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Revision as of 00:45, 16 February 2012

"Wikipedia works because there's this unspoken light inside all of us that comes from the desire to help educate, to help share knowledge." —Susan Hewitt, Wikipedia Editor

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What we offer.
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"Working for the foundation is like I come and hang out with my tribe every day."

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"It’s really nice to feel like my input matters and what I believe in matters."

We take care of our people. We offer fully paid medical, dental and vision plans for you, your spouse or domestic partner, and eligible dependents.
  • The Wikimedia Foundation supports a community built on the respect for the power of knowledge to improve our lives.
  • Your projects will reach more people than you could ever meet in a lifetime.
  • You will influence millions of readers all over the globe and you will change the world.

Much of the staff of the Foundation is from the Wikipedia community. We consider experience with the Wikimedia projects and with volunteer communities extremely valuable.

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The benefits and perks package also includes:
  • Disability, Life Insurance, and 401k retirement plan with matched contributions of 4% of annual salary.
  • Flexible and generous vacation, sick-leave, maternity/paternity policies.
  • Pre-tax savings for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses.
  • $1800 annual Health and Wellness Program for gym memberships, massages, etc.
  • Annual professional development fund.
  • Weekly staff meals, appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats).
  • Downtown San Francisco Location.
  • Minutes from public transit: BART, SFMuni, AC Transit, SamTrans.
  • International staff speaking dozens of languages from around the world.
  • Fantastic intellectual discourse.
  • Mission-driven and intensely passionate people.