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Interested in getting involved with Startup Boston Week (our virtual edition)?

We are currently looking for individuals who have a great personality, fun, energetic, and love to connect with people.

SBW2020 will be held September 21st – 25th, and we’re currently looking to fill the following roles:

  • Chat Moderator
  • Help & Support
  • Note Taker
  • Blogger
  • Social Media Manager

​Help us create a top notch experience for the startup community!

Volunteering Role Descriptions:

Chat Moderator

  • Greeting attendees in the chat by screen name
  • Keeping attendees engaged by interacting with them
  • Capturing questions and sending it to the moderator or speaker
  • Posting info / links along the presentation
  • Checking the post-session Slack thread

Note: you will need high-speed DSL or cable internet connection

​Help & Support

  • Helping attendees with all inquiries and registration needs
  • Servicing as the point person for technical issues
  • Answer all incoming inquires and obtain appropriate information
  • Assisting moderator and speakers with technical support during sessions
  • Check email messages and Slack thread, and reply promptly

Note: you will need high-speed DSL or cable internet connection

​Note Taker

  • Provide clear and accurate notes during Startup Boston Week sessions


  • Interview speakers and attendees, and incorporate their views within the blog posts (we will help set up the interviews)
  • Write post-event recap to publish on the Startup Boston blog

This may also occur outside of September 21st – 25th

​Social Media Manager

  • Oversee social media channels to monitor engagement and respond to community questions and feedback (i.e. “social listening”); respond via DM or retweet/share as appropriate
  • Live share content across social channels, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn throughout the conference with these goals
  • Continue to promote events to support registration and attendance goals
  • Support participant experiences (i.e. respond to confusion or tech questions)
  • Celebrate our community of speakers and participants
  • Generate and build momentum for buzz around the conference
  • Coordinate and work with cross-functional teams to ensure message consistency
  • Represent Startup Boston brand with enthusiasm, professionalism, and accuracy

Note: this can occur in the weeks leading up to Startup Boston Week sessions

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