Posted on: August 29, 2022 Posted by: Irem Toklucu Comments: 0

Job Location: Brussels, Belgium (Hybrid)

Start date: ASAP

Minimum Duration: 6 months (7-8h/week)

Job type: Volunteership

 About V N B

Value Network Brussels is a community run by youngsters which sets up hybrid networking events that form a perfect mix between work and play.

We host innovative networking activities where you can learn and connect with interesting individuals in a relaxed and inspiring environment.

Our vision: We believe that the world’s most complex problems can only be solved by working together.
Our mission: Bringing people together for the better in Leuven.  

Our core team: consists of  young potentials that each volunteered to contribute to this vision in their own area of expertise. Each team member is active in one of three functional teams: Marketing & Sales, Events & Community, and HR & Operations.

Your Mission

As the President, you will be focusing on managing and coaching our team of enthusiastic interns and volunteers. To achieve that you will coordinate with our founder and leadership team to assess the direction of the organization, develop short and long-term goals, plans, and strategies, and ensure the organization’s compliance with the stated mission. You will be in the pilot seat of one of the most dynamic organizations.

Role Description

We are looking for someone who has a proactive mentality and leadership skills. You will be responsible for the following:

  • Attending morning calls on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays. (This can be in bi-weekly rotation with the vice president.)
  • Bi-weekly  meetings with the concerned stakeholders..
  • Establishing and carrying out organizational or departmental procedures, goals and policies.
  • Being a key contact for the team for important decisions.
  • Coordinating with the Vice-president and founder to set up the organization and it’s teams.
  • Closing deals with our partners.
  • Attending the department meetings (recommended).
  • Appointing managers and department heads.

Requirements

We are a group of motivated entrepreneurs and are looking for a passionate leader to strengthen our team. Ideally, you recognize yourself in the description below:

  • You are fluent in English (is a must) & French or Dutch (is a plus).
  • You are a natural leader & have been in similar roles in the past (professional experience / coursework).
  • You have or can build a strong network with agencies & suppliers in the region.
  • You have an eye for details & strong project management skills.
  • You do not shy away from taking initiatives & being on the field to get things done.
  • You are highly organized and have no problem respecting timelines and meeting deadlines.
  • You have a can-do attitude towards challenges and love learning new skills.
  • You are flexible and thrive in a young start-up environment
  • You see yourself working 10 hours weekly

Our offer

  • Platform to connect & network with young professionals.
  • Reimbursement of all transportation costs.
  • Free access and drinks to all our events.
  • Free internal workshops (being a moderator, project management, guiding a brainstorming session,…)
  • An intense & fun experience in an international, fast-paced and flexible start-up.
  • Certificate of Volunteering & Letter of Recommendation (upon request) upon successful completion.

Application

Interested in working with us? Great! Please send us your CV and a short motivation letter in English. Please indicate the desired duration and time period of your internship.

Note that we only work with applicants currently residing in Belgium.

As a reminder – this position is unpaid.