Vacancies

POSITIONS VACANT 

 

Executive Director: Operations

Afrika Burns Creative Projects (AfrikaBurn) was created in 2007 as a Non-Profit Organisation, with the intention that it would serve as a vehicle for the co-ordination of a South African Burning Man regional event. Our operational demands have expanded to such an extent that we are now in a position where we need to appoint an Executive Director Operations (EDO). We are looking for an experienced individual to organise and oversee the daily operations of our organisation.

He/she will with his/her excellent leadership and management, need to discover the most efficient ways to run our organisation in line with strategic direction set by the Members and the Board of Directors. The EDO holds oversight of governance, financial management, event production, compliance (Legal, statutory, secretarial and HR), IT and Risk Management. The Executive Directors of AfrikaBurn will drive the organisational philosophy. In line with AfrikaBurn ethos this is a position of servant leadership.

This is a paid position.

Applicants need to submit a short 2-page CV and a letter of motivation, as well as the results of the VIA character survey – available here – by email to [email protected] before the closing date at midnight, 26 January 2020.

For the full job description, please see this document.

AfrikaBurn reserves the right not to make this appointment.

  

Executive Director: Development

Afrika Burns Creative Projects (AfrikaBurn) was created in 2007 as a Non-Profit Organisation, with the intention that it would serve as a vehicle for the co-ordination of a South African Burning Man regional event. The organisation has grown and expanded to such an extent that we require the leadership of an Executive Director Development (EDD) to assist with strategic organisational development initiatives. We are looking for an experienced individual to fill and contribute in this role.

The EDD is responsible for the leadership and management of the organisation in line with strategic direction set by the Members and the Board of Directors. The EDD holds oversight of Development and Outreach, Creative, Communications and HR Strategy. The Executive Directors of AfrikaBurn will drive the organisational philosophy. In line with AfrikaBurn ethos this is a position of servant leadership.

This is a paid position.

Applicants need to submit a short 2-page CV and a letter of motivation, as well as the results of the VIA character survey – available here – by email to [email protected] before the closing date at midnight, 26 January 2020.

For the full job description, please see this document.

AfrikaBurn reserves the right not to make this appointment.
 


 

We don’t have any other positions available at this point –  but in the meantime, if you’d like to find out more about volunteering (which is a fantastic way to get a first-hand understanding of how our various portfolios work) and the kind of skills that we’re always on the hunt for – head over to the Volunteer page and fill out the form.

And, if there’s a chance that you know nothing about our event or culture (how’d that happen?) but would like to know more, a good place to start would be here.

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