IntroductionDear candidate,In this application you will be able to use all your creativity when creating anddesigning your own application form for AIESEC ROMANIA 2011-2012. The processhas been designed to help you step out of the crowd and feel completelycomfortable with your application making sure that it reflects you; it reflects yourpersonality and your perspectives.The application for AIESEC ROMANIA 2011-2012 is divided into 6 parts:1. Executive Summary: A one-page (1) summary of your entire application.2. Your CV: Give us all the important information we need to know about you, yourAIESEC career, other jobs you have had, your contact details etc. You can use amaximum of one (1) page to create your CV.3. General Questionnaire: These questions must be answered by all candidatesand should not take more than three (3) pages.4. Specific Questionnaire: You should answer the specific questionnaire of theposition you are applying for. You have a maximum of five (5) pages to answer allthe required questions.5. Video: All candidates are expected to make a 7-minute video as part of theirapplication.6. Endorsements: Please provide an endorsement of someone who was your leader,someone who was in a team with you and someone who you lead in the past.The video must include the following: Your introduction Summary of your AIESEC Experience Why are you applying for AIESEC ROMANIA 2011-12? What position are you applying for and why? Answer to the question: “How can AIESEC engage and develop everyyoung person in Romania?”Things to keep in mind for the video: Make sure that your English communication skills are showcased in the video If you are applying for two roles then you need to make two videos You need to upload the video on YouTube Any video longer than 7 minutes will not be accepted Do not use music without copyright and adhere to brand principles While it’s important that your video appeals to a wide audience, the video isnot being evaluated purely on your technical video making skills.
Additional Notes for the Application:You can create your own design (graphic style and color usage). Make sure youcreate a separate file for your Executive Summary, your CV, your Endorsements andyour answers. We will be expecting three (4) PDF files (Executive Summary, CV,Endorsements and answers to the questions of the general and specific questionnaireincluding the link to the video).If you are applying for more than one position, make sure you attach a differentfile with the answers to the specific questionnaire for the additional position andspecify is your second option that you will be running for.If you have any questions concerning the applications or the application processplease contact Laura or Hector. Once you finish creating your application package,send the 3 PDF documents together with the required legal documents to:Laura at firstname.lastname@example.org andHector at email@example.comUpload the documents as a RAR archive on myaiesec.net using the tags: [ROMANIA,elections, MCC, 2011]. In order for the applications to be validated they must besent to both e-mail addresses and uploaded on myaiesec.net until:20:00 GMT+2 Saturday, 15th of January 2011(The official time will be the time that the application was received and the timeindicated by the platform as when the archive was uploaded. No application will betaken into account after the deadline and unless all above mentioned are fulfilled)
General QuestionnaireThis part is comprised of 5 questions and your answers should not belonger than 3 pages in minimum font size 10.1. Why have you decided to stand for AIESEC Romania? What will be yourcontribution to the MC team and what do you expect to learn from the experience?2. Create a proposal for AIESEC in Romania 2011-2012 strategy that should coverthe next points (a, b and c): a. Make a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threads) of AIESEC inRomania. The points above have to be evident in the plan you create and thecorrelation between them too. b. The 3 main priorities for your area(s) based on the general SWOT analysis. What strategies would you propose for each one and what results would you liketo see in each of those priorities at the end of your term. c. The external opportunities you can capitalize from your position to get thevision you propose in point (b).3. What is the role of MC? What should be the role of MC? What actions can youtake as an MC team to fill the gap?4. How can AIESEC Romania assure the right implementation of our core AIESECExperience product to increase our relevance towards AIESEC 2015 in the next MCterm? Please be specific. 5. [Video Question] How can we engage and develop every young person in Romania?
Specific QuestionnaireThis part is comprised of a section dedicated to the positions opened inthis round of elections. Please answer to all the questions under thesection(s) that indicate the position(s) you want to apply. Your answersshould not exceed 5 pages (per position you are applying) in a minimumfont size 10. Member Committee President1. In the context of 2015 midterm ambition, the term 2011-2012 is going to be apioneering year for the new direction. What do you think should be the main 3 stepsthat AIESEC Romania should take in order to align to the global association?2. In the context of the 11-12 year, rank in order of importance the keyresponsibilities of the MCP (team management, MC financial sustainability,governance and accountability, managing the LCP team, national strategy andexternal representation) and explain the reasons for your ranking.3. Looking at the last 4 years of AIESEC Romania pick 3 things that went welland you would like to continue. State what would be the improvement that youwould like to bring to them and how would that contribute to the countrydevelopment.4. Based on the current state of AIESEC in Ireland and the way of workingimplemented in the term 2010-2011, propose 3 main directions of working withIreland as official extension which you think will bring performance and benefits forthe both entities.5. As MCP you have to manage both your MC and LCP team. Make a timelineoutlining the activities you are going to take in order to synchronize and synergizenational vision and plans with local ones. Take into consideration internalcommunication and touch points that you have with the country as an MC.6. What do you perceive as being the culture of AIESEC Romania at this point?What should be the culture in AIESEC Romania in 2011-2012 in order to push thecountry forward in terms of performance?
