This is a short-term, temporary contract role for onsite support at the TEDWomen conference in Palm Springs, California. You may be asked to work some or all of the dates between November 28 and December 4, 2021. You will be responsible for any travel, accommodation and meal costs.
As the Gift Program Assistant, you’ll assist the In-Kind Manager with TED’s Gift Bag program, managing the logistics, supervising attendee-facing and back-of-house support staff and looking after inventory, packing and distribution.
You’re a people person, with prior customer service experience and excellent interpersonal and communication skills, comfortable interacting with high profile guests and handling stressful situations. You’re proactive and resourceful, able to think critically, and be calm and discreet when solving problems. You work well under minimal supervision and follow instructions well. You’re extremely detail-oriented - nothing escapes your notice!
This position involves standing for long periods, and participating in some physical work and heavy lifting of up to 50 lbs.