Marketing & Communications Strategist


Founded in 1975, TEMPO is a professional women's organization that connects its 440+ members who hold CEO, executive and senior leadership positions with one another and the community. Its mission is to further the impact of women leaders in Milwaukee. TEMPO provides members with the opportunity to network with leaders and future leaders and enhance their awareness of issues and trends having an impact on Milwaukee and the business community. TEMPO serves its diverse membership and community through educational programming, networking opportunities, relationship building, and mentoring, with the goal of empowering women to achieve and sustain leadership roles.

Additionally, founded in 2015 and supported by TEMPO's strong legacy of advancing professional women, Emerging Women Leaders (EWL) is composed of Milwaukee's rising stars and high-achievers, locally recognized, community-minded changemakers and inclusive up-and-coming leaders.

Mission:To further the impact of women leaders in our community.Vision:A society where women hold an equal place in leadership, policy and decision-making.

Position Details

Marketing & Communications Strategist
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

TEMPO is seeking a creative and innovative leader to implement and execute marketing and communication strategies for the organization. Under the direction of TEMPO’s President & CEO, the Marketing & Communications Strategist will develop communication plans and marketing strategies to share the TEMPO story with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Understands the organization’s brand strategy & guidelines, target audiences and marketing and communications strategies. 
  • Develops communications plans and go-to marketing strategies for TEMPO and its important initiatives including, but not limited to, the TEMPO Foundation, Emerging Women Leaders, Women’s Affinity Alliance, Women’s Leadership Collaborative. 
  • Executes tactics in-line with the brand and uses marketing and communications to help the organization reach its strategic objectives. 
  • Responsible for drafting communications pieces to reach TEMPO members, Emerging Women Leaders, media, and the public including newsletters, e-mails, press releases, surveys. 
  • Develop marketing pieces to promote internal and external initiatives including monthly programming, annual signature events and annual meeting.
  • Develop content calendar and execute social media strategy for the organization’s Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn channels. 
  • When applicable, serve as media spokesperson/contact for the organization. Lead social media efforts during program meetings and signature events (i.e. live tweeting, photos). 
  • Lead technology for monthly webinars; live streamed sessions. 
  • Update external website content and internal member database as needed. 
  • Media monitoring and clipping. 
  • Assist the President & CEO and the Director of Strategic Partnerships as needed on ad hoc projects.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred – preferably in marketing, public relations, journalism, communications, or related area. 
  • Minimum of three-five years of experience in media relations, marketing, communications, or public relations. 
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Requires strong management skills. 
  • Must have advanced experience and working knowledge or Microsoft Word, Excel, Canva/Publisher (or other graphic design software), PowerPoint and other programs.

Starting salary of $55,000 - $60,000 dependent on experience. Competitive benefits package includes health/dental, retirement savings matched by employer and generous paid time off/flexible work arrangement.

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