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| job title = Fundraiser Program Assistant
 
| job title = Fundraiser Program Assistant
 
| image name = Bryony Jones 009 - Wikimedia Foundation Oct11.jpg
 
| image name = Bryony Jones 009 - Wikimedia Foundation Oct11.jpg
| short quote = ''Hi!''
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| short quote = ''All life is an experiment.'' - Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
| organization = Wikimedia Foundation
 
| organization = Wikimedia Foundation
 
| about me = I came to the Foundation after a few years of pursuing international development work in Indonesia. Feeling jaded in my ability to make a significant impact from my desk at a USAID-funded program, I started eagerly looking for alternative models for development. I wanted to work on a project that was driven by the people and for people, with no hidden agenda other than to enable people to live better, more empowered lives. It's sounded idealistic at the time (and yes, kind of cheesy). But then I found Wikipedia. I've been working at the Foundation since November 2010 and feel very fortunate indeed.
 
| about me = I came to the Foundation after a few years of pursuing international development work in Indonesia. Feeling jaded in my ability to make a significant impact from my desk at a USAID-funded program, I started eagerly looking for alternative models for development. I wanted to work on a project that was driven by the people and for people, with no hidden agenda other than to enable people to live better, more empowered lives. It's sounded idealistic at the time (and yes, kind of cheesy). But then I found Wikipedia. I've been working at the Foundation since November 2010 and feel very fortunate indeed.
| about my work = As Program Assistant for the Fundraiser (previously for the Community Department), I work closely with the fundraising team and Zack Exley to drive the operational agenda of the department and help map new strategies for keeping the fundraising goals on target. Some of this is administrative (processing contracts, invoices, and coordinating travel with guests) and some of it is supporting mission critical work like coordinating the fundraiser's drive for creative appeals and the execution of international focus groups. I learn something new every day.
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| about my work = As Project Manager for the fundraiser, I work closely with the fundraising team and Zack Exley to drive the operational agenda of the department and help map new strategies for keeping the fundraising goals on target. I learn something new every day.
 
| contact me =
 
| contact me =
 
* E-mail: bjones{{@}}wikimedia.org
 
* E-mail: bjones{{@}}wikimedia.org

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Bryony Jones
Fundraiser Program Assistant, Wikimedia Foundation
All life is an experiment. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Bryony Jones

About me

I came to the Foundation after a few years of pursuing international development work in Indonesia. Feeling jaded in my ability to make a significant impact from my desk at a USAID-funded program, I started eagerly looking for alternative models for development. I wanted to work on a project that was driven by the people and for people, with no hidden agenda other than to enable people to live better, more empowered lives. It's sounded idealistic at the time (and yes, kind of cheesy). But then I found Wikipedia. I've been working at the Foundation since November 2010 and feel very fortunate indeed.

My work

As Project Manager for the fundraiser, I work closely with the fundraising team and Zack Exley to drive the operational agenda of the department and help map new strategies for keeping the fundraising goals on target. I learn something new every day.
Disclaimer: Although I work for the Wikimedia Foundation, contributions under this account do not necessarily represent the actions or views of the Foundation unless expressly stated otherwise. For example, edits to articles or uploads of other media are done in my individual, personal capacity unless otherwise stated.

Contact me

  • E-mail: bjones(at)wikimedia.org