Outgoing Exchange1. Analyze the performance on OGX in AIESEC Romania in the last 3 years andoutline key catalysts/success factors and bottlenecks for each term.2. Name 2 good case practices of LCs in Romania and design action steps to scalethem to national level. What would be the estimated increase in OGX performanceshould you succeed in scaling up the GCPs.3. Name one GCP practiced in another AIESEC country and design action steps toimplement it in AIESEC Romania. Please evaluate the impact of the imitative on theoverall performance of the OGX area.4. Name two important Exchange trends globally and describe how you thinkAIESEC in Romania should/could capitalize on it.5. What are the two best EPs markets to focus on next year and with whatcountries should we have cooperation’s to send these EPs? Explain reasons and factssupporting your answer.6. What would be your OGX pipeline per pool throughout your MC term and whatwould you need to do as MCVP in each part of the timeline in order to ensure theaccomplishment of the goals you propose?7. Describe what would be your contribution as MCVP OGX in the implementationof the Packaging AIESEC XP strategy.
Finance1. Mention how would you make sure that the Local Committees have a sustainablefinancial situation.2. What financial education does a member need to perform in the financedepartment? Please describe a strategy you would use in order to make sure it isprovided to all the finance members in the country.3. Mention what are the 3 priorities you consider should be a focus for the nextterm on the finance department in the country (please refer here at the 3priorities, KPIs for each and some activities you will develop for each priority).4. Describe the interconnection of the finance area with the other areas and how doyou plan to co-operate with them (please refer to MC level connections).5. Present a strategy you would use to support, as a functional area, the X+Lgrowth of AIESEC Romania.6. How do you see the role of the Finance Support Team (FINeST) in the followingyear?7. Present a strategy that you would use in order to help diversify the sources ofrevenue for the LCs.
Talent Management1. In order to fulfill our promise as an organization we encourage our members tolive a full AIESEC XP (X+LR and LR+X). Where do you see the key bottlenecks inAIESEC Romania generating full AIESEC XP? Please suggest possible solutions.2. What improvements within TM area do you think should happen in the term2011/2012? Mention 4 improvements and for each of the improvement set anexample of an action how it should be implemented, (consider national and locallevel).3. Where will you bring innovation and where are you going to leverage on thework of your predecessors, to ensure sustainable growth on Talent Managementarea? Mention 3 initiatives that should be continued from previous terms.4. What role do you think the synergies between Talent management, Exchange andCommunications has to play in delivering the promise of the AIESEC?5. What are the challenges you see in the general AIESEC XP provided throughAIESEC Romania? Which initiatives do you suggest? What are the elements neededto ensure quality of experiences we are providing?6. Starting from global GCPs (for example: Russia, Ukraine) related to AIESEC XPCorner collaboration (synergy between TM+OGX+Comm), which initiatives can beimplemented and adapted to AIESEC Romania from the international network inorder to drive performance.7. What changes do you think should happen in the Talent Management in Romaniain order to work directly towards AIESEC 2015? Explain.
Communications 1. Present a strategy you would use to support, as a functional area, the X+Lgrowth of AIESEC Romania.2. How do you see the role of the Communication National Support Team in thefollowing year?3. Give at least 3 activities that you will drive in the country with the purpose ofeducating the national network about the AIESEC Brand.4. AIESEC in Romania is now present online, under a common visual identity for allthe local committees in the country. Please describe your online strategy for theterm (website, social media channels, other online channels), capitalizing on thenetwork alignment.5. State the minimum set of benefits in your opinion that a media entity shouldoffer AIESEC in order to become a National Media Partner, according to its type:print (magazine), online, TV, radio, and what are the challenges in obtaining thosebenefits, as you see them. Taking into consideration the current MGP (Media Groupof Partners) of AIESEC in Romania please refer to what other media partners yousee as suitable for AIESEC in Romania and why. (Please attach a draft of thenational external communication plan as you see it for the next year.)6. How will you make sure that myaiesec.net is used at its full potential by themembers of AIESEC Romania, taking into consideration the low engagement of themembers towards the usage of the platform?7. What are the main measures that you will take to ensure a good communication,transparency and smooth flow of information from MC to LC level?
