Deadline Extension: Apply for the SGAC Web and Data Co-Lead Position


The Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) has extended its deadline for interested individuals to apply for its voluntary web and data team co-lead position. The successful individual, alongside the current web and data team lead, will coordinate the web and data team and maintain SGAC’s web capability activities.

  • Lead, direct, and guide the activities of the web and data team, monitoring and coordinating the response to emails and requests regarding web and data issues on time;
  • Assign tasks to the team members and following up on requests;
  • Assist in the development of new capabilities on our website;
  • Help liaise with all the team members across SGAC to support their events, projects or goals through our website and web applications;
  • Work closely and communicate with all relevant SGAC teams and members regarding data capture, analysis, maintenance and protection to support the data flow and storage throughout the entire SGAC organisation;
  • Be the focal point for the SGAC server host on the management of the website server;
  • Identify areas of improvement throughout the SGAC web infrastructure;
  • Support the SGAC performance evaluation (such as KPI) to support understanding and decision-making with SGAC;
  • Ensure industry standards in data security and protection are maintained throughout the organisation;
  • Work with the operations officer to ensure that SGAC maintains compliance with relevant data protection and privacy policies and legislations;
  • Coordinate with the Operations Officer to ensure that Web & Data Team activities are appropriately reported to the SGAC executive committee; 
  • Support the work of the Operations Officer in establishing fact-based common strategies, practices and procedures across all the SGAC activities and teams;
Estimated Time Commitment

Successful individuals are expected to commit ten hours a week on average.

  • SGAC membership: registration on the SGAC website and 33 years of age or less at the moment of the application;
  • Interest in the space sector;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, quick-turnaround international environment and meet deadlines without compromising the quality of work;
  • Demonstrate leadership and teamwork experience;
  • Strong management capabilities;
  • Professional fluency (speaking, reading, and writing) in English;
  • High degree of self-organisation and initiative; 
  • Ability to give and take constructive criticism/ suggestions respectfully;
  • Cross-cultural and communication awareness: The ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with people from various international and cultural backgrounds;
  • Experience with data management and databases;
  • Experience working with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, or other programming experience in website or web application development is highly preferred;
  • Experience with WordPress CMS (Content Management Systems), themes, and plugins are essential; 
  • Experience with Google Workspace and Google Marketing Platform (Analytics, Data Studio);
  • Familiarity with Linux servers and server management;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Familiarity with the SGAC mission and its objectives; and
  • Customer service mentality.
  • Meeting and working with young space sector leaders from around the world;
  • Building leadership skills and other skills that are directly translatable to your career;
  • Shaping the strategies, practices and procedures of an international organisation;
  • Having a significant impact on SGAC’s image on the international stage; and
  • Contributing to the growth and sustainability of the organisation.
Additional Note
  • This is a two-year voluntary role with no monetary compensation; and
  • Selected candidate will be able to arrange with the co-lead for downtime from the position during exams, vacations or time for other personal needs.
  • Applications Open: 1  April 2023;
  • Applications Close: 15 May 2023; and
  • Announcement of Successful Applicant: mid to end May 2023.
How to Apply

Interested individuals must complete the vacancy application form by  15 May 2023 with the following documents as attachments:

  • A letter of intent (maximum a page);
  • Curriculum Vitae (maximum two pages); and
  • Three past experiences and how they prepared you for this role (maximum a page).

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