This is a short-term, temporary contract role for onsite support at the TEDMonterey conference in Monterey, California. You may be asked to work some or all of the dates between July 26-August 4, 2021.
As a Speaker + Performer Support person, you’ll act as an ambassador of TED, assisting speakers, performers and their guests to make sure they have an amazing experience throughout the conference. You’ll greet speakers when they arrive and be prepared to help them navigate all their onsite appointments -- from rehearsals, hair and makeup, and more -- helping with various requests, providing schedule and program information, and ensuring every speaker and performer feels welcomed and cared for.
You’re highly organized and courteous, with prior customer service or talent management experience and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You’re able to work well under pressure, taking initiative to problem solve and follow up with tasks and requests. You’re discreet and tactful, comfortable interacting with high-profile guests and their teams.
This position involves working long hours, standing and walking for long periods, and being able to participate in some physical work and heavy lifting of up to 50 lbs.