Please note that CIS-A2K is extending the last date of submitting the application to 5th
On 28-Oct-2013, at 12:43 AM, Vishnu T wrote:
The 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.
An ideal candidate should:
a) have been a Wikimedian for more than a year.
b) have good understanding of and contribution on Wikipedia, Wikisource, Wiktionary and
Wikimedia Commons projects.
c) have links with at least 5 Indian language Wikimedia community members
d) have good writing skills in English and at least in 2 Indian languages
e) be able to speak/read multiple (at least 3) Indian languages
f) be open to receiving community review of his/her work
Preference will be given to those who:
a) can use python
b) can use various tools for community metrics
c) can actively use social media
The consultant will:
Do about 60 profile stories on key Wikimedians (especially those who have not received
visibility beyond their language community) from all the Indian language Wikimedia
Revive Indian community Wikimedia Newsletter.
Undertake research and produce analytical reports based on community wide metrics.
Any other tasks that may be assigned by the Programme Director, Access to Knowledge.
Fee and Payment
The 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.
The position is based in Bangalore and the consultant will need to work from CIS'
Applicants 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(a)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
Shortlisted 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,
For all inquiries with regard to this assignment, please write off the list to
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