Open Positions

Governance Team

Role

Proactive action toward the effectiveness of YES-Europe governance, international & local teams by collaborating to synchronize work across multiple domains

Responsibilities

  • Operations facilitator
    • Support in policy, planning & strategy decisions 
    • Strategy decisions’ operational implementation 
    • Analyze & improve organizational processes
  • Operations coordinator
    • Optimize international operational practices (meetings, processes, onboardings)
    • International projects launch (proposals, project planning, team building)
    • International projects management including the coordination of a team of 3+ project managers  (project lead support, project & partners management, internal updates) 
    • Integrate teams’ feedback in governance decision making (monitor teams and members interests, developments & feedbacks)

Current main projects of the Operations Team

  • YES-Europe Annual Report 
  • UNFCCC membership (including participation to COP) 
  • Coordination with EYEN
  • Support in international event management 
  • Support in community management (internal events) 
  • Support in administrative management (general assembly)

Qualifications

  • A strong team-player who can commit time and effort. 
  • Good skills in projects management and people coordination
  • Willingness to handle operational topics

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!

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.

Policy Team

The YES-Europe is looking for a new passionate leader to drive the Policy team activities. Are you interested in energy policy topics, do you have some experience in doing policy analysis and are eager to work with a team of other young enthusiasts? By becoming the leader of this team, you will be in charge of bringing complex policy topics to the YES-Europe community, through diverse formats and platforms.

Current main projects of the Policy Team:

  1. Energy Apero Debates
  2. Policy trainings
  3. Policy reaction videos
  4. Collaboration with other youth organizations with policy projects

Main tasks

  • Organize frequent team meetings as needed to discuss ongoing and future projects, and to allow for exchange on different policy topics
  • Keep track and support the different team members on the implementation of projects
  • Connect the policy team with other teams internally (e.g. other YES-Europe teams like Communication team, Partnership team, Finance team, …) and externally (e.g. partners)
  • Update the YES-Europe Board and Governance team on the Policy team activities on the dedicated meetings

What’s in it for you?

  • Gaining project and team management experience
  • Networking opportunities with stakeholders from the policy scene
  • Opportunity to learn about topics of interest to you but also to gain or increase specific skills (e.g. video editing, event hosting, research and policy analysis)

Time Commitment

2-3 hours per week

If you are interested in the position, please send an email to eleonora.cherubini@yeseurope.org

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

Responsibilities

  • Strategically plan knowledge sharing activities for YES-Europe to maximize YES-Europe’s impact, on international and local team levels.
  • Work with other teams (international and local) at YES-Europe to maximize synergies across teams/projects to maximize impact. 
  • Lead & manage current projects
    • Podcast
    • future of energy report
  • Creatively explore new opportunities/projects to expand and optimize YES-Europe’s knowledge sharing activities for higher impact. 

Qualifications:

  • Experience effectively managing teams and delivering quality results
  • Decent project management skills to ensure end-to-end ideation and implementation of projects
  • Knowledge sharing project experience would be a plus (podcast, webinars, conferences, publications, marketing etc.)
  • A responsible team-player who can commit time and effort. Passionate about knowledge sharing and willing & capable to lead a 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

Did you find a position that interests you? Apply now and we’ll be in touch with you!

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