The Nal’ibali Trust Ongoing Recruitment – Apply Now!

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16 Aug, 2018

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Administrative Jobs in South Africa

Nal’ibali (isiXhosa for “here’s the story”) is a national reading-for-enjoyment campaign. It seeks to spark and embed a culture of reading across South Africa, so that reading, writing, and sharing stories – in all South African languages – is part of everyday life.

Job Title: Personal Assistant
Job Location: Western Cape

The purpose of the Personal Assistant (PA) is to work closely with the MD and GM to provide administrative support and ensure best use of time by dealing with secretarial and administrative tasks.


  • Arrange travel, accommodation and general logistical support
  • Ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Organise and maintain electronic diaries, including managing scheduled appointments with partners, funders and internal staff
  • Act as a point of contact at all times particularly in MD and GM’s absence, including meeting preparation, attendance and minute-taking when required and appropriate
  • Deal with incoming email, often corresponding on behalf of MD and GM when required and appropriate
  • Carry out background research and presenting findings around various tasks
  • Produce documents, reports and presentations as guided by the MD and GM
  • Conduct follow up conversations with internal staff and partners on outstanding matters needing attention as guided by MD and GM
  • Arrange and prepare any paper-work due for signing, coding and approval
  • General administrative support for department heads as guided by MD and GM


  • Matric certificate
  • Secretarial or any other related qualification is desirable
  • Minimum of two to three years’ experience in administrative work
  • Strong communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organisational, problem-solving, and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and solve problems
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Computer literate
  • Valid Driver’s license

To apply, submit your motivational letter and CV to [email protected] with your name and surname, position title on the subject line, (e.g. Joe Soap: PA to MD_GM)

Note that feedback will be provided to shortlisted candidates only.

Application Deadline: 30 August, 2018

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