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We are so glad you are interested in joining the Tide Talks Executive Team. Applications are closed at this time.
President: The President serves as the official point person and master organizer for Tide Talks. Although this is a democratic organization, the President provides the structure and leadership for successful events and ensures everything stays on track, on schedule, and on mission.
Vice President of Logistics: Assist the President in delegating responsibilities. 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, setting up microphones, etc.).
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 events using specific tips and resources available on campus.
Director of Content: Responsible for selecting and coordinating with performers during the Tide Talks event. Develop a cohesive and inviting environment through the acts selected for each Tide Talk event.
Director of Event Production & Outreach: Identify and contact student groups and organizations to recruit potential speakers, potential performers, and any potentially interested audience members. Serve as the staging and design lead for the Tide Talks events. Responsible for planning the Tide Talks day-of event staging, securing/setting up audio equipment, and recruiting artists-in-residence.
Director of Marketing and Social Media: Responsible for posting promotional material to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and TikTok. Knowledge of these social media sites is used to develop content schedules. Involves creating and sticking to a marketing schedule of when to post, as well as encouraging selected speakers and performers to promote the event.
Director of Media Production: Take headshots and film promotional 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.