HOPE Cape Town Trust Office Administrator (2012) HOPE Cape Town Trust, a local non-profit organisation providing together with the HOPE Cape Town Association outreach and education on HIV and AIDS in the Western Cape Province, seeks to appoint an Office administrator to oversee the day-to-day operations of the trust and to assist the Executive Committee and the Chair. The responsibilities of the position are broad, challenging and includes correspondence, research, drafting of proposals, management of financial accounts, organizing and recording meetings, organising travel arrangements, intake and acknowledgement of donations, finalizing visits, collating and disseminating information and program liaison to trustees, advisory board and the HOPE Cape Town Association staff as well the HOPE Kapstadt Stiftung (Germany). The Office Administrator supports and reports to the Chairpersons of HOPE Cape Town Trust. The successful applicant thrives in a creative and committed environment, enjoys and inspires people, has superior judgment, the ability to work independently and transparently, a great sense of humour and a deep interest in social development and health issues.
Office Administrator: Qualifications and Skills
• Education: Post-secondary (or equivalent extensive experience and training) • Bookkeeping and/or accounting training, numeracy skills and attention to detail
• Community Service background and fundraising experience
• Excellent interpersonal skills, diplomatic and discrete; at ease with people of different social and economic backgrounds
• Superior Communication Skills, able to conduct independent research, draft correspondence, prepare funding proposals and reports
• Team player skills and the ability to work independently
• Demonstrated ability to multitask and organize, take initiative and delegate
• Advanced computer skills including software programs (Microsoft Office Suite) and spreadsheets
• Fluency in English (read, write and speak) &Afrikaans is desirable; German would be a plus
• Drivers licence, independent transport, no criminal record
• Work permit (if not SA resident)
• Successful completion of UNISA HIV and AIDS Counselling Course (training provided by HOPE Cape Town)
Applications should include a covering letter speaking to each of the identified qualifications and skills, a current CV and a minimum of two references. Complete applications may be forwarded by email to email@example.com or by mail to HOPE Cape Town Trust Attn. Stefan Hippler P.O. Box 15113, Vlaeberg 8018 South Africa.