Hi Naveen

May I suggest that some experience in collaborative working be included in
the specs. It is not a 'natural' skill, especially not (in my experience)
when working with digital media, which I notice is one of the needs, and is
not a skill directly rewarded in Old World organisations. No matter how
excellent the report(s) produced, this community in particular wants to be
On Aug 28, 2012 7:09 AM, "Naveen Francis" <navee...@wikimedia.in> wrote:

> Dear Wikimedians,
> Greetings !
> I am glad to share with you about hiring Executive Manager for Wikimedia
> India.
> The job description is enclosed. (
> http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Job_Description_for_Executive_Manager)
> I request you to share these details in your network and help in staffing
> the position.
> Thanks,
> Naveen Francis
> Secretary, Wikimedia India Chapter
> ******************************************************************
> Job Description for Executive Manager
> The candidate will be the first staff member of the organisation and will
> have the exciting opportunity of growing the organisation to maximise its
> impact. The staff size is expected to grow 5 people over 2-3 years.
> The successful candidate will initially report to President of the
> Wikimedia India or a designated Executive Committee(EC) member. Most
> interactions will be with the EC and extended leadership team of the
> Chapter, Members, Community and partner organizations. Hence the candidate
> needs to be flexible about working hours. This position is based in
> Bangalore, India. Salary will be commensurate with Qualification. More
> details of work expected from the Candidate are given below.
>    1. Help develop short term and long term plans for the growth of
>    Wikimedia project readers and Editors
>    2. Support Wikimedia India events
>    3. Present about Chapter, Wikimedia Foundation and conduct basic
>    computer and Wiki literacy trainings.
>    4. Hire additional staff,interns as per plan
>    5. Develop Fund raising plan and execute with a goal of raising
>    atleast 25% of budget locally in the first 2 years.
>    6. Prepare drafts of regular communication for Members, Community,
>    WMF, Press and communication after approval by leadership team
>    7. Maintenance of books of Accounts, membership and Donor
>    database:Preparation & maintenance of Vouchers, issue of Receipts, making
>    payments, preparation and issue of checks and making cash payments, TDS
>    etc.,
>    8. Preparation of Quarterly Financial statements.
>    9. Preparation of Annual Accounts,coordination with Consultants and
>    Auditor
>    10. Filing of Income Tax returns and matters related to it.
>    11. Filing of Annual return with audited Accounts with the Registrar
>    of Societies, Bangalore.
>    12. Liason with Consultants and Government Departments with regard to
>    Section 12A Registration, FCRA, Online membership/donation/voting for
>    Society etc.
>  Candidate
> The following education, experience and skills are required:
>  Education
> Masters degree in Commerce/Social Sciences/Science & engineering streams
> Experience
> Recently retired professionals with at least latest three years of
> experience at Senior leadership level will be given preference. For other
> candidates, 5-10 years over all experience with at least 3 years in
> leadership role is required.
> Skills
>    1. Excellent written and oral communication skills
>    2. Ability to work with minimal supervision
>    3. Experience of atleast three years with Office productivity software
>    for documentation, presentation, data analysis, financial management and
>    conferencing
> How to Apply
>    - If you wish to apply please send a *CV with* *a one page
>    essay(600-800 words) on "Strategies for maximising the impact of Wikimedia
>    India and the role for WMIN Staff"* to care...@wikimedia.in by Sep 8,
>    2012
>    - Only candidates shortlisted will be called for Interview at
>    Bangalore during Sep 15-Sep 23 and the selected candidate is expected to
>    take up the role from Oct 1, 2012.
>    - Outstation candidates will have to make their own arrangements for
>    the interviews at Bangalore.
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