Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:55
The Executive Officer will render a Capacity Building service to the WGSA. The capacity building strategy is based on the WGSAs current Business Implementation Framework. The Executive Officer reports to the WGSA Secretariat (Chairperson, Treasurer, Head of PDP and Head of Communications). The Office Administrator reports to the Executive Officer.
Fundraising: Identify potential funders and prepare fundraising proposals
Organise the Annual General Meeting
Bookkeeping (with support from the Treasurer)
Implement the Professional Development Program (with support from the Head of PDP)
Implement the Communications Programme (with support from the Head of Communications)
Organise the WGSA Muse Awards and lead the Muse Awards sub-committee. Responsibilities include fundraising, prizes, speakers, entertainment, venue, all logistics of finalists travel etc.
Maintain relations with all stakeholders (NFVF, SASFED, DTI etc.)
Re-establish relationships with stakeholders .i.e. SASFED, SABC, NFVF, DTI etc.
Assist in re-branding of WGSA
Other Areas Of Responsibility:
Amend and update the Constitution and uphold it with regards to the WGSAs procedures and processes where necessary
Maintain and update the procedure manuals in consultation
Update and maintain all financials
Submit financial trial balance to auditors for finalisation of financial statements
Prepare budget forecasts
Submit annual tax returns
Oversee maintenance of asset registers
Handle all procurement, in consultation with the secretariat
Facilitate legal services (with support from Head of Legal)
Re-establish the WGSA Collection Agency
International Relations: International Speaker, DTI Markets, NFVF Markets, International Judges for Muse Awards etc.
Liaise with the International Affiliation of Writers Guilds (IAWG) and maintain the WGSAs full membership
Manage all procedures and logistics for International market attendance
Social Media/Marketing: Liaise with Social Media Manager when necessary
Liaise with Newsletter Editor when necessary
Liaise with website content creator when necessary
Report back at monthly council meetings
Work closely with the Chairperson on relevant issues
Facilitate annual handover to (50%) new council
Education & Experience:
Min. 10 years experience
Preferred: Degree or higher
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Computer literate: working knowledge of email, scheduling, spreadsheets and presentation software etc.
Professional proposal writing skills
Ability to build and maintain relations with various stakeholders
Knowledge of policies pertaining to the rights of performance writers
Natural born leader
Excellent communication skills
Ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds
Keen interest in the performance writing sector
Meticulous work ethic
Ability to maintain staff confidentiality
The executive officer will work from home and from the WGSA head office; it is situated at No 34, 7th Avenue, Linden, Johannesburg. The executive officer will occasionally be required to leave the office in order to attend meetings or conduct business in other parts of Johannesburg.
R14 000 - R16 000 per month
09h00 to 16h00
3 days a week (excludes public holidays)
To be discussed.