San Francisco - US
 

About Us

About the Wikimedia Foundation

The Wikimedia Foundation is the non-profit organization that operates Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikimedia projects receive more than 500 million page views per day 1 and reach more than 700 million unique devices monthly. Wikipedia, the largest project the Wikimedia foundation hosts, contains more than 40 million articles 3 in 238 languages 4 contributed by more than 70,000 Active Wikipedians 5.

1(https://analytics.wikimedia.org/dashboards/vital-signs/#projects=all/metrics=Pageviews)

2(https://analytics.wikimedia.org/dashboards/vital-signs/#projects=eswiki,itwiki,enwiki,jawiki,dewiki,frwiki/metrics=MonthlyUniqueDevices)

3(https://stats.wikimedia.org/EN/TablesArticlesTotal.htm)

4(https://stats.wikimedia.org/EN/Sitemap.htm)

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
  • Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation, and parking expenses
  • For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary), and an employee assistance program
  • 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 - international staff 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

More Information

http://wikimediafoundation.org

http://blog.wikimedia.org

Stack

Summary

Employees

201-500

Markets

Elearning, Non-Profit, Education Technology

Founded

2003

Founders

  • Jimmy Wales

Funding

TypeTotalAnnounced
GRANT$3,015.002017-01-09
GRANT$250.002016-02-15
GRANT$2,000.002010-02-01
SEED$2,000.002009-08-01
GRANT$62,000.002009-01-01
Total:$141,265.00

Open positions at Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.