Marketing, Communications & Events Specialist


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 & Events Specialist
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

TEMPO is looking for a detail-oriented Marketing, Communications & Events Specialist to join our talented team of professionals. An ideal candidate is a recent college graduate with a degree in graphic design, communications, public relations, marketing or related field. TEMPO’s Marketing, Communications & Events Specialist supports the VP, Strategic Partnerships and is responsible for execution of the organization’s graphic design, public relations and marketing strategies. In this role, s/he creates content for weekly e-blasts, quarterly newsletters, annual impact report as well the organization’s social media strategies. In addition, this role oversees the organization website and updates to the membership database.

The right candidate has sharp writing skills, excellent organizational skills with a strong desire to learn the ins and outs of a small nonprofit organization. This individual can juggle multiple projects and deadlines under the supervision and direction of the VP, Strategic Partnerships. The Marketing, Communications & Events Specialist is hands-on, enjoys working independently and is excited to take the lead on various communications and marketing activities while contributing new and creative ideas.

  • Understands the organization’s brand strategy & guidelines, target audiences and marketing and communications strategies. 
  • 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. 
  • 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. Media monitoring and clipping. 
  • Assist the VP, Strategic Partnerships and Director, Member Engagement & Experience as needed on monthly TEMPO and Emerging Women Leaders events and ad hoc projects. 
  • Assist the Director of Member Engagement & Experience with the planning and execution of various events (both virtual & in-person) held throughout the year, which range in attendance from 15 to 1,000 people. 
  • Specifically, lead event prep, set-up, registration table and tear-down for monthly program meetings, quarterly Professional Development Series, Women’s Affinity Alliance, TEMPO Talks (virtual) programs.
  • College degree in graphic design, communications, public relations, marketing or related field. 
  • Relevant internships with agencies, nonprofits or corporations. 
  • Strong writing and verbal communications skills. 
  • Understands and applies AP Style. 
  • A modern aesthetic and appreciation for branding. Can you represent ideas in images or infographics rather than long form words? Are you thoughtful about voice, tone & style? 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Suite offerings (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint). Proficiency with graphic design tools (InDesign, Photoshop, Canva) 
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects while meeting deadlines. 
  • Interest working in a small office environment where a dynamic, problem-solver, motivated personality is required. 
  • Availability during regular office hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) Monday-Friday as well as at events outside of these hours as needed (morning and evening).

Competitive benefits package includes health/dental, retirement savings matched by employer and generous paid time off/flexible work arrangement.

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