We’re hiring! Centre for Sustainability (CfS) Students is looking for a new Secretary and Creative Manager to start on our board from February 2023 for a year long position!

Student Board Member 2023-2024

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

UPDATE: we are looking for Secretary, Creative Manager and TREASURER

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. The Centre for Sustainability aims to offer innovative and science-based solutions for the circular economy. Read more about the organisation here.

The CfS student board, CfS Students, consists 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 of sustainability professionals.

Interested in becoming a part of the board? Send us your CV and a (creative) motivation letter where you tell us about yourself, your relationship with sustainability and your ideas for your time on the board!

Feel free to express your interests for more than one position.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 22 November 23:59

You should be: 

  • Interested in organising events 
  • Enthusiastic about sustainability
  • A student of Delft University, Leiden University or Erasmus University 
  • Proactive and communicative
  • Committed to the board and your work

Availability:

  • Weekly fixed meetings online or in one of the cities starting in February 2023
  • 1-year commitment: 6 - 10 hrs per week (February 2023 - January 2024)
  • Participation in the Leiden, Delft and Erasmus introweek days (happening in August)

What we offer:

  • A great opportunity for work experience with likeminded people with different knowledge in a team environment
  • A financial compensation
  • Freedom to explore your ambitions and ideas through organising events and containing and expanding a sustainability community
  • Additionally, each member is assigned a specific function that comes with certain responsibilities and flexible tasks.  
  • Fun activities with your board, interesting drinks and meetings with the sustainability community

Function Details

2. Treasurer

As the Treasurer, you will be responsible for the general financial management and oversight of the yearly budget allocated to the board. You will consult the other board members on budget related questions by reviewing contracts, advising on the most optimal use of the budget during the events and purchasing promotion and gifts. Your main tasks are recruiting and coordinating our ambassadors, volunteers who help us promote (and organise) our events. Next to this administrative role, you will be given plenty of opportunities to organise, host, and join sustainability events and to expand your knowledge and network in Leiden, Delft, and Erasmus. We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Initiative mindset
  • Well-organised
  • Excel skills for budget record keeping
  • Open-minded and natural networker
  • Management skills

2. Secretary

As the Secretary of the CfS student board, you will take care of administrative tasks, internal and external communication, and correspondence. You will be in charge of the student board’s mailbox by keeping it organised and actively coordinating and answering the emails. You will also assist the chair in smooth meetings by taking minutes, creating the agenda and keeping track of the boards’ to-do tasks. Your main function will be organising and hosting your own inspiring, sustainability events at your university in which you have a lot of freedom. Through the CfS board, you will be part of a fun, sustainable-minded community and have an unforgettable experience! We are looking for someone who has the following qualities:

  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent writing skills and articulation
  • Confident and communicative nature
  • Great time-management 
  • Responsible mindset

3. Creative Manager

As the Creative Manager, you will be responsible for creative visuals for our social media channels, content for our event and other promotion material. This includes creating posts, stories, banners, reals or videos in line with our ethos and mission. You will be working together with the Social Media Manager to generate valuable and interesting content to educate people about the world of sustainability. Having previous experience with digital design and marketing is a big plus! Your main responsibility will be to organise, host and join sustainable events together with your fellow board members. We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Experience in digital design
  • Creativity and innovativeness
  • Well-structured and eye for detail
  • Social media knowledge (preferable)
  • Inspiring mindset

 

 

Questions? Send us an email via ldecfsstudents@gmail.com. We are always happy to help you!

Interested? Submit your CV and (creative) motivation letter via this form. If you are applying for the Creative Manager please also upload some previous work.

Feel free to express your interests for more than one position.

Deadline: Tuesday the 22th of November, at 23:59

For successful applicants, interviews will be held (online) between 06-15 December.