Liberal Arts Career Services
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SXSW Eco, Program Curator, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 9872

Fri, March 20, 2015

 Explore this position and learn how to apply via your BTT Gateway account, BTT Gateway Job ID 9872 

SXSW Eco is a three-day conference held annually in October in Austin, Texas looking at Social + Environmental Impact through the lenses of Design and Technology. 

Programming Categories 
Startups + Technology 
Corporate Social Responsibility + Social Good 

Job Description 
SXSW Eco program curators are responsible for creating content and securing speakers within their category. Each curator will receive a track outline, detailing how many of each type of event they are responsible for programming, as well as a timeline with deadlines. 
-Build panels, workshops, mentor sessions + develop special events 
-Book speakers and event hosts for programming within their track 
-Recommend and secure Advisory Board members relevant to track 
-Solicit and generate panel submissions within PanelPicker timeline (February – May 1) 
-Manage PanelPicker sessions within the track 
-Obtain photos or other marketing materials needed for promotion of events within the track 
-Participate in weekly Skype calls with Head of Programming + Conference Admin 
Onsite: Responsible for overseeing all programming within track and introducing sessions 

Qualifications 
Demonstrated expertise in Programming Category from 3+ years job experience or a graduate degree in the area. 
Demonstrated project management ability of similar scope 
Ability to represent SXSW Eco in a professional and positive manner 
Ability to meet deadlines, quick response to emails 
Google Drive + Excel proficiency required

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