Attention Citizen Diplomats! 

Austin Sister Cities International is growing rapidly and we need your help to make the most of our opportunity

Due to high demand for new membership opportunities, we have recently created four completely new stand-alone committees that will serve the needs of our existing sister cities and ASCI as the premier international organization in Austin. The four new committees are 'Music and Arts', 'Economic Development', 'Youth and Education', and 'Strategic Development'. All of the committees have leadership positions available for those with the drive, commitment, and experience. To understand more, please see below for the experience we are looking to bring on board and download the info here.

 

Youth and Education
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We all know that the youth are the future- let's get them internationally engaged, early and often. We are looking for individuals involved with education at all levels that have experience in the following areas and beyond:

  • International student exchange
  • Internship program development
  • Youth sport coaching and development
  • Educational competitions: debate, academic decathlon, etc. 
  • Sponsorship, partnership, and fundraising for educational exchange/travel opportunities
  • Service oriented youth leadership
  • Grant writing for educational endeavors

Music and arts
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Austin is the live music capital of the world and a great place to see fine art- we want to share that with our sister cities and beyond! Below are the kinds of experience this committee is looking for:

  • Developing and coordinating music events and/or festivals
  • Arranging and booking musical acts
  • Soliciting sponsorship and partnerships for events, programming, and/or art related fellowships
  • Organizing studio tours and talks/engagement with artists
  • Grant writing for artistic programming
  • Art/music education and outreach
  • Art/music related travel programming
 

Strategic Development
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If ASCI is going to better serve the Austin community, we need to amplify our capabilities and the services we are equipped to offer. We are looking for individuals who want to help shape the vision and strategy of ASCI for years to come. Experience and skills in the areas below are highly sought after:

  • Non-profit management experience
  • Grant writing
  • Government engagement experience 
  • Strategy development
  • Public Relations and Communications

Economic Development
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Our fair city has become an economic power-house in recent years! We are looking for individuals who can help us grow Austin's business prominence globally. Below are skills or experience we are looking to bring on:

  • Chamber of commerce coordination
  • Corporate accounting skills
  • Corporate PR engagement
  • Corporate Social Responsibility engagement
  • Sponsorship development 
  • Partnership development
  • Fundraising coordination and development
  • Marketing experience

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Please contact ASCI Vice Chair Jake Rosenberg (jrosenberg@austinsistercities.com) and ASCI Communications Director Canan Kaba (ckaba@austinsisitercities.com) with your interest. Thanks in advance for your support of Austin Sister Cities International.