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Development DirectorSeattle Aquarium
Seattle Aquarium

The Seattle Aquarium is one of Washington State’s leading environmental education and stewardship institutions and the region’s green gathering place for discussion and dissemination of information about marine conservation. The Seattle Aquarium is proud to be the ninth largest aquarium in the U.S. by attendance and among the top five paid visitor attractions in the Puget Sound region.

The Seattle Aquarium seeks a Development Director who has experience in managing, leading, and inspiring a team of development professionals to establish and pursue aggressive departmental goals. The Development Director serves as a member of the executive team and is responsible for the overall fundraising execution in support of the mission of the Seattle Aquarium.

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Executive DirectorOrg Name
Family Impact Network

Family Impact Network (FIN) is a new non-profit that will act as a Network Administrator to implement a Performance-Based Contracting (PBC) program designed to improve child welfare outcomes and increase services in Washington State. The goal of the program is to reduce foster care placements by 50% over five years, and improve outcomes for children, youth, and their families.

Family Impact Network (FIN) seeks an entrepreneurial, collaborative leader to become its first Executive Director. The ED will drive the development and implementation of the pilot program’s strategic PBC plan, while remaining focused on the long-term goal for statewide implementation.

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Director of New Business DevelopmentArtsFund
ArtsFund

ArtsFund is strengthening the community by supporting the arts through leadership, advocacy, and grant making. Founded in 1969, ArtsFund is helping develop the next generation of community leaders through services such as a leadership-training course for nonprofit boards as well as ongoing convenings for the cultural sector.

ArtsFund has established a prominent Board, consistent corporate partnerships, a $12 million endowment, and a strong base of individual donors. Building on this position of strength, ArtsFund is creating a new leadership role. The Director of New Business Development will partner closely with the President & CEO, the development team of four, and the Board development committee to broaden the organization’s reach and engagement with new potential supporters. Those passionate about the arts and fundraising may find their place with ArtsFund. This is a full-time, permanent position based at the ArtsFund headquarters in Seattle, Washington.

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Associate Director - CommunicationsWorld of Children Award
World of Children Award

World of Children Award improves the lives of children around the world by discovering and elevating effective child advocates. Its Honorees are dedicated to serving vulnerable children, some even risking their lives to save the life of a child. Since its inception in 1998, World of Children Award has shared more than six million dollars in cash grants and support for the work of its 100+ Honorees, whose programs serve the needs of children in more than 140 countries.

World of Children Award seeks an Associate Director of Communications to join the organization at an exciting and pivotal time of growth, prestige, and ever-increasing impact. Developing and implementing an innovative annual communications and media relations plan, this position will lead the creative advancement of the organization’s communications and public relations activities.

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Raikes FoundationRaikes Foundation

The Raikes Foundation's mission is to empower young people to transform their lives. Based in Seattle, WA, the Raikes Foundation is an endowed, family foundation led by its cofounders, Tricia and Jeff Raikes. The Foundation currently seeks both a Program Officer and a Communications Officer.

Program Officer

The Raikes Foundation seeks a nimble, experienced, and innovative professional to serve as a Program Officer for its national Student Agency grant-making strategy. The Student Agency Program Officer will have significant opportunity for early-stage strategic input and identifying opportunities to put emerging research into practice.

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Communications Officer

The Raikes Foundation also seeks a superior storyteller with deep experience developing and executing strategic communications campaigns to join the team as the Communications Officer.

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Executive DirectorOxbow Organic Farm and Education Center
Oxbow Organic Farm and Education Center

In 1997, founders Tom Alberg and his wife Judi Beck collaborated with their foundation—the Raven Foundation—to successfully restore and repurpose family property into the what is now the Oxbow Farm and Education Center (Oxbow Center). The Oxbow Center operates on a portion of a 230‐acre property in the Snoqualmie Valley and is dedicated to educating individuals on the importance of environmental stewardship and healthy food, reconnecting community members to the land and local sustainable food supplies, and inspiring others to take action in their daily lives and in their communities.

Oxbow Center seeks its first Executive Director to build on its solid foundation and stellar reputation. Oxbow Center has grown naturally over the last 14 years, and the new Executive Director will drive the conscious expansion of Oxbow’s programs, including the establishment of the native plant wholesale operation and the growth of the education program.

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American Forest FoundationAmerican Forest Foundation

The American Forest Foundation (AFF) works on-the-ground with families, teachers, and elected officials to promote stewardship and protect our nation’s forest heritage. A commitment to the next generation unites a nationwide network of forest owners and teachers working to keep our forests healthy and our children well prepared for the future they will inherit.

Senior Director, Woodland Owner Marketing

The Senior Director of Woodland Owner Marketing will report to the Executive Vice President of the American Tree Farm System (ATFS), Woodlands, and Policy. S/he provides strategic leadership in order to develop marketing and communications approaches, and fosters development of tools that involve woodland owners in the stewardship of their land, engage owners with AFF policy issues, and encourage participation in AFF philanthropy.

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Director, Communications and Policy

The new Director, Communications and Policy will demonstrate a clear passion for the AFF mission by actively engaging a variety of constituents—coworkers, business and community leaders, donors, board members, volunteers, policymakers, and the general public. The high-potential candidate will be driven to effect positive change by thinking critically and analytically to accomplish clearly identified goals, and translate his/her ideas and insights into coherent action plans.

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Director, American Tree Farm System (ATFS)

The Director, American Tree Farm System (ATFS) Network works to ensure forest owners have the tools they need to keep their forests both healthy and productive. In conjunction with the volunteer corps, the Director develops and implements a strategy to build capacity, spur innovation and continuous improvement, strengthen performance, and grow the system’s impact on the ground. The ideal candidate can develop and execute a vision and strategy for the ATFS volunteer network, think critically and analytically, and clearly translate ideas into meaningful and effective actions.

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Chief Executive OfficerBuild It Green
Build It Green

Build It Green (BIG) is a pioneering nonprofit with an ambitious goal to transform the building industry in California. Through innovative programs, campaigns, and trainings, BIG is expanding the adoption of green practices and growing the market for green homes.

BIG seeks a new Chief Executive Officer who can drive the programmatic and operational initiatives for the organization. By building upon BIG’s already strong foundation, the new CEO will work closely with staff to continue to develop and implement new and innovative programming opportunities, while serving as a key representative and spokesperson for BIG.

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Northern Rockies DirectorThe Trust for Public Land
The Trust for Public Land

The Trust for Public Land is a national nonprofit that works with communities to protect the land and water that keeps us healthy, inspired, and connected with nature and each other. In the Northern Rockies, The Trust for Public Land works to protect working farms, ranches, and forests; to preserve water quality of important fisheries; to ensure public access; and to maintain connectivity for the incomparable wildlife that call this place home.

The Trust for Public Land seeks a Northern Rockies Director who is responsible for representing the organization and carrying out the mission in an effective, visionary, and financially sound way throughout Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.

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Director of DevelopmentCity Year Seattle/King County
City Year Seattle/King County

City Year, Inc. was founded in 1988 with the idea that young people are an untapped resource to help solve this country's pressing problems. Since its founding, City Year has established programs in 25 U.S. cities, including Seattle. City Year AmeriCorps members serve in schools to address the high school dropout crisis, propelling at-risk kids towards graduation.

City Year Seattle/King County seeks an energetic, strategic, and persuasive development professional who will lead the creation and implementation of an assertive fund development strategy to help CYSKC achieve scaled impact.

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