WUWM has the largest public radio newsroom in southeastern Wisconsin. In addition to covering the local issues that are most important to the community, WUWM’s news team runs special reporting initiatives on significant beats, including the environment, education, and race and ethnicity. Their local show and podcast, Lake Effect, brings the community local conversations about the people, places and organizations that shape Milwaukee.
Over the last three decades, Over the last three decades, WUWM has increased content creation, become more proficient at raising funds to sustain its operation, and expanded its impact on the community. WUWM won 36 awards for work produced in 2022 by the Newsroom, Lake Effect and Digital Teams. The stories and interviews were honored in competitions held by state, regional and national journalism organizations. The independent, educational mission of WUWM and its programs fuel a passionate bond with its growing listenership.
Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the Community Engagement and Audience Development Coordinator is an essential member of the marketing team helping to plan and coordinate the overall outreach, community engagement and audience development strategy, as well as event facilitation and execution. This individual must possess excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills, and have a passion for public media and community engagement.
Target Salary Range: $45,000 - $55,000/Annually (Salary will be determined by finalist's experience, training, education, and equity-based factors.)
Benefits and Total Rewards: UWM offers a comprehensive benefits package and contributes towards the cost of several benefit plans. Employees with a qualifying position also receive anextensive leave package including vacation, sick leave (with no expiration), personal holiday, and paid legal holidays.