1 in 10 people lack access to safe water
1 in 3 people lack access to a toilet
Women and children spend 125 million hours each day collecting water
Every 90 seconds a child dies from a water-related disease
Every $1 invested in water and sanitation provides a $4 economic return

Careers

Want to change the world?

Water.org is breaking down the barriers between people and access to safe water and sanitation. We are an international nonprofit organization that has positively transformed more than five million lives around the world.

We are results-driven team of thinkers and doers and as we continue to grow, we are looking for like-minded people who are also passionate about making safe water and sanitation available to all. We are headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri and have employment opportunities around the world. If you are interested and qualify for one of the positions listed below, click Apply Now. Or complete the same online application form to get in queue for future opportunities that arise and fit your skill-set.

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Brand & Marketing

Assistant Marketing Manager – Kansas City, MO
This role will manage cause marketing program initiatives and support the Brand Partnerships team in developing communications materials, crafting proposals, executing deliverables, and stewarding alignment with our brand positioning and messaging protocols.

Finance and Administration

Administrative Coordinator (Temp) – Kansas City, MO
This position provides support for office operations, takes direction from senior management and translates these directions into working practice. Analytical ability, as well as the ability to multitask, communicate effectively and handle basic accounting assignments are required. This position will be temporary with the intent to convert to a full-time position within a few months.

President's Office

Director, Technology Impact and Innovation – Kansas City, MO or San Francisco, CA
We seek a strategic, results-oriented leader who will define and lead our technology strategy. As a core member of the senior leadership team that drives the key strategic decisions for the organization, this individual will help shape our approach and priorities. This leader will create a roadmap for impact and build and lead a focused team to deliver solutions that enhance our global impact, drive broad awareness, engagement and action, and enhance organizational effectiveness.

Global Finance Lead – Kansas City, MO
Water.org seeks an outstanding Global Finance Lead to help shape the next stage of its evolution. This unique individual must possess strategic, financial and operational acumen, as well as global perspective and a passion for our mission to help solve one of the world’s most urgent challenges. As a business partner to the CEO and President, this senior leader will serve as a key member of the executive team. S/he will play a critical role in shaping Water.org's strategic, financial and programmatic evolution and will oversee all financial and administration aspects of our business across two domestic and seven international offices. The ideal candidate must offer a track record of success as a strategic and financial leader within a complex global environment and must demonstrate depth in financial and operational management, and innovative finance. For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter to Korn Ferry at: Kate Kohler, Co-Lead, Impact Investing Practice & Principal, Global Financial Markets; Phone: 202-955-0913; kate.kohler@kornferry.com.

Strategic Alliances

Manager, Strategic Alliances – Kansas City, MO
This position is responsible for building strategic fundraising partnerships to include multi-national corporations, foundations, individuals, and key multilateral development organizations.

Project Manager, Grants – Kansas City, MO
The Project Manager, Grants produces high quality donor proposals and is responsible for performing critical project management for a portfolio of grants, contributing significantly to securing revenue to support Water.org's mission.

WaterCapital

Director of Regulatory Compliance, WaterCapital – Kansas City, MO
This brand-new role will be to further develop a strong risk management culture to ensure foreign regulatory compliance risks are identified, monitored and mitigated. The candidate will lead a team of direct report(s) to support the development of an effective regulatory compliance framework including a robust monitoring, testing and internal controls program, issues management processes, compliance program governance and ongoing process improvements.

Portfolio Manager, WaterCapital – Preference for Kansas City, MO / Will Consider Washington, DC
The Portfolio Manager will develop and monitor an investment portfolio by building a pipeline of enterprises (financial institutions, privately owned utilities, SMEs, and other water and sanitation-related enterprises) that meet the investment criteria of current and future funds administered by WaterCapital. S/he will collaborate closely with local staff to introduce investment products and cultivate relationships with qualified candidates.

Sr. Business Development and Investor Relations Manager, WaterCapital – San Francisco, CA
The primary focus of this role is to build a $15M+ pipeline of philanthropic and social impact investors to launch WaterCapital and several social investment funds to scale a proven model - WaterCredit.