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Chief Advancement Officer

The Chief Advancement Officer, an energetic, data-driven fundraising strategist, will have an exciting and rewarding opportunity to build PNRI’s next phase of transformative growth. PNRI seeks a leader to focus on building and strengthening their individual giving programs, particularly in growing their annual, major and planned gifts. Reporting to the President & CEO, the Chief Advancement Officer will be responsible for planning and leading all aspects of PNRI’s integrated advancement programs and a talented team of advancement professionals, including a Director of Communications and an Assistant Director of Development. This position is based in Seattle with flexibility to work remotely as necessary.


The ideal candidate must bring a passionate, enthusiastic commitment to PNRI’s mission and work, along with the following:

  • At least seven to ten years of experience building successful advancement programs, with a proven record of soliciting significant annual, major, principal and planned gifts
  • Proven achievement in successful solicitation of five and six-figure major gifts
  • Proven ability to recruit, supervise, motivate and retain a team that strives to achieve and exceed goals
  • Capacity to acquire an understanding of PNRI’s work in science and research, and to translate this work into attractive reasons to give funding support

PNRI requires vaccination for COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

How to Apply:

Please email resume and cover letter to rhoney@pnri.org

About PNRI:

PNRI is an independent, nonprofit, biomedical research institute with a distinguished history of contributing scientific advances to improve health in a variety of disease areas. PNRI is committed to creating a diverse environment and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

Please see www.pnri.org for more information.

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