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Interested in being part of the next Makerspace Delft team? Do you have what it takes to inspire a community of innovators?

In 2020, the Makerspace was founded. We started from the ground up to build an organisation that now manages state of the art facilities, houses startups and is a hub for dozens of inventors and makers. Will you be the leadership that directs the next step in the development of Delft’s innovation community?

Partnerships Officer

Do you consider yourself to be a sociable person with strong communication skills? Makerspace Delft provides an opportunity to harness those skills for the development of a business! The partnerships team is responsible for managing the overall partnerships landscape at Makerspace Delft. This involves understanding at a high-level which resources the space needs most, and finding the affordable and sustainable ways of acquiring that resource. You will assist the department in ensuring the process of acquiring and maintaining partners is streamlined - which also involves cooperation and planning with the other departments.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining current partnerships and relationships with external parties such as TU, Konderwessels, Kabeldistrict, Lasergraaf, RS components and many more!
  • Periodically applying and finding grants to keep Makerspace Delft funded, such as StuD or FAST funds
  • Actively looking for external organisations to collaborate with, this could be other Makerspaces, technical institutions or simply organisations that allow us to share resources or share our knowledge!
  • Actively looking for organisations to get sponsors, either in-kind or cash partnerships

This role has a lot of flexibility, your own vision and ideas can be easily incorporated. There is also room for growth in many different ways. Lastly, you will be part of an innovative community with plenty of social and professional opportunities!

Time commitment : 4 hours a week
Native Dutch speaker required

Technical Officer

True to an engineering city, are you a DIY enthusiast and enjoy tinkering with power tools and prototyping equipment?The Technical team ensures that the Makerspace workshop is running smoothly and safely. We have a wide range of exciting prototyping tools, including but not limited to, pneumatic and power tools, a CO2 lasercutter, 3D printers, metal and woodworking equipment, signal and wave generators! While interest in these tools is a plus if you want to work hands-on, we are also looking for someone who can handle the digital side of running the Makerspace Delft.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining and improving the back-end booking system
  • Updating and maintaining the website
  • Updating and maintaining the equipment
  • Identifying opportunities to expand our tool selection
  • Proposing and executing DIY improvements to the Makerspace Delft

The technical team works closely with each other, and each member is knowledgeable in a variety of areas, from software, to woodworking. This is both a teaching and learning position that will always hold an unforeseen challenge!

Time commitment : 8 hours a week

COntent creator

Do you consider yourself a creative person with an eye for design? Do you feel like being at a Technical University does not provide ample opportunity to develop this side of yourself? Come join us at Makerspace Delft as a content creator and work with our amazing head of content creation Nedji! You will be responsible for visually representing what Makerspace Delft is up to; both the internal team and the exciting projects working within the space!

A content creator is mainly responsible for:

  • Helping in preparing posts and content for Social Media
  • Ensuring the website is up to date
  • Helping in creating visually striking promotional materials like brochures, posters, flyers, banners for workshops and events of Makerspace Delft

This is a creative position; however no prior experience is needed, we can show you around and teach you some tricks! The only thing we need is your availability and motivation to work with us!

Time commitment : 4 hours a week

Workshops/events officer

What distinguishes Makerspace Delft from other shared workplaces is our emphasis on community! Would you like to contribute to strengthening and expanding the community of Makers and entrepreneurs? We are waiting for you! At Makerspace Delft we organise both internal and external workshops and events that bring people together in our community and allow us to share our knowledge with others. As a one of the community department's officers, you will be responsible for organising and supporting the team during such events! Your responsibilities will include:

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Brainstorm ideas and help execute less 'formal' internal workshops meant to bring the internal Makerspace Delft team closer together, ranging from a simple woodworking project to more ambitous group workshops!
  • Help organise external workshops meant to share the knowledge and expertise of Makerspace Delft with the wider Delft community
  • Actively look for individuals/organisations wiling to give workshops using Makerspace Delft's resources
  • Assist the Community team with regular events

This position requires a social mindset, and will also mean interacting frequently with the entire Makerspace Delft team. This is the position for you if you believe in the community and knowledge sharing aspect of Makerspace Delft!

Time commitment: 5 hours a week

Open application

Not sure if any of these roles fit? There is always a wide variety of work to be done at the Makerspace Delft, consider an open application as a supervisor and we can work together to figure out how best you can develop while helping Makerspace Delft!

"Makerspace Delft is the kind of place that not only fills you with ideas and inspiration but also motivates you to implement and take them further. With the Makerspace Delft team I suddenly found myself in a community that is full of both the maker and entrepreneurial spirit!"
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- Jonathas Laffita, Technical Manager 2020-21

Sounds interesting?
If you are interested in one of the listed positions, or in making an open application, apply today!

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