We want you to apply!
The Malmö Association of Foreign Affairs is glad to announce its application period open for new Board Members 2020!
The deadline for applications is Friday the 17th of April 2020, 23:59. The applicants will receive invitations for interviews within the following week, and the interviews will be held between Monday the 22nd of April and Friday the 6th of May. The nomination committee will announce the nominations on the 6th of May. The electoral meeting will be held on the 21st of May.
Before you are nominated, you should be a member of UF Malmö. You can read more about the membership here.
To apply, you should send us a Motivation Letter (maximum 1 page) and your CV to email@example.com. In the headline you should state to which positions you are applying, meaning you only need to send one email, CV and Motivational Letter no matter for how many positions you are applying. We will then contact you for an interview shortly after the deadline has passed. You can apply for several positions, and all positions in the board are open.
Read more about the elections here and more about the positions here. Many of the positions require some mandatory skills, but bear in mind that we are a student organization and we are all here to learn and support each other. The associations official language is English, all positions require English.
If you have questions about the elections, you can send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join the Board of UF Malmö, and be part of the largest and most active association at Malmö University, and directly contribute to its continuous development!
Important Dates for an applicant
- 30th of March—17th of April: Send your application
- 22nd of April—6th of May: Interviews
- 6th of May: Nominations are out
- 21st of May: Electoral meeting
The treasurer is in charge of the financial administration of the Association. The duties of the Treasurer are focused on completing reimbursements, and on reporting said reimbursements and other financial transactions. The position is excellent work experience for someone who aspires to work in finace sector in the future. Read detailed description here.
UFS stads for Utrikespolitiska Förbund i Sverige (SAIA, The Swedish Association of Forreign Affairs in English) and it is the umbrella organization of Sweden’s Associations of Foreign Affair. The representative is making sure that UF Malmö knows what is happening in the national level, and will attend board meetings both with UF Malmö and UFS. Note that this is the only position that requires fluency in Swedish. Read detailed description here.
Head of Program Committee and Program Coordinators
Members of the Program Committee are responsible for planning and organizing lectures, panel discussions, workshops, exhibitions and other similar events. This work will provide you with many contacts and valuable experience in event organisation and management. Read detailed description of the head position here and of the coordinator position here.
Head of Travel Committee and Travel Coordinators
Members of the Travel committee plan and execute study trips abroad and in close proximity for members of the association and students of the university. Who doesn’t like to travel? Take on the challenge and organise a travel for a whole group. You will surely develop your organisational skillset! Read detailed description of the head position here and of the coordinator position here.
Head of Social Committee and Social Coordinators
Head of Public Relations and Public Relations Coordinators
The Public Relations Committee is in charge of the marketing UF Malmö and its visual look. Photography, web design, social media marketing, copywriting and graphic design are some of the relevant tasks. The committee allows you to have hands on experience of the fast paced digital marketing. Read detailed description of the head position here and of the coordinator position here.
Head of Podcast Committee and Podcast Coordinators
UF Cast is the name of the podcast pulished by the Podcast Committee. The episodes are published a few times a month. The topics of the podcast are vary but are always in the realm of foreign affairs. In the committee you will get to plan episodes and interview experts. Read detailed description of the head position here and of the coordinator position here.
Head of Editorial Committee and Editorial Coordinators
The Editorial Committee writes and publishes the association’s magazine Pike & Hurricane. If writing and foreign affairs are close to your heart, this committee might be your choice. The magazine needs copy-editors, graphic designers, media managers on top of writers and Editor in Chief. Read detailed description of the head position here and of the copy-editor position here.
Head of the Model United Nation of Malmö
The Head of the Model United Nations Committee is in charge of the functioning of the Committee, which includes the organization of its events and the management of its Coordinators. The Head of MUN supervises and participates in the practical arrangements before, during, and after the events. It is also up to the Head of MUN to engage other students in the organising of this Committee’s events. Read detailed description of the head position here.