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Applications Open For The Brenthurst Foundation's Machel Mandela Fellowship

Applications Open For The Brenthurst Foundation’s Machel Mandela Fellowship

We’re looking for new applications for the Machel Mandela Fellowship Programme, named in honour of former South Africa President Nelson Mandela and his wife Graca Machel. The Fellowship programme aims to be the most prestigious of its kind in Africa.

The fellowship will be available full-time for a minimum of six months. The fellow may be from Africa or abroad and will be based at the Brenthurst Foundation’s headquarters in Parktown, Johannesburg.

Details:

  • The fellowship will be available full-time for a minimum of six months and the selected candidate will be
    expected to take up the appointment in April 2018. The fellow may be from Africa or abroad and will be
    based at the Brenthurst Foundation’s headquarters in Parktown, Johannesburg. Fellows will work directly
    with and assist the Foundation’s staff on a range of projects and activities, some of which will require
    foreign travel.
  • An all-inclusive stipend per month and accommodation (subject to Foundation policy) will be provided.
    Other work–related expenses may also be covered subject to agreement with the Foundation.

Requirements:

 Under 30 years of age
 An Undergraduate or Masters level degree
 Excellent spoken and written English. African and other languages an asset
 Excellent communication skills
 Enthusiastic and reliable, a self-starter who requires minimal oversight and management
 Able to balance deadlines and attention to detail
 Fluency in all basic IT skills
 Copy-editing and proof-reading skills an asset
 A passion for Africa and a keen interest in new thinking and strategies to strengthen Africa’s
economic performance
 Broad knowledge of African politics and economics
 Familiarity with the work of the Brenthurst Foundation (please consult the website :
www.thebrenthurstfoundtion.org)

 

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