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Communications and PR Manager 

The NSRI has the following exciting opportunity available. Reporting to the Marketing Manager, this role will be responsible for building strong media and partner relationships and must have excellent verbal and written communication skills to develop content for press releases, as well as other internal and external channels. A key function of this role is also to manage marketing and communication projects, including briefing and managing partner agencies and internal resources, to ensuring that projects are delivered on time and within budget.
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Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Apply by: 05/09/2023
Department: Marketing

Drowning Prevention Data Management Internship Programme

National Sea Rescue Institute has an internship opportunity in the drowning prevention department to be based in Cape Town. To assist the Drowning Prevention department with data and information management.
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Location: Cape Town, Western Cape
Apply by: 18/08/2023
Department: Drowning Prevention

Chief Financial Officer

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) plays a crucial role in the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI), overseeing and managing the financial operations of the organisation. The primary purpose of the CFO is to ensure the financial control, integrity and accounting systems of the NSRI through effective financial planning and management. The CFO provides essential assurance to internal and external stakeholders, particularly donors and members, with respect to NSRI Financials.
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Location: Cape Town, Western Cape
Apply by: 27/08/2023
Department: Finance

Call Centre Telemarketers

While our rescue crews and lifeguards are out saving lives, we have a team raising funds to support their efforts. If you have excellent communication skills, good references and are goal-oriented, you may be a good candidate.
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Location: Cape Town

News & Stories

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SURVIVAL SWIMMING  | Published: 28 March 2023

Licence to swim!

Residents of a rural community in the Eastern Cape recently celebrated the awarding of certificates to 67 locals who have completed the NSRI’s Survival Swimming training.

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DROWNING PREVENTION  | Published: 28 March 2023

Drowning Prevention programme expands to inland provinces

We chat to Water Safety Educator Simoné Bantam about bringing life-saving information to children in the Northern Cape.

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WATER SAFETY  | Published: 28 March 2023

Floods on the rise

Climate change has been linked to an increase in extreme weather events around the globe – including South Africa.

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ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 28 March 2023

WATCH: Ocean friend helped back to sea

Big Bay rescue teams pulled together to release a stranded sunfish back into the blue.

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RESCUES  | Published: 24 March 2023

Kayaking couple rescued in Gordon's Bay

At 18h12, Wednesday, 22 March, NSRI Gordon's Bay duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a man and a woman on a double kayak appearing to be in difficulty off-shore between Gordons Bay Harbour and Harbour Island.