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BZ: TEDx Ruhr University Bochum Ruhr Universität Bochum am 04.05.2019rnrnFoto: Arne Pöhnertrnmail@arnepoehnert.dern0178/1866645

Join our team!

Become part of our TEDx RuhrUniversityBochum team of volunteers and support us organizing the upcoming event in 2020. We are looking forward to your applications!

Note: All following positions will be assigned on a volunteering basis and will not be compensated with a salary. Applications will be open until 13/10/2019. 

Head of Community

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to lead and build the team of community builders that connect, enable and grow our TEDx community. More specifically, this means helping to develop the individuals and the strategies involved in retaining the existing innovators within the community and growing the community with the right mission-driven individuals.

Responsibilites

  • Membership Growth:
  • Create and execute strategies to thoughtfully grow the community
  • Scout potential new members in person and online
  • Membership Engagement:
  • Become the first and main contact person for all the incoming requests from the community
  • Build a positive and motivational team culture
  • Cultivate deep relationships with members through the use of email, phone and in-person meetings
  • Use the TEDx community to host compelling gatherings to build deeper relationships among the community
  • Collaborate with marketing and the whole team on how to make our community more inclusive and diverse
  • Event Experience:
  • Help design and inspire unique on-site experiences and activations for attendees
  • You’ll provide high-level administrative support by handling scheduling of the event staff

Requirements

  • You embody the ethos and culture of the community and consider yourself as a collaborative people person
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • You have experience working with volunteers and can motivate and inspire a team
  • You are self-driven and able to organize your work independently
  • Incredibly articulate, caring, thoughtful and social
  • When organizing a great event you also like to have fun with an awesome team

Head of Venue

Are you fascinated by the new world that is created inside the venue of an event? Would you like to build an amazing live experience for the TEDx Community? We need an enthusiastic Head of Venue to coordinate the TEDx team efforts with technical and other external suppliers to communicate the needs of everything that makes a live event the exciting day it should be. We are looking for a self-driven communicator who is free to put in all their creative ideas and give the next TEDxRuhrUniversityBochum the venue it deserves!

Responsibilites

  • Conceptualize and execute the technical concepts, stage design and decoration of the whole venue
  • Collect proposals for the technical equipment needed at the event as well as managing contractors and partners and be the technical go-to person for TEDx team members and partners
  • Plan, prepare and run the event from the event management perspective in close collaboration with the rest of the team

Requirements

  • Fluency in all matters of event management as well as technical basics
  • You have the vision and the ability to keep an overview of the entirety of a large event
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in German & English
  • You are self-driven and able to organize your work independently
  • Creative, flexible and problem-solving personality
  • You have experience with a volunteering team

Team Member

We are looking for highly motivated individuals to team up with us and embrace our idea of TEDx. More specifically, this means helping to develop ideas and strategies within a powerful and growing team in order to shape our event and develop an amazing experience for our audience!

Responsibilites

  • Be part of a diverse and worthwhile event and become involved in all parts of one of the biggest conferences in the region
  • Join projects in the areas of venue, speakers, finance and marketing
  • Collaborate with the other members of our international team and become an active ambassador of the TEDx community

Requirements

  • You embody the ethos and culture of the community and consider yourself as a collaborative people person
  • You are a curious individual, keen to learn and be exposed to a fastpaced and scaling event
  • You are self-driven and able to organize your work independently
  • Incredibly articulate, caring, thoughtful and social
  • When organizing a great event you also like to have fun with an awesome and diverse team

Graphic Designer

Want to shape the visual identity of TEDxRuhrUniversityBochum 2020? We are looking for a highly motivated designer to team up with us and embrace our idea of TEDx. More specifically, this means visualizing the design strategies within a powerful and growing team in order to shape our event and develop the experience and design.

Responsibilites

  • Create and design marketing measures for online and offline channels
  • Quickly build creative layouts
  • Conceptually support the development of print media, social media and video content
  • Engage in target group analysis
  • Conceptualize and create presentations
  • Cooperate with the Head of Marketing and the web designer

Requirements

  • Good knowledge in Adobe CC (especially InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop)
  • Creative and innovative ideas
  • Great affinity for typography, photography and visualization
  • Interest in event marketing, social media marketing and UX
  • Creative, flexible and problem-solving personality
  • Fluent in English, German optional