Speaker Team Jobs

About TEDx 

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At our TEDxAbbotsford event, live speakers will spark deep discussion and connection. individual TEDx events, including ours, are volunteer-led and self-organized.


About TEDxAbbotford

This will be TEDxAbbotsford's third event. We have steadily grown over the last few years and are very excited about this year's event! TEDxAbbotsford was started by a family of Abbotsfordian (and a swissite) who wanted to make a difference in our community.

This is your chance to join the movement of inspiration and change.

Speaker Coach        

Speaker Team


1 - 5 Hours/Week 



March-April is busy

May-August is general maintenance

September-October are busy



Position Summary:

As a speaker coach, you will be helping your designated speakers develop their talk, stage presence and other aspects of their talk.



Responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:

  • Providing advice to speakers

  • Communicating with the Speaker Team

  • Help your speakers create their bio

  • Keeping speakers on a timeline

  • Help outline and define your speakers talk

  • Managing speaker needs

  • An estimated 1-5 hours of work/week depending on the speaker's needs



The ideal candidate will be proactive, have excellent management and interpersonal skills with previous speaking experience

  • Experience in public speaking

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent teaching skills

  • Can stick to a timeline

  • Good script writing skills



TEDxAbbotsford values their volunteers and a few ways we like to show it are:

  • A unique and exciting work environment 

  • A great way to connect and network

  • Gain valuable skills and experience

  • Get volunteer hours

  • Team get-togethers (Which means free food and drinks!)

  • Thank you party after the event

  • TEDx volunteer certificate

  • Team merch


To Apply

To apply, please fill out the form attached here.




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The event is organized under the Canada Pacific Foundation for Science, Technology & Innovation