TED Partnership Events Manager, Ideas Worth Spreading

Company | TED

Company description |  Non-profit organization devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. 

Job location | New York (USA)

Job description | Assist the Partnerships team in all aspects of day-to-day business in the lead up to the annual TED Conference in Vancouver including: event planning tasks; updating and keeping the team’s internal database organized and up to date; using the database to register our partners for the conference; helping  with the research, logistics, and planning of multiple partnership activations for the 2019 TED conference; managing guest lists for multiple concurrent private events; managing the partner events email inbox and ensuring timely responses; supporting the team in creating sales materials, conducting industry research, updating/maintaining internal resource documents and other projects as assigned.

Compensation package | To be determined during the interview. The contract will have a 3 months duration, from February to April 2019.

Application period | From February, 4 to February, 15 2019.

Number open positions | 1

Candidate qualifications | Strong writing and communication skills; detail-oriented, perceptive and able to meet deadlines; ability to prioritize multiple tasks; fluency working with Google applications: Docs, Gmail, Maps, Calendar; thrives in a fast-paced environment; works well in a high achieving group; not afraid to ask questions of fellow team members; an eye for continuously analyzing and optimizing processes to improve the team’s efficiency and effectiveness; self-starting, self-motivated and ability to think on one’s feet, fluent in written and spoken english.