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CMT Board

CMT’s Board of Directors is comprised of respected, seasoned advisers with a wealth of experience. They represent key areas of expertise such as health, finance and media production.

CMT is governed by its Board of Directors comprising of:

 

Funeka Bango

Dr Funeka Bango is a medical doctor with extensive experience in primary health care.  She was the Managing Director of Aid for AIDS, a managed care HIV programme.  Dr Bango is passionate about equity in access to healthcare with a particular focus on infectious diseases.  In 2012, she was recognized as one of the top 200 young South Africans for her contribution towards the fight against HIV. Dr Bango is currently working towards a PhD in Health economics.

 

Lucilla Blankenberg

Lucilla is the Co-Director of Community Media Trust.  She joined the organisation in 2001 as a transcriber and worked her way to her current role.  She is the series director of CMT’s flagship television series, Siyayinqoba and produces and directs most of CMT’s media, including two drama series for SABC1.  She has worked as an editor and producer on several documentaries and directed her own films such as A Country For My Daughter.  Her films have been screened on the SABC, BBC and at numerous festivals in South Africa and internationally.

 

 

 

Deena Bosch

Deena has been appointed Project Manager at Black Sash in August 2014 and has previously worked as a senior staff member at the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC).  Deena has also served as a Director of Ditikeni Investment Company Limited since February 2013.  She is representing the firm on the Board of HWB Communications and serves as a Member of the Board of Social Change Assistance.

 

 

 

 

Allen Carelse

Allen is a Chartered Accountant (SA) who has 18 years’ experience in a broad range of finance functions.  He has held senior financial roles at multi-national giants Philip Morris International and SAB Miller.  He is also a passionate entrepreneur and is involved in a number of business ventures including being a partner in an accounting practice offering outsourced accounting services to businesses of all sizes as well as non-profit organisations.

 

 

Dikeledi Mosime

Dikeledi is an experienced businesswoman and entrepreneur who runs her own company.  She has a degree in Economics and Political Science, and a MBA.  Dikeledi is passionate about inspirational leadership and teaching self-development.  She is the founder of Green Coaching Networks, a not-for-profit organization focusing on coaching and teaching life skills to graduates who are new to the corporate world.  She sees this as the opportunity to reinvest in society.

 

 

 

Nisha Naidoo

Nisha has more than 20 years’ experience in the local and international film and television industries.  Nisha has a MBA Degree from Manchester Business School in the UK, with a specialisation in the Business of Entertainment from the School of Cinematic Arts and Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, where she studied film financing, distribution, marketing, new technologies and agenting with Hollywood studio and industry professionals. She also has a Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Film and Video Production from York University in Toronto, Canada.

 

Anine Pheiffer

Anine is a Chartered Accountant and has 10 years of Petroleum industry experience. Although her core technical competence is focused on Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Taxation and Auditing/Compliance, she has worked across various departments throughout the fuels value chain and now holds the position of General Manager Sales and Marketing Support at Chevron South Africa.

Management

CMT is managed by its two Co-Directors – Lucilla Blankenberg and Debbie Van Zyl.

Lucilla BlankenbergLucilla Blankenberg: Lucilla received her BA in Communications in 1999 from UNISA and has been working at CMT since 2001. She was appointed Director in 2012. She is the director of the award-winning A Country for My Daughter and has developed and worked on multiple health educational media campaigns about HIV and AIDS, TB, gender based violence, NCD, MMC, breastfeeding and teenage pregnancy. She is the Co-Director of Amaza, a drama series aired on SABC 1 in 2014 and of JAB, a drama series filmed in 2015.

Debbie van Zyl: Debbie holds a Master of Public Health and a Bachelor of Science. She joined CMT in 2008, contributing her epidemiological and public health skills to the media and campaigns developed and implemented by Community Media Trust. Debbie heads up CMT’s Outreach programmes and was appointed Co-Director of CMT in 2014.

