The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has been operating since 2012 under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General. SDSN mobilizes global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical solutions for sustainable development, including the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement.
The SDSN Youth is an initiative of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). It was launched in 2015 with a mission to empower youth globally to create sustainable development solutions.
At SDSN Youth, we empower young people to take meaningful action on the Sustainable Development Goals. By joining our global team, you will be working with a diverse and exceptional group of individuals with a variety of cultural, religious and political backgrounds, committed to sustainable development.
SDSN Youth is a network of 650+ member organizations based in more than 85 different countries. SDSN Youth has more than 140 team members (staff, volunteers and interns) working in more than 30 different countries across 20 Regional/ National networks.
The Global Communications Team
The Communications Team aims to showcase and celebrate the impact of SDSN Youth, and showcase educational resources/opportunities to our online followers.
With over 30 different teams in SDSN Youth, there are many launches, campaigns and initiatives happening at the same time. We’re looking for someone to lead the coordination and design of our campaigns across our global programs and supporting our regional teams.
Applying for this role requires a portfolio and/or work examples.
Deputy Project Lead works directly with:
Desired Outcomes: as a result of your work, we want to have...
…develop and implement campaigns to raise awareness of SDSN Youth’s work, and connect it to broader discussions and events.
We want to contribute a youth perspective to various events and discussions (such as our 2021 UN conference campaign, International Youth Day, etc.), and make sure that other stakeholders are aware that we have such a perspective to contribute.
...showcase and uplift the work of our programs and networks.
We want to make the projects of our programs and networks more visible and relevant to what is happening around the world.
...foster more collaboration between programs and networks within SDSN Youth.
We want to identify and create opportunities for internal collaboration to further amplify our work.
Example Responsibilities & Activities:
The Deputy Project Lead (Campaigns) will be someone who:
We are looking for candidates with varying experiences: e.g. Deputy Project Lead (owning vision and managing people)
Total Weekly Hours: 8 hours per week
Please apply at https://sdsnyouth.org/join-the-team