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TEDx Communications Coordinator

TEDx is seeking a communications coordinator to join the TEDx communications team to help spread the great ideas that bubble up within the global TEDx community and help with writing communications for our various internal and external TEDx channels. This role will work to craft community email communications as well as work as a point person for sharing TEDx talks and other newsworthy items through the TEDx social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

We are looking for someone who is very detail oriented, loves social media, and understands how to create and edit short form content including video and gifs. You are a news junkie who enjoys watching TEDx talks and looks for ways to place these talks into relevant, global conversations. You get excited about analytics and all things related to improving our social media content across our social media platforms. You are a strong writer with an excellent eye for photography, who understands how to tell a story through a blog post, a short video, and/or an email, and you enjoy brainstorming about innovative marketing ideas.

You should be someone who is very process oriented, loves to organize and loves details. You are an excellent but compassionate written communicator. You are comfortable with daily high volume. Some of the responsibilities of the communications coordinator include:

  • Determining which relevant TEDx talks to share on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram as well as help to moderate all social feeds
  • Assist the Communications Manager with all pertinent email communications and help with marketing campaigns around TEDx initiatives
  • Help create short-form communications for social media purposes including gifs, short videos and photo montage
  • Compile relevant analytics related to TEDx social media
  • Use Keynote to create presentations to be delivered at TEDx events
  • Write occasional blog posts for the TED blog and TED Ideas blog
  • Work on the ground with various tasks at official TED conferences
  • Aid with editing web content for the TED website
  • Collaborate with media operations to uncover the most relevant TEDx talks to pitch to TED


  • Minimum 4 years of full-time work experience in communications, editorial, or social media
  • Advanced knowledge of social media platforms
  • Comfortable processing analytics and engaging with significant metrics
  • Ability to edit short form videos and gifs
  • A collaborative team player who is also comfortable working independently
  • Excited about working with and communicating with people from all over the world
  • Very detail-oriented, organized and self-sufficient
  • Fluent in English with exceptional grammar and vocabulary
  • Previous video and/or photo editing experience a plus
  • Passion for TED/TEDx
  • Based in New York City

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 resume.

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