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Press Coordinator

Post Date:May 15, 2019Type:Full time
Start Date:Salary:
Location: United States - District of Columbia - Washington Job Reference:
Job Description:

Position Objective:

To generate media coverage of PETA's campaigns


Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Prepare and service news releases for PETA Campaigns

• Independently pitch PETA campaigns and events to the media

• Prepare and manage news releases for PETA’s foreign affiliates

• Prepare and send mailings to the media on specific issues and campaigns

• Develop target lists for issue and campaign coverage

• Develop new pitch ideas and ways to revamp news releases and pitches in order to increase media coverage of PETA campaigns

• Pitch campaigner profiles and interviews to TV and radio talk shows, features editors, and weekly papers

• Keep informed about local and national news stories and track those that are relevant to PETA’s campaigns

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor



• Degree in a related field or equivalent experience
• Knowledge of public relations and the media industry
• 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

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Contact Information
Natalie Hawkins
501 Front Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
United States
Ph: 7576227382

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