Be our next
Secretary General

The call for candidates for the Secretary General is now open.
We are looking for 2 people of different gender.
Applications are open until 12th of December 2021 (22h00).

Description

What are the main tasks of the Secretary General?

  • The Secretary General reports to the Executive Board and is also invited to the proceedings of the National Board as the representative of the functional leads and teams and a non-voting member of the Board.
  • The Secretary General has a key function supervising and coordinating all functional leads and teams to deliver on the priorities established by the Assemblies (General and Political), and the Board.
  • The Secretary General also manages all day-to-day operational functions of the party.
  • Mandated for a two (2) year renewable term length.
  • Coordinate regularly with the Secretary Generals of Volt Europa and the national chapters.

What are we looking for?

  • Someone enthusiastic and organized;
  • Clear and strong communication skills, both written and oral;
  • Ability to speak and write at least two of the following languages: English, Dutch, French or German.

Why should you join?

  • You will be part of a young political movement;
  • You will learn a lot about political and professional communication;
  • You’ll join an amazing team of volunteers that are passionate about Volt.

How to apply

Please send your application to the Electoral Board (eb@voltbelgium.org), with a brief description of your motivation. You may also attach a motivation letter (optional), CV (optional) and a campaign video (optional). These will then be published to the effective members before the voting takes place, when we will announce the candidates to the effective members.

Each candidate also has the right to publish one post on BE General on Workplace (requires member account). The candidate is free to choose when to publish this post on Workplace. Candidates will also be able to present themselves in front of all members in a national call on December 15.

On the date of your application, you should be an effective (legal) member of Volt Belgium. If you wish to become a member, please send an email with your intention to our Community team (community@voltbelgium.org).

Deadlines

The deadline to send your application to the Electoral Board is 12th of December 2021 (22h00). The exact voting system will be announced at the latest 24 hours after the closure of the candidacies, and before the vote opens (as it depends on the number of candidates). The election will open on the 15th of December 2021 and close on the 19th of December 2021 (22h00). The new Secretary Generals will start their function in January 2022.

Best regards,

The Executive Committee of Volt Belgium