Impact Coordinator

Operations /
Full-time /
Are you ready to make a positive impact on clients, colleagues, and the global community? Do you value commitment, curiosity, continuous growth, compassion, community, and collaboration?

Join us at Brighton Jones; our purpose is to make the world a better place through our clients living richer lives. We are the largest RIA in the Pacific Northwest, headquartered in Seattle, with offices nationwide. From the very start, we have been an award-winning organization, from countless Best Places to Work awards — including Seattle Business Magazine's Best Companies to Work for 15 years in a row — to national and regional Community Impact awards, we pride ourselves in our culture and giving back to our community. We are industry leaders and pioneers in financial wellbeing with a focus on helping our clients align their wealth, passions, and purpose so they can pursue a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling life.

Our team-based, client-centric approach has fueled our growth over the last 20+ years, and we’re now 250 teammates strong and growing, serving more than 4,000 clients, and advising on over $19 billion+ in assets. Every teammate has a path to ownership in the firm. We're looking for driven individuals who bring a "How can I help?" attitude to their work and are passionate about contributing to and celebrating the success of both clients and colleagues. Join our #OneTeam and be part of an industry leader committed to creating an incredible culture where every teammate can thrive.

The Impact Coordinator will be critical in supporting our growing Impact team's operational and administrative functions! Our ideal candidate is a collaborative, creative problem-solver who is passionate about working with others to make the world a better place. This individual will bring deep operational and administrative excellence and a strong attention to detail to support our Impact Team on key initiatives across client service, corporate philanthropy, and foundation operations. They will be responsible for ensuring the smooth execution of impact projects and programs and provide invaluable support to our team members. 

Take our Values in Action Self-Assessment to see how our values align!

Your Role:

    • Provide general administrative support for the Impact Team and the Richer Life Foundation (as needed), including calendar management, meeting coordination, and document preparation 
    • Provide support to client service teams on philanthropic resources and best practices  
    • Contribute to research and analysis on philanthropic causes, trends, and non-profit organizations to support informed decision-making and strategic planning efforts 
    • Analyze and report on firm-wide and client-specific impact activity and engagement  
    • Provide general administrative support to our regional philanthropic committees, including partnering with regional committee chairs to identify and coordinate volunteering opportunities  
    • Assist in the coordination and execution of philanthropic initiatives, including grantmaking programs, community events, and strategic partnerships 
    • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to philanthropic activities, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies 
    • Serve as a primary point of contact for internal and external stakeholders, responding to inquiries and facilitating communication as needed 
    • Assist with the preparation of reports, presentations, and other materials for internal and external audiences 
    • Proactively identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency enhancement within the Impact Philanthropy team 
    • Provide administrative and logistical support for the client transformational travel program  

Your Experience:

    • 2-3 years of experience in an administrative role, and experience in the nonprofit sector, and/or financial services  
    • Bachelor’s degree desired   
    • Demonstrated operational and administrative excellence, with a high attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously 
    • Desire to see projects to completion with strong work ethic 
    • Proficiency in Salesforce and Microsoft Office desired, with the expectation to learn other position-related systems on the job  
    • Strong organizational, analytical and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize effectively and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment 
    • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact professionally with diverse stakeholders 
    • Self-motivated and takes pride in providing exceptional support to clients and the team  
    • Demonstrated background of seizing opportunities, facing challenges, and thriving when dealing with complex and demanding situations  
    • Passion for social impact and a commitment to making the world better 
    • This role is an in-office, full-time, and exempt position. We are a work from office culture with lots of flexibility.


    • Pay: $65,000 - $80,000 per year

    • Benefits: Our benefits package includes, but is not limited to, health care benefits (medical/dental/vision), retirement benefits, paid time off (PTO), holiday flex-days, summer flex-days, company-paid holidays, parental leave, transportation benefits, unlimited volunteer time off, professional, and personal wellbeing stipend, and other fringe benefits.

    • Other Perks: Opportunities for professional development and growth within a purpose-driven organization, a collaborative and supportive work environment that values innovation and creativity, the chance to contribute to meaningful philanthropic initiatives and drive positive change in communities. 

Our Company
Our #OneTeam feels a sense of connection, pride, and ownership with our mission, vision, values, and objectives. We are committed to building a business where 100% of our team members genuinely love where they work and are supported by their colleagues. We do this through building authentic relationships with one another, supporting each other to continuously learn and grow, working hard while having lots of fun, and giving back to our community.

We are a team founded on equity and respect, and we’re on a mission to help our clients, teammates, and global community thrive. Brighton Jones is committed to building a team comprised of diverse backgrounds, ideas, and experiences. We actively foster a compassionate and inclusive culture, one in which all members of the greater Brighton Jones family feel safe to express their unique identities and empowered to reach their full potential.

To the right individual, we offer very competitive compensation, benefits package, and rewarding career opportunities. If you’ve been reading this job description thinking to yourself, this is the place for me, include in your cover letter why you’re excited to join our growing #OneTeam and be sure to describe how the opportunity aligns with your career objectives.

Brighton Jones provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or caste. In addition to federal law requirements, Brighton Jones complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has offices. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

What to expect in the hiring process
 1. Values in Action Self-Assessment - at Brighton Jones we don’t just talk about our values, we live by them! We’ve operationalized our values into behaviors and part of the application process includes completing a brief self-assessment on our Values in Action.
2. Initial Interview - this 30-min chat with a recruiter or hiring manager gives us a chance to learn about your background and goals and share more about the role and company.
 3. Role Alignment - next you’ll meet with the hiring manager and a peer (virtual or in-person) to dive deeper into the role, responsibilities, and your transferrable experiences.
 4. Full Loop - you’ll meet the team in two, back-to-back interviews with team members you’re likely to work with. During these conversations, we’ll be listening for examples of your technical skills as well as how core values show up in your experience. There may also be a writing sample, role play, hiring, or technical assessment depending on the position.
 5. Personal Reference Calls - in this final step in the hiring process, you will be asked to arrange 1-2 personal reference calls with past managers of our choosing.
 6. What’s Next - interviewing is time consuming and stressful, and we appreciate you taking the time to get to know us. Whatever the final decision, we’ll let you know our decision as quickly as we can. If this role isn’t a good fit, we invite you to stay connected and apply again.