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Conference Volunteer - Senior Sponsor Concierge

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The Knowledge Graphs Conference


KGC is seeking an entrepreneurial volunteer to be the primary relationship manager handling key sponsor contacts, ensuring a mutually successful experience for the sponsor and KGC. You will lead and partner with a junior sponsor concierge, to manage the full portfolio of sponsors. This role reports directly to the KGC co-founder.

You likely have some customer facing / sponsor / executive presence experience. You’re comfortable delegating and coaching a more junior partner and working together to deliver a great experience and ensure deadlines are met. You have a good attention to detail. You will be the owner of these relationships and be the liaison between the sponsor and the KGC team.

We are a dynamic and passionate team who will provide you with support and feedback, so we’re all successful! This role is best suited for someone who can work independently and is comfortable asking for help when needed.


- Manage and adopt a proactive approach for top-tier sponsor relationships
- Provide white-glove research service for select top-tier sponsors
- Ensure sponsor obligations are met
- Ensure KGC obligations to sponsor are met
- Gather information as needed from sponsor (i.e. social media posts/announcements, logos, images/content, etc.) and collaborate/liaise with KGC team
- Ensure pre-recorded demos are submitted and provided to Systems Lead
- Work with Systems Lead to provide attendee metrics & reports to sponsors as needed
- Coach and collaborate with Junior Sponsor Concierge to manage top-tier relationships and ensure basic tier relationships are being well-managed
- Meet SLA times (respond to sponsor within 24 hours)
- Manage sponsor experience during the event including (not limited to) publishing sponsors’ announcements
- Handoff sponsor relationship to KGC after completion of the conference
- Enjoy being part of an awesome team!

Time Commitment:

We are looking for a volunteer to start immediately and estimate this will require ~7 hours per week until the conference (May 3-6, 2021). Please note that due to COVID-19, we expect all of volunteer positions to be *virtual only*

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About The Knowledge Graphs Conference


41 W 105th St., New York City, NY 10025, US

Mission Statement

Founded in 2019 at Columbia University, The Knowledge Graphs Conference (KGC) is emerging as the premier source of learning around knowledge technologies. We believe knowledge graphs are an underutilized yet essential force for solving complex societal challenges like climate change, democratizing access to knowledge and opportunity, and capturing business value made possible by the AI revolution. KGC bridges the gap between industry, which is increasingly recognizing the necessity of integrated data, and academia, wheres mantic technologies have been developing for over twenty years. Our events, education, content, and community efforts facilitate meaningful exchange between diverse groups, and increase awareness, development and adoption fo this powerful technology.


In addition to our May Conference, KGC hosts a variety of Community, education, and content initiatives. At our most recent conference, 530 attendees participated, representing over thirty industries across forty-two countries. Speakers ranged from Bell Labs pioneer John Sowa to Morgan Stanley, AstraZeneca, and leading academics from Europe and USA. Our workshops and tutorials targeted a number of Tech4Good things, including COVID-19 vaccine development and the UN SDGs.

KGC is developing educational offerings to increase the field and quality of knowledge engineers, beginning with an open-
source collection of learning materials connected to a range of microcredentials. KGC also hosts a video content library and shares a monthly report detailing the case for knowledge graphs to over 800 newsletter subscribers.

Computers & Technology


Fri Feb 05, 2021 - Thu May 06, 2021


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.






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