Join the revolution.
We are so glad you are interested in joining the Tide Talks Executive Team. Applications are due January 15th, 2021.
President: Serve as the official point person for Tide Talks. This is a democratic organization, but the president provides the structure and leadership for successful events.
Vice President of Logistics: Serve as a master organizer for Tide Talks. Keep everything on track, on schedule, and on mission. Have a good handle on the big picture of the organization (branding and marketing language) but also tackle the small details (updating the website, copy-editing speaker presentations).
Vice President of Content: Responsible for finding and communicating with performers during the Tide Talks event. Develop a cohesive and inviting environment through the acts selected for each Tide Talk event. Performers can range from Acabella groups to Slam Poetry, so any idea and cool person you know with a talent can perform.
Director of Speaker Development: Schedule interviews and help to select speakers. Correspond with selected speakers to coordinate meetings and preparation work. Develop speaker ideas into full presentations and talks. Prepare speaker for public event using specific tips and tools available to them on campus
Director of Event Production: Serve as the staging and design lead for the Tide Talks events. The director will be responsible for planning the Tide Talks day-of event staging, securing/setting up audio equipment, and recruiting artists-in-residence. Design experience is helpful but not required.
Director of Marketing and Social Media: Responsible for posting our promotional material to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Posts are typically scheduled through Hootsuite, but some knowledge on the social media sites is useful as well. Involves creating and sticking to a marketing schedule of when to post, as well as encouraging speakers to promote the event.
Director of Videography: Create promo videos for the event. This could be in any form, although in the past we have done short snippets and SNL style promotions. Record each speaker at the event, edit the videos, and upload to the Vimeo account. Must own or be able to rent a DSLR or better type of camera.
Director of Design: Responsible for creating designs for posters, social media graphics, and other promotional materials for each event. Must be experienced with the Adobe Creative Cloud, especially InDesign. Tide Talks has a long tradition of good graphic design, so creativity and versatility are key to upholding that tradition.
Director of Finance: Responsible for planning fundraisers, filling out funding and reimbursement requests with the FAC, monitoring the bank account, and budgeting for events.
Director of Recruitment: Responsible for identifying and contacting organizations and individuals to promote Tide Talks nominations; Disseminates information about events and speaker recruitment to all corners of campus, particularly focusing on groups that may not have been exposed to Tide Talks previously.