Design and Digital Media Specialist

St. Marcus School

Join us at St. Marcus! You are a people-person looking for a mission-driven opportunity to engage with caring and compassionate people to bridge their personal philanthropy with the impactful, results-driven, Christ centered, urban focused educational model of St. Marcus School. You are driven and detailed-orientated with excellent communication skills and a desire to grow your talent, make new connections and have a meaningful impact.

Position Details

Design and Digital Media Specialist
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI


  • Provide creative direction, graphic design, copywriting and delivery of communications in tandem with the Mission Advancement Team, targeting varied audiences (donors, parents, staff, church members)
  • Foster community through storytelling and invite people to connect with St. Marcus School’s mission
  • Support event communications and campaigns, including: St. Marcus’ Annual Benefit Gala, Discover America (experiential educational programming), fundraising initiatives, community engagement projects, and ministry-wide functions

Essential Functions:

  • Attend planning meetings and brainstorming sessions
  • Plan and curate strategic content and build relationships through social media Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn
  • Maintain the St. Marcus website and develop plans for improved functionality
  • Plan and execute email marketing campaigns that inspire action 
  • Design for print projects such as fundraising appeals, postcards, flyers, business cards, newsletters, event invitations, signage and other promotional materials
  • Write clear, compelling and creative copy for various mediums (newsletters, social media, emails, website, etc.)
  • Support special events as needed (logistics, photography, communications)
  • Work alongside church members, parents and staff to assist in executing special projects 
  • Build relationships with donors, staff and outside vendors 
  • Participate in professional development and training
  • Photography/video experience a plus


  • Associate's or Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field
  • Understanding of communications and marketing best practices
  • Ability to write and edit creative copy that tells a compelling story
  • Familiarity with the Adobe Creative Suite or similar design platforms, and a willingness to seek learning opportunities that further develop skills
  • 1-3 years of work experience preferred, and/or strong portfolio of project work
  • Affinity or experience in a nonprofit setting preferred

Work Environment/Benefits:

  • Full-time, salaried position, commensurate with background and experience
  • Meaningful and faith-based ministry work
  • Team-oriented work environment Blend of office, school, and church environments
  • Strong dedication to professional development
  • Daytime working hours can be flexible
  • Some evening/weekend hours required
  • Benefits (health and dental insurance and 403b) package available
  • Three weeks paid vacation

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