Call for applications
Deadline: 31 May 2019
YCW Shanghai is recruiting new Directors to join its dynamic leadership team.
YCW is an all-volunteer organisation focused on connecting and educating the next generation of China thought-leaders through forums and other events, including a speaker series that has attracted top policymakers and academics.
Shanghai is one of the largest of 10 YCW chapters around the world. Others include Beijing, London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brussels, Berlin, New York, San Francisco and Washington DC. YCW has a over 5,000 highly engaged members.
Directors will work alongside the Head of YCW Shanghai, Nihal Kutlu, in driving YCW Shanghai’s ambitious strategy and operations.
As a director you will be expected to suggest future speakers and organise talks, moderate panel discussions, coordinate logistics, and propose potential partnerships, all towards growing the community in Shanghai. Responsibilities may also include coordinating with other chapters, and interacting with the YCW Global Editorial Team on the YCW pipeline to line up on-and off-line content. The role will require a time commitment of a few hours per week.
We are looking for individuals who:
-Have fresh ideas on potential partnerships and venues;
-Can engage with business or academic communities;
-Have an interest in and knowledge of emerging issues in China; and
-Are collaborative and want to work as part of a committed and passionate team.
-Please email firstname.lastname@example.org by 31 May with a CV and a brief note outlining your interest in becoming a YCW Director.
When outlining your interest in the position(s), please include details such as:
-Your current involvement with YCW and/or knowledge of China and China-focused circles in Shanghai;
-Your commitment to supporting an event every 4-6 weeks;
-The aspects of YCW that appeal to you; and
-Any speaker/topic ideas, or more creative ideas that can help YCW fulfil its mission to connect and educate today’s China-engaged young professionals.