Chief Program & Impact Officer

M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust (The Murdock Trust) is a private foundation supporting the capacity and growth of nonprofits in the Pacific Northwest. From day one, their mission has been to serve individuals, families, and communities across the region, including Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington, through grantmaking, enrichment programs, and convenings that strengthen the region’s educational, social, spiritual, and cultural base in ways that are innovative and sustainable.


This is a unique opportunity to join the Murdock Trust at a pivotal moment of growth and change and to positively impact how the organization approaches grantmaking and programming in the future. This is a newly created role designed to innovate approaches within the foundation’s areas of focus as well as operationalize their ambitious programmatic objectives. The Chief Program & Impact Officer will be a key contributor in setting the direction for and shaping over $100M of annual grantmaking. 

The programmatic areas of focus include:

  • Arts & Culture
  • Health
  • Scientific Research
  • Education
  • Human Services

As a member of the executive management team, the Chief Program & Impact Officer (CPIO) will report to and serve as a thought partner and collaborator with the CEO. Acting as a strategic generalist across the Foundation’s portfolio of work, the CPIO will provide program leadership, design, and implementation rooted in the values, culture, and grantmaking philosophy of the Murdock Trust.


The salary for this role is expected to be approximately $275,000-$320,300, commensurate with the desired level of program leadership experience.


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  • Kevin Perez
    published this page in Job Board 2023-03-03 11:56:22 -0500