Opportunity closing date: 

Friday, 9 July, 2021

Opportunity type: 


Job summary:

  • To develop and manage the anti-racism programme of the AKF.
  • To provide support to the Anti-racism network of South Africa.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage the anti-racism strategies and programmes of the AKF
  • Provide support to the Anti- racism Network of South Africa
  • Develop and lead anti-racism campaigns
  • Development of anti- racism information and training materials;
  • Manage the anti-racism reporting app;
  • Establish and manage relationships with donors for anti-racism work
  • Initiate and manage anti-racism research and dialogue programmes;
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with institutions and organisations focused on anti-racism work;
  • Keeping abreast of anti- racism work and outputs from institutions and organisations nationally and globally;
  • Represent the AKF at meetings and events related to anti-racism;
  • Work closely with all other programmes in the AKF, to mutually reinforce their work and the anti-racism programme.
  • Raise funding for the anti-racism programme.

Skills and knowledge required:

  • Knowledge of racism, anti-racism and non-racialism;
  • Good administrative, analytical, writing, facilitation and presentation skills
  • Understanding of the legislative and policy environment relevant to
  • anti-racism work in South Africa;
  • Experience in anti-racism work.
  • Ability to lead projects and programmes
  • Ability to write fundraising proposals
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • A valid driver’s licence

Qualifications required:

  • The applicant must have, as a minimum, a bachelor’s degree. This must preferably be in the social sciences area.

Salary Range: R240 – R360 000 per annum (all inclusive salary)
Place of work: Please note our offices are located in Lenasia, South of Johannesburg.

Closing date for applications: 9th July (before 5pm) Applications and CV’s must be emailed to: cvsakf@gmail.com
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be communicated with after the closing date.



General enquiries:
Tel: +27 (0)11 854 0082
Fax: +27 (0)11 852 8786

Media enquiries:
Tel: +27 (0)78 547 4981

Youth enquiries:


Signet Terrace Office Park,
Block B, Suite 2
19 Guinea-Fowl Street
Lenasia, Gauteng, 1827
South Africa

P.O. Box 10621
Lenasia, Gauteng, 1820
South Africa


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of deepening non-racialism,
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