SGAC is seeking an ambitious, and highly motivated volunteer to join the Asia-Pacific Regional Team as Regional Executive Secretary.

If you are an SGAC member from the Asia-Pacific region who is looking for an opportunity to become more involved in a role that offers challenging, rewarding, and professional skill-building experiences, then apply today!

Deadline for Applications: Extended 16 May 2023

Role Description

The Regional Executive Secretary is part of the Asia-Pacific Regional Team and work under the supervision of the Regional Coordinators.


The Regional Executive Secretary’s tasks include:

  • Administration/moderation of SGAC Asia-Pacific NPoCs mailing lists
  • Maintenance of the SGAC Regional NPoC database
  • Creating collaboration certificates to acknowledge the work of NPoCs
  • Preparations for Regional Quarterly Meetings with NPoCs (preparation of agenda, change request documents, …)
  • Documenting regional meetings (taking minutes)
  • Responding to e-mail requests by NPoCs
  • Keep track of work plans and end-of-year review
  • Manage specific software tools used in the region 
  • Assisting the Regional Coordinators with miscellaneous operational needs

Estimated time commitment: Estimated at an average of 4 hours a week.

Duration of the term: 2 years renewable for another 2 years depending on performance.

Note: This is an unpaid volunteer position.

Role Benefits

  • Opportunities to network closely with the current, high-level international space sector
  • Unequalled leadership opportunity and a chance to lead a team from around the globe
  • A chance to shape the organisation with respect to SGAC’s short-medium term strategic plans
  • Opportunities to lead and head important projects
  • Working with the next generation of international space sector leaders in the world’s largest youth space network

Application Process

To apply for this position, please complete our Vacancy Application Form by Extended 16 May 2023 with the following documents as attachments:

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

Application Timeline

Applications Open: 1 April 2023
Applications Close: Extended 16 May 2023


Review of applications and interviews will be done during the month of May. 

The outcome of the application will be communicated at the end of May, or the beginning of June.