Media Relations Coordinator

  • PETA
  • Remote
  • Nov 18, 2021
Full time Media-Journalism Non-Profit

Job Description

Position Objective:

• To generate media coverage of PETA's campaigns

• To coordinate outreach and correspondence with media representatives

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Prepare and service news releases and generate press coverage for PETA campaigns, including celebrity, influencer, corporate, and Animals in Film and Television (AFTV)-related media pitches

• Cultivate relationships with members of the media

• Help develop and maintain targeted media lists

• Monitor celebrity and entertainment news and brainstorm ideas for potential campaigns and press opportunities

• Represent the organization to the media, attending meetings and events as needed

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

 

Qualifications:

• Degree in a related field or equivalent experience

• Interest in celebrities and the entertainment industry

• Professional writing experience, including newspaper or magazine writing experience

• Demonstrated thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and campaigns

• Proven ability to deal with a variety of people in a professional manner

• Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

• Proven ability to take initiative and follow through

• Demonstrated ability to make sound judgments and work independently

• Proven exceptional written and verbal communication skills

• Proven excellent organizational skills

• Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines

• Professional appearance and adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle

• Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA's positions on issues

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization