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Join the team - Call for Volunteers


We've been connecting Data, People and Ideas since 2016.


We have hosted top minds from the likes of Bayer, BBC, Facebook Research, Microsoft, Google, GSK, IBM, NASA, Thomson Reuters, Wolfram and Uber, as well as new entrants who went on to rock the world.


Would you like to connect with our world class team and the leaders and innovators we host?


Would you like to build your network, and expand your knowledge on all things Knowledge Graph, Graph Data Science and AI, Graph Database and Semantic Technology?


Connected Data London, providing Community, Events, and Thought Leadership for those who use the Relationships, Meaning and Context in Data to achieve Great things, is back as what it has de facto become: Connected Data World.


We have just announced our flagship event, Connected Data World 2021, taking place online on December 1-3. We are looking for volunteers to work with our team to help bring a top event to the world.

Benefits


Here's what you get by joining us:


- Free passes. Get the chance to attend 3 days full of world class Workshops, Masterclasses and Presentations, all for free.

- New skills. Get the chance to learn skills that you can use in your career from our experienced team.

- Career boost. Get the chance to build your network and gain exposure, as well as a certificate of accomplishment.


Skills and Qualifications


We are looking for people who are:


- Open. You don't have to have years of experience, or a PhD in Computer Science (though we would not say no to either!). You do need to be tech savvy, and open to learning new things. We are equally open to your ideas and feedback.

- Responsible. You have to be self-motivated, and able to keep track of your time and your tasks. We'll' always be there for you if you need help, but we find there is no point in chasing people - this is a passion project.

- Social. Event organization is a team sport: it's hard work, but it's also meant to be fun. Interaction is what this is all about, so we're looking for people who are:

- - - Congenial, Empathetic, Aware of etiquette, Good communicators

- - - Comfortable expressing themselves in English, both written and spoken


Roles


Here are the roles we are recruiting for:



Speaker Lead


* After we onboard our speakers, someone has to liaise with them to make sure we have what we need from them, they have what they need from us, and everything is on track. This will be your job.

* In this role, you will get to know and interact directly with our team, as well as leaders and innovators who speak at CDW21.

* We provide coaching and training, as well as a reference and certificate of accomplishment for you after the event is over. You will also get a free all access pass.

* Time Commitment: ~4 hours per week, on average. Probably less than this in the initial stages, and more as we approach the event.


Partner Lead


* After we onboard our partners and sponsors, someone has to liaise with them to make sure we have what we need from them, they have what they need from us, and make sure everything is on track. This will be your job.

* In this role, you will get to know and interact directly with our team, as well as professionals from CDW21 partners and sponsors.

* We provide coaching and training, as well as a reference and certificate of accomplishment for you after the event is over. You will also get a free all access pass. If you are interested in bringing new sponsors onboard, we offer commission deals.

* Time Commitment: 4 hours per week, on average. Probably less than this in the initial stages, and more as we approach the event.


Audience Lead


* People always have questions: whether it's about tickets, venue, speakers, or anything else. Your job will be to keep an eye on those questions from our audience, and make sure they are answered in a timely, polite and accurate way.

* In this role, you will get to know and interact directly with our team, as well as the wide range of people who attend CDW21.

* We provide coaching and training, as well as a reference and certificate of accomplishment for you after the event is over. You will also get a free all access pass.

* Time Commitment: 4 hours per week, on average. Probably less than this in the initial stages, and more as we approach the event.


Tech Leads


* We have a tried-and-true tech stack that we use to deliver our virtual events. We need people to help us operate it, and get educated on it in the process.

* In this role, you will get to know and interact directly with our team. You will also get access and hands-on training on a number of tools and platforms.

* We provide coaching and training, as well as a reference and certificate of accomplishment for you after the event is over. You will also get a free all access pass.

* Time Commitment: 4 hours per week, on average. Probably less than this in the initial stages, and more as we approach the event.


Content and Media Lead


* We have a number of channels we use to spread the word on our program and speakers, as well as a process and a tech stack for this. We need someone to help us with this task, and get educated on it in the process.

* In this role, you will get to know and interact directly with our team. You will also get access and hands-on training on a number of tools and platforms.

* We provide coaching and training, as well as a reference and certificate of accomplishment for you after the event is over. You will also get a free all access pass.

* Time Commitment: 4 hours per week, on average. Probably less than this in the initial stages, and more as we approach the event.