Communications Coordinator at Catholic Charities in Milwaukee, WI – shared by Jobs That Help
Who are we?
Providing compassionate, quality social services since 1920, the culture at Catholic Charities is defined by our passion for our mission to “provide service to those in need, to advocate for justice and to call upon others to do the same.” We prioritize programs and services to meet the needs of people impacted by poverty, providing access and removing barriers to vital services for families and individuals living in communities across the ten counties of southeastern Wisconsin.
A career at Catholic Charities blends social service with professional advancement. Our staff is made up of a diverse group of human service professionals who are committed to serving people of all faiths and backgrounds. We are a proud recipient of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Workplaces award for 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, and 2021.
What will I do as a Communications Coordinator?
In partnership with the Director of Advancement, Catholic Charities team members, and agency consultants, you will impact community awareness of and engagement with Catholic Charities. This position will work with staff to promote programs and services, help build brand awareness, create regular communication with internal and external audiences, maintain relevant online presence through our website and social media, represent agency at public events, assist with media relations, assist with grant applications, fundraising campaigns and administrative duties. As a Catholic Charities team member, you will carry out our mission by serving clients, staff and donors with dignity and respect and steward resources wisely.
Why should I apply?
This position offers an exciting opportunity in non-profit communications, branding, marketing and public relations. You will have the opportunity to employ best practices in the field along with your creative and strategic thinking skills and project management skills. You will be an integral team member working to advance the mission of Catholic Charities through a variety of media and other avenues of communications.
What are the requirements?
College degree preferred in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or a related field. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong project management skills. Video, photography, design skills or ability to learn is a plus. Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines. Experience with communications planning and non-profits is desirable. Two to three years’ experience in communications, branding, marketing, or public relations is an asset. Experience helpful with social media strategy, content management/SEO for websites, media relations, design software, and Microsoft Office, and Word. Occasional attendance at evening or weekend events is required.
Catholic Charities is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, on-the-job injury, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief. Employment decisions are made without consideration of these or any other factors that employers are prohibited by law from considering.
Catholic Charities also prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for employees with a disability.