Every minute a child dies of a water-related disease
Women and children spend 140 million hours a day collecting water
1 in 9 people lack access to safe water
More people have a mobile phone than a toilet
For every $1 spent on water and sanitation there is a $4 economic return


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Water.org is an international organization working to solve the global water crisis. We are committed to providing safe water and improved sanitation to communities in developing countries. Working in partnership with donors and beneficiaries, we have helped people around the world develop accessible, sustainable, community-level water and sanitation services.

As we continue to grow, we are looking for more exceptional, driven, and passionate individuals to join our team. You can apply now for any of the open positions listed below. Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to accept phone calls at this time.

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Office of the CEO

Executive Assistant to the CEO – Kansas City MO
The Executive Assistant for the Office of the CEO performs executive level support for CEO Gary White. This role requires analytical ability as well as the ability to manage competing priorities, highly effective communication skills, and sound judgment. The candidate will thrive in an environment where s/he must be highly proactive, well organized, detail-oriented, nimble and collaborative in dealing with others.

Information Technology

Director, Technology Impact and Innovation – San Francisco, CA or Kansas City, MO
This leader will create a roadmap for impact and build and lead a focused team to deliver upon these opportunities. Success in this role will demand strategic partnership and collaboration with other Water.org leaders. 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 enable Water.org to help solve an urgent global challenge and will contribute to solutions that transform millions of lives around the world.


Marketing Manager – Kansas City MO
The Marketing Manager will manage the creation of communications to serve the entire organization. Working across multiple departments and with a variety of internal and external clients, the Marketing Manager will ensure that Water.org is consistently producing engaging, effective and brand-building content across all channels.

International Programs

Senior Manager Global Learning – Kansas City, MO
Our organization seeks a highly motivated individual who will lead the development and execution of learning strategy, generate insight that will advance our approaches, motivate other practitioners to adopt WaterCredit principles and practices and advocate for other types of leading institutions to take and scale up WASH finance solutions. This position will work closely with members of the International Programs team located in the U.S. and in six regional offices around the globe. The position will be located in either our headquarters office in Kansas City, MO.

Program Officer – Dhaka, Bangladesh
The Program Officer is responsible for monitoring and supporting Water.org partner organizations in the implementation of programs. This position acts as a subject matter resource to partners in topics such as program design and implementation, WaterCredit, microfinance, and/or WASH. This position may be responsible for assisting with the development and establishment of new programmatic and operational procedures, systems and guidelines.

Research and Development Officer – Dhaka, Bangladesh
The Research & Development Officer is responsible for managing a variety of research and product development initiatives related to market-based financing of Water and Sanitation Services (WSS) in Bangladesh. The Research & Development Officer will be responsible for synthesizing all findings, assisting in identifying potential new partners, and making recommendations for new WaterCredit financial products to increase the reach of Water.org in Bangladesh.


Ghana Representative Consultant – Accra, Ghana
The Water.org Ghana Representative Consultant will be responsible for three main pillars of Water.org's work: 1) monitor Water.org's current direct impact programs, 2) act as a WSS advisor for WaterCredit FI partners, and 3) represent Water.org in meetings with stakeholders and at national events. Technical assistance activities supported by Water.org may include a combination of: market research, WASH financial product design, financial product piloting, staff training, systems development, and financial product marketing.

Water.org provides innovative, market-based solutions that change lives every day through safe water and sanitation.

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