TEDMED is a global brand dedicated to unlocking imagination in service of health and medicine. Created by the founder of TED, we bring together inspiring leaders, powerful thinkers and doers and innovative start-ups to help shape the future.
We pride ourselves on the incredible talent and dedication that our spirited staff brings to TEDMED. Our group comprises a multitude of backgrounds and a variety of skill sets, and we seek workmates ready to tackle a wide range of new programs and efforts as we continue to grow.
At TEDMED, you'll be part of an entrepreneurial team working in a fast-paced and exciting work environment. You'll have the opportunity to work in a collaborative atmosphere and to tackle a variety of interesting projects. Are you ready to join us?
Program Manager / Senior Program Manager
TEDMED is the independent health and medicine edition of the world-famous TED conference, dedicated to “ideas worth spreading.” TED Talks have been viewed online over two billion times around the world. TEDMED is a non-profit that is wholly owned by The TEDMED Foundation, a 501(c)3 Public Charity.
Created by TED’s original founder, TEDMED convenes and curates extraordinary people and ideas from all disciplines both inside and outside of medicine in pursuit of unexpected connections that accelerate innovation in health and medicine. Best known for our annual event, TEDMED is a year-round global community.
TEDMED seeks a qualified candidate to support various content, communications and editorial based responsibilities in support of TEDMED’s mission, its annual event and year-round programs.
Successful candidates will have strong communications, research, science and analytic, writing skills (science communication experience/background strongly desired). Other desired traits include being very organized, paying close attention to detail, enjoying a diversity of people and work, a love of teamwork and collaborative environments, flexibility, creativity, and intellectual curiosity. Big picture synthesis, artistic appreciation, and creative writing skills are also highly desired.
Education: Bachelor's degree required, Masters Degree (especially in Public Health, Science or Science Journalism/Communications) preferred.
Reports to COO
Location of Position
Stamford, CT (TEDMED Headquarters)
Full health insurance with dental reimbursement
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
Open office and collaborative environment
Terms of Engagement
This position is a full-time position and is located in Stamford, CT. Due to the collaborative nature of the TEDMED team, candidates wishing to work remotely will not be considered. This position will start as early as January 2017.
Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and résumé to careers@TEDMED.com.