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Curation Coordinator

October 5, 2021


This newly created role of Curation Coordinator, focuses on communications and operations of the curation and speaker content to the TEDxMelbourne community. 

TEDxMelbourne is run by a team of committed volunteers, each offering their time, professional expertise and enthusiasm to produce inspiring TEDxMelbourne events.  Within this context the aim of the Volunteer Program is to ensure that TEDxMelbourne has a robust and viable workforce to deliver its programs. 

Reports to:

Curation Manager

Reported to by:


Works with:

Curation Manager, Co-curators, Curation Coordinator (CX) and Marketing team 

Key responsibilities:

  • Research of speakers including validation of work, tracking down content details.
  • Researching topics and identifying trending topics, working with the curation coordinator (CX) to ideate and craft new content from CX data sets.
  • Supporting TEDCircle events from a curation point of view, identifying content experts to invite.
  • Creation of written content to showcase past TEDxMelbourne speakers and talks.
  • Update and maintain future speaker and event lists.
  • Curation Meeting minutes.
  • General Curation team support.

Optional and future projects:

  • Speaker script review as needed closer to key events.
  • Advising marketing team members to generate ideas for future speaker content for social media.


  • Slack
  • Trello
  • Google Drive

Key dates:

  • General team meetings 6pm 1st Monday of each month. Increasing to fortnightly and then weekly leading up to main events of the year.
  • Curation team meetings monthly.
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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