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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
  • Deliwe Mankgane: M & E Manager
  • Lerato Maloka: KwaZulu-Natal Regional Coordinator
  • Thabisile Dlamini:  Gauteng Regional Coordinator
  • Nandipha Mehlomakulu:  Ethekwini Coordinator
  • Emma Chikovore:  Migrant Girls Coordinator Ethekwini
  • Melissa Phera:  Campaign Manager

Vacancies

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Community Liaison Officer DBN – R7500 per month

 

Community Media Trust (CMT) is a not-for-profit organisation that has produced HIV/Aids and related public health education material and implemented community level programmes since 1998.

CMT seeks to employ for a Fixed Period (till the end of September 2019) a suitably qualified/experienced Community Liaison Officer (CLO) to work on the Community-based Adherence Club project.

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

  • Attend the relevant community meetings and structures in order to ensure that the community is kept abreast of activities
  • Work closely with the project coordinator and the team to fulfil the project goals
  • Represent CMT at local structures or ensure that someone does
  • Host, organise and attend meetings with stakeholders
  • Supporting facilitators during sessions
  • Promote Adherence Club to support recruitment of stable patients at community level
  • Assist in finding venues for community based adherence clubs.

To apply:

Please use the reference “CLODBN#042019” in the subject line of your emailed application to recruitment@cmt.org.za and also attach the following:

  1. The completed CMT Employment Application Form found at http://www.cmt.org.za/about-us/vacancies (which lists three most recent work references with email addresses)
  2. One-page covering letter
  3. Your full CV

Only online applications with the completed Employment application form and using the reference CLODBN#042019 in the subject line of the email will be accepted.

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

Closing date: 23 April 2019

Due to the high volume of applications received on a daily basis, please note that correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Applicants who have not been contacted by the 26 April 2019 may assume that they have not been successful in their application.

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

 

Requirements

  • Matric (or equivalent) + a certificate in the field HIV/Aids, or any related fields required
  • Minimum one year of work experience engaging with communities is essential
  • An understanding of local culture
  • Valid code eight drivers licence
  • Training on HIV/AIDS, TB and STIs
  • Knowledge of Adherence Clubs

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

 


Adherence Club Facilitators DBN – R7500 per month

 

Community Media Trust (CMT) is a not-for-profit organisation that has produced HIV/Aids and related public health education material and implemented community level programmes since 1998.

CMT seeks to employ for a Fixed Period (till the end of September 2019) five suitably qualified/experienced Adherence Club Facilitators to run adherence clubs and promote adherence to treatment and retention in care at community level, in close collaboration with the clinic.

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

  • Actively promote the Adherence Clubs and work with on-site clinicians to recruit stable patients to the community-based Adherence Clubs
  • Prepare and plan for the Adherence Club, including sourcing venues
  • Facilitate the Adherence Club
  • Monitor and report the activities of the Adherence Club
  • Provide health education and adherence support
  • Make use of standardised M&E tools to record and report each Club session
  • Matric Certificate
  • Adherence Counselling Certificate
  • Training on HIV/Aids, TB and STIs
  • One to two years’ experience in ART Adherence Counselling at health facilities
  • Knowledge and or experience in facilitating Adherence Clubs

To apply:

Please use the reference “FACDBN#042019” in the subject line of your emailed application to recruitment@cmt.org.za and also attach the following:

  1. The completed CMT Employment Application Form found at http://www.cmt.org.za/about-us/vacancies (which lists three most recent work references with email addresses)
  2. One-page covering letter
  3. Your full CV

Only online applications with the completed Employment application form and using the reference FACDBN#042019 in the subject line of the email will be accepted.
Shortlisted candidates must be prepared to undergo competency testing and credit/ITC checks.

Closing date: 23 April 2019

Due to the high volume of applications received on a daily basis, please note that correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Applicants who have not been contacted by the 26 April 2019 may assume that they have not been successful in their application.

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

 

Requirements

  • Matric Certificate
  • Adherence Counselling Certificate
  • Training on HIV/Aids, TB and STIs
  • One to two years’ experience in ART Adherence Counselling at health facilities
  • Knowledge and or experience in facilitating Adherence Clubs

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

 


District Adherence Club Coordinator DBN – R15000 per month

 

Community Media Trust (CMT) is a not-for-profit organisation that has produced HIV/Aids and related public health education material and implemented community level programmes since 1998.

