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EVENT volunteers. Day of.

  • Speaker Hosts

  • Presenter Hosts

  • Stage Hands

  • Ushers

  • Stage Manager

  • Social Media


  1. Team call meeting 10 days to 2 weeks prior

  2. Day-before-event meeting at venue (if needed)

  3. Arrival at event

PRE-PRODUCTION volunteers.

  • Startup Scout Master

  • Startup & Finalist Host

  • Director of Investor Relations

  • Accelerator Partner Relations

  • Media Partner Relations

  • Social Media

  • Press Relations


Be able to start several months prior to the event. Must have solid writing, communication skills.

For those interested in working with startups.

Details about pre-production roles:

Startup Scout Master, Startup Finalist Host: This person loves to work with startups and would love to learn more about them. Your job will be to identify promising startups, interact with them and help prep finalists to get on stage. This job is great for someone who wants to work at a startup or invest in them.

Director of Investor Relations, Accelerator Partner Relations: This person wants to interact with venture capitalists and angel investors and corporate investors – in short – investors. You will engage with them around 5 to 6 weeks prior to the event. Your job is to get to know them and their investments and to help them to evaluate the startups in the finalist competition. The Accelerator Partner Relations person will communicate with accelerators to engage their startups in the event and competition.

Social Media and Press: This person(s) is proficient at putting press releases together and posting social media updates on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Vator. This person has excellent writing skills and is fluent in English. This person has comfort and familiarity with social networks. This person must spend at least 20 minutes daily posting for Vator one month prior to the event about the event speakers, relevant news and throughout the day of event. Press person should work on at least one press release.

Also contact: volunteer@vator.tv (with any questions) or kristin@vator.tv