Wikimedia Foundation · Jul 12th 2017
Wikipedia is looking for an experienced and collaborative Product Manager to drive improvements to Wikipedia that enable our communities to achieve our Vision: a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.
For this role, you will join our Readers Team, a team dedicated to improving the way that readers throughout the world consume Wikipedia content. As a product manager on a relatively small team, you are responsible for a large part of the Wikipedia user experience.
Product Managers at Wikipedia work with engineers, designers, researchers and communities of users to build features, products and services used by hundreds of millions of people around the world. This is an opportunity to have a high level of positive impact, worldwide.
**We'd like you to do these things: **
Lead the creation and development of features that will enhance the dissemination and consumption of Wikipedia content through native Android apps
Work with a highly talented team of engineers and designers to define, design, and build features that delight
Understand the needs of users in order to prioritize new features and product enhancements for the development team
Collaborate with our large community of active users and volunteers to improve features
Communicate product vision to internal and external partners
Use both qualitative and quantitative methods to measure the impact of features
Be a positive force for change!
**We'd like you to have these skills: **
2+ years’ Product Management experience with mobile apps
Working knowledge of the Android platform and Play Store ecosystem
Experience working with large groups of active collaborators: community building, activism, product evangelism, or in open source movements
Experience working in an agile software development environment
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
**And it would be even more awesome if you have this: **
Experience with Play Store marketing and app growth
Experience building consumer-facing apps
Proficiency in more than one language
Experience editing Wikipedia
Experience with open source software development
**Benefits & Perks ***
Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible families (yes, fully paid premiums!)
The Wellness Program provides reimbursement for mind, body and soul activities such as fitness memberships, massages, cooking classes and much more
The 401(k) retirement plan offers matched contributions at 4% of annual salary
Flexible and generous time off - vacation, sick and volunteer days, plus 19 paid holidays - including the last week of the year.
Family friendly! 100% paid new parent leave for seven weeks plus an additional five weeks for pregnancy, flexible options to phase back in after leave, fully equipped lactation room.
For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program
Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses
Telecommuting and flexible work schedules available
Appropriate fuel for thinking and coding (aka, a pantry full of treats) and monthly massages to help staff relax
Great colleagues - diverse staff and contractors speaking dozens of languages from around the world, fantastic intellectual discourse, mission-driven and intensely passionate people
** for benefits eligible staff, benefits may vary by location*