Our board mem­bers serve one-year terms, mean­ing we need new board mem­bers every year. The board is split up in the Dir­ect­ive Board (Pres­id­ent, Treas­urer, Sec­ret­ary) and the Exec­ut­ive Board (Inter­na­tional Officer, Editor in Chief, Director of Communication). All positions give you the chance to experience work in a dynamic, international think tank. As the EST is a student-led organization, we only offer volunteer-based positions.

Equal Opportunities:

The EST Board has an equal policy representation for members of our organization, with 50% women and 50% men in our Board and International Office. The EST Board of 2016 has committed to the progressive implementation of equality quotas in our organization.


Applications for the 2019/2020 Board are OPENED

Candidates should send their application to applications@esthinktank.com.

After inter­view­ing the best can­did­ates, new board mem­bers will be selec­ted between July and August, and will then go through a brief trans­ition period. All pos­i­tions are open to under­gradu­ate and post­gradu­ate European stu­dents with a good com­mand of English.

Call for Treasurer

Is the EU a keyword in your vocabulary? Do you want to gain experience in an international student-led organisation? Then you should apply for the position of Treasurer of the European Student Think Tank.

As the EST Treasurer you are responsible for sound finances for the EST. This includes assessing calls for funds from in and out of the organisation, arranging 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
  • Financial understanding
  • Organisational mastermind
  • 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

Call for TWO 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 a new Editor-in-Chief!

As Editor-in-Chief of the EST you are responsible for organizing 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 a European Policy Review journal.

This year the Board has decided to call for TWO Editors-in-Chief, as the EST receives many article submissions and expanding this office will allow for more efficient work. Therefore, close coordination, cooperation, and team-mentality are especially required in this position. 

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
  • Organizational 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

Call for Director of Communication

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!

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 medias 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 media
  • Possess 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

 

Intra-Office Positions

Call for Official Partnership Manager / Deputy Secretary

Are you interested in working with a 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 Official Partnership Manager you will be responsible for leading the efforts to make the EST partner with important official institutions (e.g the European Youth Forum), as well as participate in the fundraising efforts of the organisation. This position has been newly created, so you will have the chance to tailor it to yourself and show us how much you can do! As Deputy Secretary, you will also be involved in the internal communication of the organization, as well as participate in the setting up of partnerships and collaboration with other organizations (this will be most of your work). Application processes require respect for deadlines and thus, organization skills are essential for this role!!!

Requirements

  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Be knowledgeable about a wide range of European affairs
  • Organizational skills
  • Be knowledgeable, or willing to learn about  EU institution youth organisation programmes
  • Proactive personality, especially in the context of searching for funding opportunities and partnerships.
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 in roles that require organization skills
    • Funds or partnerships you would like to achieve.

Call for Social Media Manager

Do you have a knack for creating eye-catching social media posts? Do you enjoy interacting directly with audiences online? Are you passionate about spreading awareness about the EU-related news and opportunities? Then apply for the position of Social Media Manager of the EST!

As the EST Social Media Manager, you will work within the Communication Office to make all of the EST’s most important updates public! This involves creating posts, developing creative online campaign strategies with the board, coordinating event promotion with Ambassadors, audience outreach, and more. The EST maintains a professional yet approachable and active online presence in order to connect with a diverse following base.

Requirements
  • Excellent command of English
  • Ability to plan and coordinate reliably
  • Experience with social media platforms, including but not limited to:
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • LinkedIn
    • Instragram
  • Creative and imaginative skills
  • Possess 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