Overview

Job details:

Status: Contract position – 4 months (October 2020 – January 2021), potential for future positions.

Reports to: Director, ProVeg South Africa

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Hours: 20-40 hours per week

 

Role Summary:

Are you passionate about a plant-based lifestyle? Do you want to help to spread the plant-based message in South Africa through the Veganuary campaign, and make a real difference for animals, our health, society, and the planet? Does the prospect of joining and contributing to a global plant-based organisation excite you? If so, we invite you to apply for this position at ProVeg South Africa.

ProVeg SA is looking for a passionate advocate for plant-based diets and vegan lifestyle to increase our team’s capacity and to help us to maximise the impact of Veganuary 2021 in South Africa.

The candidate will assist the Programme Coordinator in implementing an extensive campaign encompassing a wide range of stakeholders, including media, food services, restaurants, retailers, manufactures, other NGOs, government, ProVeg/Veganuary ambassadors and volunteers.

 

Responsibilities:

Assisting the Programme Coordinator with:
Organizing events.
Ordering/purchasing campaign materials.
Obtaining contact details for potential partners.
Data capturing.
Packing ambassador gift boxes.
Replying to general messages about Veganuary.
Ad hoc tasks as required by the Programme Coordinator or Director.

 

Competencies

Required:

Fluent in English, with good written and verbal communications skills.
Self-starter personality, with a curious and creative nature and a drive to continuously improve.
Good project management skills.
Alignment with the goals and values of ProVeg.
Good attention to detail.
Based in Cape Town.
Own phone.

Preferred:

Graphic design skills.
Previous experience working on similar projects.
Drivers license and own vehicle.

 

Benefits of working with us:

Monthly remuneration: R6,000 – R12,000 per month CTC depending on hours worked, qualifications and experience.
A strong organisational focus on personal development with a designated training budget.
Flexible working arrangements.
And last but not least: become part of a great team and work with us towards a world where everyone chooses delicious and healthy food that is good for all humans, animals, and the planet.

 

When?

Application deadline: 6th of November 2020

Phone interviews: 09th – 13th of November 2020

2nd round of interviews: Last week of November 2020

Start Date: As soon as possible.

Tagged as: assistant, event management

About ProVeg International

About Veganuary
Veganuary is a non-profit organisation that encourages people worldwide to try vegan for January and beyond. During the 2020 campaign, more than 400,000 people took the pledge to try a vegan diet, while more than 600 brands, restaurants and supermarkets promoted the campaign, and launched more than 1200 new vegan products and menus in the UK market alone.

ProVeg South Africa is the official local Veganuary partner for South Africa for the 2021 Veganuary campaign

ProVeg is a food awareness organisation with the mission to reduce global animal consumption by 50% by the year 2040. We are active in eight countries across four continents and are growing rapidly. We work with governments, private companies, public institutions, medical professionals, and the public to help the world transition to a more plant-based society and economy that is sustainable for humans, animals, and our planet.

Diversity Statement

ProVeg is committed to equal employment opportunity for all, regardless of race, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, refugee background, genetic information, disability, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, HIV status, gender identity, or gender expression. People of colour, women, people with disabilities, people from LGBTQIA+ communities, elderly people, refugees and people living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

Our Application Procedure

If you would like to apply, please submit your application documents (including cover letter, curriculum vitae and references) using the application form and ensure that you answer all of the questions.

Should you be shortlisted for the job, the following steps will apply:

1. An online-based sample task.
2. An initial interview with you.
3. An office trial day, which will consist of undertaking a set of tasks that would be typical of the work that you would do with us. Depending on the location, this day can either take place in our office or can be done from home. In this way, we want to get to know you and your way of working even better, as well as give you the opportunity to get a good idea of the work entailed.
4. Subsequently, the final decision will be made (if necessary an additional final discussion may be required).

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