Project Assistant required at IFAA

IFAA Project Assistant

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


  • Strong skills with using digital media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp and Cloud platforms.
  • Undergraduate degree in politics, sociology, economics or related social sciences would be highly advantageous. Post-graduates are also welcome.
  • Interest in current affairs
  • Highly organized, flexible, self-motivated and energetic
  • Ability to post, edit and publish on a WordPress site (desirable)
  • Involvement in student societies, student governance and/or civic  organizations (desirable)

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Assist with conceptualization, organization and publicity of IFAA forums
  • Maintain 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

Weekly Task Checklist

  • Schedule and share posts on IFAA, New Agenda and TPC social media on a daily basis.
  • Identify potential student writers for TPC and the student section of New Agenda
  • Assist the Coordinator with organizing IFAA forums.
  • Build links with other potential partner organizations.

Salary will be R4000, 00pm on a month-to -month basis.  This job is also quite suitable for an undergraduate or post-graduate student who needs an internship. Start date is as soon as possible.

Email CV and covering letter to Ms. Shamielah Booley

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