The Wikimedia Foundation is the nonprofit organization that operates Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge freely. We host Wikipedia and the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive.
The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive donations from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for an Email Developer Specialist to join the Online Fundraising team, reporting to Senior Manager, Global Fundraising Campaigns. As the Email Developer Specialist, you will play a critical role in the online fundraising team’s year-round, multilingual fundraising and engagement campaigns. The magic of the online fundraising team’s process is its dedication to controlled (“a/b”) testing, which leverages Wikipedia’s audience of millions of readers to iterate and improve all elements of our online donor pipeline. We use that testing model on the email team to contact more than 15 million people each year while ensuring we respect our donors' inboxes. The Email Developer Specialist will provide professional expertise in executing work with the Campaigns team, including: leading the production of bug-free email and banner templates that render identically across browsers, clients and devices; implementing automated email journeys; and identifying process improvements and revenue optimizations.In this role, you will be a critical part of getting out the message to Wikipedia readers and donors that free knowledge is worth supporting.