IT & Knowledge Manager

IT & Knowledge Manager

The organisation

AFD was founded with the aim to unlock the full potential of students through social impact and to have social impact through the full potential of students. We achieve this by placing Social Entrepreneurship at the core of our organisation along with its values. Every year we send out a number of highly motivated students to set up socially meaningful, durable and impactful projects and businesses. In symbiosis with this we have the ambition to familiarise and embed the social entrepreneurial way of thinking in the entire student-ecosystem. We do this through our events and our impact development branch that amongst other things organises the Brightminds track.

Your role

  • – Your team is responsible for the vision and execution of the brand image of AFD
  • – Your team is responsible for the design of all digital and printed marketing material
  • – Together with the communication and marketing team you determine the content of AFD’s social media pages
  • – Your team maintains the website and ensure it functions as desired
  • – Your team ensures that the internal communications of the board runs smoothly and help the board with IT related issues
  • – Your attendance on the weekly board meetings is appreciated and you show a general commitment to the organisation

Your profile

  • – You are a bachelor or master student at the KU Leuven or UCLouvain
  • – You have a good knowledge (or willingness to learn) of graphical software such as Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects, etc. (or similar).
  • – You are creative and you are able to deal with deadlines
  • – You have an eye for qualitative and professional design
  • – You are able to cooperate in a group

Your Commitment

  • – Ability to commit to this position for one academic year, starting from April 2019
  • – Willingness to dedicate a substantial part of your time to AFD next to your studies

Our offer

  • – Gain hands-on experience and tackle real problems and challenges next to your studies
  • – Obtain valuable life skills and boost your personal growth
  • – Exchange insights with like-minded and impactful peers
  • – Be part of a fun, open and international student community


Any questions about the positions?

Get in touch!

  • Romain Graux
    Romain Graux Board member IT

AFD is looking for a new president and vice-president for the academic year 2019-2020.

Deadline: Saturday, March 9th, 23h59.

Are you ready to step out of your comfort zone and become part of our AFD success story? Then we would be thrilled to receive your application! Here’s what the application procedure looks like:

  1. First of all, you should send your CV and motivation letter (A4) in English to with the subject ‘President & Vice-President 2019-2020’ before the application deadline.
  2. Consequently, we will invite you to join us for an informal interview. In this interview, we will look for competences, experience and – most importantly – for motivation.
  3. Finally you will find out if you were selected to become a new board member for the academic year 2019-2020.

More info on the open positions:

Difference Board-Entourage

The difference between being a board or entourage member is that as a board member you have the final responsibility, you are the point of contact and you maintain the communication between your team and the Governing Board (the national board in Belgium). Every team will consist of one board member and one or more entourage members, depending on the function you’re applying for.


Send your CV and short motivation letter to with the subject ‘President & Vice-President 2019-2020’. It is also possible to apply in duo if this adds value for the students. The application deadline is the 9th of March. We hope to hear from you soon.


Any questions about the positions? Get in touch!


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