CMT seeks to employ for a Fixed Period (till the end of September 2019) a suitably qualified/experienced enrolled nurse to oversee the implementation of community based Adherence Clubs throughout the district.

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

  •  Liaise with and support other staff members/ partners with the establishment of Adherence Clubs
  • Monthly reporting on all established Clubs in line with identified data requirements
  • Ensure Adherence Clubs run smoothly and efficiently;
  • Staff Management – manage supervise, mentor and support staff working on the Community Adherence Clubs project;
  • Review Adherence Club register tally sheet
  • Reach targets across programmes
  • Participate in quality improvement and assurance initiatives

To apply:
Please use the reference “ACDCDBN#042019in the subject line of your emailed application to recruitment@cmt.org.za and also attach the following:

  1. The completed CMT Employment Application Form found at http://www.cmt.org.za/about-us/vacancies (which lists three most recent work references with email addresses)
  2. One-page covering letter
  3. Your full CV

Only online applications with the completed Employment application form and using the reference ACDCDBN#042019 in the subject line of the email will be accepted.

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

Closing date: 23 April 2019

Due to the high volume of applications received on a daily basis, please note that correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Applicants who have not been contacted by the 26 April 2019 may assume that they have not been successful in their application.

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

Requirements

  • Three years’ experience working in Public Health in the field of HIV/AIDS
  • Nursing certificate
  • Registered with the SANC as an Enrolled Nurse
  • Understanding of HIV and TB clinical and treatment guidelines and protocols for adults and children
  • Must have a Valid Driver’s License (Code 8)

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

 


Community Liaison Officer PMB – R7500 per month

 

Community Media Trust (CMT) is a not-for-profit organisation that has produced HIV/Aids and related public health education material and implemented community level programmes since 1998.

CMT seeks to employ for a Fixed Period (till the end of September 2019) a suitably qualified/experienced Community Liaison Officer (CLO) to work on the Community-based Adherence Club project.

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

  • Attend the relevant community meetings and structures in order to ensure that the community is kept abreast of activities
  • Work closely with the project coordinator and the team to fulfil the project goals
  • Represent CMT at local structures or ensure that someone does
  • Host, organise and attend meetings with stakeholders
  • Supporting facilitators during sessions
  • Promote Adherence Club to support recruitment of stable patients at community level
  • Assist in finding venues for community based adherence clubs.

To apply:

Please use the reference “CLOPMB#042019” in the subject line of your emailed application to recruitment@cmt.org.za and also attach the following:

  1. The completed CMT Employment Application Form found at http://www.cmt.org.za/about-us/vacancies (which lists three most recent work references with email addresses)
  2. One-page covering letter
  3. Your full CV

Only online applications with the completed Employment application form and using the reference CLOPMB#042019 in the subject line of the email will be accepted.

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

Closing date: 23 April 2019

Due to the high volume of applications received on a daily basis, please note that correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Applicants who have not been contacted by the 26 April 2019 may assume that they have not been successful in their application.

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

 

Requirements

  • Matric (or equivalent) + a certificate in the field HIV/Aids, or any related fields required
  • Minimum one year of work experience engaging with communities is essential
  • An understanding of local culture
  • Valid code eight drivers licence
  • Training on HIV/Aids, TB and STIs
  • Knowledge of Adherence Clubs

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

 


Adherence Club Facilitators PMB – R7500 per month

 

Community Media Trust (CMT) is a not-for-profit organisation that has produced HIV/Aids and related public health education material and implemented community level programmes since 1998.

CMT seeks to employ for a Fixed Period (till the end of September 2019) five suitably qualified/experienced Adherence Club Facilitators to run adherence clubs and promote adherence to treatment and retention in care at community level, in close collaboration with the clinic.

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

  • Actively promote the Adherence Clubs and work with on-site clinicians to recruit stable patients to the community-based Adherence Clubs
  • Prepare and plan for the Adherence Club, including sourcing venues
  • Facilitate the Adherence Club
  • Monitor and report the activities of the Adherence Club
  • Provide health education and adherence support
  • Make use of standardised M&E tools to record and report each Club session
  • Matric Certificate
  • Adherence Counselling Certificate
  • Training on HIV/Aids, TB and STIs
  • One to two years’ experience in ART Adherence Counselling at health facilities
  • Knowledge and or experience in facilitating Adherence Clubs

To apply:

Please use the reference “FACPMB#042019” in the subject line of your emailed application to recruitment@cmt.org.za and also attach the following:

  1. The completed CMT Employment Application Form found at http://www.cmt.org.za/about-us/vacancies (which lists three most recent work references with email addresses)
  2. One-page covering letter
  3. Your full CV

Only online applications with the completed Employment application form and using the reference FACPMB#042019 in the subject line of the email will be accepted.

