Media Buyer

  • PETA
  • Remote
  • Sep 18, 2023
Full time Non-Profit

Job Description

Position Objective: 

To secure the placement of high-impact, thought-provoking advertising via various mediums including outdoor, print news media, TV, radio, and other innovative forms of advertising to advance animal rights 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties: 

• Manage advertising placement projects from initiation to completion        

• Develop and implement strategies for generating powerful, timely ad placements to raise awareness about animal rights issues

• Establish and maintain relationships with sales representatives and negotiate reduced-rate or free placements 

• Determine the impact of various advertising options and make recommendations based on these determinations 

• Create and maintain detailed records of all projects

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor 


• Degree in a related field or two years experience working in a professional environment 

• An interest in advertising and public relations 

• Proven excellent project-management, strategic-thinking, and analytical skills 

• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

• Capability to make connections and maintain relationships with a variety of people in a professional manner

• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, meet and set deadlines, and stay organized

• Proven ability to take initiative and follow-through 

• Ability to make sound judgments and work independently and as part of a team

• Demonstrated problem-solving skills, with a consistent pattern of proactively suggesting solutions 

• Knowledge of animal rights issues and campaigns and a desire to pursue a career in animal rights 

• Adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle  

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

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization 

The salary range for this position is $45,000 to $64,480.00 annually. The ultimate salary within this range that will be offered to a qualified candidate will be determined based on the candidate’s experience and the cost of living in the area in which the candidate will live and work. 

A list of benefits available to qualified employees is available here.