Communications Specialist

Kenosha Unified School District

The Kenosha Unified School District was created in 1967. The District includes the City of Kenosha, Village of Pleasant Prairie, and Town and Village of Somers. While it is called the Kenosha Unified School District, it is actually a common school district and holds an annual meeting of electors.

Position Details

Communications Specialist
Southeast Wisconsin
Kenosha, WI

Assist with internal and external communications, manage district social media platforms, and provide district video and photo coverage.


  1. Manage and maintain district social media platforms
  2. Monitor school social media platforms and support school social media administrators 
  3. Research, write, edit, proofread and revise content for print, online and individuals 
  4. Assist with the compilation of internal and external district newsletters
  5. Coordinate and produce feature videos showcasing students and staff
  6. Arrange and conduct photography coverage showcasing students and staff
  7. Assist with facilitating monthly student recognition awards
  8. Other duties as assigned by the Chief Communications Officer and/or Superintendent of Schools 


  1. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form
  2. Knowledge of AP stylebook formatting
  3. Skill in the use of computer applications, such as Adobe Creative Suite, Google, and Microsoft
  4. Skill in the operation of digital cameras and video equipment
  5. Ability to communicate and interact effectively with various stakeholders
  6. Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion
  7. Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work while meeting multiple deadlines
  8. Ability to work evenings, nights and weekends as necessary
  9. Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail
  10. Ability to work independently and accurately with minimal supervision


  • Required – Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, public relations, or other related field 


  • Required – 3 years of current work experience in communications or related field, including writing, editing, proofreading, and layout and design experience
  • Required – 1 year of current work experience in social media content creation, management and strategy
  • Required – Photography/videography capturing and editing experience, preferably using Adobe Creative Suite 


  • Required – English 
  • Preferred – Spanish Bilingual/Biliterate


  • $54,048.00 per year 


  • Dental insurance 
  • Employee assistance program 
  • Health insurance 
  • Health savings account 
  • Life insurance 
  • Paid time off 
  • Retirement plan 
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Vision insurance

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