Communications Specialist

Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District

Welcome to the Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District!

The Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District serves all of the City of Oak Creek and a 7-square mile portion of the City of Franklin. With the support of the community, the dedication of our staff and the commitment of the families we serve, the Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District continues to demonstrate academic excellence and holds an outstanding reputation in the State of Wisconsin.

Our Mission:

Working together to engage, challenge and inspire every student every day.

  • We engage our students with exceptional learning experiences and caring support.
  • We challenge our students to set and achieve ever higher goals.
  • We inspire our students to think critically, collaborate, communicate, and create.

Our Vision:

Building Successful Futures Together

  • Every student graduates prepared to excel at their school or career of choice with academic skills, as well as the ability to effectively communicate, collaborate, create, and think critically.
  • Every student graduates with necessary civic, global and digital skills capable of participating safely, ethically, and productively in a profoundly different future.

Position Details

Communications Specialist
Southeast Wisconsin
Oak Creek, WI

The Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District is actively seeking a Communications Specialist to develop and implement communication strategies to create positive community relations and inform staff and community members of the district’s initiatives and successes.


  • Designs, implements and updates an annual communications plan. 
  • Communicates with various stakeholders through various print and social media to promote the work of the district and ensure a positive brand image is represented in all communications. 
  • Facilitates development and creation of a wide variety of materials (e.g. district publications, newsletters, websites, booklets, staff directory, calendars, brochures, posters, etc.). 
  • Oversees and maintains the district’s use of social media including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc. 
  • Prepares and distributes news releases, arranges media interviews and conference and responds to media request. 
  • Maintains the district’s web site.
  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or related field 
  • 5 years’ experience writing and editing printed and/or electronic materials. 
  • 3 years’ of public relations or communications work experience is preferred. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing. 
  • Ability to edit written materials with a high degree of accuracy. 
  • Requires well-developed language and writing skills to prepare professional materials. 
  • Knowledge of the design, layout and production of written, printed and electronic materials 
  • Expert knowledge of key social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Salary/Wage: $50,000-$70,000/year. Based on Experience.

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