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TED Masterclass Coordinator

TED Masterclass, currently in its beta phase, is an online course and platform designed to help professionals share their best ideas with each other – and the world. With the opportunity to highlight employees’ best ideas and stories, organizations can utilize TED Masterclass to redefine what professional learning can look like within their structures. TED Masterclass is scheduled to launch in late 2018.

The TED Masterclass Coordinator will work closely with our TED Masterclass team to help organize the team’s events, operations, and communications. This individual should be an effective communicator, efficient process manager, proactive solution-seeker, and expert at scheduling. This is an amazing opportunity to join a close-knit team with a mission to celebrate and amplify the voices of individuals around the globe.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the logistics, communication, and support for special TED Masterclass projects, including theatre events, in-office filming, client workshops, etc.
  • Assist in cultivating relationships with Learning and Development teams, school districts and large education organizations
  • Manage email correspondence with participating organizations, corporations, and schools
  • Coordinate scheduling and travel
  • Serve as TED Masterclass’ liaison to other TED teams
  • Welcome guests and give tours to visitors of our office
  • Assist with welcoming and onboarding new hires
  • Manage team finances and accounting

Skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate both internally and with external contacts
  • Ability to develop and adapt project plans, identify key questions, and keep projects moving forward for all involved parties
  • Expert organizational skills, including stellar note-taking
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team -- sometimes simultaneously
  • Comfort with shifting gears quickly
  • Ability to anticipate potential scheduling issues and mitigate so everything moves on time
  • Proficiency with Google suite (Calendar, Sheets, Forms, etc)
  • Can troubleshoot tech issues (video conference, A/V setup, etc.) and engage the appropriate resources to resolve

Ideal candidate:

  • Is very detail oriented
  • Has experience in event planning
  • Has a passion for global education and professional learning
  • Excellent writing and research skills
  • Values teamwork and is attentive to team dynamics
  • Navigates smoothly in “all hands on deck” mode
  • Is hungry to learn and take on exciting new projects
  • Would be able to work at the NYC headquarters as early as December 2018

This is a full-time position based in TED’s New York City office. Pay and benefits are competitive. We actively seek employees from diverse backgrounds. Due to a high volume of applications, only considered candidates will be notified. You must submit a cover letter to be considered for this position.

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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