Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K)
Program invites applications from experienced Wikimedia community
members for a short-term assignment as a 'Community Communications
Consultant'. The duration of this assignment is for 3 months. The
consultant will work with the CIS-A2K team and report to the
Program Director CIS-A2K.
ideal candidate should:
have been a Wikimedian for more than a year.
have good understanding of and contribution on Wikipedia, Wikisource,
Wiktionary and Wikimedia Commons projects.
have links with at least 5 Indian language Wikimedia community
have good writing skills in English and at least in 2 Indian languages
be able to speak/read multiple (at least 3) Indian languages
be open to receiving community review of his/her work
will be given to those who:
can use python
can use various tools for community metrics
can actively use social media
about 60 profile stories on key Wikimedians (especially those who
have not received visibility beyond their language community) from
all the Indian language Wikimedia communities.
Indian community Wikimedia Newsletter.
research and produce analytical reports based on community wide
other tasks that may be assigned by the Programme Director, Access
consultant will be paid a consolidated sum of about Rs. 40,000/- per
month for three months. The consultancy fee will be paid after an
assessment of the work done by the Consultant. The consultancy fee
could be slightly negotiated based on the experience and expertise of
a suitable candidate.
position is based in Bangalore and the consultant will need to work
from CIS' Bangalore office.
are requested to send their detailed CV with a covering letter (not
exceeding 350 words indicating their motivation to take up this
assignment) to vishnu <at> cis-india.org . The last date to receive the applications is November 1, 2013.
Applicants are requested to use the subject “CCC at A2K” while
submitting the application
candidates will be interviewed either remotely or in-person.
Only short-listed candidates will be informed by e-mail about the
interview by November 5, 2013.