Vacant positions for 2015/2016

Are you excited to start the new UF year with us? Apply for one (or two) of the vacant trustee positions of the autumn 2015 and fall semester of 2016!
The deadline for applications is September 13th.
 
Programme assistant
The Uppsala Association of International Affairs is looking to fill the position of programme assistant for the academic year of 2015/2016. The programme assistant works closely with the programme-secretaries to organize two weekly lectures, the core activity of the association.
The position requires a responsible, independent and driven person with good organizational and social skills. The position will allow you to interact with many interesting persons, develop your speaking and writing skills, and potentially provide you with valuable contacts for your future working life. Your exact assignments will depend on what the programme secretaries and you agree on, but inviting and completing the program sheet and to work on practical preparations for the lectures will be in focus.
To apply, please submit an application consisting of contact information as well as a letter introducing yourself, motivating your qualifications for the post, and explaining why you would like to become programme assistant (no longer than 500 words, either Swedish or English). Email your application to program@ufuppsala.se, applicants may be called to an interview. The final date of application is the 13th of September.
 
Event and party coordinator
As the UF’s event and party coordinator you have the main responsibility for planning the UF Christmas party (an event shared with the Student radio) as well as planning the UF gasque. The gasque takes place during the spring and while you need to plan most of it, you will be supported by the UF board members. You can also expect to be asked about assisting in smaller parties or to provide council on the subject.
We are looking for a person who is organized, is good with planning ahead as the gasque needs a lot of time to plan. Good qualifications are having previously organized or participated in the organization of larger events, worked at a nation or at an association.
Are you interested in planning, organizing and partying? Apply by sending a presentation of yourself and a motivation as to why you should be good at this position to ordforande@ufuppsala.se (maximum 1 A4). If you have any questions you can also email the same address. The final date of application is the 13th of September.
 
Marketing assistant (2)
The Uppsala Association of International Affairs is looking for two marketing assitants for the
academic year of 2015/2016! As a marketing assistant you will organise the UF: s marketing
mainly through the usage of social media, but also buy creating graphic materials and other
creative works. Experience in Photoshop, or InDesign is a plus. You will be working closely
with the two who are mainly in charge of the UF: s marketing, which will lead to some flexibility of the division of chores.
Are you a creative, positive, goal­oriented and pragmatic person with experience from working with computers, inDesign/photoshop and social media? Can you express yourself and work in groups? Then this position is definitely something for you!
If you are interested in becoming a marketing assistant for the UF, write a short application (max. 1 A4 page) where you tell us about yourself, state why you want to have this position in the UF, if you have experience that could be relevant for this position and possibly what you would wish to accomplish during your year. Send your application to pr@ufuppsala.se
Deadline: 13th of September.
Regards, PR­managers
 
Travel assistant
Do you want to help arranging trips for the Association of International Affairs during the coming year?
UF Uppsala is now seeking a travel assistant whose role will involve working as the right hand of the travel coordinator while planning the trips. No previous experience of similar work is required – most important is dedication to and interest in international issues and the work associatied with the position.
As travel assisent, you should:
– be an organized person with the ability to plan ahead
– be reliable, responsible and work easily according to directives
– be open-minded and imaginative – a nice and fun person!
– be excited to travel and thrilled to see and experience new places
Are you looking for the perfect way to get active in UF? Apply for the position of travel assistant!
To apply, send a short motivation (appr. ½ A4 page) explaining why you are interested in and suited for the position to resa@ufuppsala.se. The final date of application is the 13th of September.
 
Editorial assistant
The Association of Foreign Affairs at Uppsala University hereby announces that the post as Editorial Assistant for the magazine Uttryck is available for the upcoming year 2015/2016. As an editorial assistant you will be active in the work for the best magazine in Uppsala! Uttryck is published four times a year, and contains everything from chronicles and interviews to reports and political analysis. You will be a part of the editorial work and be in close contact with the editors and the rest of the editorial staff. Your tasks will change throughout the year and are largely dependent on when the issues of Uttryck needs to go to print. The tasks are among others proof-reading, being in touch with the writers of Uttryck and planning and organizing the editorial meetings.
As an editorial assistant you will need to:
-Have a creative and inspiring mind
-Have a great interest in magazine production and be prepared to spend a fair amount of time on this
-Have good qualities in cooperating with others and contribute to better group dynamics
-Have good organizational skills and be able to multitask.
To your application, please attach a description of yourself and why you think you are suitable for the role as editorial assistant. The application can be sent to redaktionen@ufuppsala.se, Thursday X of September. If you have any further questions, please send them to us on the same address.
 
Website editor
The Association of Foreign Affairs at Uppsala University hereby announces that the post as Website Editor for the magazine Uttryck is available for the upcoming year 2015/2016. The webpage is constantly being updated with current news, podcasts from the radio department and different kinds of written material from our writers. The webpage is functioning like a more updated and accessible compliment to the magazine, with material that cannot wait until the next issue is published. You will work close to the editors, but you will also have great liberties in shaping the webpage as you personally prefer. No specific technical skills are required, but extensive computer experience is merited.
As a website editor you will need to:
-Have a great interest in foreign affairs and what is currently happening around the world
-Be prepared to spend a fair amount of time
-Have great communication skills
-Have great organizational skills and be able to multitask.
Take the opportunity to develop your writing and leadership skills!
To your application, please attach a description of yourself and why you think you are suitable for the role as editorial assistant. The application can be sent to redaktionen@ufuppsala.se, Thursday X of September. If you have any further questions, please send them to us on the same address.