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  • Posted: Aug 12, 2022
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  • The Wikimedia Foundation is the nonprofit that hosts Wikipedia and our other free knowledge projects. We want to make it easier for everyone to share what they know. To do this, we keep Wikipedia and Wikimedia sites fast, reliable, and available to all. We protect the values and policies that allow free knowledge to thrive. We build new features and tools...
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    Senior Content Campaign Organizing Fellow (Contract)

    You are responsible for:

    • Listening to community leaders working on campaign activities and synthesizing their experiences into compelling and useful documentation and communication materials
    • Helping implement and monitor participation in organizer training as part of the 2022 Organizer Lab program
    • Connecting interested organizers and partners with resources, documentation, partnerships or advisory support for implementing locally relevant activities as part of the Earth Day campaign.
    • Supporting evaluation of campaign events both for impact, and capacity development among local communities.

    Skills and Experience:

    • Experience successfully organizing online activities in Wikimedia communities
    • Knowledge about effective tactics for organizing content drives, editathons or other campaign tactics in the Wikimedia movement.
    • Experience communicating in English to the international Wikimedia community and publishing it in Wikimedia community channels, such as Wikimedia mailing lists, Meta Wiki, Telegram or Facebook.
    • Experience evaluating the impact of content-focused activities in the Wikimedia movement through organizing tools like the Programs and Events Dashboard, Fountain or Hashtags tool.

    Qualities that are important to us:

    • A passion for and belief in free and open knowledge, and a willingness to get involved in the complex, decentralized process of creating it.
    • Sensitivity to working with multicultural and multilingual audiences on complicated topics.
    • A willingness to spend time thinking and learning about how different Wikimedia communities organize in their own context.
    • A commitment to helping local communities develop activities and outreach tactics relevant to their context and culture.

    Additionally, we’d love it if you have:

    • Experience professionally communicating in languages other than English.
    • A network of collaborators in the Wikimedia movement from Global South communities -- for this year, we are prioritizing experience with Wikimedia communities in Sub Saharan Africa, Central and Eastern Europe and South and South East Asia.
    • Experience doing outreach with audiences beyond the existing community in the Wikimedia movement (e.g. Education, GLAM or Library outreach).
    • Knowledge or experience working with topics such as climate change, human rights or broader international topics for impact (i.e. the Sustainable Development Goals).

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Wikimedia Foundation on boards.greenhouse.io to apply

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