This position is a short-term contract from December - May 2022
The Contract - Event and F+B Lead is a dynamic, experienced and self-motivated individual with the primary mission of fulfilling the full cycle of event management principles and processes in support of the of the TEDFest 2022 conference in Brooklyn, NY; a simulcast event for TEDx organizes which runs in parallel to TED2022 in Vancouver. You will have substantial working knowledge and experience of the event production industry, curiosity, desire for innovation and a passion for excellence.
This role takes in key responsibilities for the delivery of a broad program of world-class conference events, while maintaining the brand integrity of TED. You can expect to work on everything from data entry, researching trending venues and experiences, to working closely with key internal stakeholders to realise the social events including catering arrangements and event design at TEDFest 2022. You will have a proven track record with an ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with a large number of internal stakeholders, as well as an ability to work with and inspire individuals from diverse backgrounds.
This position requires a somewhat fexible schedule (with the ability to work longer hours, evenings + weekends in the pre-conference phase and onsite execution) and includes the potential for travel.