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Movement Communications Associate (Contract)
Posted on 3/8/2022
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Support the Diff editorial process : Supporting authors spanning Foundation staff and movement volunteers alike in publishing blog posts about initiatives, success stories, difficulties, events, and more
  • Reviewing submitted drafts to check appropriateness of tone, subject matter, imagery, content
  • Scheduling and publishing posts: Preparing and scheduling posts in support of various initiative and product launches
  • Outreach to Foundation teams, community affiliates, groups, and individuals to encourage them to publish on Diff
  • There is always something happening in the movement and not everyone has the experience or expertise to communicate their important work. Being aware of what is happening in the org and across the movement and reaching out to folks to invite them to submit a blog post or event to Diff
  • Be proactively involved in reviewing and publishing Wikimania content from the team
  • In the lead up to Wikimania a schedule of blog posts is being developed. In support of this work we need to be aware of what is coming and preparing it for publication
  • Triaging and resolving any bugs with WP VIP
  • Supporting the team by engaging with our development partners at Human Made in developing new solutions and features for the Diff platform
  • Community communications and engagement
  • Management of Wordpress sites or similar
  • On Wiki editing experience and knowledge
  • Experience working with communities in an international context
  • Understanding of the Wikimedia movement and how the foundation works with the wider community
  • Write, prepare, and markup pages for publishing on Meta wiki
  • Knowledge of wikitext, internal/external links, tables, images, etc
  • Markup pages for translation on Meta wiki
  • Knowledge of Translation markup (, tvars, etc.)
  • Working with translated texts created outside MediaWiki and using the Translation interface to include them in a translated page
  • Knowledge of templates and how to create and use them
  • Mostly adapting existing navigation templates for reuse and preparing said templates for translation
  • Mission Driven: You believe in the power of inclusive communication and movement building to make free knowledge accessible to everyone
  • Openness and Curiosity: We work on new and interesting problems in public and collaborative ways
  • Resilience: Working together for outcomes, willingness to change course when warranted and motivated by high standards
  • Positivity: Sharing a culture of constructive criticism and respect
  • Team-oriented: Natural inclination for team collaboration and for helping colleagues succeed
  • Intentionally inclusive: Strong personal values related to participation, equity, and diversity in global movements
Wikimedia Foundation

501-1,000 employees

Nonprofit charitable organization
Company Overview
The mission of the Wikimedia Foundation is to empower and engage people around the world to collect and develop educational content under a free license or in the public domain, and to disseminate it effectively and globally.