Full Job Title: Communications Specialist


  • Bachelor’s degree in PR, communications or related field.
  • Two years of related experience in public relations and/or media work.
  • Previous experience working with public schools preferred.
  • Knowledge of the unique district community.
  • Excellent verbal written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with current technology for performance of duties; including graphics design and publication/print software.
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking and judgment skills a must.


  • Disseminate information to the public and school district staff.
  • Evaluate and coordinate requests for community use of facilities, as well as approval of event promotional materials.
  • Serve as editor/writer for district web site, newsletters and other publications
  • Generate newsletter stories
  • Coordinate layout, design and production of web site, newsletters and other publications.
  • Serve as communications liaison between the media and the district. Prepare and distribute news releases, arrange media interviews and conferences and respond to requests for information
  • Photograph district programs and events for publications and slide shows.
  • Determine appropriate communications for target audiences.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to the District Office at Mineral Point School District, 705 Ross Street, Mineral Point, WI  53565