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Part-time Student Board Member

Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Sustainability Students is looking for you!

Who are we?

The Centre for Sustainability Student Board is a student initiative appointed to be the student extension of the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Sustainability. Centre for Sustainability aims to offer innovative and science-based solutions for circular economy. Read more about CfS here.

The CfS student board currently exists of 6 students with different backgrounds, representing all three universities. Our common interest is to speed up the transitioning to a circular economy. We want students, researchers, companies and the government to join forces in a field where interdisciplinary collaboration is highly needed. We do this by organising events, like symposiums, lectures and expert panel discussions and thesis markets where students gain interdisciplinary experience and inspiration to do sustainable research projects and meet future employers and co-workers. We, our community, are the next generation sustainability professionals.

Interested? Send your CV and motivational letter to students@centre-for-sustainability.nl.
Feel free to express your interests for more than one position.

Deadline: 4th of June 23:59

Availability:

  • Biweekly meetings in The Hague
  • 1 year commitment/ 6-8 hrs per week (September 2018 - August 2019)
  • Joining the LDE Summer Course at the WTTV Festival (14-22 July)
  • Introduction weeks in Leiden, Delft and/or Rotterdam (August 2018)

What we offer:

  • A great opportunity to work with people with different knowledge but the same ideals
  • A compensation of ~ 200€/ month
  • Freedom to explore your ambitions and ideas through organizing events and containing and expanding a sustainability community
  • Your personal social network development, you will meet a lot of students and professionals from all sciences that share the same interests in sustainability.
  • Fun activities with your board, interesting drinks and meetings with the CfS community.

We are looking for students that:

  • are highly motivated and willing to work hard
  • have an entrepreneurial mindset
  • have green heart

Additionally each member is assigned a specific function that comes with certain responsibilities and flexible tasks. The following positions are open for application:

  • Chair
  • Secretary
  • Brand Manager
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Function Details

1. Chair

The chair is responsible for the functioning and goal setting of the Student Board. The chair also has a strategic role to play in representing the organisation and the vision and purpose of the organisation and reports to the management team of the Centre for Sustainability. We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Networker
  • Planner
  • Experienced

2. Secretary

The secretary's main role is documentation of the meetings of the Student Board and arranging all external communications through e-mail. The vice-chair also represents the organisation externally and maintains and strengthens relations with companies and partner organisation. The vice-president is also highly involved in the internal affairs of the Centre for Sustainability. We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Structured
  • Good command of English

3. Brand Manager

The brand manager is responsible for maintaining the quality of our events and our focus on the transition towards a circular economy. The brand manager is highly involved in the organisation of insightful events and is aware of the different approaches and perspectives of students within the LDE network. We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Design-thinking & experienced with Adobe Creative Suite 
  • Creativity
  • Approachable

    Questions? Send us an e-mail or message us on Facebook. We are always willing to have a chat.

Interested? Send your CV and motivational letter to students@centre-for-sustainability.nl.
Feel free to express your interests for more than one position.

Deadline: 4th of June 23:59