JOIN THE TEAM
Come from all majors, backgrounds, and levels of experience.
Create the TEDx conferences that inspire intellectual thought and development.
Gain professional experience related to future careers and passions.
Connect with the most innovative and engaged thought leaders in Milwaukee.
Hold office for 1 year (2019-20).
Meet as a cohort once a week.
Work independently about 2 - 5 hours a week.
Enrolled at least ½ time in a degree-granting program at UWM
Paying the UWM mandatory segregated fees
Flexible and accountable
Able to meet weekly for org meetings
Communicates well with the team and works well individually
Believes in Ideas Worth Spreading
TEDxUWMilwaukee Exec positions
Raises money from sponsors for event expenses
Creates and maintaining sponsor relations
Manages the organization's finance
Regularly meets with partnering companies/ university professionals to secure budget
Has interest or experience with fundraising and development
Searches for and selects potential speakers
Helps speakers improve content and public speaking skills for talkses
Creates synergetic discussions between speakers during curation sessions
Maintains positive relationships with and amongst speakers
Organizes team meetings (chooses TED talks to show, faciliates conversation, etc.)
Creates and maintains relationships with new and returning members
Tables at campus events to reach new members
Manages university organization portal
Oversees all of the roles happening on the day-of event related to…
TEDx talk Powerpoint
Stage management (works with UWM professional AV Staff)
Multiple Positions Available
Helps create event logos, website and branding materials, and other visual components
Helps create marketing campaign for events
Provides support to stage designer
Responsible for promoting events to the public
Regularly meets with Union Marketing to schedule orders/promote org in print
Manages all social media pages for organization
Responsible for developing and managing website
Works to create a website that is accessible and easily managed
Records and distributes minutes of each meeting of the organization
Prepares an agenda with the President for all meetings
Prepares organization's calendar of events
Keeps the organization informed of both organizational and university business
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