TED TV and The Audacious Project are two small but mighty teams looking for a Coordinator to manage our administrative needs. This individual must be highly efficient, rigorous, work well under pressure and be capable of multi-tasking. We are looking for a self-starter who is always thinking ten steps ahead.
A major component of this job is handling the complicated scheduling of meetings, often across multiple time zones, with global companies in the UK, India, China, and Africa – all whilst supporting the administrative needs of the Head of TV, our TV Researcher/Associate Producer, and the Executive Director of The Audacious Project.
TED TV’s mission is to spread big ideas globally. We work with international partners to develop TED talks for television that feel relevant and timely to intercontinental communities and markets. From our TED Talks India TV show, hosted by Shah Rukh Khan, to our developments in Africa, China and beyond, TED TV sources and spreads big, bold ideas to living rooms around the world.
The Audacious Project is the philanthropic arm of TED. We utilize a collaborative approach to funding ideas with the potential to create change at a thrilling scale. The project is a partnership between some of the most respected organizations in philanthropy and the public. The Audacious Project aims to: (1) encourage the world’s greatest change-agents to dream bigger (2) shape the best ideas into viable multi-year plans and (3) present those ideas in a compelling way to potential supporters. The goal is to make philanthropy more collaborative, more inspiring — and more effective.
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The ideal candidate:
Our teams are passionate about the work we do and committed to making a change in the world. We’re endlessly curious and we love to work alongside kind people.
This is a full-time position based at the TED HQ in Lower Manhattan. The position will begin with a 3-month probationary period after which we will assess the candidate’s work.
Generous health/dental/vision benefits, PTO, and a company-matched 401K are part of the deal. Every employee also gets an annual continuing education stipend to use for professional development.
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.