SARWatch: Campaign Producer

SARWatch and Breathe Films
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 8 November, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

SARWatch works for participatory, transparent and accountable utilisation of extractive resources in a manner that optimises transformative social and economic benefits and inter-generational equity, with sensitivity to environmental and human rights impacts.

SARWatch and Breathe Films seeks to appoint a Campaign Producer to be based in Johannesburg.

Employment Type: 12 Month Full Time Contract.
 
The purpose of this position is to work as part of the Justice for Miners Campaign team to build and drive the Justice for Miners campaign.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Have strong organizational, administrative and communication/writing skills and experience 
  • Engage with mining communities and partner organisations in Southern Africa to arrange screenings and discussions in the rural sending areas of mine labour 
  • Build and strengthen relationships with ex-miners associations, social justice groups, organised labour, unions, student organisations, universities, research institutes, civil society organisations in South Africa and the region to promote campaign goals 
  • Engage with government institutions (including the Medical Bureau for Occupational Diseases, the Compensation Commission, ministries of health, mineral resources, labour, and national assemblies), mining corporations,
  • The Employment Bureau of Africa (TEBA), the Tshiamiso Silicosis and TB Trust and political actors in Southern Africa to achieve campaign goals
  • Contribute to creation of campaign materials
  • Coordinate and contribute to the training of campaign facilitators and activists; 
  • Arrange events and campaign activities with partners in South Africa and the region 
  • Contribute to print, electronic and social media presence of the Campaign

Requirements:

  • A social science degree 
  • Strong administrative and writing skills 
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to be self-driven
  • Commitment to social justice and transformation 
  • Creativity and love of communication with people 
  • Proficiency in English and other languages (the ability to speak more than one language from the countries involved would be an advantage). 

SARWatch and Breathe Films are looking for a dynamic, confident and multi-skilled producer for the “Justice for Miners” campaign associated with the documentary film, Dying for Gold. 

To apply kindly sent your CV to recruitment@sarwatch.org with the subject line clearly stating “Campaign Producer”. 

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

For more information on SARWatch visit www.sarwatch.org

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

The film is about the impact of gold mining in Southern Africa with a focus on mining families who have been affected by silicosis and tuberculosis (TB). The film comes in the wake of an out-of-court settlement reached between ex-miners and South Africa’s six largest gold producers (see https://www.silicosissettlement.co.za/ ). 

Location: 
Johannesburg

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