The Public Relations Manager is part of a team of communications, annual giving, marketing, and PR professionals charged with increasing public awareness of the Wisconsin Historical Society, including our collections and archives, programming and resources, historic sites and attractions, and internal areas of expertise. This team supports the growth of contributed and earned revenue to further the Society’s mission and establish national recognition for the organization.
The Public Relations Manager is an experienced PR professional, motivated relationship-builder and compelling storyteller that supports our organizational mission, protects our reputation, and amplifies our brand locally, regionally and nationally. This role is responsible for PR strategy and execution, media relationship growth and management, and results reporting that delivers on the Wisconsin Historical Society’s short and long-term goals. Other responsibilities include media training, reputation monitoring and execution of crisis communication plans, thought leadership positioning and public affairs initiatives, and serving as a spokesperson as necessary. The Public Relations Manager is a supervisory position with direct report(s).
This position requires a hybrid schedule that will require a combination of weekly in-person attendance at our Madison, Wisconsin headquarters and remote work.