Job Opportunities

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From time to time, the Web Foundation looks for exceptional people to join us in advancing the fight to make the open and free Web a right for all. We are a small but fast growing global team that offers the option to be based in London, Cape Town, Jakarta or Washington DC (although some positions require being based in a specific office).

We aim ridiculously high and demand too much of ourselves, but we also have a lot of fun in the process — and we never get bored. If you see a position below that is of interest to you, you can submit your CV and motivational letter to Be sure to include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Please also indicate whether you possess the right to work (i.e. citizenship, permanent residence, or work permit) in the US, the UK, Indonesia or South Africa.

We regret that, owing to the high volumes of applications we receive, we do not have the capacity to respond to each applicant. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of your chosen position’s closing date, please consider that your application has been unsuccessful.

Finance Manager

We’re seeking an experienced, energetic and committed individual to take on the role of Finance Manager in our Cape Town hub. Our ideal candidate will have at least six years experience in the non-profit sector, and must be comfortable working in an international, multiple donor environment, ideally with US GAAP experience. She/he will work closely with our Finance and Operations Director (also based in Cape Town), and will also need to collaborate remotely with colleagues dotted around the globe using virtual, paperless systems.

Ready to use your experience and skills in a unique organisation and help ensure the Web delivers digital equality for all?

Interested candidates should read the full job description and apply by sending a cover letter and resume to with “Finance Manager” in the subject line.

Deadline: 22 January 2017