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Marketing Coordinator

Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Salary:  $17-$20/hr

Position Title:    Marketing Coordinator

Location:           Wisconsin, with occasional travel (Approximately 75% remote) 

Reports To:        Marketing Manager

Status:                Full-time

Pay:                   $17-$20/hr

FLSA Status:     Not applicable

Are you looking for a position that brings purpose to your life? Would you like to wake up every day knowing that you are making a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities? Are you ready to join a team that cares deeply for its staff and has an awesome culture? Are you excited by a hybrid position that combines the best of remote life and office perks? If this sounds like you, then read on for an exciting opportunity to join us at the Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin!


The Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin is a statewide, volunteer-driven non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the lives of individuals with Down syndrome and related disabilities and their families through awareness, education, information, programs, services, and the exchange of ideas and experiences.


DSAW provides programs and services throughout the lifespan (Parent’s First Call for new and expectant parents, children’s services, adult services, vocational services, and aging services), as well as educational opportunities and events.

We have an immediate opening for a Marketing Coordinator. The Marketing Coordinator will report to the Marketing Manager and will manage DSAW’s statewide marketing activities.

The candidate should be driven, creative, self-motivated, a quick learner, and a skilled communicator with excellent technology skills. The candidate should be a great writer, detail-oriented, organized, a skilled project manager, and willing to step in to create new processes and procedures in the marketing department. Previous experience in the field of marketing is preferred. 

As DSAW continues to grow rapidly, we are seeking a candidate for this role who is excited about having a say in the future of the organization. We work within a collaborative leadership model, meaning that everyone is expected to come to the table with ideas to improve our company. The ideal candidate should be excited to roll up their sleeves and take initiative in creating new processes and procedures throughout the organization. 

As a member of a small (but growing) team, the candidate should also be ready to pitch in with other duties as needed.


This candidate will interact with DSAW’s constituents. Thus, successful candidates will be extremely positive, energetic, and have a passion for helping individuals with Down syndrome and other disabilities to achieve amazing lives.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities 

Content Creation & Communications

  • Oversee and implement DSAW’s social media strategy
  • Manage DSAW’s Facebook pages and groups, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn accounts
  • Use Buffer to schedule social media content
  • Create email marketing campaigns using Constant Contact
  • Maintain and update DSAW’s website using Squarespace
  • Create event registration forms using Google Forms
  • Adhere to DSAW’s Content Calendar for planning and strategizing content
  • Curate content for blog posts and other written communications
  • Track metrics for email and social media marketing campaigns 
  • Have an eye for graphic design and direct design creation
  • Write press releases, website copy, and other communications products 
  • Work with DSAW’s board members, committees, and volunteers to fulfill marketing and communication objectives

    Events & Outreach 

    • Attend major DSAW events
    • Represent DSAW at events both on-site and in the community 
    • Other duties as assigned



    • The minimum education level for this position is a BA/BS, preferably in marketing, advertising, communications, or a related field
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as outstanding copywriting and proofreading skills 
    • Strong organizational and project management skills, as well as attention to detail
    • Proficient in traditional and digital marketing platforms, channels, and best practices, including social, digital, print, and email marketing
    • Must be a self-starter and able to independently move projects forward, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines 
    • Knowledge of MS Office and Google Suite
    • Outstanding personal integrity and commitment to DSAW’s mission
    • Applicant must be able to pass a caregiver background check


    Given that the Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin is a non-profit organization that is not engaged in the production of goods or services, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Wisconsin overtime law does not apply to DSAW employees. 


    • Health Reimbursement Account program ($300/month) and access to Dental and Vision
    • Employer-paid disability and life insurance, with access to supplemental life, critical illness insurance, and accident insurance
    • 10 days of PTO, accrued in bi-weekly increments, as well as 5 set holidays and 5 floating holidays
    • Monthly phone stipend of $20/month for using personal cell phone
    • Laptop to complete your work


    Additional benefits include the following:

    • Flexible schedule
    • Remote work (approximately 75%)
    • Parental leave after one year of service
    • Access to healthy snacks, bottled water, coffee, and tea at the DSAW office
    • Ongoing training opportunities sponsored by DSAW
    • Employee referral program (employee will receive $50 if their referral is hired)
    • Relaxed dress code at the discretion of your supervisor
    • Annual offsite staff team-building activities
    • Continuing education incentives
    • One paid day per year to volunteer
    • An amazing mission and culture!

    As part of the hiring process, candidate will have a 90-day probationary period. During this time, the candidate will be able to utilize floating and set holidays. Candidate will accrue PTO during this time, but will not be able to use it until after the probationary period.


    The Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

    This is a grant-funded position through December 31, 2024. We anticipate the continuation of this position after the grant period ends, but it is not guaranteed.

    Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin


    Milwaukee, WI
    53227 USA



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