Local Committee Development1. What other tools, besides LC Coaching, can you use in order to develop theorganization for the term 2010-2011?2. What are the main results that you want to achieve until the end of your termas MC VP LC Development?3. What are the strong and weak points of the LC coaching system in AIESECRomania and how do you see it improving in the coming term?4. Define your strategy on how to increase cooperation within the national networkusing the Regional Coaches.5. What are your proposals for improving the SONA (monthly and quarterly) and theway the MC and the country uses it?6. What is your role in developing the Functional Areas of the LCs?7. Describe, using a realistic timeframe, how will you align the MC and the LCsplanning?
Alumni Relations 1. Make a SWOT analysis of the Alumni Relations area in AIESEC Romania at themoment, both at national and local level. How is this reflected in the currentperformance of the organization?2. Which would be the 3 key focus areas you would build your Alumni Relationsstrategy upon? Argue them.3. Describe minimum 3 new products that can be developed and addressed to Alumniin the next term. Which would be the Alumni benefits for each of them?4. Mention minimum 3 ways in which the MC can capitalize at maximum on thenational Alumni database.5. How will you, as Alumni Relations Vice-President, support the national ERprocesses and strategies by capitalizing at the maximum on the national Alumninetwork?6. Which tools should be developed by the Alumni Relations Vice-president in orderto support a better preparation of the Alumni Relations position in the country andensure a better alignment between the local and national strategy? Provide a shortdescription of these.7. What do you consider to be the fundamental role of the Alumni Relations Vice-President in AIESEC Romania for the next term and which would be your personaland professional contribution to it?
External Relations1. Describe in 2 pages maximum the realities on the External Relations area in the15 LCs in AIESEC Romania? (Take into account the strong and weak points onmembers’ activity and efficiency, E.R. processes, members’ preparation and ERculture).2. Taking into account the current situation of Romania as a country, in maximumone page describe your strategy to achieve AIESEC Romania’s budget?3. How you will create a sales culture with constant activity in AIESEC Romania?4. How will you ensure the VP’s receive the help and support needed?5. AIESEC Romania develops every year several products. Some of them have beenhappening for quite some time now and some of them are completely new.Considering the current structure of AIESEC Romania’s Product Portfolio, pleasedescribe your vision for AIESEC Romania’s Products on your term.6. What are the key points of innovation you will bring in the MC and in youractivity in MC VP ER In other words, what will you do differently?7. What are the points from previous MC terms that you are going to keep anddevelop during your term?
Incoming Exchange Corporate1. Present the current reality of the incoming exchange corporate area in all theLCs that performed in the year 2010.2. Present a country from each GN from the international network, which performedin 2010 on the corporate area. Please present the initiatives, way of working withthe country, difficulties, etc. in maximum 2 pages.3. How do see yourself working with the LCs in a way that drives growth. In youranswer please mention expansions to new market, corporate projects, productdevelopment, campaigns.4. What are your initiatives as MC VP ICX Corporate candidate that you want toimplement once you have started your term in order to achieve your term goals?Please be specific and put each initiative in a timeline.5. How do you see working with the support buddies that can be created at nationallevel? Please present their structure and the profile of the members in the team.6. Taking into consideration the fact that the MC VP ICX Corporate is responsiblealso for the financial sustainability of the MC, please state your strategy in orderto raise, match and realize the national TNs.7. Mention 2 international trends and how could AIESEC Romania capitalize on theICX Corporate area.
Incoming Exchange Non-Corporate1. Present the current reality of the incoming exchange non-corporate area in allthe LCs that performed in the year 2010.1. Present 3 ICX NC GCPs from the country or another country and design theaction steps in order to implement it from national level. Also take intoconsideration the realization peaks at the international level.2. Present the initiatives, way of working with the country, difficulties, etc. of thetop performing country in each GN on the incoming exchange non-corporate area inmaximum 2 pages.3. How do see yourself working with the LCs in a way that drives growth? In youranswer please define also the way of working with the national projectimplementation, project coordinators and MC.4. What are your initiatives as MC VP ICX NC corporate candidate that you want toimplement once you have started your term in order to achieve your term goals?Please be specific and put each initiative in a timeline.5. How do you see working with the support buddies that can be created at nationallevel? Please present their structure and the profile of the members in the team.6. Taking into consideration the fact that on your term you will have to organize atleast one national project, how do you plan to communicate and organize thecountry in order to implement the project?7. Taking in consideration the huge amount of non-corporate TN realizations inAIESEC Romania, how can you assure the financial sustainability, quality of theprocesses and of the trainee experience?