Friday, May 28, 2010


EMPLOYMENT: 2 Vacancies at PLAAS: 1) Senior Researcher; 2) Information & Communication Officer

The Institute for Poverty, Land, and Agrarian Studies (South Africa) is accepting applications for 2 positions.

Senior Researcher. PLAAS has received funding towards a three-year regional research programme. The research will focus on:

Applications are invited for this position on an initial one-year contract, which is likely to be renewed. The successful applicant will undertake field research, and will also assist with project co-ordination and management.

Information & Communication Officer. This is a one-year contract post which is likely to be renewed. The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for systems and strategies for effective communication, dissemination and information management at PLAAS. This will include the production and dissemination of publications, the effective management of the organisation’s web presence, and co-designing and implementing effective strategies for branding, publicity and public relations. The candidate will also have responsibility for the effective management of common internal information resources of PLAAS, including a CRM and an organisational knowledge base.

More information on both positions.

Deadline: June 11, 2010

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