Job Opportunity

Posted: June 5, 2009 in Jobs
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FTH:K is looking for an Operations Manager to fill a 2-year, full-time contract with long-term possibilities. Employment to start 27th July 2009, including a 1-week orientation period.

Salary scale: R8000 – R10 000, depending on capability.

Job Summary

  • Provide support to the Company Manager in the execution of her duties and personal requirements
  • Provide secretarial and administrative support to the Artistic Director (when required)

Reporting Relationships

  • Report to the Company Manager
  • Work closely with the Artistic Director, Management and staff

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Complete administrative and operational coordination of office, including:
  1. travel/touring arrangements (inclusive of all activities from transport bookings through to itinerary)
  2. managing calls and messaging (ensure that all messages are responded to)
  3. scheduling appointments
  4. organising and co-ordination of diaries
  5. systematic and accessible filing and storage of information
  6. minute-taking, agenda-preparation and typing
  • Micromanagement of functions, meetings and special projects (inclusive of all logistics, organisation and management of special needs)
  • Effective contact point for all collaborators, clients, contacts, staff members, Board members and general public
  • Research and sourcing of information when requested
  • Basic daily financial control
  • Professional and timeous management of all delegated tasks


  • Reliability and consistency
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Bilingual (English/Afrikaans/isiXhosa with preference)
  • Strong computer literacy: MS Word, Excel, Internet, Email
  • Discretion with sensitive material
  • Grade 12 or relevant administrative qualification
  • Task-orientation and self-motivation
  • Experience in writing proposals
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Detail-orientated work ethic

Special Requirements

  • Drivers License and vehicle
  • Fundraising experience (advantageous)

Please send a short motivation with an updated CV (including the details for at least two references) to or 142 Lower Main Road, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925.

Contact Tanya at 021 – 448 2838 for more information.

  1. Monica Mqakayi says:

    Afternoon Tanya

    Thank you for informing me about this “post” and I will be applying. I think that FTHK has grown tremendously and keep it up. I am really proud

  2. Paul Muspratt-Williams says:

    Hi Tanya

    Is there still time to put in aan application

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