Country Director, DOT Ethiopia


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Application Deadline

Open until filled

Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) is a global network of daring social innovators who have the tools, knowledge, and networks to create opportunities and transform their own communities. DOT supports youth to become innovators and leaders, and to create and apply digital solutions that have positive impact in their communities. We believe in the power of youth-led innovation, that communities can be shaped by empowering youth to create sustainable initiatives inspired by community needs, and that social innovation is accelerated when supported by digital technology.

DOT Ethiopia, an Ethiopian registered NGO, is one of the founding members of the DOT network. Over the past ten years, we have connected more than 100,000 young women and men to entrepreneurship and employment opportunities in Ethiopia.

As DOT Ethiopia looks to the next ten years, our strategic focus will be on facilitating youth social innovation and livelihoods, promoting youth-led systems change, and promoting sustainable and inclusive markets and opportunities. DOT Ethiopia will continue to  advance women’s economic empowerment through a network of Business Development Service Centres, and will increasingly introduce online learning opportunities and digital tools and platforms to connect daring young innovators throughout the world.

The Opportunity

This opportunity is open to Ethiopian nationals only.

Our ideal DOT Ethiopia Country Director is an innovative, creative leader who is inspired by the voices and potential of youth, and driven by opportunities for positive community transformation.

If this is you, you are a strong believer in the potential of youth to shape their own communities, and an advocate for gender equality and women’s empowerment. You are committed to creating a social innovation ecosystem in Ethiopia, and you are excited to promote and use digital tools, knowledge, and networks for social and economic development.

An entrepreneur at heart, you will lead DOT Ethiopia to advance DOT’s mission to create a youth-led movement of daring social innovators. You will be a visible advocate for youth, women, and girls as well as an inclusive economy. You will advance DOT Ethiopia’s partnerships, develop new funding opportunities, manage financial performance, oversee programmatic strategy, and coach a staff team of passionate changemakers to do their best, most impactful work.

Your Day-to-Day

What you Bring to the Team

What DOT Offers

How to Apply

If you are our next DOT Ethiopia Country Director, please email your application to and include:

Please note that we will not consider applications that do not include both a cover letter and a CV.

This opportunity is open to Ethiopian nationals only.

Please note that only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

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