SGAC is looking for creative, motivated, and self-driven Public Relations (PR) and Communications team members who execute vision with excellence and professionalism in a global context. This position offers challenging, rewarding and professional skill-building experience, and is a great opportunity to work on products with high visibility across the SGAC network, partners and supporters. The new team members will work under the direction of the current PR & Communications Coordinator Bethany Downer.

Deadline for applications: 31 December 2019


The PR & Communications team will work under the guidance of the SGAC PR and Communications Coordinators and focus on:

  • SGAC Social Media and Outreach
    • Coordinate with the SGAC PR and Communication Coordinator to edit and promote news, events, opportunities pertinent to SGAC activities
    • Ensure brand consistency, high quality posts and tailored language for each platform (SGAC website, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram)
    • Execution of communications strategy across social media platforms with common tone, professionalism and story-telling capability
    • Work with SGAC Graphic Designers to ensure professional quality visuals
    • Assist with collection of social media analytics across platforms (such as reach, engagement, followers, etc.)
  • Community Management
    • Manage and facilitate the SGAC online community and global network by responding to inquiries and developing discussions
    • Plan outreach content and delivery
    • Implement outreach initiatives, competitions and campaigns that promote the organisation and brand to a global network
    • Share the SGAC activities with various partner organisations of SGAC
    • Form collaborations with influencers across the SGAC social media platforms
  • Public Relations and General Duties
    • Answering emails in a timely fashion from Event Managers and SGAC PR and Communications Coordinator
    • Address concerns and participate in active discussions concerning the development and improvement of SGAC public relations activities
    • Assist with design and development of other SGAC related material, as appropriate
    • Possible contribution to SGAC graphic design and video editing activties


  • SGAC membership: registration on the SGAC website and below 34 years of age at the time of appointment
  • Driven and motivated for excellence to illustrate the best of SGAC to a global professional audience in written format
  • Flexible and proactive for creative and diversified posting
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate in an international team as this position requires working remotely with every region in the world
  • Past experience with SGAC team is a plus
  • Previous experience with social media and outreach campaigns (including use of Hootsuite) is a plus
  • Creativity and comfort for proposing new and innovative ideas to strengthen SGAC’s PR & Communications activities
  • Excellent English skills, good computer skills, and speedy email response time
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office applications or similar/related software
  • Some skills in the use of editing and/or graphic design and video software are preferable.


  • Meeting and working with young space sector leaders from around the world
  • Gain experience as a communicator in a professional and growth environment and part of a global communications campaigns.
  • Being recognised internationally as part of the organisation’s leadership on the SGAC Team webpage
  • Being invited to attend United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space meetings and other conferences as part of the official SGAC delegation
  • Building leadership skills and other skills that are directly translatable to your career
  • Having a higher chance of receiving SGAC scholarships to attend conferences around the world: SGAC team members receive discounts on SGAC events, and also receive consideration for SGAC Space Generation Leadership Awards and Global Grants Program

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please complete our Vacancy Application by 31 December 2019 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)
  • Optional: A sample of your work/portfolio

Only complete applications will be considered.

Timeline for Applications

Application Open 1 December  2019
Application Close 31 December 2019
Review of Applications 1 – 10 January 2020
Interview of selected applicants 10 – 20 January 2020
Announcement of Results 31 January 2019


For questions concerning this vacancy, please contact the SGAC PR & Comms Coordinator Bethany Downer at [email protected]