Lucilla and Debbie are supported by:

  • Jane Dearman: Finance Manager
  • Carmelita Petersen: Human Resources Manager
  • Jonathan Cockburn: Outreach Programmes Manager
  • Linelle Smith: Media Programmes Manager
  • Laddie Bosch:  Post Production Manager
  • Shelley Scheepers:  Compliance Manager
  • Mercy Mupayayenda:  Prevention Manager
  • Deliwe Mankgane: M & E Manager
  • Lerato Maloka: KwaZulu-Natal Regional Coordinator
  • Thabisile Dlamini:  Gauteng Regional Coordinator
  • Zanenkosi Mpofu:  Eastern Cape Coordinator
  • Nandipha Mehlomakulu:  Ethekwini Coordinator
  • Emma Chikovore:  Migrant Girls Coordinator Ethekwini
  • Melissa Phera:  Campaign Manager
  • Richard Martincich:  IT System Administrator

Vacancies

Please download and complete this fillable PDF form when applying for all vacancies at Community Media Trust.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Referral Officer – Johannesburg, Braamfontein

 

Community Media Trust (CMT) is a South African NGO focusing on communication in the fields of basic human rights. CMT aims to empower individuals and communities, encouraging them to take part in managing and improving their own lives, promoting healthy and health-seeking behaviour and basic human rights. It does this through media and outreach programmes that provide scientific information in a format that is easy to understand.

An exciting opportunity exists for a qualified community referral officer to participate in a ground-breaking HIV prevention programme focusing on counselling and Testing (HTS) in the greater Gauteng area as CMT seeks to employ a community referral officer who will be responsible for strengthening linkages between facilitators and HIV Testing Services (HTS) as well as other health and social services.

Please visit our website to find out more about CMT – www.cmt.org.za

Key duties and responsibilities:
(may include but are not limited to)

  • Strengthen linkages between the multi-session facilitators and HIV Testing Services (HTS) as well as other health and social services.
  • Work to ensure that the referral loop is closed and that the referral is completed satisfactorily.
  • Work closely with DOH and other stakeholders to establish community-based structures that will create demand for HTS and for treatment, care and support
  • Coordinate activities with identified health facilities to ensure that clients referred from structured programmes are provided with the continuum of care within a health facility.
  • Report weekly to the coordinator on tracking and tracing of referrals and completing the referral registers.
  • Work closely with the M&E department to ensure that the data is collated, submitted and verified.
  • Comply with ad-hoc requests from your supervisor

To apply (via email sent to recruitment@cmt.org.za only):

  1. Click on http://www.cmt.org.za/about-us/vacancies where you need to fill in the HR005 CMT Employment Application Form completely, accurately and legibly;
  2. A motivational 1 page cover letter.
  3. Your current updated CV

Email all the above documents to: recruitment@cmt.org.za using the reference “ROGPELMA”, in the subject line of the email.

Do not send through an application without using the correct reference number and attaching all the requested documentation as your application will not be considered.

Applicants who have not been contacted by the 15 June 2018 may assume that they have not been successful in their application. Shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo a competency-based assessment and credit/ITC checks.

CMT reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.

Closing date: 08 June 2018

CMT reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.
Details
Province: Gauteng
City: Johannesburg
Type: Fixed Term June to December 2018
Job level: Junior
Benefits: Discovery Group Life Cover

Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent qualification
  • At least five years’ experience working in HIV programmes or a health facility
  • Valid code eight driver’s license
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, TB and other related health issues required
  • Intermediate level computer skills (MS Office)

Details
Province: Gauteng
City: Johannesburg
Job level: Junior
Benefits: Discovery Life Cover

Contact
Carmelita Petersen
Community Media Trust
recruitment@cmt.org.za

 

 

VMMC Communications Coordinator, Umhlanga, KZN

 

Community Media Trust (CMT), a national NGO that focuses on empowering individuals and communities to take part in managing and improving their health through media and outreach programmes is looking to recruit a committed, enthusiastic and socially-minded Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Communications Coordinator to work in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal.

For more about Community Media Trust, refer to www.cmt.org.za.

 

Applicants should enjoy working as part of a team and have initiative to engage partners and community members in VMMC Communications activations.

 

Responsibilities may include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Following through on leads generated from mass media. Making sure client is booked and then circumcised. This information is to be entered onto a spreadsheet
  • Assisting with follow up calls
  • Assisting with co-ordination and planning of focus group testing
  • Keeping track of weekly community activations, activities and events and covering these for use on social media
  • Informing mass media lead clients of any changes in schedules or services
  • Generating social media content from the field
  • Liaising with local media including newspaper and radio to generate organic press
  • Co-ordinating community events and engaging all relevant stakeholders
  • Engaging with other NGO’s CBO’s and stakeholders to include CMT campaign work
  • Ensuring accurate use of consistent branding and placement at events
  • Recording of all demand generation activities at community level

REMUNERATION:  R12,000.00 per month
TO APPLY:  Please use the reference “VMMC/CC-DBN062018” in the subject line of your emailed application to recruitment@cmt.org.za no later than the 15 June 2018.

