In WikiVote! we're calling these guys 'facilitators' and growing them from
school teachers. I would say that this question belongs to
mediawiki-enterprise  mailing lists, try to ask that there.
Also I must warn you that a good facilitator is not enough for the wiki
growth. For that you need proper advertisement of your wiki and SEO: the
competence that facilitator usually don't have.
For hiring I would try online-facilitation group  and of course the
Yury Katkov, WikiVote
On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 3:44 AM, Dan Fisher <danfisher261(a)gmail.com> wrote:
*- The online community manager role is a growing and developing
profession. People in this position work to build, grow and manage
communities around a brand or cause.*
That's the kind of person I want to hire. They would do what they can to
increase the number of editors on my wiki and create a community on the
site - something I've not managed to do myself. They would look into making
things easy for new editors, from converting readers into editors and
creating a positive social atmosphere on the wiki. It would be helpful for
them to also be subject matter experts although its not required.
Has anyone here done something like? If so, can you share your experiences?
And do you have any tips on finding a person who would be really good at
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