The Middle East Regional Communication Manager is a volunteer role within the Middle East Regional Executive Team. When selected, the applicant will work alongside the Regional Coordinators to fulfill the responsibilities of the role. The role will expose the applicant to work at the regional level, work with partners and audiences across the Middle East, and spearhead initiatives for social media, visual content, and media collaborations. If you are an SGAC member from the Middle East region looking for an opportunity to become more involved in a role that offers challenging, rewarding, and professional skill-building experiences, apply today!

Deadline for Applications: 25 June 2024

Role Description

The Regional Communication Manager (Middle East) is part of the Middle East Regional Team and works under the supervision and in close collaboration with the Regional Coordinators. 


The Regional Communication Manager’s tasks include:

  • Communicate in a timely manner with the Regional Coordinator to share the workload, set deadlines, and manage tasks. Communicate with the other members of the Regional Executive Team and attend monthly meetings
  • Develop and execute social media strategies with goals including audience growth, tracking and growing engagement, and identifying relevant social media content and sharing them. 
  • Create content (static graphics, video) to post on social media pages and the Middle East newsletter. 
  • Create and manage region-specific brand identities, and ensure quality control

This is an appointed volunteer position. The appointment will be for 2 years with the possibility of renewal for 2 consecutive years. 

Approximate Time Commitment: Estimated at 4-6 hours a week.

Duration of Term: Two Years

Role Requirements

  • SGAC membership: registration on the SGAC website and below 34 years of age at the time of recruitment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, quick-turnaround international environment and meet deadlines without compromising the quality of work
  • Strong or competent working knowledge of computer applications and management apps (e.g., Google Apps, Microsoft Office Suite, GIMP/Photoshop)
  • Excellent written English skills
  • Speedy email response time
  • Experience/familiarity with your region’s space sector

Role Benefits

  • Opportunities to network closely with the current, high-level international space sector
  • Unequaled leadership opportunity and a chance to lead a team from around the globe
  • A chance to shape the organization 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

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please complete our Vacancy Application Form by 25 June 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:

25 June 202425 June 2024


Review of applications and interviews will be done during the months of June and early July. 

The outcome of the application will be communicated at the end of July.