JOIN OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

TEDXUWMILWAUKEE IS LOOKING FOR TALENTED STUDENTS TO HOLD VARIOUS LEADERSHIP POSITIONS AS PART OF OUR EXECUTIVE Board of directors, A REGISTERED STUDENT ORGANIZATION AT UW - MILWAUKEE

  • Design, create, and produce the experiences that foster development in the group and inspire intellectual thought through TEDx conferences and other events
  • Executive Directors come from all majors, backgrounds, and levels of experience

 

  • Hold office for 1 year (January 1st 2017 - December 31st 2017)
  • Meet as a cohort once a week
  • Work independently about 5 - 10 hours a week
  • This is a voluntary experience, and is treated as a self guided “internship.”

How To run for a position

  1. Nominate yourself via this link
  2. Join the TEDx Team at the General Body Meeting on 11/15
  3. Voting will take place at the GBM on 11/29. Be prepared to give a 2 - 3 minute speech

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be enrolled at least ½ time in a degree-granting program at UWM
  • Must be paying the UWM mandatory segregated fees
  • Need to be flexible and accountable
  • Need to be good at communicating with the team and work individually
  • Must believe in the TEDxUWMilwaukee
  • Must believe in Ideas Worth Spreading

TIMELINE OF EVENTS

Tuesday, November 15th @ 6:00PM, Union, Room 191
General Body Meeting (GBM) - Meet and hang out with the team. Learn more about the election process and Executive Team roles.

Tuesday, November 29th @ 6:00PM, Union Room 191
General Body Meeting -  Nominees will give 2 - 3 minutes speech about their qualifications and interest in the organization and the position. Voting will take place directly thereafter and results will be announced at the end of the meeting. 

Tuesday, December 13th @ 6:00PM, Union Room 191
General Body Meeting - Introduce the new Executive Team and enjoy a "end of semester" party! 

Please direct Questions concerning this opportunity to:

Erica Silberschmidt
General Body Coordinator
silbers4@uwm.edu

Currently, TEDxUWMilwaukee is looking to fulfill the following positions....

President

Lead Organizer Sponsorships and budgets manager

  • The ultimate steward of the event
  • Manage the executive team

Sponsorships and budgets manager

  • Responsible for raising money from sponsors for event expenses
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining sponsor relations
  • Manages the organization's finance
  • Should be someone who has interest or experience with fundraising and development

Head Curator

Decides who will be speaking at your event. Organizes and coordinates speakers.

  • Create a selection committee (or curation team) of multiple people, so you can provide different perspectives when choosing speakers.
  • Coach speakers
  • Create synergetic discussions between speakers during sessions
  • Send out invitations to speak for our events
  • Create and maintain relationships with speakers

General Body Coordinator

Manages most of events and meetings day-of logistics, and is responsible for creating a “TEDx experience” for events

  • They serve as the contact with UWM staff, manage day-of event activities outside of the main stage
  • In charge of ticketing and registration needs
  • In charge of organizing General Body Meeting
  • Create and maintain relationships with campus professional staff
  • Create and maintain relationship with organization members

Executive Producer

Lead all production and planning for the day of events. Create visual projects for the team.

  • They oversee all of the roles happening on the day of your event related to…
    • Content production
    • Stage management
    • Technology
    • Photography
    • Video
    • Powerpoint
  • Work with UWM professional Audio and Visual Staff

Video and production lead

  • Has the important task of overseeing the video and production of the event – from managing audio and video needs, camera operators and the livestream of  events

Communications, Editorial and Marketing Director

2 positions available - CEM Directors will split the tasks of Designer, Marketing Manager, and Website Manager.

Create and manage a strong digital and print presence of your event, including website content, social media, and print materials.

Designer

  • They have interest in design to help create the event logo, website, branding materials and other aesthetic components of your event.

Marketing Manager

  • Responsible for promoting your event to the public

Website manager

  • Responsible for developing and managing your website
  • Work  to create a website that is accessible and easily managed, since you’ll likely be sharing updates with your community there.

Questions concerning the above leadership positions?

Contact: Erica Silberschmidt
              General Body Coordinator
              silbers4@uwm.edu