DASO (Democratic Alliance Student Organisation) – Ref: LIMP-CO-010
Modjadji – Ref: LIMP-CO-011

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The Democratic Alliance seeks confident, energetic and strategic individuals in Limpopo. The
successful candidates will be key members of the DA’s Provincial Operational Team and will
report directly to the Provincial Field Operations Manager with an indirect reporting line to the
Provincial Managing Director.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing and assuming responsibility for the design and development of ward profiles
    for the wards in their identified areas;
  • Effectively coordinating, guiding and managing all political activities and ensuring that
    they are operationally executed in accordance with a pre-designed programme of action;
  • Working alongside the Provincial Field Operations Manager to identify issues that affect
    voters and designing campaigns to address these issues;
  • Implementing the most effective methods of communicating with voters with a view of
    establishing permanent presence in all identified areas and building relationships of trust
    with new voters;
  • Establishing and sustaining political activity designed to create a permanent and positive
    presence in the identified areas;
  • Promoting the brand of the DA and establishing the DA as a viable political choice in the
    identified area;
  • Effectively implementing and coordinating all Party campaigns in the identified areas;
  • Establishing and coordinating Party volunteer and activist programmes in the identified
    areas and ensuring that branches are fully operational entities within the Party;
  • Overseeing campaigns, including by-elections as designated;
  • Overall, maximising the DA’s share of the vote in the identified area

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • A commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the DA
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working
    relationships within the Party
  • The preferred candidate must be completely outcomes orientated and not simply task
  • Ability to build trust and relationships within a community
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Proven record of initiative, problem solving, and the ability to recognize and implement
    improvements to systems
  • The ability to apply sound political judgment and the ability to identify key issues relevant
    to communities
  • Experience in project and financial management preferable
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedule
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours
  • Applicants MUST be in possession of a valid driver’s licence and have access to
    an insured vehicle for daily use

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your
application form, comprehensive CV, 1 page cover letter motivating why you
wish to be employed by the Democratic Alliance and a certified copy of your driver’s
licence to Corlia Pretorius, Democratic Alliance, Federal Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape
Town, 8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431, Fax No: 086 461 5105 or e-mail:

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.
Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your
application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any

Closing Date: 08 February 2017


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