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Apply NOW to become a committee member at Room for Discussion! 

*We will only be accepting students enrolled at the University of Amsterdam* 

The positions we are looking for are:

  • Interviewers
    • This is the classical position at Room for Discussion. Your responsibilities will entail inviting guests, preparing interviews and giving feedback to fellow interviewers, being Editor-in-Chief for interviews, and of course interviewing the platform’s guests. 
  • Marketing Officer
    • The marketing officer will be responsible for all the marketing and advertisement of Room for Discussion. This entails, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Website, and Youtube. For all of our social media the marketing officer will have to develop the content themselves. Experience with an editing program is highly valued but the applicant can also be trained. Additionally, the marketing officer would not be required to neither give feedback nor to do any interviews themselves. Nonetheless, they are more than welcome to do so. 
  • Technical Officer
    • The technical officer will be responsible for editing all of the Room for Discussion interviews, managing the platform podcast on Spotify, the livestreaming of the interviews, the one minute pitch, and managing the technology. Experience with OBS and Premiere Pro is highly valued but the applicant can also be trained. Additionally, the technical officer would not be required to neither give feedback nor to do any interviews themselves. Nonetheless, they are more than welcome to do so. 

What does Room for Discussion add to your Student life? 

As an interviewer at Room for Discussion, you become part of a close-knit team organising and staging interviews with insightful and high-profile guests from economics, politics and academia. You acquire skills that no course at university can offer. How to persuasively invite a renowned CEO. How to pose the right questions to the head of the International Monetary Fund. How to make a conversation over lunch with a world famous economist. You develop these and many other skills as you go about realising your very own interview-ideas and in tandem with top-journalists, interviewers and experts at one of our many training sessions. Last but not least, you become part of a close group of people that share your interests and motivation to get involved in today’s economic, political and societal challenges.

What do we expect from you? 

We expect you to have the motivation and courage to contribute to Room for Discussion on and beyond the stage. We’d like you to have a proficiency in the English language and a good understanding of economics and politics. If you are up for the challenge of interviewing Mario Draghi, Christine Lagarde, Peter Singer and others live on stage, then apply at Room for Discussion!

How  to apply? 

Our recruitment is open now! Upload your Curriculum Vitae alongside a short but crisp motivation letter at https://sefa.nl/apply-now/.

Deadline – 22nd of March 23:59PM

Got any questions? 

Shoot us an email via roomfordiscussion@sefa.nl

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