Partner 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.

Partner Team Assistant        

Partner Team


4 - 8 Hours/Week



March-June is busy

July-September is general maintenance

October is busy



Position Summary:

We call them partners instead of sponsors because we want to build a relationship for current and future endeavors. Being a part of this team means it's up to your unit to curate the right partners to make this event possible. Assisting with seeking out the best in-kind and financial options, while ensuring all partner needs are taken care of before, during and after TEDxAbbotsford. The partner team will also work with our admin team to create a budget plan. Gaining experience with curating techniques, sponsorship management, and communication skills. We are seeking self-motivated, organized and highly interpersonal individuals with past fundraising, or management experience.



Responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to: 

  • Assisting in: 

    • Curating partners 

    • Gathering partner info - logo, required forms, promo material etc.

    • Connecting partners with the community

    • Managing partner needs

  • Attending a monthly meeting with the entire TEDxTeam

  • An estimated 4-8 hours of work/week depending on the timeline



The ideal candidate will be proactive, have excellent management skills and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience in fundraising

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent written skills

  • Can stick to a timeline

  • Creative



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!)

  • Monthly Prizes

  • 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