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

Closing date: 23 April 2019

Due to the high volume of applications received on a daily basis, please note that correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Applicants who have not been contacted by the 26 April 2019 may assume that they have not been successful in their application.

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

 

Requirements

  • Matric Certificate
  • Adherence Counselling Certificate
  • Training on HIV/Aids, TB and STIs
  • One to two years’ experience in ART Adherence Counselling at health facilities
  • Knowledge and or experience in facilitating Adherence Clubs

 

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

 


District Adherence Club Coordinator PMB – R15000 per month

 

Community Media Trust (CMT) is a not-for-profit organisation that has produced HIV/Aids and related public health education material and implemented community level programmes since 1998.

CMT seeks to employ for a Fixed Period (till the end of September 2019) a suitably qualified/experienced enrolled nurse to oversee the implementation of community based Adherence Clubs throughout the district.

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

  •  Liaise with and support other staff members/ partners with the establishment of Adherence Clubs
  • Monthly reporting on all established Clubs in line with identified data requirements
  • Ensure Adherence Clubs run smoothly and efficiently;
  • Staff Management – manage supervise, mentor and support staff working on the Community Adherence Clubs project;
  • Review Adherence Club register tally sheet
  • Reach targets across programmes
  • Participate in quality improvement and assurance initiatives

To apply:

Please use the reference “ACDCPMB#042019″ in the subject line of your emailed application to recruitment@cmt.org.za and also attach the following:

  1. The completed CMT Employment Application Form found at http://www.cmt.org.za/about-us/vacancies (which lists three most recent work references with email addresses)
  2. One-page covering letter
  3. Your full CV

Only online applications with the completed Employment application form and using the reference ACDCPMB#042019 in the subject line of the email will be accepted.

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

Closing date: 23 April 2019

Due to the high volume of applications received on a daily basis, please note that correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Applicants who have not been contacted by the 26 April 2019 may assume that they have not been successful in their application.

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

Requirements

  • Three years’ experience working in Public Health in the field of HIV/Aids
  • Nursing certificate
  • Registered with the SANC as an Enrolled Nurse
  • Understanding of HIV and TB clinical and treatment guidelines and protocols for adults and children
  • Must have a Valid Drivers Licence (Code Eight)

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

 


TV Project Bookkeeper Cape Town – R16000 per month

 

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. CMT also produces local television dramas.

CMT is seeking to employ a vibrant, diligent and meticulous bookkeeper for a fixed period (May 2019 to October 2019) to provide support for the daily, weekly, and monthly accounting function and to work closely with the Producer and Production Manager at our Head Office based in Rondebosch, Cape Town.

In our environment this calls for someone who shows great initiative and analytical ability. The successful candidate must possess the ability to analyse and interpret financial information for business efficiency purposes and be motivated to make that deadline with accurate figures – on time, every time.

 

The basic salary offered is R16 000 per month.

 

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)

  • Filing of all finance documents
  • Responsible for obtaining, petty cash logs and slips on a monthly basis
  • Attention to detail on incoming original invoices and slips
  • Accurate coding and posting onto Pastel on a weekly basis according to finance deadlines
  • Performing reconciliations
  • Processing of invoices for payment on a daily basis
  • Processing of supplier invoices
  • Comply with ad-hoc requests from management

Advantageous

  • Experience of bookkeeping on a television production (SABC)

Personal skills/attributes

  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Ability to work unattended and under pressure
  • Teamwork
  • Accuracy – attention to detail
  • Honest and reliable

To apply (via email sent to production@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 one-page cover letter.
  3. Your current updated CV

Email all the above documents to: production@cmt.org.za using the reference ‘Riv Bookeeper” in the subject line.

Do not send 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 30 April 2019 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: 24 April 2019

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

 

Requirements

  • Completed tertiary education – degree/diploma
  • Two to three years’ working experience in the capacity of financial administrator/bookkeeper
  • Full Microsoft Office Package
  • Advanced MS Excel a must
  • Strong accounting knowledge
  • Good use of the English language for oral and written communication