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Community Engagement Manager, TEDx



Posted over 30 days ago...

Join TED as a Community Engagement Manager and be at the forefront of fostering ideas that change the world


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£75000 - £90000

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New York, NY, USA - Full-time

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In-person- New York United States

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Expires at anytime

TED, the powerhouse behind the global movement of ideas, is looking for a Community Engagement Manager for TEDx to lead and innovate the way we connect and communicate. With the ethos of spreading ideas that inspire and challenge the status quo, TED is an exciting platform where your work supports the sharing of knowledge and the spark of imagination globally.

  • Oversee TEDx community engagement and communications.
  • Create opportunities for community volunteers to connect and share ideas.
  • Develop storytelling resources for local ideas to reach a global stage.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in community engagement.
  • Strong background in event management and production.
  • Expertise in branding, video production, copywriting, and media asset creation.
  • International communication and cultural context awareness.
  • Leadership skills with experience in team and project management.
  • Proficiency in Mac OS and knowledge of Salesforce are advantageous.

Application Process: Interested candidates are invited to apply online with a concise cover letter and resume, showcasing their suitability and passion for the role.

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 Community Engagement Manager, TEDx oversees all TEDx community engagement opportunities and communications, leading our external and internal communications strategy. This role is responsible for creating opportunities for volunteers to gather, online and in-person, and creating the storytelling resources they need to amplify local ideas worth spreading to a global audience.

Job requirements include 5+ years experience in similar functions; experience managing, supporting and growing an online and offline community. Prior event management/production experience required. Proven experience creating branding, short video, copy and other assets for various media. Comfortable communicating within a variety of international cultural contexts. Strong knowledge of photography and video production and curation. Ability to effectively manage a team (prior staff management experience required). Self-starter. Attention to detail. Ability to work as part of a team. Ability to maintain project timelines for a team. Proven experience delivering on tight project deadlines. Prior knowledge of Salesforce a plus. Proficient in Mac OS.

Benefits include 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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