- European Confederation of Junior Enterprises -
for Junior Entrepreneurs
Issue January 2010
As high-level strategic managers we know:
there is no better feeling than being in control of the
happening. Because happening means New, means
Antonia Sariyska Change - like New Year and New Decade, New Hope,
President New Dream, New Challenge. And all this New is in our
Head of Public Affairs, hands, the hands of our generation of world-changers.
Enlargement and Alumni On the way, I can wish ourselves only one
Management thing for the coming '10s decade: being truly ethical
firstname.lastname@example.org and socially responsible, as only a Junior Entrepreneur
Welcome to the new Decade, folks! It's our Decade!
Vice-President Antonia Sariyska
Head of Private Cooperation
First of all, I would like to wish you a great and
As you know, 2009 was the year of financial
Head of Inner Enhancement
crisis and difficulties… Even for Junior Enterprises…
and Civil Cooperation
Don‘t forget that crisis also means opportunities! So
guys, innovate, take risks, … for sure you will be
awarded for that entrepreneurial behaviour!
Cheers and see you in March for JADE Spring
Head of Communications,
HR and Events
After 4 years in this network, I got the
opportunity to meet a lot of people, see opportunities,
Ricardo Ponce experience great moments, through all over Europe,
Treasurer that because some of us 40 years ago, thought about a
Head of Finance and Legal strikingly concept where there is no boundaries, where
email@example.com nothing is impossible, where we can just learn by doing:
But the most important things that come to my
mind, is that this network, this concept, got the power
Carlos Morales to move you!
Senior Project Manager I look forward to this effect in all of you!
Head of IT
firstname.lastname@example.org Ricardo Ponce
Dear future leaders,
The European Union realizes the importance of
youth entrepreneurship. With their support and your
www.jadenet.org motivation, we can realize big things in 2010!
All the best and a successful year!
o CDP Auditors training weekend
o Fundraising team – strategy and
o Good Bye Ticão and Vini! Welcome
Luiz, Miriam and Naone!
New Year – new fashion
o JADE - refreshing its visual identity
Dear Junior Entrepreneur,
o Better promoting the Junior
Enterprise concept – JADE France
The beginning of a new year is always
a good opportunity to look back and
analyse what it took us to get where
Towards a stronger movement
we are and also to set up new aims, o Lobbying
driven by new ambitions. o CDP updates
oJE.net – the JEs exchange platform
One of these aims for JADE Executive
Board 2010 is to get closer to you, to JADE events
help you understand why it is worth to o JADE Spring Meeting
be engaged in the European network. o Junior Enterprise World Conference
Through this montly Gazette, o Other events in the network
alongside with other communication
platforms we are using, we hope to Career opportunities
remind you that you are part of a o JADE Executive Board 2011
huge international network created to o Communications Senior Project
support young ambitious people like Manager
you. o IT Project Manager
o Research Project Manager
Never forget that JADE is actually
YOU! And together we grow!
Head of Communications
JADE Executive Board 2010
CDP Auditors Training weekend - Last 16th and 17th of January, in ING HeadQuarters, occurred
the Confederations‘ Development Programme (CDP) training session. After having successfully passed the
whole selection process, 8 highly motivated Junior-Entrepreneurs have been trained to the audit by the
European Organisation of Quality (EOQ) and by the CDP team. They learned the basis of being an auditor in
order to get the right information using the right questions. They have also been informed on the context
and origins of the CDP and on the way they will help JADE within this project.
Fundraising team – strategy and teambuilding weekend
JADE ExBo is restructuring the fundraising of JADE. Under the leadership of Moritz Beck, Head of
Private Cooperation, a team of five took on the fundraising challenge: Sebastian Bette (in Brussels) and
Dominik Klimmek from Germany, Matthieu Le Bris and Guilhem Moulin from France, Guilio Sciarappa from
The kick-off for the fundraising team took part in JADE House, for three productive and motivating
days. After discovering the cultural differences and how to use them best for the team, they created the 2010
fundraising strategy after understanding the full background of JADE. In addition, the team was trained at a
practical workshop with simulated business sales meetings with video recording. And after all this, they
experienced the legendary night live of Brussels, thus building the social scope of the team.
Good Bye Ticão and Vini! Welcome Luiz, Miriam and Naone!
Well, they did a really nice job, but now they are going
back to Brazil. Tiago Mitraud and Vinícius Carraro, the Brazilian
Ambassadors, worked for the past six months as Senior Project
Managers at JADE. Their main tasks were the CDP Project,
Enlargement, benchmarking and others. Now they will continue
their work in the Brazilian Network where Tiago Mitraud is now the
President of Brasil Junior and Vinicius Carraro is the Head of Internal
Management Department (for the new Brasil Junior Board that
started its term in January 2010).
