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Youth Copy Editor

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TEDxYouth@Seattle
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Burien, WA
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Published 2 months ago

TEDxYouth@Seattle

x = independently organized TED event


About: The TEDxYouth@Seattle event (of necessity, remote in 2021) is designed to inspire and empower young people to share ideas worth spreading.  This event will feature diverse leaders ages 16-24 in the greater Seattle area who are actively applying their ideas and talents towards creating a better future.  


Volunteer: Youth Copy Editor (for the TEDxYouth@Seattle organization)

As a member of the TEDxYouth@Seattle Core Team you will be asked to attend weekly meetings with the Volunteer and Core Team. This position will begin now and continue through the Summer of 2021.


Youth Copy Editor Responsibilities (2-5 hrs/week):

  • Attend weekly meetings with the Marketing and Communications team.

Copy edit written content for external audiences, partners, website development, volunteer recruitment communication, speaker curation, social media including short blogs, articles and YouTube posts.

Review and fix any grammatical, punctuation and spelling errors. 

Double check that names, places and organizations are spelled properly and that facts, dates and statistics are accurate. 

  • ‌Reviews  all copy with the Adult Copy Editor prior to publishing.


Qualifications & Personal Characteristics 

  • Detail oriented 
  • Professionalism and discretion 
  • Social/emotional‌ ‌awareness and empathetic ‌
  • Responsiveness and reliability 
  • Strong communication skills - online reliability + flexibility
  • Technologically adept (i.e. understand Google Drive, Slack, Whatsapp - ability to schedule and host meetings on Zoom




All offers of employment at TEDxYouth@Seattle are contingent upon clear results of a background check. 


TEDxYouth@Seattle

x = independently organized TED event


About: The TEDxYouth@Seattle event (of necessity, remote in 2021) is designed to inspire and empower young people to share ideas worth spreading.  This event will feature diverse leaders…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
12704 8th Ave SW, Burien, WA 98146, USA

How to Apply

Next step:

Does this role resonate with you? If so, please fill out this application: https://forms.gle/2wbdmCgdfgSZr7s29

If you have questions please reach out to youthvolunteers@tedxseattle.com


If selected for an interview, you will be contacted to schedule a 30-60 minute interview with members of the Marketing Team. If you are selected to join the team, you will be invited to attend the next scheduled weekly Core team meeting. 


Next step:

Does this role resonate with you? If so, please fill out this application: https://forms.gle/2wbdmCgdfgSZr7s29

If you have questions please reach out to youthvolunteers…

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