Do you want to become a board member of the European Student Think Tank?


 

Call for President 

Are you a firm believer that young people should spearhead the European project? Do you have previous experience managing international teams and projects? Do you consider yourself to be a team player and a problem-solver? And do you have the capacity to speak in public and interact with stakeholders at a European level? Then you should apply to be our next EST President!

As President of the European Student Think Tank you are the executive head of the organisation, working together with the EST Board to coordinate the backbone and projects of our organisation. You are our main representative and project-coordinator for events and projects working with the EU and other International Organisations. You are a creative, team-player who is able to engage with international organisations and have the capacity to problem-solve. You will draft a strategy for the EST’s institutional pillars and projects and will implement it together with the EST Board.

Requirements
  • Previous leadership experience and ability to work in a multicultural team
  • Organisational skills and analytical capacities
  • Strong diplomatic skills and understanding of how to work with the EU and other international organisations (previous internship or volunteer experience at EU, UN or NGOs is an asset)
  • Great proactivity and creativity in organising projects
  • Public speaking skills and fluency in English and at least one other EU language
Application process
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of motivation which should include:
    • Your motivation
    • Why you are a strong candidate to fill this position
    • A description of your vision for the EST, including specific objectives you would like to achieve

Please send your application with the subject line “EST President” to applications@esthinktank.com by 30 June 2020.

 

Call for Secretary / Vice President 

Are you interested in working with an pan-European group of young adults sharing your same vision for the EU? Would you like to help set the framework for this group and beyond to get involved in the EU policy-making process?

As Secretary and Vice President you will be responsible for the internal communication and functioning of the Board, as well as externally for setting up partnerships and collaborating with other organisations (this will be most of your work). The latter requires a vision according to which you want to see the EST’s network expand and the consciousness to connect EST events or projects with partner organisations. On a day-to-day basis you will be the primary contact point for third parties or young Europeans interested in the EST, towards whom you represent the organisation. Internally you will also keep minutes and be responsible for part of the administration. 

Requirements
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Be knowledgeable about a wide range of European affairs
  • Strong leadership and communication qualities
  • Organisational skills
  • Have a vision for the EST
Application process
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of motivation which should include:
    • Your motivation
    • Your experience with the EST or why you would like to get involved
    • Your experience coordinating teams
    • A description of your vision for the EST, including specific objectives you would like to achieve

Please send your application with the subject line “EST Vice President” to applications@esthinktank.com by 30 June 2020.

 

Call for International Officers

Are you looking for a true European experience? The EST is offering you the opportunity to join its team of International Officers and to work with a network of motivated and proactive Ambassadors from all over Europe!

As part of the International Office of the EST you manage a team of young Europeans within the International Office. You will choose the team of Ambassadors and coordinate their actions with the aim to raise awareness about European Affairs. The International Officers advise and support the Ambassadors with regards to their writing contributions to the EST online platform and the organisation of events.

We seek to build a team of 3-5 International Officers who will recruit the EST Ambassadors in July & August. They will manage and coordinate the network of Ambassadors for the duration of the academic year 2020-2021. The Head International Officer will participate in the EST’s Board Meetings.

Requirements
  • Strong command of English
  • Strong leadership and communicative qualities
  • Organisational skills and ability to manage tasks efficiently
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • A high degree of availability during July & August 2020 
  • Vision for the EST
Application process
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Letter of motivation which should include: 
    • Your motivation
    • Your relevant previous experiences for the position.
    • A description of your vision for the EST, including specific objectives you would like to achieve.

Please send your application with the subject line “EST International Officer” to applications@esthinktank.com by 30 June 2020.

 

Call for Director of Communications 

Are you interested in the European project and willing to get involved to help make the voice of young Europeans heard at every level? Do you firmly believe linking people together around a common project is essential? Then apply for the position of Director of Communication of the EST!

Responsibilities

As the EST Director of Communication, you are the voice of our organization. You elaborate the communication strategy of the EST and implement it on the website and social media through adequate contents. Your mission is to broaden the EST audience so that the work of the organization becomes better known and increasingly recognized.

Requirements
  • Excellent command of English
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Creative and imaginative skills
  • Basic knowledge of WordPress and social medias
  • Have a vision for the EST
Application process
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Letter of motivation which should include
    • Your motivation 
    • Any relevant experience
    • A description of your vision for the EST, including specific objectives you would like to achieve
  • Optional but an asset: graphic creation(s) you previously made.

Please send your application with the subject line “EST Communications” to applications@esthinktank.com by 30 June 2020

 

Call for Campaign and Social Media Manager

Are you interested in a wide range of social, policy and international issues? Do you have previous experience in managing projects? Are you passionate about social media marketing? Then apply to become the EST’s Campaign and Social Media Manager!

As the Campaign Manager you will oversee the yearly EST campaign. This includes assisting the Board and Ambassadors in organising events and writing common articles. As the Social Media Manager you will cooperate with the Director of Communications in promoting the EST’s events and publications. Besides, you are in charge of the EST’s social media presence.

Requirements
  • Ability to work in a multicultural team
  • Organisational and communication skills
  • Social media skills (FB, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn)
  • Great proactivity and creativity in organising and promoting projects
  • Fluency in English and public speaking skills (other EU languages are an asset)
  • Have a vision for the EST
Application process
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of motivation which should include:
    • Your motivation
    • Previous relevant experience
    • A description of your vision for the EST, including specific objectives you would like to achieve and projects you would like to implement
    • Proposal of topic(s) for the 2020/2021 EST Campaign 

Please send your application with the subject line “EST Campaign & Social Media” to applications@esthinktank.com by 30 June 2020.

 

Call for Editors-in-Chief  

Are you passionate about Europe? Do you have a very high command of the English language and an eye for detail? Then you are in luck because the EST is currently looking for two new Editors-in-Chief!

As Editor-in-Chief of the EST you are responsible for organising the Editorial office as well as the permanent writers’ section. You will be proofreading articles, coordinate the communication between authors and editors, and overall ensure that all publications adhere to EST standards. The Editor-in-Chief is also in charge of publishing the peer-reviewed European Policy Review journal. Additionally, you are required to coordinate and cooperate with the other Editor-in-Chief so that there is optimal performance within the department.

Requirements
  • Excellent command of editing and writing skills in the English language
  • Be knowledgeable about a wide range of European affairs
  • Strong leadership and communication qualities
  • Organisational skills
  • Possess a vision for the EST
Application process
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of motivation which should include:
    • Your motivation
    • Your experience with editing
    • A description of your vision for the EST, including specific objectives you would like to achieve
    • Original writing sample

Please send your application with the subject line “EST Editor-in-Chief” to applications@esthinktank.com by 30 June 2020.

 

Call for Treasurer

Do you want to gain experience in an international student-led organisation? Then you should apply for Treasurer of the European Student Think Tank.

As Treasurer you are responsible for sound finances for the EST. This includes handling the bank account and communicating with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce, assessing calls for funds from in and out of the organisation, arrange additional funding and co-organising events. Besides, you will actively participate in a board with members full of ideas to bring the EST to the next level. 

Requirements
  • Fundraising abilities 
  • Dutch Social Security number (BSN)
  • Financial understanding 
  • Organisational competence
  • Communication skills 
  • Posses a vision for the EST
Application process
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Letter of motivation which should include
    • Your motivation 
    • Your experience in participating/working in (related) organisations/boards 
    • A general idea of your forthcoming achievements in the board 

Please send your application with the subject line “EST Treasurer” to applications@esthinktank.com by 30 June 2020.


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