Wikimedia Foundation is hiring a

Fundraising Production Coordinator (Contract)

San Francisco, United States


The Fundraising Production Coordinator (FPC) will support the Wikimedia Foundation’s online fundraising team by contributing ideas and executing content for our banner and email AB testing programs. The fundamental goal of the online fundraising team is to increase donor conversion by testing the design, content and usability of our appeal banners and email schedule for existing donors.

The FPC will implement banners and landing pages, and also provide support related to our email program. Furthermore, the FPC will play an important part in the creative process behind our testing strategy, supporting the team by contributing new ideas and approaches to online fundraising.

The FPC will jump in to help with diverse projects and problems wherever needed, often with little or no notice -- and love it.

Type:  Six month contract with possible extension/conversion

We’d like you to do these things:

  • Contribute actionable ideas for new design and copy tests for web banners and email
  • Employ Wiki markup, Mediawiki templates, HTML, CSS and Javascript to create and modify banners and donation pages
  • Use graphic design software to manipulate images for banners and emails
  • Maintain reporting spreadsheets, testing calendar and related documents

We’d like you to have these skills:

  • Experience working with some of the following: MediaWiki markup, HTML, CSS, Python, JavaScript or Photoshop
  • Proven AB testing and user optimization skills
  • Familiarity with SQL queries, data analysis and reporting
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with maintaining an excellent work ethic in a remote, self-guided and collaborative environment
  • A willingness to learn new techniques and strategies (both technical and social) to increase quality and efficiency of work
  • Ability to adapt quickly and easily to changing goals and opportunities in a fast-paced, technology-forward non-profit organization
  • BS/BA degree in related fields or equivalent professional experience

About the Wikimedia Foundation & Fundraising Department

The Wikimedia Foundation is the non-profit organization that operates Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikipedia and the other projects operated by the Wikimedia Foundation receives hundreds of millions of visitors per month, making them the 5th most popular web property worldwide. Available in more than 287 languages, Wikipedia contains more than 32 million articles contributed by a global volunteer community of more than 100,000 people. Based in San Francisco, California, the Wikimedia Foundation is an audited, 501(c)(3) charity that is funded primarily through donations and grants. The Wikimedia Foundation was created in 2003 to manage the operation of Wikipedia and its sister projects. It currently employs over 240 staff members. Wikimedia is supported by local chapter organizations in 40 countries or regions.Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects are authored and edited entirely by communities of volunteer contributors. A global network of Wikimedia chapter organizations conducts important activities to support the movement in an ever-growing number of countries.

The Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) maintains the technical infrastructure to support these communities and pursues a permanent agenda of technical and programmatic innovation. It also supports the global community of editors and readers through conferences, public outreach activities, and strategic relationships which support the cause of free knowledge.

The WMF Fundraising Department collaborates with and works as a part of the broader Wikimedia community -- including readers, donors and editors/contributors -- to raise required revenue for the Foundation and ensure the health and growth of all Wikimedia communities.