| May 28, 2024

Chief Executive Officer – Impact Investing

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Website ImpactPHL

About the job

About ImpactPHL

ImpactPHL is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to accelerating the impact investing ecosystem in the Greater Philadelphia area. They aim to foster the development of an impact investing ecosystem that balances financial performance with social impact outcomes. Their community comprises a diverse group of stakeholders, including individual and institutional investors, foundations, endowments, family offices, social entrepreneurs, and business leaders. Through advocacy, collaboration, and the provision of educational events and resources, they strive to expand and strengthen this network, facilitating a shared commitment to positive social change.


ImpactPHL envisions a future where Greater Philadelphia emerges as a premier region for impact investing in the United States, characterized by equity, sustainability, and resilience. They are dedicated to realizing this vision by fostering an environment where impact investments catalyze substantial social and environmental progress.


ImpactPHL is on a mission to catalyze and connect capital to local, investable solutions that drive positive impact for the Greater Philadelphia region and beyond. They achieve this by:

● Growing our regional impact investing community

● Increasing the visibility of investable impact initiatives

● Accelerating the flow of capital into impact investments

ImpactPHL highlights and accomplishments to date:

● ImpactPHL has successfully mobilized hundreds of investors to recognize the potential and significance of aligning their investments with their values, specifically promoting investment in the Greater Philadelphia Region.

● The organization has curated over one hundred varied impact investment opportunities within the region, actively highlighting these to more than 1,000 accredited investors across the U.S. through advanced platforms like Perspectives and Optimpact.

● ImpactPHL has played a pivotal role in facilitating numerous impactful investments by collaborating with a broad spectrum of partners ranging from local startups to national firms.

● ImpactPHL has united a vibrant community committed to supporting and advancing its mission, significantly accelerating the impact investment movement in the Greater Philadelphia Region. Within just a few years, its flagship event Total Impact Summit has become one of the nation’s foremost impact investing conferences.


ImpactPHL is actively seeking a dynamic and visionary Chief Executive Officer to spearhead the organization’s next phase of growth. As a leading force in the emerging global impact economy, ImpactPHL is dedicated to positioning Greater Philadelphia at the forefront of this transformative movement. Our mission is to accelerate investments that yield positive social and environmental impacts within our region.

With a proven track record of accelerating the regional impact economy, ImpactPHL is strategically positioned to significantly enhance the influx of capital into impactful investments. This role presents a remarkable opportunity for a passionate and innovative leader to catalyze positive societal change within our community. The successful candidate will be at the helm of one of the most pioneering initiatives in the national impact investing landscape, driving substantial and meaningful progress.


The Chief Executive Officer at ImpactPHL will play a pivotal role in orchestrating the organization’s strategic direction in collaboration with the Board of Directors. Key responsibilities include:

● Crafting and executing ImpactPHL’s strategic initiatives, working closely with the Board to ensure alignment with our long-term vision.

● Leading robust fundraising campaigns and cultivating diverse revenue streams to bolster the organization’s financial health and achieve its ambitious goals.

● Steering the Board of Directors, facilitating quarterly meetings to ensure governance excellence.

● Overseeing comprehensive budget management, financial oversight, and reporting to guarantee fiscal responsibility and sustainability.

● Directing marketing and communication strategies to enhance visibility and promote ImpactPHL’s key initiatives effectively.

● Recruiting, nurturing, and leading a dedicated team of staff, volunteers, and partners to drive the organization’s objectives forward.

● Managing all operational facets of the organization, including finance, governance, information technology, and human resources.

● Collaborating with regional and national stakeholders to expand impact investing efforts throughout the Greater Philadelphia area.

● Leading the execution of flagship programs and initiatives such as The Total Impact Summit, Optimpact, and the ImpactPHL Pathways program.

● Cultivating a workplace culture that prioritizes collaboration, diversity, equity, and inclusion, aligning with our core values and community impact goals.

This position offers an exceptional opportunity for a visionary leader to significantly influence societal change and lead one of the most innovative impact investing organizations in the nation.

The ideal candidate for the Chief Executive Officer position at ImpactPHL will embody the following attributes:

● A visionary thinker with the acumen to construct and advance an organization based on that vision.

● Skilled in leading strategic planning sessions with both the team and the board to foster organizational growth and development.

● A charismatic relationship builder who effortlessly engages with a diverse array of stakeholders, including foundations, family offices, financial advisors, high net worth individuals, and ultra-high net worth individuals.

● Proven fundraising skills.

● Exceptional public speaking and communication skills, enabling effective representation as the primary spokesperson for ImpactPHL.

● A deep understanding of the impact investment field, encompassing both investing and capital raising perspectives, and a keen insight into the needs of impact investors and investments.

● Expertise in nurturing existing relationships and cultivating new partnerships across critical stakeholder groups.

● Experienced in managing a multidisciplinary team to achieve strategic objectives efficiently.

● Proficient in developing and monitoring key performance metrics to evaluate the organization’s success.

● Solid experience in financial management, ensuring fiscal responsibility and strategic allocation of resources.

● Strong regional knowledge of Philadelphia, crucial for navigating local networks and maximizing regional impact.

● This position offers a thrilling opportunity for a dynamic leader to drive transformative social and financial outcomes in one of the most innovative impact investing environments in the nation.


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