Deadline for Application Submissions: 17 September 2017 (19:59 CEST)
The International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) – the largest international organisation representing students of political science and related disciplines worldwide – offers unique opportunities for students and young researchers to grow professionally and personally in a global network. IAPSS is hereby launching a Call for four Coordinators tasked with the organisation of the IAPSS World Congress 2018 in Paris (France) together with the already elected Head of World Congress Department and Congress Program Coordinator, Speakers. The positions are all in the World Congress Department.
The world’s largest annual academic conference for students of political science and related disciplines, the IAPSS World Congress 2018 will take place in Paris, France, between the 24th and 28th of April 2018, on the theme “Diversity and Globalisation”.
We are looking for candidates for the following positions: Administration Coordinator; Program Coordinator, Panels; Logistics Coordinator; and Sponsorship and Media Coordinator.
The Congress Administration Coordinator is in charge of various tasks, including:
Knowledge of WordPress and Mailchimp is not required, although appreciated.
The Congress Program Coordinator, Panels (also Congress Panels Coordinator) is primarily in charge of the administration of the student panels, and cooperates closely with the IAPSS Academic Coordinator and the Academic Committee, a newly formed body in charge of the academic management (review and selection of abstracts, papers, scholarships and awards recipients) of the World Congress. The responsibilities include:
Knowledge of WordPress and Mailchimp is not required, although appreciated. Previous experience of an academic conference (attending/organising) is desirable.
The Congress Logistics Coordinator is responsible for the creation and management of the social program, as well as all logistical matters of the World Congress, which includes tasks such as:
For this position, candidates based in Paris and having a good knowledge of the city will be considered first. Prior experience in event management is an asset.
The Congress Sponsorship and Media Coordinator is in charge of the social media marketing of the World Congress 2018, and is working towards the increase of the financial capabilities of the event, by securing either sponsorships or services.
Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and/or InDesign, or willingness to learn independently, is appreciated.
Furthermore, all position-holders have common responsibilities, such as:
All positions require:
It is beneficial if candidates have:
The positions are – as all other positions within IAPSS – voluntary and unpaid, and apply for the period from the 1st of October 2017 to the 31st of May 2018. Costs and expenses related to the execution of the position (e.g. for travel, accommodation, public transport) are covered by IAPSS (budget allowing).
Apply until the 17th of September 2017!
Occupying one of the positions implies that you are a member of IAPSS at the moment of your installment (October 1, 2017). IAPSS membership embraces a wide range of benefits and services and comes at a student-friendly rate of either 10 or 15 EUR p.a. depending on your country of origin. Discounted rates are available for two-year memberships.
Please send your CV, a letter of motivation (max. 1 page, referring to your experience, skills, interests, and plans related to the position of interest) to email@example.com no later than the 17th of September 2017.
All applicants will be notified within 7 working days from the 17th of September 2017.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a Skype interview. The instalment will take place on October 1. Please do not hesitate to contact us in case of further questions or inquiries.
On behalf of the IAPSS Executive Committee,
Head of the World Congress Department
Member of the Executive Committee
International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS)
Nijmegen | The Netherlands
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