Luiz Gonçalves, Miriam Ascenso and Naone Garcia are now
the new Brazilian Ambassadors. As Senior Project Managers of
JADE they are already working in the CDP Project (Luiz),
Management of Jade Spring Meeting (Miriam) and JE.NET Project
(Naone) and soon they will also manage new projects.
As Brazilian Ambassadors their main tasks are: gather the
best JADE practices; maintain and consolidate the partnership
between Brasil Junior and JADE; organize the Brazilian commission
that will go to the JEWC and represent Brasil Junior in Europe.
JADE - refreshing its visual identity JADE website was also And that’s the
renewed from November 2009. moment when we ask for
The year of 2009 marks an The new website is more your contribution to the
important moment in the history of interactive and modern, being process of implementing the
our network. JADE Executive Boards now up-to-date with the online visual identity change in the
NEW YEAR. NEW FASHION
2009 and 2010 with the help of JEDES technological progress. network. It’s time that you
- an Italian Junior Enterprise JADE Headquarters change all the old branded
specialized in design – developed the started to use the new visual materials (for example, JADE
visual identity of JADE, trying to boost identity from November 2009, logo on your website). Ask
the youth spirit behind it. and because it involves a lot of your International Manager
Still keeping the high- resources to change the for the new visual identity
awareness elements, the new logo network’s visual identity, JADE elements you need.
looks now younger and more modern National Confederations have a
expressing the never-ageing concept time buffer of 12 months to
of youth entrepreneurship and the convert entirely.
always young members with fresh All these changes aim
ideas. Starting from this, all the visual at keeping JADE visual identity
identity elements (templates etc.) always fresh and so to reveal
were changed to express our dynamic the young spirit of our network.
Better promoting the Junior Enterprise
concept – JADE France rebranding The institutional logo is going from red to blue: red
for Juniors, blue for the institutional aspect of companies; the
young and dynamic network echoes backs to the spirit of
entrepreneurship and professionalism. The transition is done
through the first letter of the word “enterprise”, an “e” that
is the heart of the change of color with a circle to call up the
notion of network that enforces each Junior-Enterprise. The
Willing to better promote the whole expression is written on an upward diagonal,
entrepreneurship spirit in French symbolism of expansion, optimism and dynamism, like the
Universities and the National network of Junior Enterprises are.
nearly 140 Junior Enterprises, JADE The signature « Révélateurs d’esprit d’entreprise » is
France is renovating its visual identity the right way up, it is clear: using one’s entrepreneurship
during the 40th anniversary. The new spirit, taking decisions, innovating, managing people and
visual identity enhances now the “Junior projects, but also assuming risks with the excellence as a goal
Enterprise” brand, thus allowing the JEs to reach. The signature is the result of the four components
glow. of Junior-Enterprises: the economic one that gives
In a context that needs to give competencies, dynamism and the capacity of students to
value to the Junior Enterprises activities, innovate for companies or associations; the entrepreneurial
the confederation reorients its politics one that gives students a first experience of
towards the brand that is promoted for entrepreneurship and also provides them with innovative
40 years and focuses its new visual projects: the pedagogical and professional components
identity on this brand. propose students a concrete and enhancive experience
promoting the professional integration.
Based on article by Adeline Lajoinie, France
Lobbying - Promoting the Junior Enterprise Concept and ensuring the recognition of JE
experience: the key objectives pursued by JADE on an institutional level. January 2010 brought a
TOWARDS A STRONGER MOVEMENT
great new wave of recognitions.
Through the European Commission, JADE earned the right to revise policy documents
related to Entrepreneurship education before it actually goes live. The reason for this decision was
given shortly by a member of DG Enterprise: "JADE is one of the most important youth organisation
in Brussels, and definitely the entrepreneurship leader in Europe".
Looking into the new decade, JADE ExBo attended a few briefings on the strategy for EU
2020: Growth and Jobs. Moreover, Junior Enterprises are already mentioned surely and frequently
in the new resolution of the European Council on the Youth framework as a part of the EU 2020
Last year, JADE was a key speaker at the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education. 6
months later, the leading youth organisations of the World got together in Paris to discuss how to
ensure access to high-quality education and easiness of education migration. JADE and Brasil Junior
attended the event as the single body of the Junior Enterprise Movement, proposed many effective
solutions, and the results are expected soon in the official communiqué by UNESCO.
CDP updates - Our Junior Auditors are now visiting the Confederations and they will have to
write a precise report with the help of the whole CDP team and the concerned Confederations in
order to get a real overview of the situation. This information will be used to give guidelines to each
Confederation for their development: by promoting knowledge exchange between them, JADE
network will become stronger and stronger!
