1 July 2017

SGAC is looking for enthusiastic and committed volunteers to bring their expertise and know-how to the organisation of the 3rd edition of the European Space Generation Workshop (E-SGW) which will take place in Bucharest, Romania, early March 2018.

A two day international event, the E-SGW aims to bring together students and young professionals to think and collectively create Europe’s future in space. To make all of this possible we are looking for qualified young space enthusiasts to join the organizing team for this event.

Deadline for Applications: 25 July 2017  1 August 2017

 

Role Descriptions


 

Communications Team (2 positions)

You will support of the Workshop public relations and advertising activities, working closely with the SGAC Public Relations (PR) and Communication Team and the Event Managers. Your tasks will include:

  • Coordinating media relations and advertising before, during and after the Workshop

  • Writing press releases

  • Coordinating social media communication

  • Coordinating with the Organizing Team and other organizations on promotion

  • Developing brochures and potential sponsorship packages for the workshop

Estimated time commitment: 3-5 hours a week on average

 

Delegate Team (2 positions)

Your will support of the Delegate related processes throughout the workshop including application, selection, communication before and after the Workshop. Your tasks include:

  • Coordinating all contacts with delegates, pre- and post-selection

  • Supporting the selection of delegates

  • Being the point of contact for delegates on issues/questions

  • Creating Delegates' Database

Estimated time commitment: 3-5 hours a week on average

 

Program Team (2 positions)

You will support the organization of the workshop's program. Your tasks will include:

  • Developing and preparing the program and the topics for the Workshop

  • Selecting moderators, speakers and coordinating with them for invitation

  • Coordinating a cloud-based collaboration among team members

  • Writing related reports and documents

  • Developing templates and standards for future workshops

Estimated time commitment: 3-5 hours a week on average

 

Logistics Team (3 positions)

Your will support the organization of the logistics aspects of the Workshop: Event Venue, Gathering, Social Event Program, Closing Dinner, etc. Your tasks will include:

  • Liaising with responsible persons for room booking and set-up for the Workshop

  • Organizing the gathering for the days of the Workshop

  • Organizing the social events (dinners, closing dinner, visits, …)

  • Finding hotels and travel information for the guest speakers

  • Elaborating estimated budgets for different organizational phases of the workshop

Estimated time commitment: 3-5 hours a week on average

 

Necessary Qualifications


  • SGAC membership: registration on the SGAC website and below 35 years of age.
  • Interest in the space sector
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, quick turnaround international environment and meet deadlines without compromising the quality of work
  • Good English skills with a keen eye for details
  • Good teamwork skills and a high degree of self-organization

     

  • Cross cultural and communication awareness: ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with people from various international and cultural backgrounds

 

Benefits


  • Develop highly desirable leadership skills
  • Opportunity to work with SGAC’s global sponsors and international space partners
  • Direct contact with the SGAC Executive Office and Advisory Board
  • Invitation to attend the UNCOPUOS Meetings in Vienna
  • Nomination and increased chances of winning the SGAC Young Leaders Award and other SGAC sponsored scholarship opportunities
  • Opportunity to receive discounts to attend SGAC events as SGAC team member

 

How to Apply


To apply please send an email with subject heading: [LAST NAME], APPLICATION FOR [ROLE], 3ESGW with the following information:

  • Curriculum Vitae (up to 2 pages) with date of birth, citizenship and current residence
  • Headshot photo
  • A Letter of Intent detailing your suitability for your preferred role (limit 1 page)

All applications must be emailed to Event Manager Alexandra Jercaianu (Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.) and Event Co-Manager Corina Stiubei (Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.) before 25 July 2017 (23:59 CEST)  1 August 2017 (23:59 CEST).

Only complete applications will be considered.

 

Application Timeline


Application Open: 1 July 2017
Application Close: 25 July 2017  1 August 2017
Review of Applications:
4 to 18 August 2017
Announcement of Results: 21 August 2017

 

 


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