‘GSEF’, an international association for resolving social problems and promoting international solidarity in the field of SSE through partnership between civil SSE organisations and local governments, is looking for an experienced staff and encourages many enthusiastic candidates to apply for this position.

2018. September 26

GSEF Secretariat

  1. Position: Coordinator
  2. Vacancy: one position at the GSEF Project Division
  3. Main tasks
  • GSEF Secretariat project planning and implementation

*Policy Dialogues in Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America, training and capacity building programs, networking events, youth camps etc.  

  • GSEF membership expansion and member management / networking and communication support / other misc. tasks
  • GSEF General Assembly and Steering Committee support

     4. Requirements

  • At least two years of experience in the field of social economy or international cooperation with Bachelor’s degree
  • Native level of proficiency in English and French
  • No restrictions for international traveling
  • No restrictions to work in South Korea

*Experience in international relations and organising international conferences / events is desirable  
 Fluency in written and spoken Spanish is an asset

     5. Contract Terms

Contract duration: two years (including probation periods, the contract is renewable)

Working hours: 09:00 ~ 18:00 (5 days a week)

Working location: GSEF Secretariat (Seoul, Republic of Korea)

Salary: 30,000,000 KRW ~ 35,000,000 KRW per annum (including Korean national pension, industrial accident compensation insurance, employment insurance and national medical insurance coverages)

Annual leave: within 21 days per year

* Final salary scale will be decided through negotiation by taking candidate’s experiences into considerations.

* For a foreign national, there is no additional financial support for relocation of the candidate and their family to Korea

     6. Recruitment process and document requirements

Application timeline

1) Vacancy announcement & application opening

7 ~ 15 October 

*prolonged for 3 weeks 

2) Application closing

15 Oct (by 23:59 Korean time)

3) 1st round : document screening (based on education, experience)

19 Oct

(Document Screening)

4) 2nd round: in person interview

29 ~ 30 Oct

5) Announcement for successful candidate & signing the contract

1 ~ 6 Nov

Announcement and submission of application

Announcement for the vacancy: 7 (Fri) ~ 15 (Mon) October 
*now prolonged till 15 October

* Application closing on 15 (Mon) October, 23:59 Korean time

- Application submission: via email (

- Document requirements

  1. an application form (please find the attachment)
  2. a cover letter (including motivation for the position, max 1,500 words)
  3. a certificate of university degrees and transcripts
  4. a proof of career certificates
  5. a proof of other misc. certificates and supporting documents

* All documents should be in English in principle but certificates can be submitted both in English and Korean
* Only candidates with full required documents will be considered. 

- Screening and selection

1st round screening - document based: 19 (Fri) October, five short listed candidates

2nd round screening - in person interview: 29 (Mon) ~ 30 (Tue) October, Secretariat will contact a successful candidate individually

    7. Misc.

For those intend to apply for the position should submit all the required document by the application closing date

All candidates should check whether they meet all the requirements of the position

If there is no successful candidate, the Secretariat will not fill the vacancy and if there is any grounds for disqualification of successful candidate, the contract can be nullified.

Please indicate candidate’s exact contact information such as email address and mobile phone number.

If a candidate need any further details about the position and recruitment process, please contact the GSEF Secretariat (via


Attachment: Application form