SGAC is seeking two dedicated volunteers to undertake the role of PR and Communications Manager for the Education and Professional Development (EPD) Platform. The selected people will work together toward bolstering the visibility and outreach of SGAC’s EPD initiatives, crafting and executing strategic communication plans to amplify the EPD Platform’s impact across SGAC.

The SpaceGen Academy is a key initiative of the Education and Professional Development (EPD) Platform at SGAC. Therefore, the person in this position will work with and report to the EPD Team Co-Cordiantors Faith Tng and Marcos Rojas.

About SGAC’s Education & Professional Development (EPD) Platform:

The Education and Professional Development Platform is the central coordination arm that organizes, provides, and supports education and professional development activities across SGAC. Newly launched in 2023, the EPD platforms represent one of the five core pillars of SGAC at the Executive Committee level. 


In summary, their duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Develop and Implement Communication Strategy:
    • Devise a comprehensive communication strategy to enhance the visibility and reach of the Education and Professional Development (EPD) Platform.
    • Work with the EPD Team Co-coordinators to create plans that effectively communicate the value propositions, achievements, and initiatives of the EPD Platform to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Content Creation and Management:
    • Generate compelling and engaging content, including short articles, newsletters, and social media posts, highlighting EPD Platform activities, milestones, success stories
    • Organize media releases through SGAC media accounts, including LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
    • Provide communications support and advice to the EPD Jobs Board Co-Leads in creation of a newsletter to share career and professional development opportunities with SGAC members 
  • Collaboration and Coordination:
    • Collaborate closely with the SGAC PR and Communication Team to align communication efforts with the broader goals and objectives of SGAC.
    • Coordinate with the SGAC PR and Communication Team to ensure consistent messaging and maximize cross-promotion opportunities.
  • Event Management and Promotion:
    • Support the planning and promotion of EPD-related events, workshops, webinars, and online and offline conferences.
    • Develop promotional materials and communication plans to generate interest and attendance for these events.

Estimated time commitment: 2 – 5 hours per week

Necessary Qualifications

To be considered for this position, applicants shall possess the following qualifications:

  • Be a registered SGAC member (Individuals can register for free on the SGAC Website)
  • Be a citizen of a United Nations Member State
  • Be between 18 and 35 years old during the appointment
  • Genuine interest and passion for space-related activities, education, and professional development.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to craft clear, concise, and compelling content for various channels and audiences.
  • Proficiency in storytelling and message framing to effectively convey complex concepts to diverse stakeholders.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines effectively.
  • Creative thinking and innovative approach to communication strategies and problem-solving.

Ideal Qualifications

  • Experience in developing and executing data-driven communication strategies and campaigns.
  • Proven experience collaborating with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to achieve communication goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and manage content across multiple digital platforms.


This role is your chance to help shape the future of the new Space Education and Professional Development pillar at SGAC by leading the development of one of its key priority initiatives.

  • Join a great team of fast-moving, impact-focused young experts across all disciplines of the international space community.
  • Interact with senior-level leaders in the international space sector.
  • Work with the next generation of international space sector leaders in the world’s largest youth space network.
  • Access relevant space policy materials, documents, magazines, etc.
  • Possibly be nominated for SGAC leadership awards.
  • Benefit from SGAC discounts on event registration for team members.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please complete our Vacancy Application Form by January 6th, 2024, 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)

Only complete applications will be considered.

Application Timeline

Applications Open: Now
Applications Close: 6th January 2024


Review of applications and interviews will be done during the month of January. The outcome of the application should be communicated at the end of February.