Development Associates, One Acre Fund

Development Associate – Grants Management (Major City – Kigali, Nairobi, New York, Utrecht) One Acre Fund is looking for an exceptional individual with 5+ years of relevant experience to join our Business Development team, based in one of our major city offices in Nairobi (Kenyan citizens only), Kigali, New York, or Utrecht. This role will be at the center of a dynamic, evolving portfolio as One Acre Fund grows and diversifies our program and funding model. We’re looking for someone with the skills and experience to support the end-to-end delivery of some of our most important and complex grants – including day-to-day donor engagement, project management support, coordination with program teams to ensure effective delivery, and donor reporting. Strong technical skills and excellent written and verbal communication are required.

Development Associate – Writing/Reporting (Major City – Kigali, Nairobi, New York, Utrecht) One Acre Fund is seeking a passionate and highly capable writer with 2-5 years of work experience to support our growing Business Development team in proposal writing and reporting. This role will be based in one of our major global offices: Nairobi (Kenyan citizens only) or Kigali are preferred; NYC or Utrecht are possible. We are looking for candidates who truly enjoy writing and have the proven ability to communicate complicated ideas in a clear, simple, and inspiring way, paired with a good business mind and strong project management skills. Project workload is dynamic and challenging with emphasis on individual ownership, growth-focused feedback, and career development. At least one year of professional writing experience is required, and substantial experience living in East Africa or a similar context is strongly preferred– African nationals encouraged to apply.


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