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Chief Executive Officer

November 29, 2022

About the role

Reporting to and in partnership with the Board and the Licensee, the CEO is responsible for the success of TEDxMelbourne, ensuring a meaningful contribution to the TEDxMelbourne Community. In close collaboration with the Leadership cohort, Stakeholders and Members, the CEO will be responsible for accomplishing the TEDxMelbourne mission and vision through the effective leadership and management of the leadership team and strategic business operations.

The key accountabilities and responsibilities of the role will be to;

About You 

  • A thorough understanding of the context and landscape of volunteering in Australia
  • A dynamic leader with an ability to build strong relationships with senior stakeholders, including the Board, Licensee and the TEDxMelbourne leadership team 
  • Significant experience in ensuring successful delivery of key objectives whilst leading the strategic direction of an organisation, including organisational growth
  • Experienced in leading associations and not for profit organisations, including supporting effective governance processes 
  • Demonstrated experience of successfully developing leadership capabilities within a team

Why Join Us

This is an exciting opportunity to lead an organisation for volunteers as it moves into a new strategic cycle, and shape the future of volunteering for TEDxMelbourne.

  • Further develop your leadership skills
  • Influence the strategic direction of TEDxMelbourne
  • Leadership role in a unique NfP organisation
  • Strengthen your network amongst business leaders
  • Long term possibility of paid role 

As we move into a new phase and develop the long-term strategy with the selected candidate, the board will be exploring the opportunity for a paid role as we work together to improve the organisation and our operational model.

About TEDxMelbourne

TEDxMelbourne is a Melbourne-based independently-organised TEDx community. We are run by a team of passionate volunteers that strive to challenge how people think and feel about the world through sharing ideas that encourage curiosity, creativity, courage and connectedness.

From climate issues to politics, technology, globalization, and freedom of speech, TEDxMelbourne seeks to shine a light on what's current and relevant to our community. 

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Please note TEDxMelbourne will commence screening and interviewing for this role immediately.
If you are intending to apply, please do so now.

Applications Close: 5pm 20th December 2022

Position Description
Position Description

TEDxMelbourne is a 100% volunteer run organisation – we have a vibrant and productive team, and are always on the lookout to add great skills and experience to that mix.

Curious to learn more about who you could be working with? Check out Our Team.

Please note: Due to the number of applications received, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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