The Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) is looking for a motivated and committed volunteer to join the newly formed Africa Regional Team as regional partnerships manager for a two-year fixed term. The position is open to SGAC members from the African region who are looking for an opportunity to become more involved in a role that offers challenging, rewarding, and professional skill-building experiences.
The regional partnerships manager will work closely with the current Strategic Partnerships team (SPT) and report to the regional coordinators. The responsibilities include:
- Looking for regional sponsors, new partners, and fundraising efforts.
- Finding partners to fund more scholarships for SGAC members in the region.
- Coordinating with SPT for global initiatives relevant to the region.
Estimated time commitment
The regional partnerships manager will be expected to work 3 hours a week on average.
- SGAC membership: registration on the SGAC website and below 34 years of age at the time of recruitment
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, quick turnaround international environment and meet deadlines without compromising the quality of work
- Strong or competent working knowledge of computer applications and management apps (Google Apps, Microsoft Office Suite, GIMP/Photoshop)
- Excellent written English
- Speedy email response time
- Meeting and working with young space sector leaders from around the world
- Having a higher chance of receiving SGAC scholarships to attend conferences around the world
- Being recognised internationally as part of the organization’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
- SGAC team members receive discounts on SGAC events, and also receive consideration for SGAC
- Space Generation Leadership Awards and Global Grants Program
SGAC is a unique, non-governmental, non-profit organization that empowers its student and young professional members to engage directly with the international space community and influence the future of the space industry.
How to Apply
Qualified and interested applicants should complete the vacancy application form latest by 31 August 2022. Applicants should include a CV (no more than two pages), a one-page letter of intent, and list three past experiences and how they have prepared them for the role (maximum 1 page).
Please note that the review of applications and interviews will be done between September and October. The outcome of the application will be communicated towards the end of October/beginning of November.
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