Communications and PR Manager

SecureFutures Foundation, Inc.

Founded in 2006 as Make A Difference – Wisconsin, SecureFutures rebranded in 2017, and is a dynamic and growing organization focused on teen financial capability. SecureFutures recruits, trains and matches volunteers from the business community to deliver financial education and mentoring programs in high school classrooms and community-based organizations. We are outcome-focused and committed to continuous improvement.

SecureFutures maintains a spirit and practice of inclusiveness, and seeks volunteers, staff, and board members who enrich our programmatic effectiveness through a diversity of experience, skills, cultures, and backgrounds. Our organization has a policy of equal opportunity for our volunteers, staff, and board, and does not discriminate in hiring, retention, promotion, volunteer recruitment, board recruitment, partnerships, and communities served on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ancestry, national or ethnic origin, marital status, disability, veteran or draft status. Our values statement can be found

Position Details

Communications and PR Manager
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

The Communications and PR Manager, the main content creator/storyteller for SecureFutures, will have the opportunity to work with all aspects of the organization to communicate and share the organization’s identity and mission to educators, students, volunteers, corporate and foundation supporters and individual donors.


  • Strategize and collaborate with organizational teams to ensure all materials and messages present a clear, consistent and unified image for SecureFutures 
  • Plan, write and distribute promotional content such as articles, newsletters and press releases, email marketing, blogs, social media posts, and other collateral materials on behalf of the organization 
  • Work with the Senior Marketing Manager to create and maintain website content and a catalog of photos, videos and other media to be used in the execution of marketing plans 
  • Promote and attend organizational events and functions and arrange for photography and/or press coverage as needed 
  • Build relationships with local and regional media representatives and seek out media opportunities 
  • Assist staff members with presentations and media appearances with talking points and/or PowerPoint slides. 
  • In coordination with leadership, plan, attend and participate in Marketing and Communication Committee meetings 
  • Research financial literacy issues to position and demonstrate mission impact

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Marketing or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A positive, collaborative, and interactive approach to working with diverse and cross-functional teams. 
  • Desire to learn, explore, and problem solve to continuously improve processes and results. 
  • Take initiative and work with minimal supervision 
  • Highly organized and detailed oriented, yet flexible, innovative and creative 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Experience or desire to use storytelling as a way to convey mission impact 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) or similar products and experience or ability to learn Adobe Creative Cloud products (In Design, Photoshop, etc), experience with WordPress 
  • Familiar with and willingness to work with CRM systems and email platforms 
  • Requires some regional travel to program sites, events and organization functions

Position Type: Full-time 

Benefits: Paid vacation, health insurance, IRA, parking

Reports to: Marketing and Development Director

Salary: $40,000 - $50,000

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