Re: [Wikimedia-l] Chief Communications Officer search & job description

2017-05-28 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, I would dearly love the eye of a professional marketing person, someone who cares about customers, to give a good look at the whole of our product range. The problem is that many see the community as one entity, and its members as the objective for the Wikimedia Foundation. The reality is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Chief Communications Officer search & job description

2017-05-28 Thread Rogol Domedonfors
Pine I agree with Risker that it would be improper to select candidates on the basis of their own personal political views. But I do agree with your point that expertise in the field of party-political camapigning would not be an appropriate criterion for the post of CCO. "Rogol" On Sun, May

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Chief Communications Officer search & job description

2017-05-27 Thread Pine W
Risker, > Your point #1, with respect to improving internal communication, is > primarily handled by other departments within the WMF (Learning, Human > Resources), with Communications as a resource rather than the primary > messager. If WMF wants to have a different department lead efforts on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Chief Communications Officer search & job description

2017-05-27 Thread Risker
Pine - I am hardly the best informed person, but even I know that Communications handles the Blog, the twitter feed, the Facebook feed, provides support to the Board, executive and C-levels for communication, and handles thousands of media requests a year. In other words, you're missing about 90%

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Chief Communications Officer search & job description

2017-05-27 Thread Pine W
Hi Joady, Thank you for publishing this. Overall I like this draft. I would like to offer two comments. 1. My impression is that WMF Communications is largely used to support fundraising, readership, and sometimes legal or advocacy topics. The department seems to be externally focused. I would

[Wikimedia-l] Chief Communications Officer search & job description

2017-05-24 Thread Joady Lohr
We are please to announce the upcoming launch of the recruiting process for the Chief Communications Officer. As part of the process, we wanted to share the job description (below). A big thank you to the Communications team for their collaboration, support and guidance in creating it. We also