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Join the coordinator team 
Moldova Election Observation Mission 2024

​As a part of our project with Moldovan National  Youth Council CNTM) and Danish National Youth Council (DUF), Silba is planning a short-term Election Observation Mission (EOM) for the 2024 Moldovan referendum on Constitutional amendment for EU accession. 


As a coordinator, you will be part of the team organizing and managing the EOM, which is expected to involve around 50 observers from both Denmark and Moldova.


The nationwide referendum is scheduled for October 20, 2024, which means we will be in Moldova from around the 15th of October to the 22nd of October.  You will be expected to be able to travel to Moldova for this period, and likewise be expected to actively participate in the planning and debriefing of the mission from August to November.

We are looking for 2 logistics, 1 press, 1 App operator and  1 financial coordinator.


You can read more about the individual coordinators roles below. ​

How to apply?

General information: 

Selection note: Due to funding objectives, applicants residing in Denmark will be prioritised.

Expenses: Coordinator roles are voluntary positions, however, all expenses incurred by the coordinators during the election observation mission as well as transportation costs will be reimbursed by Silba.

Deadline for Application: Wednesday 24th of July 2024 at 23.59 CET.

As a coordinator, you will: 

  • Develop leadership, coordination and organisational skills and learn election observation mission coordination;

  • Strengthen your CV while actively participating in democracy on an international scale;

  • Exchange views and ideas with like-minded youth passionate about democratic values;

  • Join a dynamic team committed to promoting transparency and fairness in electoral processes;

  • Gain invaluable experience that contributes to a more inclusive global democracy.

Requirements to be a coordinator: 

  • You have to be a member of Silba to apply. You can become a member here.​

  • You have completed the free OSCE E-Learning course “Comprehensive Course for OSCE/ODIHR Observers” before the EOM begins. The course can be found here.

  • Additionally: Knowledge of the languages Romanian and/ or Russian, in-country experience, and previous coordination experience is not a requirement to be a coordinator, but it is highly valued for all positions.

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About Coordinator Roles



The Logistics Coordinator is tasked with all issues related to the logistical operations of an EOM. He or she locates and leases suitable office premises, equipment, communications facilities and also identifies options for accommodation. Romanian language skills, experience with security and risk management, and in country experience are competences highly valued in this position!



The app operator (data coordinator) is responsible for operating our data collection IT during the EOM and validating all data that comes in during the observations. This includes preparing the observer schemes, ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the collected data, and addressing any data collection issues promptly.  Prior experience with the Okutool app is not required, but tech savvy and knowledge of general coding and/or data management are preferred. 



The Financial Coordinator is responsible for the financial part of the EOM, which means having a general overview of the budget, its planning and communication to the rest of the team. During the mission, the role entails making sure the mission stays on budget by keeping track of expenses, and being responsible for all transactions. Experience with accounting or a flair for numbers is sought after in this position!



The tasks of the Press Officer are primarily to have a strategy for communication outreach for Silba before, during and after the EOM. This entails communicating with local and international media in order to get as much awareness and outreach as possible for Silba’s activities during the mission and on Election Day. It also entails keeping an active online presence for Silba. Skills and experience in communication, press and social media management are desired in this position!

There are additional ad-hoc tasks within the above positions, which in most cases will require teamwork between the different coordinators. Teamwork skills are a necessity for all positions.


The workload will be substantial in the weeks before the EOM as well as during the program, which you should be prepared for before applying. We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Feel free to contact if you have any questions regarding the positions or the tasks in relation to the EOM.

Note: Silba reserves the right to cancel the EOM in case of safety issues at any time. Silba's safety assessment is based on information from open sources and the Danish foreign ministry's travel advice. 

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