TEMPO Communications & Marketing Manager



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 2016 and supported by TEMPO's strong legacy of advancing professional women, Emerging Women Leaders (EWL) is composed of 300+ 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.

Core Competencies: Connection, Leadership, Mentorship and Advocacy


Position Details

TEMPO Communications & Marketing Manager
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Position Summary:

TEMPO is looking for a Communications & Marketing Manager to join our talented team of professionals. Under the direction of TEMPO’s VP, Member Engagement & Signature Events, an ideal candidate is a creative and innovative leader who will develop communication plans and marketing strategies to share the TEMPO story with internal and external stakeholders. This role also supports the implementation and execution of the organization’s graphic design, social media and marketing materials to support annual programs and signature events. This position works closely with the TEMPO team – specifically our graphic and design expertise – to implement communications and marketing plans.

Essential Duties:

  • 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. 
  • Develop and oversee content generation for social media efforts during program meetings and signature events. 
  • Update external website content and internal member database. 
  • Media monitoring and clipping. 
  • Assist TEMPO’s Executive Leadership as needed on monthly TEMPO and Emerging Women Leaders events and ad hoc projects.


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred – preferably in marketing, public relations, journalism, communications, or related area. 
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in media relations, marketing, communications, or public relations. 
  • Strong writing and verbal communications skills. 
  • Understands and applies AP Style. 
  • A modern aesthetic and appreciation for branding. Familiarity with Microsoft Suite offerings (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 
  • Knowledge of graphic design tools (InDesign, Photoshop, Canva).
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects while meeting deadlines. 
  • Interest in 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).

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Starting salary of $50,000 - $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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