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ESSS Opens Call for Volunteer Positions

With the recent growth of ESSS and the expansion of its branches and members, ESSS is seeking Volunteers to join our teams. Volunteers play a big role within the ESSS, providing assistance, direction, and management to the ESSS Team.

Deadline for Applications: JUNE 8, 2018.

Available Positions

Program Team (2 People)

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with the Team leader on Planning, Proposing and Management of the society’s annual Programs and events.
  • Preparing and developing event contents and themes.
  • Preparation of relevant program documents such as proposals, reports,
  • Preparation and presentation of analytics to the General Manager.
  • Work with other Team members to ensure all tasks are carried out with synergy and efficient fashion.

Membership Team (2 People)

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with the ESSS team for Management on Membership, Institutional, Branch, and Individual.
  • Promoting Products and services.
  • Providing Certificates and recognition for members.
  • Manage anything related to members.
  • Preparation and presentation of analytics to the General Manager.
  • Work with other Team members to ensure all tasks are carried out with synergy and efficient fashion.

Communications and Marketing Team ( 4 People)

Responsibilities:

  • Collaboration with team leader and Developing Press Release content.
  • Managing Social Media Relations.
  • Advertising of ESSS Events and programs; before, during and after.
  • Developing Brochures and Sponsorship packages for programs and events.
  • Coordinating with program Team on promotion.
  • Preparation and presentation of analytics to the General Manager.
  • Work with other Team members to ensure all tasks are carried out with synergy and efficient fashion.

Editor Team ( 4 People)

Responsibilities:

  • Proofread the society documents written in English.  

Necessary Qualifications:

  • ESSS Membership: Register on the ESSS website and at least 19 years of age at the time of appointment.
  • Passion for Space Science and technology, and a clear understanding of the vision of the society.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines without compromising the quality of work.
  • Teamwork Capacity.
  • Responsiveness and strong attention to detail.
  • Communication skills.
  • Flexible to meet with the manager and Coordinators on a regular basis.
  • Prior experience in public relations/communications and/or Marketing is a plus.
  • Web and social media skills are a plus
  • Knowledge of social media tools (e.g. – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc…)

Benefits

  • Professional Working experience.
  • Develop desirable leadership skills.
  • Invitations to Inclusive ESSS events and Programs.
  • Recognition on the ESSS website.
  • Scholarship Opportunities that come through the ESSS.

Estimated Time Commitment: 3 working days a week, 4 hours a day.

Duration of Term: 3 months.

Application Process

To apply, please send an email to ethiopiaspace@gmail.com with the subject heading: [LAST NAME, ESSS VOLUNTEER, TEAM NAME], by June 4, with the following documents as attachments:

  1. Resume (with headshot and date of birth) (limit 2 pages)
  2. Letter of intent, detailing your suitability for the role. (limit 1 page)
  3. OPTIONAL (List of three past experiences and how they have helped you for this role.

Application timeline

Applications Open – May 25

Applications Close – June 8

Review of applications – June 8 -14

Interviews of selected applicants – June 15 – 19

The announcement of results – June 22


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