Communications Coordinator

Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities was founded in 1920 with the mission of providing compassionate and quality social services to those in need. In our 100+ years of operation, we have prioritized, adapted, and created several unique programs and services to address the unmet needs of people impacted most by hardship. We remove barriers to make our vital services more accessible to families and individuals living in communities across the ten counties of southeastern Wisconsin.

A career at Catholic Charities blends social service with professional development. Our staff is made up of a diverse group of passionate professionals who are committed to serving people of all faiths and backgrounds. We are proud recipients of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Workplaces award for 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021, and 2022!

Position Details

Communications Coordinator
Southeast Wisconsin
St. Francis, WI

The Communications Coordinator is an integral member of the Mission Advancement team, taking the lead to support the communications, marketing, and public relations needs of the agency. This position is responsible for planning, coordination and implementation of internal and external communications activities that positively impact our ability to serve people in need, promote agency culture, and increase community awareness and engagement with Catholic Charities. Additionally, this position acts as a resource to agency staff to assist with client services and outreach.

You will be part of a mission-driven agency, where serving people in need with compassion, dignity, and respect is everyone’s priority. This position offers you an opportunity in non-profit communications to effectively serve all major stakeholders including clients, staff, volunteers, and donors. You will have the opportunity to employ best practices in the field along with your creative and strategic thinking skills and project management skills. You will be a key team member working to advance the mission of Catholic Charities through a variety of communication strategies including digital and print media, events, and public relations with local media outlets.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or a related field. 
  • Three to five years’ experience preferred in nonprofit communications, branding, marketing, or public relations. 
  • Experience with social media strategy, content management/SEO for websites, media relations, Adobe design suite, and Microsoft Office.
  • $44,000 - $48,000 DOE
  • Health, Dental, Vision, FSA, and 403(b) 
  • Employer paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long Term Disability 
  • Generous PTO structure plus 11 Paid Holidays 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Mileage Reimbursement 
  • Professional development and mentorship 
  • Business Casual Dress Everyday with Casual Fridays

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