Junior Product Manager Wikidata (m/f/d)

We are looking for a Junior Product Manager Wikidata (m/f/d) to join our Software & Development Department. 

In this role you will be part of a cross-functional team, and be the product manager of product initiatives for Wikidata, the largest knowledge base of free and open data in the world.

Wikidata provides human and machine readable data about the world. Similar to Wikipedia, all its content is created by a world-wide community of volunteer editors. If you want to take a closer look at what’s to come in the next years, take a look at the strategic direction developed for Wikidata and our vision of a Linked Open Data Web.

Your Responsibilities:

  • You will define feature and discovery initiatives based on collaboration with UX, Engineering, Partnerships and Community Communications.
  • You will guide the team in the realization of product initiatives, e.g. through creating tasks, prioritizing and reviewing them.
  • You will closely collaborate with all roles of the interdisciplinary team so that the best solutions for user needs can be found
  • You will ensure that priorities are always clear and visible, e.g. through setting milestones or roadmapping
  • You will closely collaborate with senior product managers for the prioritization of initiatives, the definition of objectives and success criteria and assuring strategic fit
  • Together with senior product managers, you will monitor the impact of product initiatives, and initiate actions and changes to achieve our objectives

About you:

  • You have a good understanding of the discipline of product management and the other roles you are closely collaborating with, but not necessarily work experience
  • You are a team player, diplomatic, and can openly communicate and collaborate with a diverse range of people
  • You are a self-starter, eager to learn, and ready to ask many many questions
  • You are solution oriented, analytical, well-organized, and proactive
  • You are tech-savvy and excited to contribute to the free and open knowledge movement through data
  • You are fluent in English

Then apply now! Send us your detailed application documents (Resume & Motivational Letter (yes, we read them) via our job portal. Our HR  team will be happy to answer your questions. We kindly ask you to refrain from application photos and information on date of birth, marital status and parents. We look forward to hearing from you!

Wikimedia Germany is committed to equal opportunities and does not discriminate on the basis of, for example, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or belief, political or other convictions, gender, age, disability or sexual identity or orientation.

In light of an underrepresentation of women in our engineering teams, we very much welcome a broad diversity of candidates.

Due to the current COVID – 19 situation, job interviews will only take place digitally.

About Wikimedia Deutschland e.V.:

Wikimedia Deutschland – Gesellschaft zur Förderung Freien Wissens e. V. is a non-profit organisation based in Berlin, Germany. With over 150 employees and about 100,000 members, it is the oldest and largest of about 40 independent chapters of the international Wikimedia movement. The best known Wikimedia project, the free online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, is used by millions of people across the world every day and is continuously updated and improved by millions of users.

Wikimedia Deutschland promotes these ideals even beyond the free encyclopaedia; it is our aim to establish and advocate for the creation, collection, and distribution of free knowledge in all parts of society. The Wikimedia vision is to create a world in which the sum of all human knowledge is freely accessible for everyone. The main focus of our activities is the support of volunteers, the development of technology and software, and the cooperation with cultural and scientific institutions. Furthermore, we advocate on both the national and EU-level a legal framework which allows for free knowledge to become part of our everyday life.