Posted on: March 4, 2021 Posted by: Dieter Ferlin Comments: 0

About ᒪ ᐯ ᑎ

Leuven Value Network (ᒪ ᐯ ᑎ) is a non-profit organisation under the umbrella of Leuven MindGate; part of the City of Leuven. ᒪ ᐯ ᑎ accelerates value creation by bringing together the ambitious minds of Leuven via (digital) networking events.

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 roughly of 6 full-timers and +/ 20 young professionals that each volunteer to contribute to this vision in their own area of expertise. Each team member is active in one of the three functional teams:  HR & Operations, Marketing and Community.

Your mission

We are looking for a real digital native who wants to take our web facilities on WordPress as a volunteer to the next level.

Role description

You will find yourself among a passionate team of youngsters with a go-for-it mentality. Your work will be a fundamental base of LVN which every team will take advantage of.

You will be held accountable for maintaining and developing the website.

Requirements

Ideally, you recognize yourself in the description below:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Good knowledge of Javascript and PHP
  • No creative boundaries
  • Good people skills
  • Fluent English speaking (Dutch is a plus);
  • Flexible (no 9-to-5 mentality);
  • Organised (respecting timelines and deadlines);
  • Taking initiative; working independently as well as collaborating in a team;
  • A can-do attitude towards challenges;
  • Paying attention to detail;
  • Keen to work with and learn about new digital tools (we work completely remotely);
  • A strong sense of ownership and proactive growth mindset.
  • You see yourself working 3-5h on a weekly basis for Leuven Value Network

Our offer

We’re looking for a volunteer who’s willing to spend some of his or her spare time to change Leuven for the better. Here is why you should apply:

  • The opportunity to learn from and work with like-minded ambitious entrepreneurs;
  • The ability to expand your professional and peer network;
  • Diverse internal learning and development initiatives (being a moderator, project management, guiding brainstorming sessions…);
  • Free access and drinks to all our events.

Note that this position is unpaid.

Application

Interested candidates are asked to send their CV and one-page cover letter in English outlining their motivation and relevant experience for this position, through our sign-up page.

Every applicant must reside in Belgium.

If you are situated in any other country we will not be able to accept you’re application.

Thank you L V ᑎ