International Social Impact | Hybrid in City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa | Full Time | From R2 000 000,00 to R2 300 000,00 per year

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Sesame Workshop (SW) is looking for a dynamic and visionary leader to serve as Managing Director for our office in Johannesburg, South Africa.

This individual will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the staff, programs, and execution of SW’s mission in South Africa. The selected candidate will lead the organization into its growth phase, building on the successful launch of the South Africa office five-years ago and leverage the strength of the locally produced Takalani Sesame show launched in 2000.

We are seeking an experienced and entrepreneurial Managing Director to continue broadening SW’s mandate within South Africa, with the potential to support a regional, long-term vision across the continent to help children everywhere grow smarter, stronger and kinder.

Sesame Workshop seeks a leader who will:


Strategic and Operational Excellence

Fundraising and Partnerships

Program Development and Management

Communications and Representation

Alignment with SW HQ and Country Offices


Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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