 

Please attach the following:

  1. The completed CMT Employment Application Form found at http://www.cmt.org.za/about-us/vacancies
  2. 1(one) page motivational covering letter
  3. Your full CV with three recent referees with landline contact numbers

 

Only online applications with the completed Employment Application Form and using the reference “VMMC/CC-DBN062018” in the subject line of the email will be accepted.

 

Shortlisted candidates must be prepared to undergo competency testing and Credit/ITC checks.

 

It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by CMT.

Closing date: Friday, 15 June 2018

Due to the high volume of applications received on a daily basis, please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.  Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not received a response by Friday, 22 June 2018.

CMT reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in community development projects
  • VMMC knowledge
  • Social Media knowledge
  • Valid South African Identity Document
  • Valid South African Drivers Licence
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Be fluent in isiZulu and English

 

ADVANTAGEOUS

  • HIV and AIDS knowledge

DETAILS

Province:                    KwaZulu-Natal
Travel requirement:   Occasional
Job policy:                   Employment Equity position
City:                             Umhlanga
Job level:                     Junior
Benefits:                     Life cover
CONTACT
Community Media Trust
021 788 9163
recruitment@cmt.org.za

 

 

Community Mobilisers – Benoni, Ekurhuleni

 

Community Media Trust (CMT) is a South African NGO focusing on communication in the fields of basic human rights. CMT aims to empower individuals and communities, encouraging them to take part in managing and improving their own lives, promoting healthy and health seeking behaviour and basic human rights. It does this through media and outreach programmes that provide scientific information in a format that is easy to understand.

CMT seeks to employ 2 committed, enthusiastic and socially-minded community mobilisers (CMs) who would be based in Ekurhuleni and would be able to start on immediately.

For more about Community Media Trust, refer to www.cmt.org.za

The Community Mobilisers will be expected to network with potential support and partner organisations locally to plan and execute mobilisation activities, such as open day and door-to-door events that will inform and educate communities while assisting to improve the demand for health services related to HIV prevention.

CMs will report to the Ekurhuleni Project Manager. This post requires provincial travel and the availability to work some weekends to fulfill the project goals.

To apply (via email sent to recruitment@cmt.org.za only):

  1. Click on http://www.cmt.org.za/about-us/vacancies  where you need to fill in the HR005 CMT Employment Application Form completely, accurately and legibly;
  2. A motivational 1 page cover letter.
  3. Your current updated CV

Email all the above documents to: recruitment@cmt.org.za using the reference #CMBEN_062018”, in the subject line of the email.

DO NOT email an application without using the correct reference number and attaching all the requested documentation, as your application will not be considered.

Shortlisted candidates must be prepared to undergo competency testing and credit/ITC checks.

It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by CMT.

Closing date: 23 June 2018

Due to the high volume of applications received on a daily basis, please note that correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not received a response by 30 June 2018.

CMT reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.

 

Requirements

  • Proven experience in community work/community events
  • Ability to engage with a number of different stakeholders
  • Ability to organise events and activations
  • Valid South African identity document
  • Valid drivers licence an advantage

 Personal skills/attributes

  • Punctuality
  • Strong team player with exceptional people skills, broad-minded and able to manage a varied and multicultural environment

 

Details

Province: Gauteng
City: Benoni
Job level: Junior
Benefits: Discovery Life Cover

Contact
Carmelita Petersen
Community Media Trust
recruitment@cmt.org.za

Facilitators – Benoni, Orange Farm

 

Community Media Trust (CMT) is a South African NGO focusing on communication in the fields of basic human rights. CMT aims to empower individuals and communities, encouraging them to take part in managing and improving their own lives, promoting healthy and health seeking behaviour and basic human rights. It does this through media and outreach programmes that provide scientific information in a format that is easy to understand.

CMT seeks to employ 3 (three) suitably qualified/experienced facilitators. We are looking for facilitators with a minimum of 2 (two) years’ facilitation experience and a traceable track record.

Please visit our website to find out more about CMT – www.cmt.org.za

  1. Ekurhuleni     x 2 (two) Facilitators (Stepping stones training an advantage) referenceBENFAC_062018
  2. Orange Farm x 1 (one) Facilitator1 (Stepping stones training an advantage) referenceOFFAC_062018

Key duties and responsibilities: (may include but are not limited to)

  • Facilitate and participate in the training sessions
  • Facilitating the activities in the facilitator manual
  • Managing discussions on sensitive topics in an inclusive manner
  • Collecting and monitoring data as needed
  • Referring participants to appropriate services as needed
  • Attend regular project and stakeholder meetings
  • Comply with ad-hoc requests from your supervisor

To apply (via email sent to recruitment@cmt.org.za only):

  1. Click on http://www.cmt.org.za/about-us/vacancies where you need to fill in the HR005 CMT Employment Application Form completely, accurately and legibly;
  2. A motivational 1 page cover letter.
  3. Your current updated CV

Email all the above documents to: recruitment@cmt.org.za using one of the references quoted above in the subject line.

