MVA is looking for a volunteer Membership Coordinator!

The MVA is looking for a volunteer to help manage the membership register of MVA, and engage members on different online platforms.
Application deadline: 25 April 2021

The MVA is looking for a volunteer to help manage the membership register of MVA, and engage members on different online platforms. 

Application deadline: 5 April 2021 25 April 2021 (Extended)

What does it involve?

The MVA has an existing platform for membership management, and an online community on Slack. The Membership manager will:

  • Monitor registrations on the MVA website, verifying the categories of membership
  • Add new members to the right mailing lists, Slack, and other communication channels as needed
  • Coordinate with the MVA treasurer to make sure membership fees are paid (including monitoring transactions, verifying receipt of payments in the MVA accounts)
  • Communication with members after registration and engage members on Slack
  • Run the member spotlight program to showcase MVA members and their unique work
  • Update the monthly metrics relating to the membership for the MVA board meeting including number of members and income from membership fees
  • Support connecting registered members with opportunities and MVA activities they might be interested in

Estimated time commitment: 4 hours a week

What are we looking for?

In assessing your application, we look at the following:

  • Past experience in volunteer positions
  • Experience using Slack and web platforms like wordpress
  • Experience/familiarity with the space sector or Moon related activities
  • Experiences working in a team and leading teams
  • Familiarity and comfort with using different software and online platforms such as Microsoft Word and Excel, google apps, and Slack
  • Professional Fluency (Speaking, Reading, and Writing) in English
  • Awareness of international cooperation principles, concepts and techniques
  • Cross-Cultural and Communication Awareness: Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with people from various international and cultural backgrounds

What’s in it for you?

This is a voluntary role and has no monetary compensation. However, you will be at the forefronts of onboarding and interacting with the MVA memberbase and network. As such, you will have an opportunity to:

  • Help put together an impactful event, the results of which may shape future activities at MVA
  • Be recognized as on organizing team member on the event page
  • Work with MVA’s global team, and partners and sponsors
  • Gain early bird access to MVA events and activities
  • Benefit from registration discounts and other unique opportunities only available to MVA team members
  • Interact with leaders of MVA working groups, projects and board members
  • Be recognized by the MVA for your contributions
  • Develop highly desirable leadership and management skills
  • Work with and learn from the best people in the world

I’m interested! What’s next?

Please submit the following items to to ali.nasseri@moonvillageassociation.org by 25 April 2021 with the subject line “MVA Membership Manager Application”:

  • A letter of intent including 3 main experiences that have prepared you for this role
  • A resume (maximum 2 pages)
  • A one page document outlining ideas or plans for your term (optional)

Application Timeline

  • Applications open: 15 March 2021
  • Applications close: 25 April 2021
  • Discussion with candidates: 25 April – 10 May 2021
  • Announcement of results: 20 May 2021