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!