We are Hiring!

GSDPP is currently seeking to appoint a Fundraising Support Assistant - T1 conditions (PC 8). We are looking for a highly organised person to be responsible for supporting the school Director, Alan Hirsch, with fundraising and donor relations.

S/he will be tasked with coordinating the Director’s engagements, preparing documents and presentations, drafting reports, undertaking specific research as required to feed into proposal development, and tracking progress of proposals. The responsibilities of the position include filing and managing proposal and project documents, scheduling meetings and attending them where appropriate, taking and circulating notes of meetings, and ensuring that all relevant people are kept informed.

The Fundraising Support Assistant should have the following attributes:


  • A suitable undergraduate degree
  • Excellent writing and editing skills in English
  • A reasonable level of confidence with budgets and finances
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Energy and tact
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to produce under pressure

The position is offered as a half-day contract - flexitime by arrangement - for a six-month initial period, which may be renewed. Postgraduate students are encouraged to apply, but the position is not restricted to people currently studying. The half time salary is R11, 756 per month.

Apply by email to Include your CV and a covering letter indicating why you believe you are suitable for the position.

Closing date Monday 14 August 2017