The Communications team at the Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Public Relations Intern to help tell the story of Wikipedia and its sister projects to the public. This person will gain hands-on experience in media relations and PR, including outreach, media monitoring, messaging development, interview and speaking preparation, and more.
The PR intern will be joining a group of dedicated and passionate people responsible for communicating important news and information for one of the world’s top websites. We’re looking for someone who is talented, passionate about our mission, and driven to change the world.
The primary services and deliverables of this role are to support the core media and public relations responsibilities of this team.
Key responsibilities include:
Desired Skills and Experience
About the Wikimedia Foundation
The Wikimedia Foundation is the non-profit organization that operates Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikipedia and the other projects operated by the Wikimedia Foundation receive more than 431 million unique 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.
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