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Speaker Development Team

Speaker Coach

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Speaker Coaches are at the heart of our Speaker Development Team. They work with curated speakers from the Northeastern community to refine a talk idea, outline, script, visual accompaniment, and presentation.

4-6 hrs/week


  • Meet independently with speakers and coordinate meeting and practice times weekly
  • Maintain strong communication with the broader Speaker Development Team and Director about speaker progress and talk evolution
  • Follow a Speaker Development Team timeline in order to prepare a speaker in time for the mainstage event


  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Skilled at coaching speakers while being a collaborator and putting the speaker’s goals at the forefront
  • Passionate about public speaking and confident in developing a speaker’s ideas into a polished final presentation
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