer (CIO) is a newly imagined position that reports directly to the CEO and plays a critical leadership role both internally and externally. The CIO will represent the Foundation, engage regularly with the Board of Trustees, collaborate as a peer on the Leadership Team and manage the Community Programs team.

Central to this role is leading existing philanthropic and programmatic initiatives, as well as aligning the team around new strategies and innovative approaches to deepen and accelerate Seattle Foundation’s impact. As a member of the Leadership Team, the CIO will work in close collaboration with the President & CEO, and other senior leaders, to evangelize Seattle Foundation’s strategies and programs in the community through compelling opportunities to learn about our work, as well as to partner and co-invest in game-changing efforts to drive positive outcomes for our community.

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About seattle foundation

Greater Seattle is changing and growing, and so is Seattle Foundation. “The heart and science of philanthropy” is the intersection of passion and discipline to create lasting change. As the community’s foundation, our mission is to ignite powerful and rewarding philanthropy to make Greater Seattle a stronger, more vibrant community for all. We work with more than 1,200 individuals, families and corporations to strategically invest their philanthropic resources in ways that inspire continued giving. We also partner with philanthropic institutions, government agencies, community organizations and businesses to catalyze positive change in our community across a range of issues. As one of the 25 largest community foundations in the country, we manage nearly $1 billion in charitable assets and award more than $100 million annually to nonprofit organizations in the region. Visit for more.

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Seattle Foundation


Chief Impact Officer


Sunday 28th October 2018


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