DO NOT send through an application without using the correct reference number (as quoted above) which indicates the office you are applying to work at and attaching all the requested documentation, as your application will not be considered.

Applicants who have not been contacted by the 30 June 2018 may assume that they have not been successful in their application. Shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo a competency-based assessment and credit/ITC checks.

Closing date: 23 June 2018

CMT reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.

Requirements

  • Post-secondary certificate or diploma in a related field
  • Prior experience in facilitating groups of adults
  • Prior experience in HIV and/or community work
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to work independently as well as within a project team environment
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • Training and facilitation experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and facilitation skills
  • Valid code 8 driver’s license
  • Intermediate level computer skills (MS Office).

Advantageous

  • Experience in Stepping Stones Facilitation an advantage.
  • Accreditation as a facilitator/assessor or moderator

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Punctuality, discretion, tact and diplomacy (essential to maintain complete confidentiality of information)
  • Strong team player with exceptional people skills, broad-minded and able to manage a varied and multicultural environment

Details

Province: Gauteng
City: Benoni and Orange Farm
Job level: Junior
Benefits: Discovery Life Cover

Contact
Carmelita Petersen
Community Media Trust
recruitment@cmt.org.za

 

VMMC Communications Analyst – Rondebosch, Cape Town

 

Community Media Trust (CMT), a national NGO that focuses on empowering individuals and communities to take part in managing and improving their health through media and outreach programmes is looking to recruit a committed, proactive and socially-minded Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Communications Analyst to work in Rondebosch, Cape Town.

For more about Community Media Trust, refer to www.cmt.org.za.

Applicants should enjoy working as part of a team and have initiative to engage partners and community members in VMMC Communications activations.

Responsibilities may include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Develop and oversee monitoring systems to track success of communications programme implementation
  • Design research and evaluation efforts to assess the impact of VMMC Communications Campaigns
  • Develop, monitor and update an activity tracker and ensure the implementation thereof
  • Conduct and oversee daily analysis and tracking of communication activities and ensure data collection systems are in place and functional
  • Ensure accurate recording and management of collected data
  • Prepare and present Communications Analysis and narrative reports
  • Manage a team of VMMC Communications Coordinators
  • Engage with other NGO’s, partners and stakeholders

REMUNERATION: R40,000.00 per month

TO APPLY: Please use the reference “VMMC/CMEM-CPT062018” in the subject line of your emailed application to recruitment@cmt.org.za no later than the 18 June 2018, noting that the application deadline will be rolling, with goal to fill the position ASAP.

 Please attach the following:

  1. The completed CMT Employment Application Form found at http://www.cmt.org.za/about-us/vacancies
  2. 1(one) page motivational covering letter
  3. Your full CV with three recent referees with landline contact numbers

Only online applications with the completed Employment Application Form and using the reference “VMMC/CMEM-CPT062018” in the subject line of the email will be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates must be prepared to undergo competency testing and Credit/ITC checks.

It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by CMT.

Closing date: Application deadline will be rolling, with goal to fill the position ASAP.

Due to the high volume of applications received on a daily basis, please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not received a response by Friday, 22 June 2018.

CMT reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.

 

Requirements

  • At least 5 years of professional experience in the field of VMMC project management experience and / or social and behaviour change communication and / or Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative monitoring methodologies
  • Proven ability to design monitoring tools to capture reach and impact of communication programmes
  • Extensive knowledge of Social Behaviour Change Communication
  • Excellent computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet programmes and data base management
  • Social Media knowledge
  • Valid South African Identity Document
  • Valid South African Drivers Licence
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Willing to travel

Advantageous

  • Communications Degree
  • High level proficiency in Excel
  • VMMC knowledge and HIV & AIDS knowledge
  • M & E Experience

Details

Province:                     Western Cape
Education level:           Degree
Travel requirement:      Occasional
Job policy:                   Employment Equity position
City:                             Cape Town
Job level:                     Management Jnr-Mid
Benefits:                       Discovery Life Cover

Contact
Linelle Smith
Community Media Trust
recruitment@cmt.org.za