SGAC is looking for creative, motivated, and self-driven Slack Community Managers 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 oversee the curation, development and growth of a large international network within SGAC. This position will be part of the SGAC Public Relations and Communications team.

Deadline for applications: 31 December 2019

Responsibilities

SGAC operates an active and growing Slack Channel that serves as an international forum and networking resources for SGAC members to discuss and exchange ideas on different topics, share opportunities, and to meet new members. The newly recruited Slack Community Managers (1-2 positions available) will serve as the official contact point that is in charge of the animation and moderation of this Slack channel. The responsibilities expected of these community managers is as follows:

Moderation (30%)
– Ensuring the respect of the code of conduct (violence, insult, etc.)
– Limiting the abusive use of notifications and spam
– Ensuring that the proper channels are used and questions are answered.

Animation (70%)
-Channelling space news from different sources in the community
-Sharing various content including job offers, forwarding calls for vacancies, scholarships, reports from events, project groups, etc. This includes content from the SGAC social media, website and Talk newsletter. The animation task is performed in close collaboration with the rest of the SGAC Public Relations and Communications team.

Qualifications

  • 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 an SGAC team is a plus
  • Experience with the Slack platform
  • Excellent English skills, good computer skills, and speedy email response time

Benefits

  • 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 Open1 December  2019
Application Close31 December 2019
Review of Applications1 – 10 January 2020
Interview of selected applicants10 – 20 January 2020
Announcement of Results31 January 2019