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Project Manager

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Campaign for Free Expression
Remote
Closing Date:
Thursday, 16 June 2022
Open

About the Organisation

The Campaign for Free Expression (CFE) is a new organization dedicated to the protection and advocacy of free expression (FoE) across southern Africa. CFE is committed to protecting and expanding the right to free expression for ALL, and enabling EVERYONE to exercise this right to the full, whether by speaking out, by protesting, by revealing information, by blowing the whistle on wrong-doing, by arguing, debating, writing, painting, composing or just by shouting out an opinion. CFE is strictly non-partisan.

About the Job

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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

Requirements

  • 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

To apply

In order to apply, email your application by 17 June 2022 to callum@actionappointments.co.za

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About the Organisation

The Campaign for Free Expression (CFE) is a new organization dedicated to the protection and advocacy of free expression (FoE) across southern Africa. CFE is committed to protecting and expanding the right to free expression for ALL, and enabling EVERYONE to exercise this right to the full, whether by speaking out, by protesting, by revealing information, by blowing the whistle on wrong-doing, by arguing, debating, writing, painting, composing or just by shouting out an opinion. CFE is strictly non-partisan.

About the Job

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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

Requirements

  • 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

To apply

In order to apply, email your application by 17 June 2022 to callum@actionappointments.co.za