Event Coordinator East
Event Coordinator East
Eastern United States
Please apply by February 23rd, 2018.
Trans Student Educational Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment. In addition to our focus on creating a more trans-friendly education system, our mission is to educate the public and teach trans activists how to be effective organizers. We believe that justice for trans and gender nonconforming youth is contingent on an intersectional framework of activism. Ending oppression is a long-term process that can only be achieved through collaborative action. We are the only national organization led by trans youth and the only one focusing specifically on trans students. Learn more about our history here.
Description and Responsibilities
TSER is expecting to have our materials sent to around 75 events (primarily queer and trans conferences) per year. We table and/or host workshops at about 10 of these events. This job entails responsibilities pertaining to these events in states east of the Mississippi including:
- • Coordinating tabling/vending at events
- • Working with shipping manager on sending resources to events
- • Purchasing tickets for TSER staff and volunteers to attend conferences
- • Soliciting volunteers to table at events around the country
- • Finding new events for TSER to host its materials at
- • Working with TSER’s social media coordinator to post about events
- • Working with shipping manager to send TSER materials to events
- • Creating budgets for the cost of attending conferences
Unless you will be attending/tabling at events yourself, most of this work is remote and conducted online.
An ideal candidate is knowledgeable about radical transgender activism with proven experience coordinating events/tabling remotely, in person, or both. Someone who is outgoing and has connections within the queer/trans community who may be able to help find volunteers for us is also beneficial.
As with all our jobs, we prioritize trans youth of color (particularly Black and Indigenous trans youth) in our selections. Applicants can reside anywhere in the United States.
$1100 contracted for approximately 65 hours of work per year.
Funding for attending queer and trans conferences and events and option to represent TSER in media.
Email a resume and short cover letter to ezra [at] transstudent.org (a single PDF document is preferred), with the subject line “Application.” Email us if an acknowledgement of your application is not received after three weeks. We will be conducting interviews on a rolling basis so the sooner you get your application in, the better. Please apply by September 10th.
See other employment opportunities here.
You can read TSER’s Equal Opportunity Employer Statement here.