SGAC plans to host its 5th Asia-Pacific Space Generation Workshop (AP-SGW 2018) on the 3rd and 4th of November in Singapore. SGAC’s first regional event inaugurated in 2014, AP-SGW now follows a 10-year ‘Roadmap’ which is underway after 4 consecutive successful AP-SGWs. We are looking for qualified young space leaders to join the organising team to organise the 5th AP-SGW.

Deadline for Application:  25th April 2018

Communication Team (2 positions)

Your role requires the support of the Workshop public relations and advertising. You will work closely with the SGAC Public Relations (PR) and the Communication Coordinator and the Event Manager together. Your tasks will include:

  • Coordinating media relations and advertising before, during and after the Workshop
  • Writing press releases in social media
  • Liaising with the Organising Team and other organisations on promotion
  • Developing brochures and potential sponsor packs for the workshop

Delegates Team (2 Positions)

Your role requires the support of the Delegate related process through all phases of the Workshop: Application, Selection, Coordination, Information Prior and Past the Workshop. You will work closely with the Program Team together. Your tasks will include:

  • Coordinating all contact with delegates, potential and actual
  • Supporting the selection of delegates
  • Point of contact for delegates on issues/questions
  • Creating Delegates’ Database

Logistics Team / Local Organising Team (3-5 Positions)

Your role requires the support the organisation of the logistics aspects of the Workshop: Event Venue, Gathering, Social Event Programmes, Gala Dinner, etc. You will work closely with the Delegates Team and the Costs Team together. Your tasks will include:

  • Liaising with responsible persons to book a room for the Workshop
  • Organising the gathering for the days of the Workshop
  • Organising the social events (dinners, closing dinner diner, visits, …)
  • Finding hotels and travel information for the guest speakers
  • Elaborating estimated budgets for different organisational phases of the workshop

Program Team (3 Positions)

Your role requires the support of the organisation of the Workshop’s program. You will work closely with the Delegate’s Team together. Your tasks will include:

  • Develop and prepare the plan and the topics for the workshop
  • Select moderators, speakers and coordinate with the for invitation
  • Coordinating a cloud-based collaboration among all team members
  • Writing related reports and documents
  • Developing templates and standards for future workshops

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


  • 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: [Application for AP-SGW 2018 Org Team, Surname], Application for AP-SGW 2018 Org Team, Surname], with the following information:

  • Preferred role in the OrgTeam
  • 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 Yasith Ramawickrama ([email protected]) before 25 April 2018 (23:59 CEST) .

Only complete applications will be considered.

Application Timeline

Applications close 25 April 2018 23:59 CEST
Review of Applications 26 – 30th April 2018
Announcement of Successful Applicants 1 May 2018