VACANCY: Project Coordinator

Published On January 6, 2016 | By SOS Coordinator | News, Vacancies

SOS: Support Public Broadcasting is a Coalition which aims to address the ongoing issues concerning public and community broadcasting in South Africa and promotes the broadcast of quality, diverse, citizen-orientated programming committed to the deepening of South Africa’s Constitution.

SOS is looking for a Project Coordinator to commence work in March 2016.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for project coordination, including planning and implementing campaigns and projects, input to social media strategy, oversight of materials and publications development, budgeting, monitoring and reporting.

Essential

  • Commitment to and understanding of democracy and social justice.
  • A minimum of three years activist or organisational experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to self-manage, multi-task, pay attention to detail, plan and implement efficiently, and work under pressure.
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office suite).

Desirable

  • A University degree in one of the following fields: development, humanities, journalism & media studies, law. Honours degree preferable.
  • Experience in social justice sector at a similar level.
  • Firm understanding of broadcasting and media sector.

Remuneration

The Coalition offers a competitive all-inclusive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply

Please submit a CV not exceeding 3 pages AND a motivation letter to Kerry Barton-Hobbs at kerrybartonhobbs@worldonline.co.za by Friday 29 January 2016.

SOS is firmly committed to developing young, Black and women’s leadership in the civil society sector, and Black women are especially encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified via email or telephone by no later than Friday 12 February 2016.

For more information

About the position: SOS National Coordinator, Sekoetlane Phamodi (e-mail: info@soscoalition.org.za).

About the SOS Coalition: www.soscoalition.org.za

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About The Author

Duduetsang is an avid digital media lover and lifelong scholar who is fascinated by the dynamic media space. Duduetsang had her formal training in television journalism at the University currently known as Rhodes, and has various experiences in broadcast media production and corporate communications. She completed her MBA in Media Management at Cardiff University. Her activist discontents include socio-economic and gender based inequality and sexual violence while her intellectual interests lie in media strategy, policy and development in the convergent, digital era, especially in the African context. She joined SOS as a Project Coordinator and recently took over as the National Coordinator.

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