Project Manager

  • A Better Wisconsin Together Institute
  • Remote or Wisconsin
  • Dec 02, 2021
Full time Communications Project Manager Manager

Job Description

A Better Wisconsin Together Institute (ABWTI) is seeking a full time Project Manager to strategize and implement a planned education project focused on rural Wisconsin.

The ideal candidate will be able to manage members of their assigned team, communicate effectively and efficiently, have excellent time management skills and is a self-starter with limited supervision.

This position reports to the Executive Director.

Start Date: estimated January 3rd, 2022
Salary: $75,000-$90,000
Application Deadline: Rolling deadline
Job Length: Program based (approx 6 months); with an opportunity for continuation
Location: Remote

About A Better Wisconsin Together Institute
ABWTI, a state residents education organization in Wisconsin, is seeking a project manager to join our team. We’re a state resident education organization focused on communicating with residents about policies that affect Wisconsin. This is an exciting position where you will be assembling and working with a team to inform the public about new laws, enacted programs and available opportunities affecting rural Wisconsin. Along with rapid response and earned media, ABWTI educates Wisconsinites using paid digital, television and radio communications.

This position is based in Madison, Wisconsin, but may require some evening and weekend hours, as needed. We are a small, nimble team working in a fast-paced environment on the frontlines of the fight to advance progressive values and policies in Wisconsin.

Job Responsibilities

  • Working under the direction of the Executive Director, the Project Manager will lead a team that collects stories and educates the public about new laws, enacted programs and available opportunities benefitting rural Wisconsin
  • Building and maintaining lateral relationships with consultants, stakeholders and partner organizations
  • Managing a team that translates policies and communicates information about them to the public
  • Creating a program and its strategy, and holding themselves and their team accountable to deadlines and goals of the program
  • Translating public policy into understandable information about how it will impact lives
  • Pitching stories to the press
  • Working with consultants to create and implement digital advertising campaigns

We are seeking candidates who have strong management skills, who understand and have experience communicating the impact of public policy.

You should have:

  • Good understanding of policy and mechanisms of government and its impact on rural communities.
  • Experience managing a team with a proven track record of reaching and exceeding stated goals in a timely manner while maintaining good team comradery.
  • Experience creating, implementing, and executing a paid and earned communications program strategy.
  • A strong commitment to working in a tight team with a positive, supportive attitude.
  • A demonstrated commitment to disrupting racism and other systemic barriers in the advocacy world.
  • Experience coming up with insightful, pragmatic, equitable, and sustainable ways to tackle common challenges and produce positive change.

Salary is between $75,000-$90,000 annually. Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance.

Compensation depends on experience and is competitive.
To apply, email a resume and cover letter to with the subject line: Project Manager.

A Better Wisconsin Together Institute is an equal opportunity employer. ABWTI will not discriminate because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, physical disabilities, sexual orientation, color, gender identity characteristics or expression, marital status, veteran status, or medical condition. We strongly encourage LGBTQ, Women, People of Color and People with Disability to apply.



$75,000-$90,000 Annually