JOIN A GREAT TEAM!! PROJECT CO-ORDINATOR POST OPEN

Sustainable Energy Eco Justice and Advocacy organisation seeks Organisational Leader: Project Co-ordinator to take it to the next level.

The Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Project (SECCP), an entity of Earthlife Africa, seeks to appoint the Project Co-ordinator (organisational leader) who will provide overall strategic direction, while ensuring the human, financial and fundraising aspects of the organisation thrives.

Please click here [PDF] for a detailed job description.

Must have experience and knowledge of energy and climate change policy, sustainable development, and have a passion for advocacy, and must be able to engage the media in written and verbal formats.

The SECCP, a 15 year organisation, is embarking on a strategic transformation, and seeks a candidate to ensure SECCP remains relevant to the current South African socio-economic context, as well as continuing with its successful campaigning and fundraising efforts.

The post is based in Johannesburg. Salary dependent on experience.

Closing Date: Please send motivation letter, brief CV and 2 references to tristen@earthlife.org.za by noon of 12 February 2016.

If you do not receive a response please understand that you have not been successfully shortlisted.

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