The Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) is seeking a talented volunteer to serve as a Graphic Designer for the Education and Professional Development (EPD) Platform. In this role, the selected candidate will be instrumental in enhancing the visual and artistic presentation of SGAC’s EPD initiatives. Responsibilities include creating compelling visual content and designing layouts that effectively communicate and promote the EPD Platform’s objectives across various SGAC channels.

As one of SGAC’s five fundamental pillars, the EPD Platform has its own Public Relations & Communications (PR&Comms) Team, which is overseen by two managers who coordinate with the EPD Coordinators. Therefore, the person in this position will work with and report to the EPD Public Relations & Communications Managers.

About SGAC’s Education & Professional Development (EPD) Platform:

The EPD Platform is the central coordination arm that organizes, provides, and supports education and professional development activities across SGAC. It aims to serve as a gateway for those interested in starting a career in the space industry, providing various opportunities to gain technical knowledge, receive mentorship, and gain hands-on experience on technical projects. With an unwavering commitment to inclusivity and accessibility, it is an open platform available to the global SGAC Community, providing a wide range of resources and opportunities designed to meet the needs of individuals at different stages of their careers and across all of our regions.

Goals & Objectives

  • Collaborate with the other SGAC Pillars and industry partners to offer high-quality education, S.T.E.A.M. outreach, and professional development opportunities.
  • Build awareness of educational and professional development activities within and outside of SGAC and improve accessibility to space education.
  • Support efforts to translate projects (e.g., hackathons, papers) and launch new EPD initiatives.


In summary, the duties that come along with this position include but are not limited to:

  • SGAC EPD Branding
    1. Work with the PR & Comms Managers to develop a unique brand identity and refine the existing EPD brand guide.
    2. Familiarize oneself with the key brand elements of the SGAC community (color schemes, key symbols) and ensure their correct usage and applications within the SGAC community.
  • EPD Teams Support
    1. Work with the EPD Teams to plan and execute their communication and outreach campaigns, promoting their activities across the various SGAC Communication Channels, such as SGAC Social Media Accounts or the internal SGAC newsletters.
    2. Create graphic design templates for the EPD teams.
  • EPD Activities Promotion
    1. Design and produce compelling social media posts and graphics to support the communication and outreach campaigns of all EPD Teams, ensuring consistent branding across platforms.
    2. Design and produce compelling visual content, including graphics for articles, newsletters, and social media posts highlighting EPD activities, milestones, and success stories.
  • EPD Website Support
    1. Assist the EPD Web Developer with enhanced user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) to meet accessibility standards, such as ensuring the website is user-friendly for all visitors (including those with disabilities).

Estimated time commitment: 2 – 5 hours per week.

The position will have a probationary period of 3 months.

Necessary Qualifications

To be considered for this position, applicants shall possess the following qualifications:

  • Be a registered SGAC member (Individuals can register for free on the SGAC Website)
  • Be a citizen of a United Nations Member State
  • Be between 18 and 35 years old during the appointment
  • Serious interest in space-related activities, education, and professional development.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, quick-turnaround international environment and meet deadlines without compromising the quality of work
  • Professional Fluency (Speaking, Reading, and Writing) in English
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a virtual team.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Cross-cultural and communication awareness

Ideal Qualifications

  • Background in Graphic Design, Visual Arts, or a related field. 
  • Strong portfolio showcasing expertise in designing social media posts and developing distinctive brand identities.
  • Proficiency in graphic design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) or comparable open-source tools like GIMP or Inkscape.
  • Understanding design principles, including layout, typography, color theory, and branding.


This role offers the opportunity to help shape the Education and Professional Development Pillar of SGAC, enhancing our capacity to deliver high-quality, globally inclusive educational programs that empower our members and expand their professional horizons.

  • Join a great team of fast-moving, impact-focused young experts across all disciplines of the international space community.
  • Build technical skills and soft skills in a multicultural and professional environment.
  • Work with the next generation of international space sector leaders in the world’s largest youth space network.
  • Access relevant space policy materials, documents, magazines, etc.
  • Potentially be nominated for SGAC leadership awards.
  • Be invited to attend the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space meetings and other conferences as part of the official SGAC delegation.

How to Apply

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

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

Only complete applications will be considered.

Application Timeline

Applications Open: Now
Applications Close: Extended 25 June 2024


Depending on the quality and number of applications received, the selection committee may choose to hold interviews within the month after the deadline. Regardless, all applicants shall receive an update on their application at least a month after the deadline.