Posted on :
24 Jan, 2020
24 Jan, 2020
True North is a nonprofit organisation founded in 2007, prompted by the desire to bring meaningful change to vulnerable and underprivileged communities in South Africa through education, research and sharing of technology.
The organisation’s core focus is to establish places of light, nurture, learning and safety for children aged 0-5 years and to set a new standard for the education, nurture and holistic development of pre-school children and their caregivers by teaching, supporting, equipping and connecting Early Childhood Development (ECD) leaders so that all children aged 0-5 years are prepared for their lifelong learning.
Job Title: Communications Leader
Location: Cape Town.
Start Date: Approximately 1 March 2020
Remuneration: Salary scale commensurate with qualifications and experience – R180 000 – R192 000 p.a. total cost to company.
The pupose of the position is to contribute to the activities of True North and to participate in the improvement of early childhood development within Vrygrond and Overcome Heights, as well as other marginalised communities. An integral part of this position is internal and external communications and marketing planning, strategy and execution, budgeting and community relations. It is important that the Communications Leader is a confident verbal and written communicator who has the ability to integrate seamlessly into the current organizational culture and team. As a bonus, the ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of the Early Childhood Development and NPO landscape and will not be intimidated by working in a marginalized community with all its complexities.
The ideal candidate would be a strong communicator, someone who is ready to accept the challenge to raise awareness about early childhood development, elicit interest in True North’s activities and create opportunities for True North to increase its overall performance and impact in the community.
The selected candidate will work in a close knit team in a faith-based, high performing environment.
**Stakeholders include: ECD Principals, teachers, parents, partners, local leaders, volunteers and funders
Please draft a letter of motivation addressed to the Operations Director, detailing why you are interested in this opportunity along with your CV and at least 3 contactable references to firstname.lastname@example.org.