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TEDMED is a global brand dedicated to unlocking imagination in service of health and medicine. Created by the founder of TED, we bring together inspiring leaders, powerful thinkers and doers and innovative start-ups to help shape the future.

A Passionate Team

We pride ourselves on the incredible talent and dedication that our spirited staff brings to TEDMED. Our group comprises a multitude of backgrounds and a variety of skill sets, and we seek workmates ready to tackle a wide range of new programs and efforts as we continue to grow.

You At
TEDMED

At TEDMED, you'll be part of an entrepreneurial team working in a fast-paced and exciting work environment. You'll have the opportunity to work in a collaborative atmosphere and to tackle a variety of interesting projects. Are you ready to join us?


OPEN POSITION:

Program Manager / Senior Program Manager

 

ABOUT TEDMED 

TEDMED is the independent health and medicine edition of the world-famous TED conference, dedicated to “ideas worth spreading.” TED Talks have been viewed online over two billion times around the world. TEDMED is a non-profit that is wholly owned by The TEDMED Foundation, a 501(c)(3) Public Charity.

TEDMED bridges the gap between science and the public by finding and sharing stories that inform, inspire, engage and provoke action across a broad, passionate community both inside and outside of health and medicine. TEDMED values inclusiveness, multi-disciplinary collaboration and diversity in its mission to catalyze a healthier world.

Our annual event brings the world together to focus on what’s new and important in health and medicine. We forge partnerships with industry leaders, medical research institutions, think tanks, government agencies and foundations, to ensure that cutting-edge biomedical thinking, innovation in healthcare and large scale global public health opportunities are shared across disciplines and made accessible to the public at large.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITES

TEDMED seeks a qualified candidate to support various content, communications and editorial based responsibilities in support of TEDMED’s mission, its annual event and year-round programs. 
 

  • Support project management, creative writing/storytelling and administrative responsibilities required to collect, organize and publish the communication assets associated with TEDMED’s annual stage/speaker program and year-round initiatives. 
  • Support TEDMED’s editorial process and its speakers by contributing to talk approach and draft development, coordination of video rehearsals and talk delivery coaching, marketing communications, preparing personalized schedules, assisting with logistics, providing onsite support and acting as day to day liaison.
  • Track and organize incoming nominations for the TEDMED stage program, and assist in “vetting” nominations to verify relevance, scientific/medical accuracy, and appropriateness for the TEDMED audience.
  • Recruit and manage TEDMED’s Research Scholars, a group of ~40 diverse, highly qualified individuals who assist with evaluating nominations and their scientific credibility.
  • Provide programmatic and logistical support for the TEDMED Editorial Advisory Board, including summarizing each meeting and establishing appropriate next steps
  • Gather assets and help prepare materials published by TEDMED online and in print (including website content, speaker guide/portal, and event program guide).
  • Plan, create and edit content for the TEDMED blog and other outbound communications. 
  • Create, manage and update the TEDMED stage Run of Show.
  • Gather and secure permissions for TEDMED interstitials, short videos that are shown during and in between sessions at the event.
  • Collaborate in the production of video release packages, which include newsletters, emails, blog posts, and social media outputs. 


QUALIFICATIONS

Successful candidates will have strong communications, research, science and analytic, writing skills (science communication experience/background strongly desired) and an ability to communicate information in a professional, friendly, and diplomatic way (written and verbal). This individual should be highly organized with strong multitasking abilities, pay close attention to detail, enjoy a diversity of people and work, and have a love of teamwork and collaborative environments, flexibility, creativity, and intellectual curiosity. Big picture synthesis, artistic appreciation, and creative writing skills are also highly desired. 

Education: Bachelor's degree required, Masters Degree (especially in Public Health, Science or Science Journalism/Communications) preferred.


REPORTS TO
COO 

 

LOCATION OF POSITION
Stamford, CT (TEDMED Headquarters)

 

SALARY
Competitive


BENEFITS
Full health insurance with dental reimbursement
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
Non-matching 401k
Open office and collaborative environment 


TERMS OF ENGAGEMENT
This position is a full time position and is located in Stamford, CT. Given the collaborative nature of the TEDMED team, candidates wishing to work remotely will not be considered. This position will start in February 2019. 

Interested candidates should submit their CV and résumé to careers@tedmed.com.