Open Positions

Governance Team

YES-Europe operations team is looking for support to develop YES-Europe community and projects. From internal projects to external events coordination, you’d get to work with YES-Europe team leaders to improve the organization structure.

Main Tasks

The tasks can be very diverse based on your interest. From communication coordination, event management to strategic topics, you’ll be a Project Manager involved on operations and strategic topics within the community.

What’s in it for you?

  • Develop your project management skills.
  • Get to interact with different nationalities and discover about various topics tackled within YES-Europe community.
  • Develop your communication skills by interacting with YES-Europe team leaders and work on strategic projects.
  • Bring your ideas and be proactive to launch new initiatives on strategic and operative topic within an NGO.

Time Commitment

Flexible

YES-Europe is looking for someone to work alongside the President to develop the community of YES-Europe. In that role you’d make sure that all the local and international team members are fully integrated in the community of more than 3000 members. Besides that, you would help with the onboarding and the strategic team management. That means for instance that you’d have to think about which teams need to be developed and decide how the people interested in taking up an active role on the NGO could be involved.

The Finance Team raises and allocates public & private funds to create new network value for local energy enthusiasts – events, job sharing, networking formats and more – and individually support young energy innovators across Europe – from startups to research projects.

Together with you in an impact-driven, growth-minded and ambitious team, we work towards our first milestone of
1. min. 50 000 € raised
2. min. two innovative startups funded
3. min. two high-impact events funded

If you are excited about the opportunity to grow your skillset while gradually disrupting youth funding in Europe, apply!

Our open positions
Using our time and capabilities best to maximize impact is our credo. Therefore, you can join us as a manager in the following role categories available based on your committable time and the growth path you desire.

  • Investor Development & Relations
  • Startup/Event Development & Relations
  • Business/Project Development
  • Proposal Assessment (support role possible)
  • Marketing & Campaigning (support role possible)
  • Operations & Administration (support role possible)

Your profile
We know — sometimes, you can’t tick every box. We would still love to hear from you if you think you’re a good fit!

  • Enthusiasm to create new network value and support young energy innovators within Europe’s biggest energy youth organization
  • Experience in fundraising, business/project development, consulting, marketing or R&D (for non-supporting roles); Background in strategy consulting, investment banking, or startups is a plus
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with a proactive and hands-on mentality
  • Excellent communication skills accompanied with strong English skills; Proficiency in one or multiple European languages is a plus.
  • 3-9 months (flexible) availability (~2-3 hours per week, depending on role scope)

Our offering

  • Apply and grow your skillset in an ambitious organization pushing innovative ways to accelerate the energy transition
  • High degree of ownership during your work and exposure to investors, startups and the wider professional European energy community
  • Learn from, work together and network with leading innovators, influential investors and a thriving community across Europe
  • A very flexible structure to reflect your creative ideas and ambitious visions into reality
  • The best part? We are just getting started!

Interested in joining us? Please send your brief motivation statement (4-5 sentences) as well as your CV (alternatively link to your LinkedIn profile) at finance@yeseurope.org.

We are looking forward to hear from you!

YES-Europe is looking for support in international events’ organization. You’ll be able to take over different responsibilities like speaker, programme, communication or logistic management depending on your skills and interests.

Main Tasks

  • Support for high level event organization to do event concept and implementation
  • Design the program for topics to speakers’ reach-outs
  • Coordinate with YES-Europe team leaders to implement your ideas

What’s in it for you?

  • Gain project management skills with international events
  • Get to interact with high-level stakeholders in the field of energy and sustainability
  • Deepen your knowledge on the latest innovative topics

Time Commitment

Flexible

Is there no local YES team in your country? Then you can start one and become the Country Representative! Get people to be involved in the country team, coordinate meetings and organise the activities you and the others are interested in. As the “CR” you are also connected to other CRs in Europe, which which you can exchange ideas.

YES-Europe is looking for a Project Manager to join the Operations team in order to coordinate the creation and publication of YES-Europe Annual Report. You’ll get to interact with both YES-Europe international and local communities all over Europe to make sure that YES-Europe activities are well showcased in our annual report.

Main Tasks

  • Project planning to make sure that the report will be done on time.
  • Coordination with YES-Europe teams to gather inputs of annual activities to showcase in the report.
  • Work closely with the communication team to design graphics, visuals and other elements to make the report visually clear and good-looking.
  • Brainstorm with the team and bring new ideas to make the report better regarding content and visuals

What’s in it for you?

