Overview: 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, in 2015, TEMPO Milwaukee introduced its Emerging Women Leaders (EWL) initiative. EWL is composed of 280+ of Milwaukee's rising stars and high-achievers, locally recognized, community-minded change makers and inclusive up-and-coming leaders.

Mission: To further the impact of women leaders in our community.
A society where women hold an equal place in leadership, policy and decision-making.
Core Competencies: Leadership, Mentoring and Networking

Position Summary: TEMPO is looking for a detail-oriented Marketing & Communications Specialist to join our talented team of professionals. An ideal candidate is a recent college graduate with a degree in communications, public relations, marketing or related field and/or with up to three years of relevant experience. NOTE: The TEMPO team is currently working 100% virtual.

TEMPO’s Marketing & Communications Specialist supports the Director of Strategic Partnerships and is responsible for execution of the organization’s public relations and marketing strategies. In this role, s/he creates content for weekly e-blasts, quarterly newsletters, annual impact report as well the organization’s social media strategies. In addition, this role oversees the organization website and updates to the membership database.

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 Director of Strategic Partnerships. The Marketing & Communications Specialist is hands-on, enjoys working independently and is excited to take the lead on various communications and marketing activities while contributing new and creative ideas.


  • 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.
  • Drafts 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.
  • Lead social media efforts during program meetings and signature events (i.e. live tweeting, photos).
  • Lead technology for monthly webinars; live streamed sessions.
  • Update external website content and internal member database as needed.
  • Media monitoring and clipping.
  • Assist the Director of Strategic Partnerships as needed on ad hoc projects.


  • College degree in communications, public relations, marketing or related field.
  • And/or up to three years of relevant experience.
  • Strong writing and verbal communications skills. Understands and applies AP Style.
  • A modern aesthetic and appreciation for branding. Can you represent ideas in images or infographics rather than long form words? Are you thoughtful about voice, tone & style?
  • Familiarity with Google Suite offerings.
  • Proficiency with graphic design tools (InDesign, Photoshop, Canva).
  • Portfolio of work samples - from classes, internships or previous positions. 

Compensation: The Marketing & Communications Specialist is a full-time, salaried position. 

To Apply: 
Send a current resume and cover letter to Marit Harm Spransy: [email protected]