My Vote Counts seeks to appoint a dedicated and organised individual to be an assistant coordinator of the campaign, based in Cape Town.

The position is part time requiring minimum of 20 hours a week.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting coordinator with the running of the campaign
  • Correspondence with campaign partners, members and donors
  • Assist with presenting campaign at workshops and meetings
  • Manage budgets
  • Organize events and meetings
  • Communicate with press when needed
  • Manage My Vote Counts social media
  • Meet with donors occasionally
  • Assist in campaign strategy planning
  • Keeping record of the activities of the campaign
  • Registration of the organisation as an NPC

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in politics, public policy, law or a related field
  • Competency in English speaking, writing and reading
  • Knowledge of an African language other than Afrikaans is an advantage
  • Experience working in a campaign/NGO
  • Must have a good understanding of politics in South Africa
  • Must be passionate about electoral reform and party funding regulation, or have a keen interest in learning about it.

Salary: R8 000 per month
This is a 6 month contract, renewable subject to performance and availability of funds.
To apply, email a CV and motivation letter to gsolik@gmail.com

Deadline: 24th January 2014