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Phuket, Thailand

Message to Volunteers

TEDxYouth@MaiKhao is a non-profit group of volunteers that aims to bring TED, a world-renowned platform for spreading ideas. We share a common belief with TED:

“We believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world.”

As we are approaching our 1st TEDxYouth@MaiKhao event, we are looking to innovate and experiment in the way how events are organized all over the world, build communities of thought-provokers, changemakers, and open-minded learners and make TEDx a recognized platform in Phuket.

In order to tackle all of the above, we require a set of capable volunteers with open-mindset, creativity, and strong teamwork. If you believe you have the qualities and drive to answer the above challenges, do not hesitate to apply for a volunteer position with us.

We need:

Coordinate with and support the Activity Team at the event.

Job description:
  • Coordinating with the Activity Team to run the activities effectively and efficiently
  • Assisting activity hosts, i.e. Activity Team, speakers, and ex-speakers in facilitating activities
  • Helping set up the activities 1-2 days prior to the event
Qualifications:
  • Great coordination skills
  • Great interpersonal skills – able to work across various teams and manage attendees’ expectation and mood during the event
  • Responsible and committed to tasks as agreed with team members
  • Have a passion for TED and believe in “Ideas Worth Spreading”
  • Experiences relating to production, e.g. sound system, light system, dealing with suppliers (setting-up) is preferred

Oversee the theater’s entrance, exit, and surrounding areas to ensure orderly conduct.

Job description:
  • Ensuring the registration status of attendees before their entry to the theater
  • Opening and closing the theater’s entrance at specified times
Qualifications:
  • Great interpersonal skills, friendly, and possess a good attitude
  • Enthusiastic
  • Able to make decisions on the spot, pragmatic
  • Have a passion for TED and believe in “Ideas Worth Spreading”
  • Able to manage situations under pressure and sustain a positive mood of attendees in order to ensure attendees receive the best experience at TEDxYouth@MaiKhao

Capture still images within the theater and in the activities area for external communications. 
Capture still images backstage and from speakers’ dressing rooms.

Job description:
  • Taking photos of pre-event activities (if any)
  • Taking photos of TEDxYouth@MaiKhao event
  • Capturing images of the backstage atmosphere for all speakers and performances, especially before they go on stage
  • Capturing images from speakers’ dressing rooms
  • Editing and re-touching photos as suitable, for all subsequent external communications by TEDxYouth@MaiKhao
Qualifications:
  • Own a DSLR camera
  • Able to take event photos
  • Great at taking candid photos behind the scenes, during speakers’ and performances’ preparations and rehearsals
  • Good knowledge of photo editing and retouching programs
  • Enthusiastic, active, and a quick thinker; able to work well with others
  • Have a passion for TED and believe in “Ideas Worth Spreading”
  • Ability to set up photo lighting kits is preferred

* Please send us the link to your resume, portfolio or relevant example

tedxyouthmaikhao@gmail.com

Facilitate attendees’ registration and assist other teams in event preparation.

Job description:
  • Preparing goodies bags for attendees
  • Preparing for registration and facilitating to ensure efficient registration for all attendees
  • Assisting other teams in event preparation to ensure the event goes smoothly
Qualifications:
  • Friendly and have a positive attitude
  • Enthusiastic, calm, patient, and able to work well under pressure
  • Great communication and management skills
  • Good attitude and ability to make challenging decisions on the spot, pragmatic
  • Responsible, willing to take up tasks beyond what is required, and work collaboratively with other teams
  • Have a passion for TED and believe in “Ideas Worth Spreading”

Record footages within the theater and activities area for external communications. 
Record footages backstage and from speakers’ dressing rooms.

Job description:
  • Recording footages at TEDxYouth@MaiKhao 2019 event
  • Recording footages of the backstage atmosphere for all speakers and performances, especially before they go on stage
  • Recording footages from speakers’ dressing rooms
  • Collecting footage for all subsequent external communications by TEDxYouth@MaiKhao
  • Editing videos to recap the event for all subsequent external communications by TEDxYouth@MaiKhao
Qualifications:
  • Own a digital camera that can record video and a voice recorder/microphone device
  • Able to record event footages
  • Efficient at taking candid footages behind the scenes, during speakers’ and performances’ preparations and rehearsals
  • Good knowledge of video editing programs
  • Be a good storyteller
  • Enthusiastic, active, and a quick thinker; able to work well with others
  • Have a passion for TED and believe in “Ideas Worth Spreading”

* Please send us the link to your resume, portfolio or relevant examples

Plan and produce video content of the activity stages, including interviews, mini-concerts, and workshops.

Job description:
  • Planning and working with the Activity Team to design appropriate shooting techniques for each activity
  • Setting-up and operating the light/sound/camera systems during the event
  • Producing and editing the complete output of the video content as a team
Qualifications:
  • Own a camera and other required accessories
  • Have a passion for videography
  • Must have experiences in videographing similar events (interviews, mini-concerts, workshops)
  • Great interpersonal skills; able to work with others in the team
  • Responsible and committed to tasks agreed on with team members
  • Have a passion for TED, and believe in the “Ideas Worth Spreading” culture

* Please send us the link to your resume, portfolio or relevant examples

 

To become a volunteer, contact us by email at: tedxyouthmaikhao@gmail.com