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Regional Administrator- Eastern Cape

East London – Ref: EC-RA-002

 The Democratic Alliance seeks a confident, energetic and strategic individual in the Eastern Cape. The successful candidate will be a key member of the DA’s Provincial Operational Team and will report directly to the Provincial Support Services Manager with an indirect reporting line to the Provincial Managing Director.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing effective and efficient administrative assistance;
  • Providing data capture service for all available information into the VRM;
  • Providing administrative assistance in terms of Statutory Obligations and PDMS

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • A commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the DA.
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the Party.
  • The preferred candidate must be completely outcomes orientated and not simply task orientated.
  • Ability to build trust and relationships within a community.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Excellent organizational abilities.
  • Proven record of initiative, problem solving, and the ability to recognize and implement improvements to systems.
  • The ability to apply sound political judgment and the ability to identify key issues relevant to communities.
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in more than one language.
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite.
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedule.
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours.

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your completed application form, 2 page CV, 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish to be employed by the Democratic Alliance to Neelofa Ahmed, Democratic Alliance, Federal
Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town, 8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431, Fax No: 086 461 5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Kindly note that any application received without the required documentation will not be considered.

Kindly note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 22 October 2017

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Provincial Communications Manager- Eastern Cape

Port Elizabeth – Ref: EC-PCM-001

The Democratic Alliance seeks a confident, energetic and strategic individual in Eastern Cape. The successful candidate will be a key member of the DA’s Provincial Operational Team and will report directly to the Provincial Campaigns Director and Manager: Provincial and Strategic Communications with an indirect reporting line to the Executive Director: Communications

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Working together with the DA provincial leadership and the various communication operations of the Party in each province to ensure that provincial and municipal communication operations effectively deliver the key messages of the DA;
  • Manging and coordinating the communications of the Party within the province and between the province and national.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • An incumbent should display the following skills and insights:
    – An understanding of Issue Driving
    – An understanding of Social Media
    – An ability to design and implement Strategic Media Campaigns
    – An understanding of Local, Provincial and National Spheres of Government
  • Previous experience in Media and Communications is essential
  • A commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the DA
  • Proven leadership skills
  • The preferred candidate must be completely outcomes orientated and not simply task orientated
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Proven record of initiative, problem solving, and the ability to recognize and implement improvements to systems
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedule
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours
  • Applicants MUST be in possession of a valid driver’s license and have access to an insured vehicle for daily use

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your completed application form, 2 page CV, 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish to be employed by the Democratic Alliance to Neelofa Ahmed, Democratic Alliance, Federal
Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town, 8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431, Fax No: 086 461 5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Kindly note that any application received without the required documentation will not be considered.

Kindly note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 25 October 2017

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Media Officer- Gauteng

Ref: GAU-MO-004

 The Democratic Alliance seeks confident, energetic and strategic individuals in Gauteng. The successful candidates will be key members of the DA’s Provincial Team and will report directly to the Provincial Communications Manager with an indirect reporting line to the Provincial Campaigns Director.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the party receives extensive coverage in media as well as to develop direct communications content to communicate the DA’s message to voters.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  •  A commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the DA
  • The preferred candidate must be completely outcomes orientated and not simply task orientated
  • Insists on excellence and is task driven and outcomes orientated
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite and proficient Excel skills
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedules
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours
  • Applicants MUST be in possession of a valid driver’s license and have access to an insured vehicle for daily use

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your completed application form, 2 page CV, 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish to be employed by the Democratic Alliance to Neelofa Ahmed, Democratic Alliance, Federal
Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town, 8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431, Fax No: 086 461 5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Kindly note that any application received without the required documentation will not be considered.

Kindly note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or undergo any health-related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 26 October 2017

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Media Research & Content Producer- Western Cape Provincial Parliament

RefWCPP-MRC-001

The above position now exists within the Democratic Alliance. The DA Caucus seeks a confident, energetic and strategic individual at the Western Cape Provincial Parliament in Cape Town. The successful candidate will be a key member of the DA’s Provincial Parliament Media Team and will report directly to the Head of Media with an indirect reporting line to the Caucus Chief of Staff.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Conducting legislative research and gathering information on national and provincial
  • policy, as well as research on key political issues in the Western Cape and South Africa at large;
  • Providing dedicated support to the DA’s members of the Western Cape Provincial
  • Parliament, assisting them with administrative tasks for parliamentary sittings and issue driving in the media.
  • Monitoring various media outlets (print, social, broadcast) to pick up important issues in the province, and identify key strategic
  • target audiences to market the DA’s brand and style of governance.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • A commitment to the principles, policies, and programme of action of the DA
  • Excellent communication and writing skills, able to draft press statements and parliamentary speeches of exemplary caliber
  • A keen interest, and in-depth knowledge of Western Cape and South African politics
  • Proficiency in two of the Western Cape Languages
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  • The preferred candidate must be completely outcomes orientated and not simply task orientated
  • Ability to work well in groups, open workspaces, and under pressure
  • Insists on excellence and is task driven
  • Excellent organisational abilities
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedules
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your completed application form, comprehensive CV and 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish to be employed by the Democratic Alliance Caucus to Shamiela Osman at: shamiela.osman@dawcpp.org.za Tel No: (021) 487 1687

Kindly note that any application received without the required documentation will not be considered.

Kindly note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 27 October 2017