Marketing & Communications Specialist

Ex Fabula

Ex Fabula is a nonprofit that connects Milwaukee through real stories. Our vision is a radically inclusive community that honors the dignity of all people, so we leverage personal stories to help community members grow, connect, and heal. Our programs include a season of public StorySlams and workshops, collaborations with businesses, schools, and nonprofits, and media partnerships that extend the reach of stories told onstage.

Position Details

Marketing & Communications Specialist
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

We are seeking an expert communicator to further increase the community’s awareness of and engagement with Ex Fabula. 

Our small team works partly from home and partly from 5Wise co-working space at 35th/National. The schedule is variable with some evenings and weekends required; weekly in-person meetings will take place during regular business hours.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement a multicultural marketing and communications strategy that deepens Ex Fabula’s impact. 
  • Propose success measures; collect and analyze data for those measures, and use it to refine strategies.
  • Leverage their network in order to engage more individuals and organizations in Ex Fabula programming.
  • Develop and produce event marketing materials, including flyers and posters, e-newsletters, social media campaigns, print mailings, and ads for Google Adwords and other platforms. 
  • Write compelling letters of inquiry, grant proposals, and grant reports. 
  • Update Ex Fabula’s website (WordPress) and manage events via WooCommerce e-ticketing platform.
  • Manage all aspects of media / public relations including writing press releases, responding to media inquiries, and representing Ex Fabula at events. 
  • Coordinate all media partnerships including Ex Fabula Radio.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, inclusion, and access, and ability to work well within diverse communities. 
  • Ability to communicate passionately to a wide range of audiences in multiple formats (written, oral, visually). 
  • 3 years PR/marketing experience or transferable skill set that would uniquely qualify you for this work. 
  • A professional and resourceful style; the ability to work independently and as a team player, to take initiative, and to manage multiple tasks and projects at a time. 
  • Strategic and judicious decision-making with consistent follow-through and attention to detail. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, cloud platforms such as Dropbox, and WordPress e-commerce sites.
  • Graphic design skills and experience using InDesign preferred. 
  • 21+ to ensure access to all event locations.

This is a full-time, salaried position reporting to the Executive Director. The salary range is $38,000 – $42,000 plus travel and cell phone reimbursement, a healthcare stipend, and a generous PTO policy.

Ex Fabula is an Equal Opportunity Employer. See our Nondiscrimination Policy here. We strongly encourage applications from people of color, LGBTQ+ people, and members of other historically underrepresented groups.

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