Second Call for EMSA European Board Assistants 2016/2017

Dear EMSA members,

here is another great chance for your to get involved in the heart of your association.

Through this call, you can apply to be one of the assistant of some board positions which need help during the term. Please take this opportunity for both helping your association and improving new self-development skills.

Deadline for application is the 17th of January 2017 at 23:59 Brussels time.

Assistant to the Vice President for External Affairs
The Position of the EMSA VPE has been redefined entirely starting this term. The focus of the VPE is now mainly on external representation of EMSA. The VPE is responsible for tracking external meetings, making sure reports are submitted on time and has a general overview of external projects and working groups joined by officers and directors. We wish to create a new sustainable structure for the VPE which includes the support of an assistant. This structure will ideally be handed over to the next VPE. You will be working with the current EMSA VPE Aria Ahadzada and mainly have organizational tasks within the External Department.

Administrative Assistant of the Vice President for External Affairs (1 enthusiast)
Your Job:
Be a team player
Assist the VPEs efforts to support the vision and mission of EMSA
Support the VPE in her weekly/monthly general work
Help with tracking external meeting reports
Help with drafting emails to members for external events (Panel Debate)
Be a creative thinker and a problem solver
Improving the quality of general tasks by the VPE
Other tasks

Evaluation of applications:
Qualifications requested:
Proficiency in English
Willingness to work in a European team
Availability to attend EEB online meetings once a month (every second Tuesday of the month)
Availability to attend External Department meetings once a month
General availability for administrational tasks
Organizational skills and reliability
Your chance to become an assistant to the VPE is greater if you:
Follow the blue spirit
Are generally an organized person
Have attended an EMSA GA before or are familiar with EEB work
Are able and willing to invest time into and focus on EMSA work

Assistants to the VPC – The PR Team

Are you eager to share what EMSA is with the world ? You have a good eye for photos ? You know what wordpress is? You are not afraid of HTML codes or are able to google your solutions?
You know about copyright issues and you are not afraid of computers. Join the spine of the EMSA technical infrastructure and support the Board in their work to increase member involvement,
In this task, you don’t need to be able to travel elsewhere, but you need a stable internet connection.
Below you can find the positions we opened for you !

Content Creator ( videos, PR ideas…)
Webmaster ( wordpress)
Intranet Manager

If those positions sound boring to you and you have your own position that fits your talents exactly, you can also send us an application.

Assistant to the Training and Events Officer
Training and Events Officer is a relative new position in EMSA with new challenges. On one hand TEO is working closely with VPC and OCs on managing international EMSA events, and on the other hand her responsibility is to coordinate the EMSA Training System and improve it’s sustainability. For this complex job, the Board is looking for one enthusiastic General Assistant, who can support Alma Laszlo,TEO 2015/16 in her work! For more details, check out the paragraphs below:
General Assistant to the Training and Events Officer (1 enthusiast)
Your Tasks:
Be a team player
Support TEO in her weekly/monthly general work (eg. take minutes of online meetings)
Assist in capacity building of international EMSA meeting’s OC
Assist in coordination of trainers and other session holders before/during events
Assist TEO’s effort implementing the latest changes in EMSA Training System
Help organize and keep track of EMSA trainers’ work
Help drafting Handbooks (eg. Trainers, Events Organizing)
Your chance to be assistant of TEO 2016/17 is greater if you:
are a soft skills trainer, considering to deliver a TNT
are able to attend SA’17 and/or AA’17
have a natural inclination for capacity building and you can prove it
have attended more than one international EMSA event (SA, AA, GA, EWE, TNT, TCE, NCM)
have blue spirit in your heart that you can show us in your motivation letter.

Assistant to the Resource Development Officer (1)

The Resource Development Team is looking for another teammate! The current Resource Development Officer (RDO) Kubilay Kaymaz and Resource Development Assistant (RDA) Leu Huang will be happy to see you aboard! The new RDA will help RD Team in ensuring that the various fundraising projects planned are executed in a timely and effective fashion.

The Assistant’s tasks through 2016-2107 term will be;

-To contact potential sponsors
-To search for grants
-To liaise with the VPC to ensure all material by the Resource Development Office has a professional and attractive image;
-To assist in the fundraising for EMSA International Events.
-To take part in organising fundraising events that will take place online and during EMSA meetings
-To assist the RDO in sponsor mapping, and in signing exclusive contracts with sponsors, donors and partners,

Being a team player and highly motivated to work on the European level is a must. You should apply if you like working with money, interacting with people and getting things done fast!

Medical Science Pillar
Communication and Capacity Building assistant

Assist in creating content and informative posts for members (infographics, videos, social media campaigns) on medical science related subjects
Find topics to create lasting membership involvement channels and local/national activities of the pillar
Assist in editing materials ( original articles, editorials, case reports)
Have the necessary knowledge to handle editing software programs
Assemble and coordinate a PR team of a minimum of 2 members

European Health Policy Pillar
Policy and Advocacy assistant
Taking a leadership role in policy making of the EHP pillar and assisting the director in creation of new policies of the pillar
Assist with strategic efforts of engaging with relevant EMSA partners for existing EMSA policies
Be responsible for creating policy reports and advocacy strategies for the pillar based on existing policy papers
Help with coordinating public consultations and EU initiatives

Communication and Capacity Building assistant
Lead Public Relations efforts of the pillar on social media
Create content and informative posts for members (infographics, videos, social media campaigns) on health policy subjects
Be in charge of the pillar presence of the pillar on and the intranet
Find topics to create lasting membership involvement channels and local/national activities of the pillar

Medical Ethics and Human Rights Pillar
Communication & new media assistant
Lead Public Relations efforts of the pillar on social media
Be in charge of the pillar presence of the pillar on and the intranet
Find innovative communication channels for topics and activities of the pillar for members (infographics, videos, social media campaigns)

European Integration and Culture Pillar
General Assistant

Assist the pillar sessions preparations for Spring and Autumn Assembly
Assist updating the webpage and social media about ongoing and upcoming initiatives
Assist other ongoing projects

Benefits for All Assistants
A Reserved spot at all international EMSA events.
Possibility to attend all F2F meetings (without financial reimbursement for travel/accommodation costs) as well as all online meetings (if the meeting is relevant, all DIA, event, EEB and EB meetings).
Apart from everything else, we offer a great experience and fun!

DEADLINE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS: Tuesday, 17th of January 2017, 23:59 CET

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For all positions, please send your questions, remarks and * APPLICATIONS (CV+Motivation Letter)* to the EMSA Executive Board: . Outcomes of the recruitment will be revealed by the End of November depending on the number of candidates. FYI: All positions would be valid for one mandate (2016/2017).
After conclusion of the mandate and finishing of their task, all assistants will receive an official certificate about their activities.

Treat yourself to an adventure with the EMSA European Board 2016/2017 and feel the blue breeze while developing the Association according to your dreams! We wish you motivation, ambition and enthusiasm in pursuing a career in EMSA, for which the doors open TODAY!

With our best regards,
European Medical Students’ Association European Board 2016/2017

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