Senior Committee Support Manager
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|Senior Committee Support Manager
The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Committee Support Manager to join our team, reporting to the Foundation Legal Director of Litigation. As the Committee Support Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the Foundation’s staff support functions for several committees of volunteer Wikimedia editors. This will include overseeing logistical and strategic support for at least the Affiliations Committee, Ombuds Commission, Arbitration Committees, and the Case Review Committee. It will likely include the developing Global Counsel as well. In this role, you will work with your team to ensure that these volunteer committees have access to the support they need to operate smoothly. You will also be responsible for identifying complex issues and coordinating with other staff within the Foundation to provide support as necessary to address such issues. You will play an important role in ensuring that the hard-working volunteers who support the Wikimedia movement through these committees are able to meet their commitments with confidence and high engagement.
You are responsible for:
Supervising staff managing daily operations support for volunteer community committees
Excellent written communication skills
Being able to track and organize large or multi-part workflows
Familiarity with the Wikimedia projects, policies, and communities
…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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. Benefits & Perks*
Health Care Benefits Covered at 100%: We cover 100% of premiums for medical, dental and vision plans for all full time employees and eligible dependents