Public Education and Communications Manager

Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association

The Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association is a member-based organization located in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. that represents the state's cranberry growers.  The mission of the organization is to enable Wisconsin's cranberry growers to prosper through the provision of education, public policy and effective commmunication programs

Position Details

Public Education and Communications Manager
Northwest Wisconsin
Wisconsin Rapids, WI

While the WSCGA office is in Wisconsin Rapids, the organization conducts programming statewide.  The WSCGA also has a flexible policy to allow employees to work remotely as well as in the office. 

The Communications Manager will lead communications and promotional programs aimed at educating the public about the Wisconsin cranberry industry and its growers in Wisconsin, maintaining a strong reputation for the industry, and promoting the consumption of cranberries. 

Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, strategic communications, or a related field 3-5 years of professional public relations/communications experience, or entry level with significant experience and demonstrated leadership and results via internships.

Excellent writing and editing abilities

Strong, effective interpersonal and communication skills

Demonstrated experience with media relations

Experience with social media management including content, ad buying and analysis

Experience with event management

Self-starter, detail-oriented, able to work independently and in team environments Flexibility to staff events offsite and/or on weekends, ability to travel (approximately 10%), driver’s license/insurability

Basic graphic design, photography, and videography skills an added plus.

We offer a competitve salary and full range of benefits.  Final salary will be based on candidates qualiifications and experience

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