The main feedbacks of the project will be given during the JADE Spring Meeting (5 th to 7th of
JE.net – the Jes exchange platform is itself a website, where each Confederation, Member
State and Junior Enterprise (from JADE and Brasil Junior) will develop a profile, which will allow the
sharing of international projects, knowledge, experience and even the exchange of members at
international level! A mixture of a social networking webpage and a travel directory will ensure that
your organisation has chosen the right partner for the international purpose wanted.
The pilot test started in January 2010 and the official launch for all the Junior Enterprises will
take place during Spring Meeting, in March 2010.
JADE Executive Board 2010 would like to
And because you are the leaders of
welcome Junior Entrepreneurs from all over
tomorrow and you have the power to
Europe to Spring Meeting – the international
improve the world around you through your
event hosted in the home town of the JADE
actions, we dedicated this event to the theme
Headquarters - Brussels, Belgium.
of Social Entrepreneurship and we invite you
This event will give you the chance to:
to debate on different related topics.
- meet like-minded Junior Entrepreneurs
So don’t miss the opportunity and
from other cities and countries with whom to
come to Brussels from 5th to 7th of March
exchange knowledge and experience
2010 (see here the agenda). You are able
- attend the Excellence Awards ceremony
to subscribe online until the 14th February
and be inspired by the commitment,
2010, but don´t forget that there are only 120
professionalism and innovative ideas of the
places so hurry up!
members of our network
- develop skills and project ideas through
- discover the JADE spirit, the awesome
mixture of cultures and ideas, the perfect balance
between doing business and having fun
May Meeting Prepare for our biggest international event!
30.04 – 02.05 in When? 22nd – 25th July 2010
Where? Milan, Italy
An event for
Confederations and What? “Ideas to (re)design (y)our world”
Members Organised by JEME Bocconi
Are you a Junior Entrepreneur that
-Gain Top Management
experience at European level?
- Discover yourself by testing all
your aptitudes and skills?
-Work and live in a multicultural
your personal environment?
and -Expand your friends and business
professional network worldwide?
If yes, then think about taking the
step that will improve your
Take the big professional life! JADE offers you
challenge the opportunity to achieve all this
and apply for at a very fresh age by becoming a
JADE Executive member of JADE Executive Board
Deadline for application:
4th June 2010
More info soon on:
If you are interested and you want to discover more about what it takes to become and be an „ExBo“, to
discover what you win from the experience, then come to Spring Meeting from 5th to 7th March and attend
the workshop „Being JADE ExBo“ !
For any questions don‘t hesitate to contact:
Adelina Peltea, Head of HR, JADE Executive Board 2010
Senior Project Manager IT Project Manager Research Project Manager
Time frame: 15th March – Time frame: 15th March –
15th August Time frame: 1st – 15th April 30th April
Location: Brussels (with handover; 15th May – 1st Location: Work remotely
short periods of working September working time from home with start and
remotely if necessary) Location: Brussels (with finishing visits to Brussels
short periods of working
Objectives: Increase the remotely if necessary) Objectives: Discover facts
awareness of JADE towards about the members of JADE
third parties and the Objectives: Offer IT support (regarding studies,
awareness of JADE to all activities inside the entrepreneurial spirit etc.)
Headquarters activities JADE Headquarters. and write a report that will
towards the members. develop a better
Improve JADE image for all Main responsibilities: understanding of the
stakeholders by creating a - Website development Network, and will be sent to
360° Communications - Network support organisations in order to
Strategy and implementing - Offer IT solutions for show the potential of our
it in a professional way. facilitating the work inside members.
Main responsibilities: Main responsibilities:
-- Create the Your benefits: -Develop the questionnaire
communications plan for all - Gain professional together with JADE ExBo
target audiences of JADE experience in a multicultural - Create the project plan
- Manage the environment - Create the report of the
communication tools - Improve your skills research findings
- Develop media relations at -Expand your network
international level Your benefits:
Profile: - Gain professional
Your benefits: -Attention to details experience in a multicultural
- Gain professional -IT knowledge environment
experience in a multicultural -Website development - Improve your skills
environment knowledge (joomla) -Expand your network
- Improve your skills -Good level of English
-Expand your network Profile:
-Knowledge in Marketing
Profile: Apply until 8th March 2010 Research and Statistics
-Strategic thinking - Structured, reliable
-Good communications skills - Detail oriented
-Good level of English - Good presentation skills
Apply until 17th Feb 2010
Apply until 12th Feb 2010
For questions and applications (CV and Motivation Letter) contact:
Adelina Peltea, Head of HR, JADE Executive Board 2010
More info on: www.jadenet.org/career
Curious to discover the people from JADE Headquarters and their activities? Come and
meet them all. If you are a Junior Entrepreneur you are more than welcome to visit JADE
House either just to meet the Executive Board and the Project Managers, either to use the
space for teambuilding or work sessions with your Junior Enterprise colleagues.
Just send an email to email@example.com to establish your visit!
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