IFAA Project Assistant

IFAA seeks to appoint a Project Assistant. The intern will be expected to work 3 days a week, usually from the IFAA offices in Community House in Salt River, but from home (online) during Covid-19 related Lockdowns.


  • Comfortable with using digital media platforms especially Twitter and Facebook
  • Undergraduate degree in politics, sociology, economics or related social sciences. Postgraduate study highly advantageous.
  • Interest in current affairs
  • Highly organized, flexible and self-motivated
  • Able to use basic features of WordPress (desirable)
  • Involvement in student societies and or student governance (desirable)

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Conceptualise, organise and publicise IFAA forums
  • Manage and modernize the IFAA and New Agenda social media presence
  • Update the IFAA website with new articles and events
  • Grow the IFAA forum student network
  • Contribute to and help manage the IFAA student website, The Progressive Corner
  • Help out with other administrative tasks where needed
  • Provide support to the editor of New Agenda

Weekly Task Checklist

  • Schedule and share posts on IFAA, New Agenda and TPC social media so that there is a daily activity
  • Identify potential student writers for TPC and the student section of New Agenda
  • Organise at least 2 forums a month
  • Write at least 2 articles/explainers a month for TPC
  • Build links with AIDC and Tshisimani and other potential partner organisations.

Salary will be R3000,00 Pm on a month to  month basis.  3 days per week. Start date 1 October 2020.

Email CV and covering letter to Shamielah Booley  admin@ifaaza.org

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