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Vacancies

Project Manager

Closing Date: 31 May 2022

The project manager will be responsible for building CFE’s public profile, stimulate awareness and discussion of the importance of FoE and tackle the issues of FoE in South Africa

The Project Manager will be responsible for the following duties:.

  • Working with us to develop a strategy and plan for FoE advocacy in South Africa
  • Taking responsibility for the implementation of that strategy
  • Leading, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating projects to ensure the effective and efficient execution of project deliverables.
  • Budget design and maintenance
  • Building a network of FoE supporters/activists/lawyers
  • Organising swift and effective responses to attacks on or threats to FoE
  • Working with cognate organisations with an interest in FoE
  • Reporting on developments and trends, developing and compiling an annual report, writing research and opinion pieces and maintaining a social media presence on these issues
  • Organising activities to promote and popularize the principle of free expression
  • Writing op-eds and other media activities
  • Monitoring FoE and responding
  • Plan panel discussions/webinars/guest speakers
  • Conceptualise and implement FoE Gala Dinner
  • Conceptualise and implement FoE festival
  • Maintain media database

The Project Manager must meet the following criteria:

  • Strong, tough, self-driven person able to work well with diverse organisations and individuals
  • NGO/NPO experience
  • Comfortable in a strictly non-partisan ethos
  • Proven ability to implement plans and projects effectively
  • Knowledge of FoE, media/journalism and/or the world of art and culture.
  • Communication skills, particularly in social media
  • Strong media networks

 Applications can be emailed to: recruitment@freeexpression.org.za




12 MONTHS PROJECT SUPPORT INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME X 2

Are you a young and highly motivated individual with an eagerness to learn and improve in an NGO/working in the human rights area? Then you are just the kind of person that we would like to join CFE

As a Project Support Intern you will undertake various tasks in support of project delivery, including:

  • Supporting the Project Team in the delivery of projects in an efficient and effective manner
  • Taking minutes
  • Conducting research
  • Managing other administrative tasks as and when required
  • Conducting and capturing surveys
  • Reporting on developments and trends, a social media presence on these issues
  • Assist with organising activities to promote and popularize the principle of free expression
  • Assist in implementing CFE annual gala dinner
  • Conceptualise and implementing annual FoE festival
  • The Project Support Intern must meet the following criteria:
  • Comfortable in a strictly non-partisan ethos
  • Excellent English
  • Post Matric Qualification preferably Journalism/ Public Relations /Communications
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Reliable and responsible
  • The ability to work as an individual as well as part of a team
  • Highly motivated and driven
  • Residing in Gauteng
  • Willing to learn

Applications can be emailed to: recruitment@freeexpression.org.za

Closing date: 31 May 2022