The Speaker Coordinator Opportunity:

TEDxYouth@Toronto is looking for thought-provoking TEDx speakers and we want your help! We are looking for approachable, relationship-driven Speaker Coordinators to book speakers for our annual event.

You will have the creative freedom to reach out to influential thought leaders in industries like business, art, technology, health and wellness, amongst others. You will have the opportunity to coach the speakers and help them develop their TEDx talk. Your successful efforts will put incredible speakers and performers on the TEDxYouth@Toronto stage that will inspire the GTA’s youth.

About the gig:

  • Research and reach out to potential speakers

  • Help to brainstorm creative new approaches to speaker outreach

  • Coordinate speaker promotion with the Social Media and the Web Development teams

  • Work with the Design Team to organize and update existing speaker outreach and training materials

  • Support speakers in the development of their TEDx talk (topic selection, content, event day preparation, etc.)

  • Build and maintain relationships with speakers leading-up to and after the event

  • Coordinate delivery of speaker packages to prospective and confirmed speakers

  • Reconnect with past speakers for outreach, social media opportunities, and invitations to mini events hosted during the year

  • Work collaboratively with other Speaker Coordinators

You’re Perfect Because You...

  • are comfortable with networking and cold calling

  • have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

  • have event planning experience and an ability to think out of the box

  • have a passion for community development and youth leadership

  • have worked in a non-profit setting

  • love meeting new people and making connections!