SUMMER INTERNSHIP: November 2014 – January 2015.

My Vote Counts seeks to appoint a dedicated and organised individual to assist the campaign this summer. The position is based in Cape Town.

The position is part time requiring a flexible 20 hours a week for 3 months.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist coordinator with the running of the campaign
  • Assist the coordinator with MVC’s litigation
  • Correspond with campaign partners and members
  • Plan events and meetings
  • Communicate with press when needed
  • Manage My Vote Counts social media (twitter and facebook)
  • Update CPIC of the organisation as an NPC
  • Provide research support

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
  • 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.

Stipend: R5 000 for the summer

This is a summer term internship – November 2014 – January 2015.

To apply, email a CV and motivation letter to ntsiki.mvc@gmail.com

Deadline: 12 September 2014