The Autism Society of Greater Wisconsin is now Hiring!

Job Opening: Events & Communications Coordinator

Job Description

The Autism Society of Greater Wisconsin (ASGW) is a non-profit organization serving the Autism community in a 53-county service area. With a mission of creating connections, empowering everyone in the Autism community with the resources needed to live fully, the Autism Society of Greater Wisconsin provides services to the Autism community through five core program areas: Support, Education, Advocacy, Information & Referral, and Community Outreach. 

The Events & Communications Coordinator will report to the Executive Director and will work in partnership with the Office Manager, Program Manager, and Board of Directors to enhance awareness of the organization and execute fundraising events to support the organization’s mission and programs. This position will coordinate the organization’s event fundraisers, and communications efforts. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Plan annual fundraising events including the golf outing and walk. 
  • Design and develop marketing materials including print and media. 
  • Create, distribute, and manage the annual appeal. 
  • Develop sponsorship packages for major events and programs. 
  • Coordinate the sponsorship, exhibition, and advertising opportunities for the Autism Society of Greater Wisconsin’s Annual Conference. 
  • Assist with the development of marketing materials related to fundraising events as needed. 
  • Coordinate the planning and execution of fundraising events, including a golf outing and virtual race. 
  • Accurately update and maintain ASGW’s donor database through Blackbaud Altru. 
  • Write a variety of content to support communications and marketing efforts including email communications, blog articles, website copy, press releases, etc. 
  • Engage with the Autism community to assist in developing communications and storytelling, especially as related to community impact. 
  • Assist with the management and development of social media content on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc. 
  • Provide support for programs, marketing, and other related activities as needed. 

Desired Skills/Abilities: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field; Public Relations, Marketing, Nonprofit Leadership, Business, Communications, etc. 
  • Previous professional experience with fundraising, event planning, and marketing. 
  • Experience and proficiency with commonly used software; Google Suite, Microsoft, Canva. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and relationship-building skills. 
  • Experience with donor management software, like Blackbaud Altru. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and time management skills. 
  • Ability to compile data accurately. 
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with other staff in a team-oriented environment. 
  • Passion for the Autism Society’s mission of creating connections, empowering everyone in the Autism community with the resources needed to live fully. 
  • Flexibility, creativity, initiative, and strong problem-solving skills. 
  • Some regional and statewide travel is required. Must be willing and able to travel regionally and statewide. 


  • Paid Time Off 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Flexible Schedule 
  • Remote or Hybrid Work Arrangement Possible 
  • 401K with Employer Match 

The Events & Communications Coordinator is a salaried 0.75 FTE (30 hours/per week). Working hours are flexible and a fully remote or hybrid working arrangement is possible in the Menasha office. 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume by June 14, 2024 to: 

Katie Hess, Executive Director at

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