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Chief Impact Officer

Rochester, NY, USA

Relocation expenses: Not paid

C-Suite/Vice President
Full time
5 - 10 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree

Published on 11 Jan 2023

Expires on 25 Jan 2023

Chief Impact Officer

The Chief Impact Officer is a senior-level position and reports to the President/CEO. This role will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for ensuring an integrated approach to community impact efforts. The Chief Impact Officer will provide inspirational leadership to develop and implement efforts to advance the agency’s goals and solutions with a focus on community leadership through systems change. The position will be part of the senior leadership team that drives the overall strategy for the organization. The Chief Impact Officer will lead the Community Impact Team, which is engaged in framing issues, community impact initiatives, advocacy, evaluation and grant writing. This team is responsible for developing and advancing the community impact strategic framework and program investments. This role maintains strong knowledge of community issues and cultivates relationships in the nonprofit, public and private sectors to inform, leverage and maximize the use of resources and effective community solutions. The Chief Impact Officer will oversee the development and application of approaches for advancing community impact, including convening partners, building coalitions, forging common agendas, organizing community awareness, initiating grants and leveraging resources. This position provides leadership in developing, promoting and maintaining solid community collaborations with corporations, foundations, school systems, United Way agencies, other non-profits, and state, federal and local government partners. Successful candidates must have the professional presence and depth and breadth of experience to credibly represent United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes, and our community partners. Success also requires a commitment to high-functioning partnerships within all areas of the organization including donor relations, operations, data analytics, marketing, and volunteer engagement. This position requires a commitment to being data informed in developing and executing strategies, with clear metrics and outcomes identified. The Chief Impact Officer oversees United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes’ evaluation process defining what is measured to demonstrate impact and working with partners to learn from findings to improve overall impact.