TEMPO Marketing, Design & Communications Intern - Fall 2023



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 Marketing, Design & Communications Intern - Fall 2023
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Position Summary:

TEMPO is looking for a detail-oriented Marketing, Design and Communications Intern to join our talented team of professionals. An ideal candidate is enrolled in incoming junior or senior-year of college with completed coursework in communications, public relations, journalism, graphic design, marketing or a related field.

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 full-time TEMPO team. The Intern is hands-on, enjoys working independently and is excited to take the lead on various communications and event planning activities while assisting with a diverse range of additional tasks, including office administration, member communications, and social media. With excellent communication skills and a professional presence, s/he welcomes the opportunity to interact with TEMPO members (800+ of Milwaukee’s highest caliber professional women and emerging women leaders from more than 350 area companies) and the public via phone, e-mail and over Zoom.

The candidate must have availability for 15 hours/week during regular office hours (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Monday-Friday, and during events that occur outside of these hours as agreed upon (morning and evening). We will work with the intern to set a schedule and divide up the 15 hours each week.

The internship runs throughout the student’s 2023 fall semester (August through December) with an end date to be discussed.

Essential Duties:

  • Support the content creation and scheduling to the organization’s Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn channels. 
  • Support social media efforts during events (i.e. live tweeting, photo albums) and recaps post-events. 
  • Assist with the scheduling and promotion of various virtual events held monthly. Assist with online event registration systems. 
  • Support updates to external website content and internal member database as needed. 
  • Administrative tasks including directing or responding to general phone and e-mail inquiries, appointment and meeting scheduling, mail merges, etc. 
  • Draft communications pieces (i.e. newsletters, e-mails, press releases, surveys). 
  • Assist the President & CEO as needed on ad hoc projects. 
  • Additional tasks tailored to the intern’s interests and professional development goals (i.e. graphic design, journalism, fundraising) can be discussed.


  • Enrolled in junior or senior-year of college with completed coursework in communications, public relations, graphic design, marketing or related field. 
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills. Professional/polished demeanor. Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Canva and Zoom. (InDesign expertise a plus!) 
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects while meeting deadlines. 
  • Attention to detail and high standards for producing accurate and quality work. 
  • Interested 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). 
  • We will work with the intern to set a schedule and divide up the 15 hours each week.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • $16/hour. 
  • This is a college credit internship. We will work with the candidates’ educational institution for college credit if applicable. 
  • Fun, flexible work environment.

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