  • Develop your project management skills.
  • Get to interact with different nationalities and discover about various topics tackled within YES-Europe community.
  • Develop your communication skills by being responsible of a high-level report within an international NGO.

Time Commitment

On average 5 to 10 hours per week

Partnerships Team

As a Partnership Manager, you would be involved in scoping and exploring potential partners for YES Europe. You would be helping in reaching out to other Non-profits, universities, SME’s and MNC’s who in their own way are empowering youth and exploring Sustainability. You, as a Partnership Manager, would regularly coordinate with various partners and various teams of YES Europe to create meaningful synergies.

Knowledge Sharing Team

YES-Europe knowledge sharing team is actively looking for passionate candidates to join our exciting podcast where we interview impactful figures in the energy industry. You will have exposure to the whole lifecycle of our podcasts, from ideation, guest selection and invitation, question generation, hosting the podcast, editing, and marketing. You will also enjoy the freedom to join other knowledge-sharing projects such as the Future of Energy report, as well as your own proposed projects

Current main projects at Knowledge Sharing Team:
1. Talk Energy with YES-Europe: https://yeseurope.org/podcast/
2. Annual YES-Europe Future of Energy report: https://yeseurope.org/reports/

Main tasks

  • Podcast creation from guest invitation, episode ideation, audience engagement, hosting and co-hosting (if interested), editing of podcasts
  • Collaborate with other teams at YES-Europe to increase synergies of the podcast project, from guest further collaboration, marketing to event organization etc.
  • Propose and implement your idea on knowledge sharing for YES-Europe

What’s in it for you?

  • High exposure of being on a podcast if interesting in hosting and co-hosting
  • Project planning and management experiences from back to front end
  • Networking opportunities with influential leaders in the energy industry behind the scene
  • A very flexible structure to reflect your creative ideas and ambitious visions into reality

Time Commitment

1-2 hours per week

YES-Europe knowledge sharing team is looking for authors who have good writing skills to contribute to our flagship annual report – Future of Energy Report 2022. This is a very high-profile project that gains high attention in our annual conferences, separate publishing events etc.

Details of the Future of Energy project and past reports can be found here: https://yeseurope.org/reports/

Main tasks

  • Ideation, researching and writing the YES-Europe’s flagship annual YES-Europe Future of Energy report

What’s in it for you?

  • Your name permanently on a delicate annual report
  • A chance for you to design and define a narrative representing YES-Europe

Time Commitment

1-2 hours per week

Communications Team

Social Media is a vital part of YES-Europe’s external communication. On there we post announcements about upcoming events, recent projects and news from the industry. Our goal is to have our social media a central place to learn about what’s happening in the organisation and have it be a place for creators to express themselves.

Main tasks:

  • design graphics for our social media and events
  • develop templates for the organization to automate workflows
  • ensure that the design guideline is used across the organization

What’s in it for you

Develop your design skills, get your work out there and get to work in our amazing team

Time commitment

maximum of 5h/week including the team meetings

Social Media is a vital part of YES-Europe’s external communication. On there we post announcements about upcoming events, recent projects and news from the industry. Our goal is to have our social media a central place to learn about what’s happening in the organisation and have it be a place for creators to express themselves

Main task

  • draw graphics for our website and social media accounts on a schedule that fits for you

What’s in it for you

Develop your graphic design skills, get your work out there and get to work in our amazing team

Time commitment

maximum of 1-2 hours a week

Policy Team


Description of the project

The Energy Apero is a series of live interactive debates organized by the Policy team of YES-Europe. It’s a unique event format that features two carefully selected debaters, who were chosen to represent different perspectives on a certain topic. It includes polls throughout the event (duration is about 45 minutes). The debate revolves around 5 pre selected questions, to which the debaters can answer in rounds of 30 seconds, with some time at the end for additional questions from the audience. The event is organized online.

Main tasks
The Event Manager will work in close contact with the team leader and help:

  • Find topics for the debates,
  • Identify speakers,
  • Brief speakers before the event,
  • Liaise with Communication team to develop poster and dissemination strategy for
    social media, newsletter
  • Create program, prepare ppt for the event,
  • Prepare polls for the event
  • Prepare post-event email/wrap-up

What is in it for you

Develop your project management and event organization skills. Learn about various policy topics.

