Volunteer at IAPSS as Design Coordinator

Deadline: 28 September 2014
Open to: everyone
Benefits: experience


The International Association for Political Science Students is calling for applications for the new open position of Design Coordinator. While the design coordinator need not be affiliated with the discipline of political science, he or she will be in charge of all graphic and media design related activities within the association.


The position of Design Coordinator is open for everyone. However, the position requires strong organizational skills as well as an excellent command of at least one of the following: Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign. The design coordinator should have a first-rate command of the English language, a professional level of individual work and time management, the capacity to meet deadlines as well as a self-sufficient and creative attitude.

Volunteering and Benefits

Please note that this is a unpaid job and will last for one year. They don’t have an office and everyone undertakes his/her work from home in their respective country. All of their documents are in a Dropbox, and they communicate online. The selected candidate will be in charge of all graphic and media design related activities within the association. This includes the creation and amendment of existing logos and banners for publications, the webpage and IAPSS events. In addition, managing the publications will include as designing the layouts and handling the typesetting of publications. Lastly, the design coordinator will be in charge of improving and extending the IAPSS corporate identity and creating various info-graphics.

Benefits of joining IAPSS include:

  • Immersion into a young, dynamic team;
  • Expanding your working portfolio;
  • contributing to the success of IAPSS as an organisation;
  • being able to attend their events for a special fee.

The compensation the person will gain is not material, but rather in terms of what they can put on their CV and the publicity they will gain from being mentioned by name on our website/facebook page.”


Interested applicants can send their:

  • CV;
  • Short motivational letter and relevant experience;
  • A short portfolio of your recent graphic and media design achievements.

to international@iapss.org.

The official call

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