Wikimedia UK is very pleased to welcome Gemma Griffiths to a new pro-bono position as our Head of Public Relations. Gemma will be working with us to develop a media relations strategy that will raise our profile and encourage people to use and submit content to Wikimedia projects. Priorities for Gemma include strengthen relationships between Wikimedia UK and key journalists, and supporting the promotion of up and coming activities including the Annual Fundraiser, Wikipedia’s tenth anniversary and our Annual Conference & AGM.
Gemma has six years experience in the PR industry and has predominantly worked in the technology sector. Her previous clients include Nominet UK, the national registry for .UK domain names, Sony Reader, the digital reading device manufacturer, and the mobile handset company, Motorola.
Gemma will be working for us for one day per week for an initial period of six months, up to Wikimedia UK Annual Conference in April, subject to a review after three months.
Please join us in welcoming Gemma to the Wikimedia community.