Time commitment

Maximum 5 hours per week, including 1 hour of weekly team meeting

Description of the project

The Energy Apero is a series of live interactive debates organized by the Policy team of YES-Europe. It’s a unique event format that features two carefully selected debaters, who were chosen to represent different perspectives on a certain topic. It includes polls throughout the event (duration is about 45 minutes). The debate revolves around 5 pre selected questions, to which the debaters can answer in rounds of 30 seconds, with some time at the end for additional questions from the audience. The event is organized online.

Main tasks
The debate moderator will work in close contact with the team leader and help:

  • Speak with debaters ahead of the event to identify good points of discussion for the debate
  • Identify questions based on background from speakers
  • Do the event moderation including keeping track of time

What is in it for you
Develop your public speaking and policy analysis skills. Learn about various policy topics..

Time commitment
Maximum 5 hours per week, including 1 hour of weekly team meeting


Description of the project

The Policy Reactions is a series of short videos created by the Policy team of YES-Europe. Each video has a duration of 2-3 minutes maximum and explains in simple language new legislations, directives in general political decisions affecting the Energy sector. The videos also explain briefly the different perspectives from relevant stakeholders affected. Preference is given to particularly controversial policy topics.

Main tasks
The policy analyst will work in close contact with the team leader and help:

  • Find topics for the debates,
  • Identify speakers,
  • Brief speakers before the event,
  • Liaise with Communication team to develop poster and dissemination strategy for
    social media, newsletter
  • Create program, prepare ppt for the event,
  • Prepare polls for the event
  • Prepare post-event email/wrap-up

What is in it for you

Develop your project management and event organization skills. Learn about various policy topics.

Time commitment

Maximum 5 hours per week, including 1 hour of weekly team meeting

Description of the project
The Policy Reactions is a series of short videos created by the Policy team of YES-Europe. Each video has a duration of 2-3 minutes maximum and explains in simple language new legislations, directives in general political decisions affecting the Energy sector. The videos also explain briefly the different perspectives from relevant stakeholders affected. Preference is given to particularly controversial policy topics.

Main tasks
The video editor will work in close contact with the team leader and help:

  • Create a video that supports the script developed by the policy analysts
  • eventually being the narrator of the script

What is in it for you
Develop video editing skills. Learn about various energy policy topics.

Time commitment
Maximum 5 hours per week, including 1 hour of weekly team meeting

Description of the project
One of the priorities of the Policy team of YES-Europe is to maintain and expand solid and valuable partnerships with other organizations active in the Energy sector. We believe that by joining efforts and resources we can achieve better quality outcomes, for example more interesting events, trainings and other opportunities for the community.

Main tasks
The project officer will work in close contact with the team leader and help:

  • Create a video that supports the script developed by the policy analysts
  • eventually being the narrator of the script

What is in it for you
Develop video editing skills. Learn about various energy policy topics.

Time commitment
Maximum 5 hours per week, including 1 hour of weekly team meeting

Description of the project
The YES-Europe policy team functions on a volunteering basis and so far has only explored the option of getting funding through sponsorships. The Policy team would like to start applying for Erasmus + fundings and others alike, that allow us to create and bring to our community projects of higher value.

Main tasks
The fundraiser will work in close contact with the team leader and help:

  • Identify Erasmus + and other funding opportunities, for energy policy projects dedicated to youth
  • Draft proposals for projects and whatever documentation necessary for the application
    process
  • Identify potential partnerships

What is in it for you
Develop your project management and fundraising skills. Connect with partner organizations, expand your network in the energy sector.

Time commitment
Maximum 5 hours per week, including 1 hour of weekly team meeting

Description of the project
After 5 years of existence, YES-Europe has evolved deeply and rapidly. As our members and community grows, besides our local reach across Europe through the national teams, we have identified the need to set some Core Principles and commitments that allow us to fulfill our mission to empower youth in the energy transition. Having such a strategy in place, would help
set the direction for the activities across the European and national teams, serving as a conducting line for our work.

Main tasks
The internal policy strategist will work in close contact with the team leader and help:

  • Start an internal consultation
  • Develop workshops to gather feedback from the YES-Europe community
  • Process inputs received and adjust direction of work as needed
  • Draft position on behalf of YES-Europe

What is in it for you
Develop your project management and communication skills. Develop event management and how to create consultations.

Time commitment
Maximum 5 hours per week, including 1 hour of weekly team meeting

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