The main hall was barely half-full when Matt Hancock arrived on stage to give his conference speech and even emptier by the time he had finished. Under the circumstances, a kindness to everyone involved. Not least the health secretary himself. The past 24 hours have not been kind to Hancock. The Man-Boy has built his entire life on never taking a position he can’t later reverse. Often within weeks, if not days. But now he had finally made the potentially career-ending mistake of saying he believed Charlotte Edwardes to be an entirely reliable witness, without first considering the prime minister’s exemplary record with women.
Do you have the energy and dynamism to help promote and strengthen South Africa’s constitutional democracy?
CASAC is a civil society organisation that seeks to advance the SA Constitution as the platform for democratic politics and the transformation of SA society. Premised on the notion of progressive constitutionalism it seeks to facilitate the building of a just and equitable society in which people can live securely with dignity. CASAC has focused its work on building a culture of Constitutional rights, strengthening institutions of governance and the rule of law, and enhancing accountability and integrity in public life.
We are looking at hiring a CAMPAIGNS OFFICER on a short term contract to work in particular on the promotion of constitutional literacy and human rights education, and activities relating to the 20th anniversary of the Constitution. The successful candidate will be an energetic organiser with an appetite for human rights and social justice, who can plan and implement activities in collaboration with others. The ability to conduct research will be an advantage.
A commitment to the Constitution as the foundation of our democracy
An awareness of the current discourse relating to constitutional and political debates
Ability to work on your own
Previous experience in the NGO sector is preferred
A relevant tertiary qualification
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Computer literacy and social media skills
Interested candidates should send a CV with a covering letter of motivation to email@example.com by 24 March 2016. Whilst CASAC is based in Cape Town applicants from other areas may be considered.BACK TO TOP