While the mandate of SGAC is to focus on students and young professionals aged 18-35, a big part of the SGAC network constitutes those who have either aged out or who have lost contact with the organization.

Deadline for applications: 25 February 2024

Role Description

The SGAC Alumni Programme was launched at the Space Generation Forum 2.0 in 2018 (after a series of successful alumni activities from 2015-2018) to help reconnect with SGAC Alumni, and use the potential of the SGAC alumni network in support of other SGAC activities.

SGAC is looking for an active and motivated volunteer to manage and grow the SGAC Alumni Programme alongside the Alumni Lead. 

SGAC Alumni are SGAC members and members of the SGAC Advisory and Honorary Boards who are now over the age of 35. 


  • Work alongside the other Alumni co-lead and manage the alumni team 
  • Oversee and lead focused alumni initiatives in line with the SGAC alumni engagement and development strategy.
  • Develop and maintain the Alumni mailing list on Mailchimp.
  • Develop and lead the planning of all SGAC alumni events in person and online (Silent Auction, Alumni Gathering, SGAC Through the Generation), working closely with the SGAC Events Coordination Team.
  • Ensure regular communications with the SGAC Alumni, sharing updates about the organisation and its achievements as well as relevant opportunities for engagement with the SGAC Network (i.e. Mentoring Programme, engagement at SGAC events, support to the SGAC Project Groups, communication campaign, etc.).
  • Manage the SGAC Alumni Mailing List on MailChimp.
  • Moderate and engage with the SGAC Alumni through the Alumni Facebook Group.
  • Work with the HR Team to ensure a smooth transition from SGAC member to SGAC alumna/us.
  • Work with the SGAC Awards Lead to support the SGAC Alumni Award process.
  • Work with the SGAC Global Event Managers to incorporate Alumni Spotlights into their respective event programme. 
  • Work closely with the SGAC Treasurer to establish annual strategies to ensure the growth of the SGAC Alumni Fund and Endowment Fund. 

This is a volunteer position. The position has a two-year term.

Approximate Time Commitment: Estimated at 1 to 3 hours a week.

Role Requirements

  • SGAC membership: registration on the SGAC website, citizenship of a United Nations Member State and below 33 years of age at the start of the term.
  • Demonstrate leadership and teamwork experience.
  • Must be well organized and a self-starter.
  • Ability to engage and motivate people.
  • Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable.
  • Experience with managing and leading teams, along with the ability to take initiative and motivate volunteers to contribute to the team.
  • Proficiency and experience in Event Management.
  • Knowledge of SGAC History and established relationships with the SGAC alumni is a plus
  • Knowledge of MailChimp is a plus.
  • Working fluency (oral and written) in English.
  • Responsive and quick email turnaround time.

Role Benefits

Other benefits include:

  • Opportunities to network closely with current, high-level international space sector leaders.
  • Leadership opportunity and chance to work with an international team.
  • A chance to shape SGAC’s short and medium term strategic plans.
  • A chance to support the next generation of space sector leaders and develop tomorrow’s space sector workforce.

This is a voluntary role and has no monetary compensation. Active members of SGAC teams are considered for nomination for SGAC Scholarships and Awards.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please complete our Vacancy Application Form by 25 February 2024 with the following documents as attachments:

  • A Letter of Intent (maximum 1 page)
  • Your CV (maximum 2 pages)
  • List of relevant experiences and how they have prepared you for this role (maximum 1 page)

Only complete applications will be considered.

Application Timeline

Applications Open: 1 February 2024
Applications Close: 25 February 2024


Review of applications and interviews will be done during the months of February and March. 
The outcome of the application will be communicated at the end of March/beginning of April.