Join the TEDxLugano Team

Our team is still looking to fill positions. If you are interested in being part of a volunteer dynamic team, please get in touch with us!

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Please apply by sending us a private message to info@tedxlugano.com presenting yourself and motivating your application for a specific position (CV + photo).

Requirements include good command of both English and Italian languages, and some experience in the specific activity for the position that you are applying to.

Important: everyone on the team is volunteer.

Partnerships Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Creation of a development plan for strategic partnerships and sponsors
  • Development and maintenance of the database of potential and acquired partners
  • Preparation of all letters to partners/sponsors
  • Management of relationships with partners/sponsors
  • Preparation and revision of contracts and agreements with sponsors

Main team interactions:

  • Work with the team and audience to approach further partners and sponsors

Please note that good command of both English and Italian is required. German will be considered as a plus.

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Speakers Curator (Assistant)

Responsibilities:

  • Helps Speakers Curator to develop a well-diversified speakers program
  • Supports in developing content of communication (speakers package, email templates to be used in different interactions throughout the process, requirements, etc.)
  • Searches proactively for possible speakers based on an agreed profile and in line with the chosen theme and handle first contact
  • Conducts preliminary screening of spontaneous candidates
  • Assists with the presentation of candidates to the internal commitee and to TED Global
  • Assists speakers with their logistics, accommodation, and contacts with other speakers
  • Monitors and enforce TED rules for speakers internally and externally
  • Assists speakers with preparing their presentations (depending on experience)

Main team interactions:

  • Works with Speakers Curator to select and present candidates to Curator, internal selection committee and to TED Global
  • Works with the Marketing Manager to incorporate speakers into the program and promote the event
  • Works with communication Manager and Social Media Manager to raise interest in potential speakers

Please note that perfect command of both English and Italian is required. A network of potential speakers is a plus.

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Staff (during the event)

Responsibilities:

Various responsibilities, based on the event’s needs, may include:

  • Assisting with setup/takedown
  • Greeting attendees
  • Checking in attendees
  • Setting up the stage
  • Catering
  • Wardrobe management
  • Clearing out the location
  • Cleaning
  • Security
  • Other event-related responsibilities the day before, during the event, and day after

The Staff could work from 1 to 5 days before and after the event. Please indicate time disposal. At least one full day.

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