Social Media & Public Relations Coordinator

Wisconsin State Fair Park

Wisconsin State Fair Park is a year-round entertainment venue, hosting activities, events, meetings and more throughout the four seasons. Home to the Exposition Center, Tommy G. Thompson Youth Center, the Milwaukee Mile Speedway, WI Products Pavilion, and many other facilities, hundreds of events are held at the Fair Park each year. Perhaps the most notable and certainly the signature event, the Wisconsin State Fair, welcomes more than one million Fairgoers over 11 summer days.

Visit for more information. Wisconsin State Fair Park’s central location within the largest metro area in Wisconsin makes it a desirable place to work, live and play. As a world-class city, Milwaukee and the Greater Milwaukee Area are full of opportunities galore for living, working, and playing. Visit for more information.

Position Details

Social Media & Public Relations Coordinator
Southeast Wisconsin
West Allis, WI

The Wisconsin State Fair Park (WSFP) is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as the Social Media & Public Relations Coordinator. This entry-level position works under the general direction of the Director of Public Relations.

The incumbent is responsible for day-to-day coordination of the State Fair and State Fair Park social media platforms, as well as support for public relations initiatives and social media strategies. Candidates must be excellent writers, quick learners, self-starters, able to take initiative in projects and tasks, and capable of working independently at times. The ideal candidate will be able to work under pressure and pay strict attention to detail, all with a positive attitude.

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  • +1 year(s) of social media, public relations, or media relations experience
  • Proficient use of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube
  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in communications or related field, preferred 
  • Competence using Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Outlook, and Excel 
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to summarize and communicate results 
  • Event planning and execution experience, preferred
  • Organizational social media experience, knowledge of WordPress or other CMS and entry-level graphic design program knowledge, preferred 
  • Knowledge of the Fair and agriculture industry is a plus, though neither are required 
  • Ability to work extended hours, including nights and weekends, at times leading up to and during the Wisconsin State Fair

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