WisDOT Interim Communications Manager
Wisconsin Department of Transportation (SE Region)
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Under this contract, DAAR provided a Communications Specialist to serve as the interim Regional Communications Manager during a 1-year vacancy at the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Southeast Region office.
Responsibilities involved providing support to the Regional Directors office for development of talking points and presentations, writing letter/e-mail responses for the region, and coordinating the annual legislative outreach program.
In addition, this contract included evaluating, preparing and implementing public outreach plans; responding to media inquires and monitoring local media for WisDOT stories; preparing project related press releases, newsletter and fact sheets; and developing the weekly construction report.
• Write, edit, and design public information documents.
• Develop press releases
• Coordinate and arrange special events
• Assist in legislative outreach and media relations
• Research and write content for various region presentations
• Coordinate internal communications materials
• Develop new, and maintain all current regional project web sites