Become an Officer!

We are recruiting! Become a officer in one of the most diverse Societies on campus! Kickstart new initiatives under the Convenor Scheme, host events with accredited guests and participate in building our society! 

Below you will find a list and job description for all vacant officer positions.

--- OFFICER APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN ---

DEADLINE: 23:59 BST, SUNDAY 7 OCTOBER 2018

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted via email for an interview held between 8-12th october (Week 2)

Model United Nations (MUN) Officer (x3/4)

Careers-Corporate Officer (X5)

Team LSE is LSE’s very own competitive MUN team that trains and completes year-long at Model United Nations conferences across the United Kingdom and the world. Our team undergoes rigorous weekly training sessions and are recognized as some of the best delegates in the Model UN circuit, having recently achieved awards at conferences including Oxford International Model United Nations (OxIMUN), London International Model United Nations (LIMUN), and Harvard World Model United Nations (WorldMUN).

We are now looking for passionate individuals to join our team as MUN officers. Successful applicants will demonstrate a passion for Model United Nations and the ability to step out of their comfort zone. We are looking for individuals who are highly motivated and who can function as a team member or independently in a fast-paced environment. We are looking for 3-4 MUN Officers, including 1 postgraduate with greater postgraduate responsibilities.

Job Description:

  • Ensure the smooth running of training sessions under the supervision of the Training Officer and Crisis Officer.

  • Manage the Team LSE website [www.teamlse.com].

  • Help in the organisation of other relevant events, including socials and sessions with other LSESU United Nations Society divisions and external organisations.

  • Representing Team LSE as Head Delegate at Model United Nations conferences.

  • Assisting the MUN Directors, Training Officer and Crisis Officer in any other relevant activity.

 

Outreach Officer (x3)

Outreach is dedicated to improving human development through volunteering and campaigning initiatives. We spread awareness about key global issues and celebrate UN international days. We also provide training sessions in volunteering and discussion panels on different aspects of the charity sector.

We have three exclusive officer openings in Outreach. We welcome applications from both undergraduates and postgraduates. As an Outreach officer, you acquire volunteering skills alongside those of event planning, leadership, coordination, communication and many others. Additionally, Outreach provides a great platform to practice and improve your networking skills and the gain in-depth knowledge of the functioning of a society.

These are all transferrable skills that would look attractive on a resume/CV.

Job Description:

Awareness officer:

Your role would consist of organising fundraising events to celebrate specific UN international days or other relevant events. You will have the right to choose which UN days you would like to involve Outreach in. Then, you would need to choose the best-suited organisation, find a creative idea for fundraising or awareness-raising, organise the fundraising and execute it on the event day.

SolidariTee officer:

Your role would consist of representing a national, student-led campaign to raise money for legal aid for refugees. This would involve campaigning to sell merchandise (all proceeds go towards raising money for Advocates Abroad, the charity that SolidariTee fundraises for) and collaborating with other societies in the SU to put on insightful events. For more information visit: https://www.solidaritee.org.uk/

President of Blue Dragon:

Blue Dragon Foundation is a Vietnam-based NGO that helps street children in situations of poverty, forced labour, and human trafficking. Blue Dragon provides support to these street children through their numerous programmes and ensures that no vulnerable child is left behind. Your role would be to organize weekly meetings with the team to discuss upcoming events, organize fundrasising events, alone or in collaboration with other societies. We look for good team-working abilities, problem solving and crisis management especially when dealing with the Student Union, creativity, and openness to inter-societal collaboration.

If you have any questions, please send these to s.e.hiscock@lse.ac.uk (Sophie)

The Careers-Corporate Division aims to maximise career opportunities for students passionate about the international affairs and development sectors, as well as to establish connections with various external organisations who share our values for potential sponsorship endeavours. We provide students with opportunities to interact with high-profile speakers and experienced professionals, while expanding into new terrains like embassies, media firms, think tanks and political risk consultancies. In the past years, we have partnered with the UNA-UK, British Association of Former United Nations Civil Servants (BAFUNCS), Foreign Policy magazine, as well as individual professionals who supported us by becoming pro-bono mentors to our members.

We currently have 5 openings (3 for careers and 2 for corporate) in our division and we welcome applications from all LSE students (both undergraduates and postgraduates). We are looking for passionate and committed individuals who are interested in event planning and project management as we have a lot of exciting events this year. No prior experience is required, but we do look for creative and persistent officers!

Job Description:

Careers Officer (Undergraduate):

  • Liaise with our external partners (eg. BAFUNCS) in planning events.

  • Liaise with other societies to organise field trips, tours, etc. to UN and NGO offices in London.

  • Liaise with LSE Careers for any potential collaborations.

  • Reach out to professionals in various sectors to become pro-bono mentors for our Mentorship Programme.

  • Support the team and/or other divisions in executing events.

  • Opportunities to propose and execute your own events/projects.

Careers Officer (Postgraduate):

  • Be in charge of the annual UN internship panel (held around mid-November).

  • Responsible for finding speakers for the internship panel.

  • Liaise with LSE departments for any potential collaborations.

  • Reach out to professionals in various sectors to become pro-bono mentors for our Mentorship Programme.

  • Support the team and/or other divisions in executing events.

  • Opportunities to propose and execute your own events/projects.

Corporate Officer (All students):

  • Reach out to organisations for any sponsorship or partnership opportunities.

  • Develop sponsorship pitches and ideas to improve on UNSOC's current pitch.

  • Design sponsorship proposal brochure and materials.

  • Reach out to UNSOC alumni to maintain relationship and seek opportunities for partnerships.

  • Support the team and/or other divisions in executing events.

  • Opportunities to propose and execute your own events/projects.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email to k.n.tjuatja@lse.ac.uk (Kristina) or a.l.cens@lse.ac.uk (Alex).