Western Cape

RECEPTIONIST

Level: Entry level position

Position: This is a fixed term contract position reporting to the Officer Manager.

Location: Khayelitsha, Western Cape

The Receptionist is the face and first point of contact for staff and visitors at national office, which is home to the General Secretary’s Office, Operations, Finance & Fundraising, Research, Communications, and Western Cape teams. He/she will have a good knowledge of the different departments and the work the departments are engaged in. The Receptionist will work under the supervision of the Office Manager and assist in the planning and coordination of provincial and national activities.

Key responsibilities: Operate reception by creating a welcoming environment for members and visitors; greet visitors in person and on the phone; direct calls; answer and refer queries appropriately; maintain security of the office space by keeping an up to date visitors log; assist with general office administration.

Qualifications, skills and competencies: Must be in possession of a matric certificate, Secretarial certification will be highly advantageous; highly organised and systems oriented; good communication skills, verbal and written; administration experience; client orientated; flexibility with a constantly changing environment. Successful candidate will be interested and engaged in issues of social justice.

Application process:

Each application should include a CV and a letter of motivation. You should motivate specifically for the position you are applying for, and also detail your interest and suitability to work at EE. Generic letters are strongly advised against. Please also include two contactable references.

Applications must be sent to hr@equaleducation.org.za

Closing date: 28 April 2019 at midnight

Carla GoldsteinWestern Cape