Communications Director

Clean Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Date Posted March 30, 2021
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $55,000-80,000


Clean Wisconsin | Communications Director

Clean Wisconsin seeks a motivated professional to become our new Communications Director. The Communications Director is responsible for maintaining a favorable public image for the organization by developing and implementing strategic media campaigns, utilizing persuasive communications and maximizing positive exposure of the organization’s program, policy, and legal work. Additionally, the Communications Director supervises the Content Manager and works with Development staff to recruit supporters, primarily through digital media.

This is a full-time position reporting to the President & CEO and is based in Madison, WI. Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, this position will currently be remote, with limited exceptions, until Clean Wisconsin determines it is safe for staff to return to the office.



Strategic Messaging & Communications (40%): Develop and implement strategic communications plans that will broaden the impact of the organization’s programs


Media Relations (15%): Leverage opportunities in state, regional, and national news outlets; build and maintain positive relationships with reporters


Digital Media (15%): Use digital media to advance brand awareness and user engagement


Action Network & Email Program (15%)


Video Production (10%)


Defender Production & Distribution (5%)


Other Print Material Production (<1%)


Intern Management (<1%)


Other (<1%)










Negotiable salary range for the full-time position is $55,000-80,000, commensurate with skills and experience. A strong benefits package includes health and dental insurance, retirement, paid vacation and holidays.



Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 work samples to by April 20, 2021. Be sure to include the subject line “Communications Director.”


Due to the COVID-19 situation, we plan to hold interviews via video conference. We will do all we can to accommodate technology needs. Thank you for your flexibility.

Clean Wisconsin is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in our work and in our hiring practices. We value a team with different perspectives, educational backgrounds, and life experiences, and we prioritize diversity within our team. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. Please also see our statement on diversity, equity and inclusion at:


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