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President & Treasurer

Are you an outstanding leader? Can you solve complex problems of scale and drive change across a diverse team of students? Are you excited to join Erasmus University Rotterdam’s official entrepreneurial study association, ECE Students?

We are currently looking for ECE Students’ next President, who will lead and coordinate his/her fellow Board members as well as ECE Students’ expanding Active Members. You will become our association’s key representative and the link between the next generation of Board and Active Members. You will connect and engage our multidisciplinary teams to assure the proper execution of the organization’s program schedule for the forthcoming academic year. Moreover, while working closely with your fellow Board members and the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship, you will implement those strategic decisions that will improve and drive ECE Students in the long-term.

Hours per week: +/- 15 (can be more or less depending on the time of the year)

Required experience: None

Favorable qualifications:

  • Dutch speaking
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic accounting/bookkeeping experience

Length of Board year: 1 academic year (August 1st, 2024 – June 31st, 2025)

Application Deadline: 14/05/2024, 23:59

Key Responsibilities:
  • Be the leader and key representative of the Erasmus University Rotterdam’s official entrepreneurial study association, ECE Students, in the upcoming academic year;
  • Be involved in the business development processes of finding sponsors and the political work of positioning the organization among the various interests of its stakeholders;
  • Directly supervise and coordinate the work of your fellow Board members;
  • Oversee the work of ECE Students’ Active Members-, and Shadow communities;
  • Contribute to the strategic direction of ECE students in cooperation with Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship;
  • Continuously refine the ECE Students strategy around programming, acquisitions matter to optimize our resources for participant success, retention, and expansion;
  • Be the driving force behind our team’s motivation and help them exceed their potential.
  • Manage ECE Students’ finances sustainably and responsibly.
  • Create an annual and financial report at the end of your term.
  • Recruit and lead a committee comprised of 4 – 5 members, who will assist you in your responsibilities.
  • A strategic thinker focused on execution: someone who’s able to roll up the sleeves to get things done;
  • Humble yet confident, with high self-awareness;
  • Experimental, ready to learn and open to change;
  • Someone with good cultural-, and organizational sensitivity;
  • Extremely detailed and process oriented, balancing short-term and long-term needs;
  • Someone with outstanding project management skills, ability to work cross-functionally and outside the organization, and have a track record of achieving the results expected;
  • Result and strategy-driven: you understand how to measure and monitor results to move key metrics in the right direction;
  • Someone, who thrives in fast-paced environments, where initiatives are fluid and require constant prioritization;

Interested in a Board year at ECE Students?

Once you have decided that our Board year will be the next step of your career, you can complete your application by following the steps below:

  1. Click the “Apply” button below, and fill in your personal details.
  2. Submit a short Motivation Letter (max. 400 words).
  3. Upload your CV.

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Interested in knowing more?

In case you’d like to get a more rounded view on our association and a Board year, don’t hesitate to reach out to us! We are always up for a (virtual) coffee and are happy to answer your remaining questions. 😉

Please send a mail to with your name, phone number, preferred position(s) and any other additional comments you might have. We’ll get back to you ASAP!