Right2Know: Deputy National Coordinator
January 9, 2019


The Right2Know Campaign (R2K) is looking for an experienced Deputy National Coordinator support efficient and effective campaigning efforts and ensure R2K continues to grow as a vibrant democratic Campaign.

This is an opportunity to work with committed activists around the country to support popular campaigns that have a real impact on the challenges facing South Africa at this critical period in our democracy.

Job Title: Deputy National Coordinator
Job Location: Cape Town


  • Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization’s programmatic work;
  • Work with R2K staff and leaders to maintain effective participatory decision-making processes characterized by transparency and accountability to ensure R2K is a vibrant democratic activist Campaign;
  • Oversee the development of Campaign leadership;
  • Support the Campaign to take steps to combat patriarchy, racism and other discrimination and promote equality;
  • Review and maintain R2K’s information management and communications to ensure the Campaign’s work is well communicated and documented;
  • Ensure effective popular education and campaigning materials are developed and used effectively.
  • Develop, maintain, and review R2K’s relevant operational policies and procedures;
  • Prepare funding proposals/reports and cultivate relationships with donors;
  • Manage the Campaign’s advocacy staff.


  • Minimum 3 years proven experience in a comparable position in the non-profit field;
  • A relevant tertiary qualification;
  • Experience working in democratic activists spaces and commitment to the democratic principles of the R2K Campaign;
  • Knowledge of non-profit governance and general management best practice;
  • Experience in developing and evaluating strategic and operational plans;
  • Understand performance management principles and maintain good working relationships with staff and volunteer activists in flexible team environments;
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills essential, with multilingualism being an advantage;
  • Ability to self-manage and multi-task, pay attention to detail, planning, organising and time management;
  • Strong computer skills essential (word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail and Internet);
  • A  driver’s licence would be an advantage.

The Right2Know is offering the opportunity to have a real impact on the challenges facing South Africa from within a dynamic environment and supportive team.

The successful candidate will be based at our National Office in Salt River, Cape Town.

To apply please  upload a CV with contactable references and a cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements listed above using this form:

Applications close at 12h00 on Thursday 10 January 2019. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. R2K reserves the right not to make an appointment.

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