Join WikiPop’s Team

WikiPop is powered entirely by volunteers. We believe that there is a huge amount of untapped 'passion power' in today's workforce. By 'passion power' we mean people who are incredibly good at what they do for a living - perhaps coding, grant-writing, language translation, email-marketing, research or tax preparation - and they would love to lend their expertise to help protect the diversity of life on Earth if efficiently given the chance. Indeed, the problems we are tackling are so mammoth, we believe a large volunteer effort enabled via technology is the only way we stand a chance at succeeding. Take a look at the open positions below and see if you might be a good fit to join our team, or if you think you can help in another way, let us know!

  • Drupal Master

    Unlike our conservation partners, WikiPop's core tools are 1s and 0s.  If you love Drupal and want to lend your coding talents to our efforts, you can join our tech lead Dan in coding the magic that powers WikiPop.  Your expertise is key.

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  • Marketing Lead

    The Marketing Lead will devise a strategy and coordinate a team to drive awareness through a variety of avenues across social media, email, guest blog posts and more technologically innovative means.  Help reach and engage more people.

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  • Species Specialist

    Take the lead for WikiPop on a single species.  As our species expert (on rhinos, manatees, or bluefin tuna for example), you will track population data sources and find the best field partners and projects for WikiPop to support where those species live.

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  • Email Guru

    Do you know MailChimp inside and out?  Love crafting simple and elegant communications to be the outward face of an organization?  WikiPop needs your expertise... work closely with our marketing team to send our modern day smoke signals.

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  • Social Media Lead

    As WikiPop's social media lead you will champion our communications strategy and growth across Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIN and other places where conversations are happening.  Tools like Hootsuite or Buffer will help you scale.

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  • Richard Zimmerman

    Richard Zimmerman is the founder of Orangutan Outreach (OO) and volunteers as WikiPop's Orangutan species specialist. OO aims to bring attention to the crisis facing orangutans in the wild due to deforestation and the expansion of palm oil plantations into previously undisturbed areas...

  • Anna Campbell

    Kenyan-born filmmaker and conservationist Anna Campbell volunteers as WikiPop's elephant species specialist. Anna helps ensure our population data for African elephants is as accurate as possible, connects us with the best conservation projects on the ground and assists with project audits.

  • Daniel Mulyar

    WikiPop is built on the Drupal open-source code base. Our Tech Lead, Daniel, maintains the infrastructure necessary for WikiPop to continue to function as it grows and also builds the technology required to support future initiatives.

  • Jereme Axelrod

    Jereme is responsible for building and managing strategic relationships that will help WikiPop achieve a world in balance, from Field Partners to donors, marketers and auditors.

  • Gloria Tam

    Leveraging her talents in law, Gloria lead's WikiPop's Compliance and Operations. As a stand-alone non-profit based in the US, WikiPop has multiple state and national regulatory filings amidst other moving pieces, which Gloria juggles with ease.

  • Lucy Li

    Having lived and worked in Shanghai for five years building cross-cultural bridges, Lucy is leading outreach to users in China. Soon users accessing WikiPop from China will reach a translated site helping create awareness and passion for the preservation of endangered species.