Posted on :
6 Nov, 2019
The African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) is a registered NPO based in South Africa and working throughout the African continent. The ACB is committed to dismantling inequalities in the food and agriculture systems in Africa and to promoting agroecology and food sovereignty as feasible alternatives.
Job Title: Junior Social Media / Communications Officer
Remuneration: Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Start date: is mid-January 2020.
The purpose of the position will mainly to be responsible for website uploads, social media inputs, monitoring of daily news activities and advising on potential reposts and updating the database. In addition, the communications officer will assist the communications coordinator on tasks including: proofreading blurbs, creating and sending mailers, archiving materials and support for meetings. Experience in photography, videography and/or video editing would be advantageous.
Applicants should have a minimum of two years experience, preferably in a similar position in an NGO working in the field of food, biodiversity or environment, though this is not an requirement.
The ACB has an Employment Equity policy in place, and is committed to racial and gender equality in our divided and unequal society.
Preference will therefore be given to black African and women candidates.
The candidate must be a good fit with the ACB’s organisational culture and the ACB reserves the right not to hire anybody to the position.
ACB is looking for a flexible team player who can work well under pressure, with a high level of professionalism.
The ideal candidate is self-motivated, can take direction, has an eye for detail and can learn quickly.
Please note that short-listed candidates will be required to take a short writing and copy-edit test.
If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and a motivation letter stating why you want to work with us and why you believe you are the perfect match by 18 November, 2019 to [email protected].
Application Deadline: Monday, 11 November, 2019