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European Events Associate

About the Organization

Students For Liberty (SFL) is the largest pro-liberty student organization in the world with students active in 117 countries on every inhabited continent. With a multi-million dollar budget and over 70 full-time staff members, we serve pro-liberty students in their pursuit to become leaders of liberty. We accomplish this through a strategy of identifying the top students and then empowering them to be agents of change in their communities. Last school year, our students organized over 3,700 events with over 230,000 people in attendance. We are a fully virtual, vibrant, and entrepreneurial organization working with a diverse team in the U.S. and around the world.

The SFL team is passionate about liberty and making the world a freer place. SFL team members go the extra mile in order to make sure that more students around the world can benefit from our programs and resources.

Working for SFL means flexibility, meaningful work, and autonomy. We pride ourselves on growth, hard work, advancement opportunities, embracing entrepreneurship, and a passion for the product: liberty.

Additionally, we are strongly dedicated to ensuring our staff have the ability to grow and reach their full potential.

What does it mean to work for SFL?

  • Get paid to spread the values of liberty
  • Experience a fully remote workplace: work from anywhere in the world with extremely flexible hours
  • Take over 3 weeks of extremely flexible paid time off
  • Join an international community of staff from every corner of the globe
  • Advance in the organization as you grow
  • Travel to staff retreats and other SFL events

Job Summary:

European Students For Liberty (ESFL), a region within Students For Liberty, is seeking a passionate, self-motivated, and professional individual to join the ESFL team as our new European Events Associate. The role involves working with volunteers across Europe and a team of staff from across the globe. The position is remote with occasional international travel required. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the planning and execution of all ESFL in-person and online events in Europe, ensuring that logistics and coordination are handled efficiently and within budget. The role also includes supervising event data reporting and tracking. The ESFL Events Associate will report directly to the European Programs Director and ensure pre-agreed targets and goals are being met on a regular basis.

In addition to supporting and facilitating the conferences and events of our volunteer network, the Events Associate will also be responsible for organizing our premiere Europe-wide annual event: LibertyCon.  

The successful candidate will have a firm commitment to the ideals of liberty and an understanding of SFL’s work, mission, and vision. 

Job Type:

Full-Time Contractor (remote).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be a point-of-contact for volunteer leaders from 30+ European countries for event-related requests.
  • Oversee all event-related activities in ESFL.
  • Evaluate and manage all event proposals and reports, manage event data, and ensure projects stay within budget.
  • Work with the ESFL programs team on developing tools and procedures enhancing the volunteer experience.
  • Lead the organization of LibertyCon Europe.
  • Report to ESFL Programs Director.

Qualities of an Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience in volunteer management or leading a team.
  • Fluency in English with excellent written, verbal communication, and collaboration skills.
  • Critical thinking and creative approach to problem-solving.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized mindset with an ambitious, goal-oriented outlook.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage shifting priorities.
  • Ability to work autonomously with entrepreneurial drive.
  • Passion about the ideas of liberty.
  • Readiness to work flexible hours and travel according to need.
  • Proficiency with all G-Suite tools.

Further preferred qualifications:

  • Previous experience in events management.
  • Previous experience in fundraising.
  • Knowledge of social media and communication platforms.
  • Previous involvement with Students For Liberty.
  • Fluency in other European languages.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume complete with references in PDF format to the hiring manager Stefan Acimovic at [email protected].

We will reach out to those candidates whose applications we wish to consider.

Application deadline:

July 28, 2024

What does working for Students For Liberty mean?

Students For Liberty (SFL) is a US-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate, develop, and empower the next generation of leaders of liberty.

Working for SFL is similar to working at a startup. We pride ourselves on fast growth, hard work, quick advancement to a high degree of responsibility and autonomy, embracing entrepreneurship within the organization, and a passion for liberty.

Students For Liberty is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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