Live web chat with Wikimedia UK – tonight!

Here at Wikimedia UK we like to keep in touch with our volunteers and the people interested in our work using as many methods as possible. To this end, we’re hosting an online web chat at 5.30pm this evening, Wednesday 16 January. Some of the staff from our office will be on hand to answer… read more »

Join us! Wikimedia UK is recruiting

In order to support our ambitious programme of work over the next year and beyond, Wikimedia UK is recruiting people to fill three key roles within our growing team – a Volunteer Support Organiser, a GLAM Organiser and an Education Organiser. The Volunteer Support Organiser will perform a key function for us. The Wikimedia movement… read more »

A happy New Year to everyone from Wikimedia UK

This is a message in two parts. Take a look at the video made by Wikimedia UK’s staff, then read the text from Jon Davies, Wikimedia UK Chief Executive. 2013 is set to be an important year for Wikimedia UK. Having opened our office we are maturing into a leading chapter in the global Wikimedia… read more »

Introducing Richard Nevell, our latest Wikimedia UK staff member!

We’re really happy to be able to welcome Richard Nevell to our team. Richard has joined us to provide valuable admin support. Below, he introduces himself in his own words. “Hi, I’m Richard Nevell, the new guy at Wikimedia UK. I’ve been involved with the English language Wikipedia since 2006 and was made an admin… read more »

Announcing the appointment of two technology contractors

Wikimedia UK is pleased to announce that we have appointed two contractors to take over the running of our technical resources: Emmanuel Engelhart (User:Kelson) and Tom Morton (User:ErrantX). Tom and Emmanuel bring a well-balanced mix of technical experience and expertise to Wikimedia UK, including software development, project management and system administrator experience. They are already… read more »

Hasina says goodbye to Wikimedia UK

October 25th, by Hasina Khatun So, the time has come for me to say goodbye to Wikimedia UK. Being WMUK’s second ever intern has been an amazing journey from taking over where Isabelle (first ever intern) left off, to taking on new challenges with the team. Working with the team here has certainly taught me… read more »

First ever Wikimedia UK intern waves goodbye

Isabelle, the first Wikimedia UK Intern, has finished her internship on 21 September 2012. Here is a message from her written on the last day in the office:   Today is the final day of my internship at Wikimedia UK, and now that the last few things have been wrapped up or handed over to… read more »

Wikimedia UK welcomes Katherine to the team

We are really pleased to introduce our latest member of staff Katherine Bavage to the Wikimedia community as the Fundraising Organiser of Wikimedia UK. Katherine’s role will be to coordinate work around the annual fundraiser, and work with volunteers to expand opportunities to attract fundraising for projects in partnership with other organisations. She brings to the role her fundraising… read more »

Wikimedia UK’s Communications Organiser

We’re happy to announce our fourth employee at the UK chapter – Stevie Benton. Stevie will be taking on the communications role for the charity. He has worked in non-profit communications for over eight years in a variety of disciplines, including internal communications, press, online and multimedia. He believes that education and access to information… read more »

Wikimedia UK’s new Events Organiser

We are really pleased to be able to introduce Daria Cybulska to the Wikimedia community as the Events Organiser of Wikimedia UK. Daria was selected after a highly competitive recruitment process: 61 people applied for the job, and Daria impressed the interview panel with her understanding of what makes Wikimedia UK tick and her experience… read more »