Job Opportunities

The following position is available at African Climate Wire:

Part Time Assistant & Research Position

We are looking for a social media savvy assistant and researcher to help us grow African Climate Wire by: 

  • expanding our reach with African news outlets by building relationships with media outlets and increasing our content placement, exposure and audience on these platforms;
  • growing our social media footprint, including by posting, editing and managing our Twitter and LinkedIn page and enhahcing engagement with our followers;
  • assisting in updating our webpage and newsletter, including managing newsletter layout, as well as WhatsApp distribution;
  • facilitating the publication of special thematic editions, by liaising with contributing authors for the special edition and managing timelines;
  • working closely with us in content creation, with a view to authoring stories in due course.


  • Proficiency in social media and knowledge of social media trends as well as MS Word and Adobe;
  • Excellent in spoken and written skills, as well as copywriting;
  • Experience in climate change law and/or policy research .

Useful to have

  • Experience with website management and proficiency in Mailchimp
  • Editorial experience
  • Candidates from the African continent will be preferred

Job Type

Consultancy, part time. 

African Climate Wire is a fully funded project based initiative and we are able to offer the sub-consultancy initially until 1 February 2024 but renewable thereafter.  Hours are weekday and flexible, estimated at 10 hours a week. 


Remote based


ZAR 15,000/month.

To apply

Please email your CV to by 15 September 2023.