Wiki World Heritage User Group/WWH Coordinator

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The role[edit]

Overview[edit]

Wiki World Heritage is looking for a coordinator who will be in charge of the following projects and activities:

  • WHintangible project: This project aims to document UNESCO Intangible cultural heritage (music, food, dances, traditions, etc.) through the following campaigns: A video contest on Wikimedia Commons, a writing contest on Wikipedia, and 5 local editathons in collaboration with other Wikimedia user groups.
  • Wiki Heritage Hour: A monthly videocast that aims to connect Wikimedia volunteers with Heritage professionals, promote the achievements of the wiki community in documenting the World Heritage and provide a space for ideas sharing and collaborations developing. Each month, an interview will be conducted with one or more heritage professionals from relevant institutions and heritage advocates from the Wiki community.
  • Communication and reporting: Ensuring the reporting and promotion of the group projects and activities on Meta, WWH website and social media channels.

Missions[edit]

The coordinator's responsibilities include the following:
Wiki Heritage Hour:

  • Prepare the topics, source and contact the guests
  • Prepare and host the "Wiki Heritage Hour" monthly videocast

Communication and reporting:

  • Prepare and publish 2 weekly posts on the group's social media channels (Facebook / Twitter / Instagram), and blog posts on the group's website when needed (1 to 2 posts per month)
  • Prepare the reports of board meetings and members meetings
  • Prepare the mid-term report and the annual report

WHintangible coordination

  • Coordinate the preparation and implenetation of the project campaigns (1 video contest, 1 wiki contest, 5 editathons)
  • Develop and implement an advertizing strategy for the project
  • Ensure monthly reporting to the board

Allowance and Duration[edit]

  • 9 months duration, starts on 15/04/2022, ends on 15/01/2023.
  • 14.5 hours/week (=58 hours/month)
  • Hourly rate: 20 USD/hour (=1160 USD/month)

Selection process[edit]

Selection criteria[edit]

Candidates should demonstrate the following skills:

  • High English proficiency
  • Excellent communication skills (Oral + Written)
  • Good reporting skills
  • Experience in campaigns organizing on Wikimedia projects (Outreach Dashboard, Wikimedia Commons contests)
  • Good knowledge about Heritage related topics and institutions

N.B: The selected candidate should be legally authorized in their country of residence to provide an invoice for their paid services

How to apply[edit]

If you are interested by this role, please send a motivation letter with the following :

  • General presentation about yourself and your interest in this role
  • Relevant experience (especially on Wikimedia projects)
  • Your knowledge about Heritage and Heritage institutions

All applications should be sent to the following email: apply[at]wikiworldheritage.org

Deadline[edit]

31/03/2022 at 23:59 AOE.