INFORUM at the Commonwealth Club connects young professionals with dynamic leaders and cutting-edge events. It is the Bay Area's epicenter for inspiring talks with leaders in tech, culture, food, design, business + social issues. Three times INFORUM has been named best in class -- by the Bay Guardian, the San Francisco Chronicle, and in 2015 by San Francisco Magazine, whose editors said:
INFORUM makes "a habit of programming insightful, celebrity-status speakers to discuss today's crucial issues."
"It's not every day that Bruce Bochy and Larry Baer openly discuss their bromance, or that Talib Kweli sits down for an honest conversation about hip-hop at the Fox, or that Marissa Mayer and Marc Benioff kibitz in public about the future of tech. All of which has happened in the Bay Area within the last year, thanks to the Commonwealth Club's Inforum series . . ."
Here are some of the speakers who have joined us at INFORUM recently:
Sheryl Sandberg. Sal Khan. Nate Silver. Reid Hoffman. James Franco. Arianna Huffington. Marc Benioff. Andy Cohen. Judy Blume. Molly Ringwald. Talib Kweli. Adam Savage. David & Tom Kelley, IDEO. Nicholas Kristof. Chef Mario Batali. Alexis Ohanian. Jared Diamond. Rashida Jones. Kim Kardashian. Marissa Mayer. . .
The INFORUM Director curates this cultural center of young life in San Francisco. He or she is at the nexus of society, culture, arts, politics and the vibrant life of The City. The INFORUM Director makes unique combinations happen every day, and then shares them with the world via radio, TV and internet - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCdyLxhNfcx0S6oAvH_D2hw
The Commonwealth Club provides a competitive salary, good benefits, a wide network of contacts already in place, an office near Union Square, smart and accomplished work colleagues and a collaborative environment
The new INFORUM director will:
Love to connect people with ideas and one another
Be relentless in pursuit of speakers, audiences, stakeholders and supporters
Be a boundary-crosser presenting cutting edge ideas and provoking dialogue
Have a passion for finding greater clarity about social and political issues
Have a thousand friends on Facebook
Be a social media maven
Be entrepreneurial in combining people, ideas and venues
Be able to produce outstanding events
Have an instinct for fun
Lead, inspire and encourage his or her colleagues
Know his or her way around a spreadsheet
Have demonstrated leadership in prior roles
Have a bachelors' degree and relevant work experience
Express herself or himself eloquently
If this describes you, please send us your resume, a cover letter and contact info for two references.
Send all documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.