The Transito board consists of 7 positions. It is a perfect opportunity for those who want to experience what it is like to be in the board of a master’s student association. Not only does this look good on your CV but you also learn a lot about yourself and obtain new skills. The board of Transito consists of a group of enthusiastic students who are devoting a lot of energy and effort to the association for a year. The board members have a part-time position and work together as a team.
The president is the oil that keeps the board moving in unison. This person must be able to see the greater picture and is responsible for bringing together synergies within the board to get the mission done. The role of president is challenging, because he/she must be a team player who is be able to take the lead when necessary to get the job done! The president also represents Transito at all external events.
Secretary / Vice-President
The secretary is the right hand of the president. The secretary handles incoming emails, post, and other material that is relevant for the board. He/She also has the important role of transcribing the meetings. Incase the president is absent the secretary will act as vice president. The secretary is also there to step in and offer help to others in the board if needed.
External Relations Officer
The external relations officer is responsible for all the non-monetary relations Transito has. This includes but is not limited to the relationship we have with the alumni of the masters, professors, and any more people. It is important that this person is able to communicate well with others. The External relations officer is also responsible for the ESE Gateway project.
The commercial officer is responsible for all the monetary relations Transito has. This includes sponsors and various companies. The commercial officer is also responsible for organizing the recruitment event and making sure we are financed sufficiently.
The activities officer is responsible for almost all Transito activities. The activities include social drinks and gatherings and visits to ports and airports. This makes it a very active position for which planning and organisational skills are required. The biggest challenge of the activities officer is to organise the study trip. The organization of this trip requires months of preparation by the activities officer and his/her committee. This year the destination is Hong Kong, an exciting and challenging destination. In order to make the trip a success, the activities officer should have strong mental skills and the ability to keep his/her committee enthusiastic and committed to deadlines.
IT & Marketing Officer
The IT & marketing officer is the responsible for the communication between Transito and the students. He/She will communicate events, jobs and internship postions to the students. This means managing the website and various social media outlets. It also means that the marketing officer must be IT savvy. Use of Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Lightroom will be a regular routine. Some knowledge about coding is helpful but is not needed.
You can learn more about the current and previous boards here: transito-eur.nl/about-the-board
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