Latest Openings at GiveDirectly

Media, Advertising, Branding, Finance, Accounting, Audit,

Creative Content Manager

Content Collection

  • Leading editorial on creating written, photographed, and video content, while servings as an “internal journalist” finding and highlighting interesting aspects of our impact.
  • Own information gathering and storytelling about each of our programs — in 2022, we ran two dozen programs in 11 countries.
  • Lead freelancers + internal teams to create data visualizations and animated graphics that crisply highlight the impact of our work. 
  • Improve our content collection practices, setting and maintain standards of story collection quantity and quality from field teams.
  • Collaborate with country directors, partnerships directors, and donor relations team, building buy-in and serving their cross-functional priorities. 

Content Innovation

  • Drive innovation in unique styles and techniques of documenting our work, including new mediums, technologies, and editorial styles.
  • Identify, cultivate, and manage a roster of local filmmakers and creators to contract with us on special projects.

What you’ll bring:

  • Alignment with GiveDirectly Values and active demonstration of our core competencies: emotional intelligence, problem solving, project management, follow-through, and fostering inclusivity. We welcome and strongly encourage applications from candidates who have personal or professional experience in the low-income and/or historically marginalized communities that we serve.


  • 3+ years of experience in a fast-paced content-driven role in communications, consulting, media, or systems management with proven skills in project management. 
  • Exceptional relationship building: you’re excited to work with GiveDirectly leaders in many countries to build consensus and buy-in for the importance of this work. 
  • Strong communications skills and editorial sensibility (speaking, writing, presenting, risk assessment, and negotiating with multiple stakeholders)
  • Excellent attention to detail regarding text (spelling, grammar, translation), visuals, facts and figures, and video
  • Position is mostly remote but involves travel within the country appox. once a month and out of country once a quarter. Must be willing to locate in Uganda, Rwanda, Malawi, or Kenya

Nice to haves:

(not requirements, but mention if this is you)

  • Canva or Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/Premiere experience
  • Data visualization tools (Canva, Tableau, etc)
  • Experience with multiple camera technologies
  • Past work traveling often to remote locations, working in the field
  • Database management experience 
  • SalesForce and Hubspot experience
  • Professional storytelling / creative writing experience 
  • Fluency in French or primary languages where GD works (Arabic, Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Chichewa, etc.)

Manager – Accounting

Responsibilities : 

The role will cut across Financial Management, Accounting & Reporting and Audit & Compliance

Financial Management, Accounting and Reporting

  • Prepare and keep track of project and country budgets & spending
  • Provide finance inputs for country proposals, policies and projects
  • Bookkeeping – pass journals and supporting documentation according to the monthly close calendar
  • Review monthly, quarterly and annual spending for accuracy
  • Prepare and present budget and actual reports the users of financial information
  • Ensure that funds expended are compliant with Donor requirements, national/state regulations and organizational policies
  • Create error free periodic reports, such as balance sheets, profit & loss statements, management reports etc.
  • Document and update financial policies and procedures in our knowledge management system, Guru.
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Audit and Compliance

  • Lead the management of annual and country audits
  • Assist in the preparation and provision of support for the financial statement audits
  • Prepare financial statements
  • Oversee the preparation and submission of regulatory filings
  • Ensure compliance with applicable standards (i.e. IFRS), rules, regulations, and systems of internal control
  • Implement payment and procurement protocols, including ensuring proper documentation (both hard and soft copies) and adherence to controls
  • Coordinate the submission of statutory payments to the statutory authorities on time and file original receipts
  • Implement the Finance and Accounting Service Level Agreement (SLA)


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or equivalent practical experience.
  • 4+ years of professional experience in accounting or finance, with experience in data analysis  budgeting and reporting.
  • Professional qualification (ACCA or CPA) is required. 
  • Professionally proficient in English
  • Ability to liaise remotely with a wide range of people at all levels and across different cultures and to act with credibility, tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent stakeholder management and strategic influencing skills
  • Ability to be proactive and logical in problem-solving scenarios
  • Strong time management skills with an ability to plan ahead, anticipate requirements, and obstacles, and an ability to juggle competing priorities successfully, and to work to tight deadlines
  • Maintains a calm disposition and positive outlook particularly when working under pressure
  • A full appreciation of the value of cooperation, both internationally and within a team environment
  • Aptitude to learn quickly new software tools, such as Slack, Intacct, Limelight, and Google Spreadsheets
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Alignment with GiveDirectly Values and active demonstration of our core competencies: emotional intelligence, problem solving, project management, follow-through, and fostering inclusivity. 

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