SGAC seeks an ambitious, highly motivated volunteer to join the European Regional Team as Regional Social Media 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: 15th of March

Role Description:

The Regional Social Media 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 Communications Manager. 

Responsibilities

The Regional Social Media Manager’s tasks include:

  • Developing tailored social media campaigns for regional events across appropriate social media platforms.
  • Participating in shaping the regional social media strategy and enhancing SGAC’s outreach in Europe.
  • Support the Regional Communication Manager with the creation of regional newsletters that will be distributed in the SGAC European community.
  • Contribute to the creation, and ensure implementation of the regional PR and Communications Strategy for the organisation.
  • Providing assistance to National Points of Contact (NPoCs) in managing online communities and expanding audience reach. 

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 being 18-35 years of age for the duration of the appointment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, quick-turnaround international environment and meet deadlines without compromising the quality of work
  • Flexible and proactive for creative and diversified posting
  • Experience/familiarity with your region’s space sector is a plus
  • Proven experience with social media content management
  • Excellent English skills, good computer skills, and speedy email response time
  • Some skills in the use of editing and/or graphic design and video software are preferable (e.g., Google Apps,
  • Microsoft Office Suite, Canva, GIMP/Photoshop)

Role Benefits:

  • Opportunities to network closely with the current, high-level international space sector
  • Gain experience as a communicator in a professional and growth environment and as part of a regional communications campaign
  • 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 15 March 2024 with the following documents as attachments:

  • Resume (with date of birth) (maximum 2 pages)
  • Letter of Intent, detailing your suitability for the role (maximum 1 page)
  • List of three past experiences and how they have prepared you for this role
  • Optional: A sample of your work/portfolio

Application Timeline

Applications Open: Now
Applications Close: 15 March 2024

Review of applications and interviews will be done during March and April.
The outcome of the application will be communicated by the end of April or beginning of May.

Contact
For questions concerning this vacancy, please contact the SGAC Regional Coordinators at [email protected], [email protected]