Wanted: Junior Headhunters

The Statia Government is working on a new programme called Statia 2026. The goal of this programme is to use the year 2026 as a benchmark year to support and connect ongoing conversations about the future of our island.

The programme focuses on four key themes: nature, culture, heritage and the visitor economy. The projects currently included in this programme are:

Celebrating Statia Day 2026 - Morning programme, special guests and First Salute, afternoon programme, and open-air expos;

The Region Deal  - Charlie’s Place, Fort Oranje and Government guesthouse, Botanical Garden, Battery Amsterdam/Rotterdam and Visitor Economy.

The Statia Government recently advertised a vacancy and is actively looking for a programme manager to lead the shaping and implementation of this programme. To help this process along, we are looking to work with three dedicated young professionals.

Are you a young professional interested in learning more about this programme, while helping us to find this key player for programme Statia 2026? Are you willing to look in our region for expert skills who can help us make these dreams a reality?

Student profile

Must be responsible and able to work independently

Must be interested in hybrid work - partially in-person, partially online

Must have working-level experience - student at associate’s or bachelor's degree level

Availability: Must be available 10-20 hours per week from 8 July to 2 August 2024

The selected students will be working with Ms Francisca Gibbs, the unit manager, personnel affairs, and Ms Edrieënna Brandao, the adviser to the commissioner of social domain and the contact person for Statia 2026/Region Deal. 

More Information

For further details about the role of junior headhunter, please contact:

Ms Edrieënna Brandao at edrieenna.brandao@statiagov.com.