Are you interested in foreign affairs? Do you want to be a part of developing one of the largest student societies at the University of Gothenburg and informing the world about International Affairs? Then you might be the one we are looking for!
We are currently looking for motivated people for the following positions:
Head of the PR Committee:
As one of the two heads of PR you will multiple areas of responsibility.These responsibilities include informing how to become active in the Society of International Affairs at events, updating the Society’s social media channels and website, writing weekly newsletters, designing posters for events, and strategically planning how to market the events together with the other committees. Skills in using Photoshop and related graphic design programs is a big plus. In the beginning of a new semester, you will also be responsible for organizing class visits, and arranging a welcome mingle for new students.
Head of the Event Committee:
The event committee is responsible for the film club, study trips, debate café and quiz nights. We are in particular looking for someone interested in planning and leading the study trips abroad, which are arranged every semester. The destination should be of political, academic and cultural value, and should be well-suited to expand participants’ knowledge of foreign policy and international issues. The trips are funded through a combination of grants and participant fees, so keep in mind that going on trips requires you to spend some of your private money.
You will also help out the other two Heads with the other responsibilities of the committee. For the film club you’re responsible for selecting documentaries to screen and host these events every other week throughout the semesters.The debate café “Fika Politica” is organized once a month around a topic related to the current state of affairs internationally: you will be responsible for finding a topic and moderating the event. The quiz nights take place once a month, around “fun” themes with a touch of international politics to it; you will be at the head of these events. Besides these tasks you will also be able to organize social activities for members, for instance parties.
As a board member, you will take direct part in the decision-making processes of the association, enabling you to develop skills in leadership, teamwork, communication and much more.
Send us your CV and a letter of application to firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for applications is 29th of March at 23:59.
If the Election Committee thinks you’re a strong candidate, they will call you to an interview.
If you have any questions about the application process or the position, contact the Election Committee at email@example.com or the president at firstname.lastname@example.org