Event Design Director

Danish Social Innovation Club (DANSIC) Copenhagen Internship
Salary Unpaid
Danish Social Innovation Club (DANSIC) is Denmark's largest platform for social innovation. It is a voluntary non-profit organization run by ambitious Danish and international students and recent graduates, which aids and inspires different actors in society, with social innovation methods and interdisciplinary work.

DANSIC IS LOOKING FOR ITS NEW EVENT DESIGN DIRECTOR!

Are you interested in gaining experience leading a team of volunteers working in event planning? Do you want to motivate the volunteers of DANSIC and develop their social and professional skills – as well as your own? And would you like to be responsible of DANSIC’s next main event? Then you are probably the one we are looking for.

 

DANSIC is a non-profit organization that explores the opportunities and challenges of social innovation and entrepreneurship. This year DANSIC21 brings its focus on the triad of technology, entrepreneurship and design, with a collaborative project between the Nordics and the African Continent. Portraying the idea of empowering African and Danish youth, DANSIC will be working in cooperation with “Ambitious Africa”, a progressive organization that is currently expanding throughout Scandinavia.

 

As a volunteer in DANSIC, you will be part of an ambitious group of volunteers from various universities, nationalities, and professional backgrounds, all caring about technology and entrepreneurship.

 

In DANSIC we value creativity, diversity, and peer-to-peer learning. Moreover, we put an emphasis on socializing together over casual pizzas, Friday bars, Christmas lunches, etc.

 

THE LOGISTICS CREW

The Logistics Crew applies to the planning and execution of the final event of DANSIC21, and puts ideas into direct action, while including a cross-section of relevant partners and providers. The Logistics Crew’s role is to make sure that this year’s event runs smoothly and that it corresponds to our mission. As the Event Design Director in DANSIC, you will have the opportunity to lead and manage the Logistics Crew, and be responsible, with the other volunteers, for the coordination of our annual event and that DANSIC ends up with a positive result in the end.

 

 As an Event Design Director you will be responsible for:

  • Developing the content and event program for DANSIC21 together with the board;

  •  Managing the Logistics crew;

  •  Making sure our idea and program planning matches the end goal;

  • Generating ideas and searching for various themes and formats;

  •  Planning and coordinating our yearly event;

  • Collaborating hand in hand with the Finance Director and our Communications Department to solve budget and communications issues;

 

WHAT YOU WILL GET FROM US

  • The chance to run the Logistics crew in your own innovative way;

  • Participate in DANSIC-led excursions;

  • Expand your professional network inside and outside DANSIC/Ambitious Africa;

  • Work in synergy with other colleagues, learning new aspects about Events and Communications;

  • Use DANSIC for your own professional and personal growth;

  • and a VIP ticket to our end of the year party!

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • You are currently a student or recent graduate with some previous experience in planning or participating in case competitions;

  • You live in Denmark;

  • You have a desire to work in event planning, and support social innovation;

  • You are solution-oriented and have strong communication skills;

  • You should have a good eye for detail, be updated on social trends and have a creative flair;

  • You should be ready to lead a small but ambitious team of volunteers.

    This position is unpaid!

As a volunteer in DANSIC it is important that you are available to:

  • Attend the weekly evening meeting in your crew;

  • Undertake some ad hoc tasks during the week;

  • Attend the monthly social day for all of DANSIC's volunteers;

  • Be a part of DANSIC from fall 2020 until late spring 2021, when our Annual General Meeting will be held.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Tell us in a few lines why you want to be a part of DANSIC. Please also attach your CV and LinkedIn profile. Applicants will be invited on an ongoing basis for a friendly interview until the position is filled, so apply as soon as possible!

For more information or questions please contact us at nikoleta.k@dansic.org or phone number +4550368150

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

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Danish Social Innovation Club (DANSIC)

Danish Social Innovation Club (DANSIC) is Denmark's largest platform for social innovation. It is a voluntary non-profit organization run by ambitious Danish and international students which aids and inspires different actors in society, with social innovation methods and interdisciplinary work. We work to solve some of the greatest current societal challenges. Our mission is to create a society that is socially, environmentally and economically sustainable. DANSIC is supported by an Advisory Board of leading individuals and organizations in the fields of social innovation and entrepreneurship, and receive aid from sponsors and funds. DANSIC holds an annual event where different actors participate, and social innovation and specific societal issues are on the agenda. This year DANSIC will work on how mindfulness can be connected to sustainability.

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