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Global Development Manager, TEDx



Posted over 30 days ago...

Join TED as a Global Development Manager and fuel the growth of TEDx, driving impactful partnerships around the world


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£80000 - £95000

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New York, NY, USA

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In-person- New York United States

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary - TED is a powerhouse for sharing ideas that can change the world. With a commitment to curiosity, knowledge, and connecting cultures, it's an exciting time to join our TEDx team as we expand our global reach, partnering with passionate volunteers and forward-thinking organizations in over 140 countries. Our work is all about fostering imagination, embracing possibilities, and creating a meaningful impact.

  • Role Summary
    • Oversee all revenue-generating TEDx programs
    • Reach sales targets and serve as the primary point of contact for TEDx revenue programs
    • Drive new partnership developments and revenue strategies
    • Engage with foundations, donors, and corporate partners to create new opportunities
    • Provide updates on revenue programs and maintain account management for existing partnerships
    • Support TED@Work in growing the TEDx Business program
    • Develop materials that highlight the TEDx platform's value
  • Role Requirements
    • Minimum 5 years postgraduate experience in a relevant field
    • Proven grant writing and research skills
    • Knowledge of funding opportunity identification and donor requirements
    • Self-motivated with keen attention to detail
    • Project management skills, including timelines, budgets, and contracts
    • Effective communication with diverse groups, including volunteers and executives
    • Strong writing and public speaking skills
    • Proficiency in Mac OS, Google Docs, and research tools; Adobe and Keynote design experience is a plus
  • Application Process Details
    • Competitive salary ranging from $80,000 to $95,000
    • Full health benefits, paid family leave, and work-life balance
    • Inclusive of OneMedical and SpringHealth memberships
    • 401k with employer match
    • Apply online with a cover letter and resume

TED is on a mission to discover and spread ideas that spark imagination, embrace possibility and catalyze impact. Our organization is devoted to curiosity, reason, wonder and the pursuit of knowledge — without an agenda. We welcome people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world and connection with others, and we invite everyone to engage with ideas and activate them in your community.

TEDx is growing. Created in the spirit of TED’s overall mission to discover and promote “ideas worth spreading,” the TEDx program licenses and supports TEDx events around the world that are organized independently by community volunteers in over 140 countries. The team works with leading companies, foundations, and individual donors to drive revenue for the TEDx program. TED is seeking a Global Development Manager on our TEDx team to generate, manage and support global partnership development for the TEDx program. The role oversees all aspects of revenue-generating programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES Oversee all revenue-generating TEDx programs, ensuring annual revenue targets are met or exceeded Reach agreed sales target Primary point of contact regarding TEDx revenue-generating programs for TED and TEDx leadership, the TED Partnerships team, and external TEDx partners Identify and implement new revenue generating strategies and opportunities, working closely with involved TED and TEDx teams Target foundations, private donors and corporate partners to generate new sales leads Regularly update TEDx leadership on status of revenue programs and pipeline Support the TED@Work team with the growth and development of the TEDx Business program Account manage current corporate and foundation partnerships ensuring customer satisfaction and flawless activations and campaigns Support the creation and development of materials that speak to the power and purpose of the TEDx platform

Qualifications Minimum 5 years of postgraduate work experience in relevant field Proven track record in grant writing and research Strong research capabilities to identify relevant funding opportunities and understand donor requirements Familiarity with grant application processes, guidelines, and reporting structures Self-starter Attention to detail Ability to create, maintain and deliver on project timelines, budgets, and contracts for a team Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with TED volunteers, foundation partners, and c-suite executives while being able to update TED leadership when necessary Excellent writing skills, comfortable in many formats and with many audiences Excellent public speaking skills, comfortable presenting and representing the TEDx program Proficient in Mac OS, Google Docs and online research tools. Design experience with Adobe and Keynote a plus.

Additional Information SALARY: $80,000 - $95,000 BENEFITS Full health benefits (medical, dental, vision) 100% paid by TED for employees Paid family leave Work-life balance encouraged (TED closes for a 1-week winter break plus you're eligible for additional paid time off) Free OneMedical and SpringHealth membership for you and your dependents to address physical and mental well-being 401k with match TED Conferences LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We invite all qualified candidates to apply online with their cover letter (no more than one page) and resume.


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