Chief Impact Officer

   Posted 7 months ago



Job Summary 

Ecotrust seeks a new core member to lead program development, implementation, and systems-scale solutions that advance economic opportunity, environmental well-being, and social and racial equity. The Chief Impact Officer (CIO) will lead Ecotrust’s programs to greater collective impact, manage senior program staff, and lead fundraising efforts that propel programmatic work. A newly created position, the CIO will report to and work closely with the Executive Director and colleagues on Ecotrust’s Leadership Team to shape the future of our work. The CIO will manage, mentor, and support the career development of our program leads, and will work with them to remove roadblocks to teams’ success, including allocating resources, setting priorities, and fostering needed skills. The CIO will help secure grants and contracts that further the impact of program teams and support those teams in their grant management and implementation. 

This is a full time position based in Portland, Oregon and requires regular travel throughout the region.

Who you are 

You are a leader with a track-record of exceptional impact through equity-centered program development and implementation. You have experience creating systems-based solutions that advance social equity, economic opportunity, and environmental well-being for all. You know the funding landscape as it pertains to social change organizations, and you have the knowledge and confidence to win major private and government grants and contracts. You enjoy developing staff and have proven experience as a manager and mentor who is humble, patient, collaborative, and empathetic. You have the utmost integrity, with the ability to nurture a culture of transparency. You are proactive, analytical, curious, creative, and flexible. You have a commitment to and passion for Ecotrust’s mission and are eager to use your influence to help make our programs the most impactful they can be.

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Jen Richards

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