Posted on :
27 Nov, 2020
27 Nov, 2020
Bertha House is a multi-purpose building designed to serve activists including organisers, educators, storytellers, and other changemakers working to build a more just city, country and planet.
We aim to provide inclusive, stimulating, safe and exciting spaces in which a diverse range of people and groups come together to work, organise, learn, create, and collaborate.
Job Title: Director
Location: Central Cape Town suburb of Mowbray Bertha House
The Bertha House project is about much more than just a building. It is about growing and nurturing a vibrant community of people wanting to change the world – a place that is recognized locally and globally as a cutting-edge hub for collaboration and innovation in activism.In Bertha House we also aim to build an alternative model on how work spaces are managed – where membership and access is not based on exclusive fees – but rather a practised commitment to justice, community, reciprocity, cooperation, and mutual aid. presently home to the Tshisimani Centre for Activist Education – plans on growing its occupants and offerings in 2021 to include an activist cowork community, expanded events and activity spaces, a cafe, a media and storytelling lab, and a movie house.
The purpose of the Bertha House Director will be in charge of implementing this vision working very closely with Bertha Foundation’s Global Spaces team. As a new initiative, we are looking for a strong leader who can shape and implement strategy, create collaborative work environments, build organizational culture, lead teams, and actively recruit and support users of the space.
Experience & Requirements:
Bertha is offering a full-time permanent contract (subject to funding availability) with a 6-month probation period. Compensation is commensurate with experience. We are looking for someone to start in January 2021. Please send applications to [email protected] no later than Monday 14 December 2020 with the following information:
Application Deadline: Monday, 14 December, 2020