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Resolution:Chapters coordinator - Delphine Ménard/Job description

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Job description

The job of the Chapters Coordinator revolves around two important axes:

Foster relationships between chapters and Foundation

  • Increase and develop chapters/Foundation coordination (international partnerships, international legal issues etc.)
    • gather information at both chapter and Foundation level
    • issue information both ways
  • Increase and develop inter-chapter communication
    • allow for chapters to cooperate between themselves
  • Identify, develop and share best practices in various fields (chapters/Foundation, chapters/chapters)
  • Allow for mutual assistance between chapters and Foundation by providing outlets for donations, both ways.

Develop chapters and related activities

  • Identify and follow-up project opportunities for Foundation/chapter cooperation
  • Advertise chapters activities at an international level to raise awareness
  • Identify opportunities and develop international outreach on the organisational level
  • Animate and follow-up of chapters in the making
  • Advertise for chapters in projects

Ways and means

To achieve these goals, the Chapters Coordinator:

  • Works closely with the chapters committee (exact position within/alongside the committee needs to be decided) to follow up chapters in the making, answer questions about what chapters are etc.
  • Assists Florida office with international issues, by seeking advice from, or bringing advice to chapters
  • Is given access to //office.wikimedia.org
  • Attends wikimeets to identify potential chapters or foster relationships with existing chapters
  • Acts as a relay for individuals/groups with local or international projects based in a country without a chapter (ex. a Spanish group wants to work on an EU grant application, the Chapters Coordinator puts them in relation with the EU