Eastern Cape

Constituency Coordinator: New Horizon (Eastern Cape)

Reference: EC-CC-008(a)
Closing Date: 28-05-2024

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The DA wishes to a appoint dynamic, self-motivated and goal driven individual, who will be based in the Eastern Cape. The successful candidate will report to the Provincial Constituency Coordinator and take direction from the Provincial Director and Constituency Head.

The ideal candidates will be responsible for:

  • Logistically supporting Party public representatives in their efforts to grow and keep DA support,
    advance the DA brand, and meet statutory obligations

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • National Senior Certificate or equivalent
  • Tertiary qualification advantageous
  • Relevant experience, which may include the following roles: field worker, community liaison, project coordinator, operations coordinator, field related sales/customer service role, or election/campaign related role
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in financial management
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational abilities
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Ability to apply sound political judgment and the ability to identify key issues relevant to communities
  • An in-depth knowledge and understanding of the South African political landscape
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the Party
  • Ability to build trust relationships within a community
  • Proven record of initiative, problem solving, and the ability to recognise and implement improvements to systems
  • Commitment to the principles, policies, and programme of action of the Democratic Alliance
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedule
  • Applicants MUST be in possession of a valid driver’s licence and have access to an insured vehicle for daily use

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward the following to Chandre Fernandez, 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.

  • Completed application form
  • Copy of your ID
  • Copy of your matric certificate
  • Copy of your relevant qualification, if applicable
  • Copy of your driver’s licence
  • CV
  • 1 page cover letter motivating why you would be a good fit for this role and why you wish to be
    employed by the DA

Kindly note the following:

  • Any application received without the required documentation will not be considered
  • Correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within 30 days of the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful
  • We reserve the right not to make any appointments
  • The Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or undergo any health-related tests to be shortlisted

Closing Date: 28 May 2024

Application Form

Section A: Post Advertised

Title of position you are applying for

Reference number of position you are applying for

If successful, when can you start

Section B: Personal Information

First name

Surname

ID Number

Gender

National Senior Certificate or Equivalent

Do you have a Disability?

Driver's Licence

Vehicle

Nationality

If not South African, valid work permit

If not South African, permit expiry

Are you a family member of any Public Representative or employee of the DA?

Yes

No

Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offence or do you have any pending criminal charges against you?

Yes

No

Have you ever been dismissed from your employment?

Yes

No

Have you ever held a Political or Operational position in the Party?

Yes

No

Are you affiliated to any other political party or movement in South Africa? This may include being an employee, public representative, member, activist or volunteer.

Yes

No

Section C: Contact Information

Telephone:

Email address

Section D: Language Proficiency

Language

Speak

Read

Write

Section E: Education

Name of Institution

Qualification

Year obtained

Section F: Work Experience

Name of employer

Position

From

To

Section G: Computer Literacy

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Outlook

Section H: Typing skills

Accuracy

Speed

Section I: References

By providing this information, you understand and agree that your references will be contacted.

Name of employer

Contact Person

Contact Number

Are you a family member of any of your references listed above?

Yes

No

Section H: Uploads

Motivation letter

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Curriculum Vitae

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Driver's licence

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Identification document

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Matric Certificate

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Declaration

Declaration

I declare that all the information (including any attachments) is complete and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any false information supplied could lead to my application being rejected or my termination of employment if appointed. I understand that my application will be kept on record for a period of no longer than 3 months.

Need help with your application? Contact Chandré Fernandez at applications@da.org.za or 021 465 1431