1 March, 2017

SGAC plans to host its 4th Asia-Pacific Space Generation Workshop (AP-SGW 2017) this November in Bangalore, India. SGAC’s first regional event inaugurated in 2014, AP-SGW now follows a 10-year ‘Roadmap’ is underway after 3 successful AP-SGWs. We are looking for a qualified young space leader to join as the Event Manager for this event.

Deadline for Application: 25 March 2017

AP-SGW is a two day event which will bring together students and young professionals from Asia-Pacific to discuss and promote future space collaboration in the region. Participants will also have the opportunity to interact with experts in the academia, industry and agency leaders through plenary and panel sessions,and working group discussion.

 

Responsibilities 

  • Lead the recruitment of the organizing team for the event
  • Coordinate and supervise the organizing team for the event

  • Develop the overall work plan and event schedule

  • Plan the strategic development of the AP-SGW series

  • Ensure the event quality and structure is in line with the SGAC guidelines

  • Attend the monthly regional event manager’s meeting

  • Liaise with 24th APRSAF where needed to make sure all efforts are coordinated

  • Present the result of the workshop at the 24th APRSAF

  • Produce an official event report after the workshop

The AP-SGW Manager will work under the supervision of the SGAC Regional Events Coordinator. This is a volunteer position.

Estimated time commitment: 8 hours per week

 

Necessary Qualifications

  • Membership in SGAC (aged 18-34 and registered on the SGAC website)
  • Quick email response time

  • Experience with project management and task scheduling

  • Attention to detail

  • Familiarity with the SGAC mission and its objectives

  • Customer service mentality

  • Strong working knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Professional Fluency (Speaking, Reading, and Writing) in English

  • Awareness of international cooperation principles, concepts and techniques

  • Must be able to attend the workshop in person

Prior experience with organizing events and with SGAC (either teams or attending an SGAC event) is a plus.

 

Benefits

As the AP-SGW Manager, you will have the opportunity to network with industry professionals, academics, and upcoming leaders. The successful applicant will also have the opportunity to enhance his/her leadership and management skills, and work with an international, interdisciplinary, and multicultural team.

Active members of SGAC teams are considered for nomination for SGAC scholarships and awards. They also receive discounts for attending SGAC events.

 

How to Apply

To apply, please send an email with subject heading: [LAST NAME, AP-SGW2017 EVENT MANAGER] with the following:

  1. Resume (with headshot and date of birth) (limit 2 pages)
  2. Letter of Intent, detailing your suitability for the role (limit 1 page)

All applications must be emailed to Asia-Pacific  Regional Coordinators

  • Zihua Zhu :This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Suresh Bhattarai :This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Only complete applications will be considered.

 

Application Timeline

Applications close:  25 March 2017

Review of application and interviews: 25 March-1 April 2017

Announcement of results: 5 April 2017

 


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