$48,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
The anticipated salary range is in the high $40K to mid $50K range
based on qualifications and experience.
Become a key part of PBS Wisconsin's communication and marketing
department. This position will devise strategic communication and
marketing strategies and will work to implement full promotional
campaigns and stand-alone projects, which involves significant
duties in writing, social media management, and other spaces.
Be part of a motivated team of communicators in promoting PBS
Wisconsin's local and national programs, community engagement and
education programs, major events and development efforts. Reports
to the Communications Associate Director.
Plans, prepares and disseminates
institution-related publicity and good-will information to the
public and other external entities in support of the institution's
strategic communication goals.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
- 50% Develops and executes public relations plans, projects, and
initiatives utilizing various communication mediums
- 30% Participates in the development of the public relations
strategy in collaboration with communications leadership
- 10% Assists with pitching and placing content in accordance
with established marketing objectives and responding to
- 5% Initiates, writes, and edits press coverage ideas, briefing
materials, and content independently for leadership
- 5% Tracks media coverage of institution
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for
UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect
the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience,
status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We
commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching,
research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by
creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every
background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve
Wisconsin and the world.
For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please
visit: Diversity and
Emphasis in communications or related field preferred.
-Minimum of 2 years of experience working in professional
-Strong oral and written communication skills.
-Strong attention to detail.
-Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously on
-Strong and proven editing skills.
-Problem solving ability to work proactively and independently with
-Flexibility to occasionally work non-standard hours in support of
major activities and emergencies.
-Experience developing and implementing marketing and promotion
plans for major events.
-Basic understanding of both traditional and new media.
Full Time: 100%
This position can be primarily remote working from Wisconsin. We
have office space available on the UW-Madison campus if a candidate
desires in-person work. An option of full-time remote work will be
considered. Some on-site work will be required for events and
meetings for all employees.
Appointment Type, Duration:
The person in this position will be required to comply with the
Ethical Guidelines for Editorial Staff of Wisconsin Public Radio
and Television located here: https://pbswisconsin.org/about/
, in addition to the UW-Madison code of ethics.
How to Apply:
The following must be received for your application to be complete:
1) Resume; 2) A cover letter describing how your experience relates
to the job duties and minimum and desirable qualifications. 3) Two
specific writing samples that demonstrate your ability to
effectively communicate across different platforms. Deliver both as
individual PDFs or other document files.
Finalists will be asked to submit three professional
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE
Public Relations Specialist(CM009)
A46-PUBLIC MEDIA/PBS WISCONSIN
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action Employer.
Qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to, including but not
limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as
a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal
regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through
diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability,
you can find information about how to make a request at the
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also
require you and your references to answer questions regarding
sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities
of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that
the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.
Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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