SGAC is seeking an ambitious, and highly motivated volunteer to join the European Regional Team as Regional Communications Manager.

If you are an SGAC member from the European 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 14 June 2024

Role Description

The Regional Communication Manager (Europe) is part of the European Regional Team and works under the supervision and in close collaboration with the Regional Coordinators and the Regional Social Media Manager.


The Regional Communication Manager tasks include:

  • Spearhead content creation for the regional newsletter (responsible for soliciting materials to be published, setting and enforcing deadlines, approving final publications, coordinating frequency of publication, maintaining the SGAC brand during public communications)
  • Support RCs in disseminating Regional and Local Newsletters through Mailchimp
  • Contribute to the creation, and ensure implementation, of the regional PR and Communications Strategy for the organisation
  • Hold coordination meetings with the global PR Team
  • Support National Points of Contact (NPoCs) with online community management and audience acquisition 
  • Support the Regional Social Media Manager with building targeted social media campaigns for the SGAC European Region

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

Approximate Time Commitment: Estimated at 2-4 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, Canva, 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 current, high-level international space sector
  • Gain experience in remote teamwork and management
  • 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 the 14 June 2024 with the following documents as attachments:

  • Resume (with date of birth) (limit 2 pages)
  • Letter of Intent, detailing your suitability for the role (limit 1 page)
  • List of three past experiences and how they have prepared you for this role

Application Timeline

Applications Open: Now
Applications Close: Extended 14 June 2024


Review of applications and interviews will be done during the months of June and July. 
The outcome of the application will be communicated at the end of July/beginning of August.