TEDxYouth@Toronto is the first and longest running TEDxYouth event in Canada
Thanks to our passionate, dedicated, and enthusiastic volunteer team, we have been able to run 9 successful TEDx events in the past 9 years for high school students in the Greater Toronto Area. TEDxYouth@Toronto believes that positive change in the world comes from empowered youth. To inspire youth, our volunteers are expected to lead by example: with a demonstrated commitment to the organization, a get-it-done attitude, and a collaborative mindset. If this is YOU, we would love for you to apply to join our team!
2019 Volunteer Positions
TEDxYouth@Toronto is looking for the perfect elevator pitch and we want your help! We are looking for enthusiastic, experienced fundraising coordinators to help raise sponsorship dollars for our annual event. You will own the relationship with your corporate partners and be accountable for contributing to our fundraising goal. You will have the opportunity to help potential donors understand the value of supporting TEDxYouth@Toronto. Your successful efforts are vital to ensuring the success of TEDxYouth@Toronto 2019.
About the gig:
Procure financial and in-kind sponsorship to meet the 2019 fundraising goals
Research, develop a tailored pitch for, and strategically target potential sponsors
attend regular sponsorship meetings to provide updates on fundraising progress and share best practises with the Sponsorship Team
Contribute to the maintenance of the Master Sponsorship Contact Database
Build on, and update, existing sponsorship material in collaboration with the Design Team
Maintain relationships with current and past sponsors, including post-event follow-up and retention
Work with sponsors to clarify and manage event day expectations, responsibilities, and logistics
You’re Perfect Because You...
are comfortable with networking and cold calling
possess excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
can creatively develop customized, innovative benefits as part of sponsorship pitches
have previous professional sales or fundraising skills
are passionate about community development and youth leadership
never take take no for an answer!