Fundraising Associate

Wikimedia Foundation
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The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Fundraising Associate (Contractor) to join our team, reporting to the Sr. Manager, Campaigns. As the Fundraising Associate (Contractor), you will be a key participant in the online fundraising team’s year-round, multilingual fundraising and engagement campaigns. The Fundraising Associate (Contractor) will work with the Online team supporting the operational part of our campaigns, ensuring all improvements are tracked and documented, email and banner templates are reviewed and email performance statistics are updated in a timely manner, amongst other tasks. We are looking for a highly detail-oriented individual, who thrives in a fast-paced, international environment. In this role, you will be a critical part of enabling the structure on which our campaigns thrive, and support part of a seamless end-to-end donation experience.

You are responsible for:

Supporting email and banner content review
Compiling, verifying and organizing project information in our systems
Update information from database into monitoring reports sheet
Supporting Email database hygiene
Creating and maintaining benchmark summary reports
Creating slide deck with highlights for presentations
Cleaning up templates and maintenance archives
Supporting documentation and summaries
Skills and Experience:

Highly detail-oriented and an interest in online fundraising
1-3 years of experience
Comfortable in Excel (or spreadsheets)
Organized, efficient, and consistently meets deadlines
A team player with strong communications skills
Highly motivated and enthusiastic
The ability to work and communicate effectively within a large team distributed across multiple time zones and with varying degrees of technical proficiency.
Preferred but not required: experience with email service providers, Asana
The Wikimedia Foundation is…

…the nonprofit organization that hosts and 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, free of interference. We host 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 financial support 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.

As an equal opportunity employer, the Wikimedia Foundation values having a diverse workforce and continuously strives to maintain an inclusive and equitable workplace. We encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply. We do not discriminate against any person based upon their race, traits historically associated with race, religion, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy or related medical conditions, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics.

If you are a qualified applicant requiring assistance or an accommodation to complete any step of the application process due to a disability, you may contact us at or (415) 839-6885.