VACANCY AT WESSA – BRYANSTON

2.5 YEAR GROEN SEBENZA INTERNSHIP – ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONAL The primary function of this exciting position is to work closely with the CEO on critical executive and management tasks including research work, stakeholder engagement, marketing and general business management.

VACANCY AT WESSA – BRYANSTON

2.5 YEAR GROEN SEBENZA INTERNSHIP – ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONAL The primary function of this exciting position is to work closely with the CEO on critical executive and management tasks including research work, stakeholder engagement, marketing and general business management.

The Groen Sebenza Jobs Fund Partnership Project is a major skills development and job creation pilot programme that is aimed at developing priority skills in the biodiversity sector and to create sustainable job opportunities for unemployed youth. WESSA is one of 38 environmental or biodiversity organisations, from all tiers of government, NGO and private sectors, who have joined Green Matter and SANBI to help implement the Groen Sebenza project. WESSA is currently recruiting for an Environmental Professional for a 2.5 year internship to be based at the Head Office in Bryanston.

Key Performance Areas include:
1. Conducting research for WESSA pertaining to special projects
2. Assisting in the development of funding proposals
3. Assisting the CEO with driving marketing and membership at a National level
4. Assisting the CEO with selected Income Streams development and research
5. Assisting the CEO with executive presentations as required

Minimum requirements:
• BSc Hons Environmental Management or higher
• Drivers licence, own car is preferable.
• Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
• Excellent social media knowledge and skills
• A genuine commitment to conservation and the environment
• A PDI candidate aged between 18 – 35, as per the contractual requirements of the funder.

Please forward your application to:
Sarah Alcock, Human Resources Manager, via email to: sarah@wessa.co.za

Please write a short description of your career plans to get to this ideal, and what your ideal career in the environmental sector is. Please also write a short motivation for placement – Why do you think you are ideal for this placement opportunity? Max half a page.

Closing date of applications: 6th January 2014

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