SGAC is seeking an ambitious, and highly motivated volunteer to join the Middle East Regional Team as Regional Partnerships Manager.

If you are an SGAC member from the Middle East 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:  25 June 2024

Role Description:

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


  • Look for regional sponsors, new partners, fundraising efforts
  • Find partners to fund more scholarships for SGAC members in the region
  • Looking for global initiatives relevant to the region
  • Develop and maintain the regional Sponsorships Relationship Management (SRM) tool

This is a volunteer position.

Approximate Time Commitment: Estimated at 4-7 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
  • Good understanding of the Middle East space industry and its key players
  • 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 document preparation, spreadsheets, management, and collaborative applications  (Google Apps, Microsoft Office Suite) 
  • Excellent spoken and written English. Proficiency in Spanish and/or Portuguese is a plus.
  • Quick turnaround email response time

Role Benefits:

  • Opportunities to network closely with current, high-level international space sector
  • Unequaled opportunity to be part of a highly international, intercultural and interdisciplinary team from around the globe
  • Special opportunities to contribute to SGAC’s briefings to the United Nations and other industry, agency, and academic organisations in the international space sector
  • A chance to shape the organisation with respect to SGAC’s short-medium term strategic plans
  • Opportunities to head important projects and strategies
  • Interaction with senior-level leaders in the international space sector
  • Working with the next generation of international space sector leaders in the world’s largest youth space network
  • Access to relevant space policy materials, documents, magazines, etc.

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 relevant experiences and how they have prepared you for this role (maximum 1 page)

Only complete applications will be considered.

Application Timeline

Applications Open


Applications Close 25 June 2024

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

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