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Junior Media Officer

  • PETA Foundation
  • 11/28/20
  • Washington, DC
  • 20036
  • Based on experience / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Position Objective:
To generate media coverage of PETA's campaigns
To coordinate outreach and correspondence with media representatives

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
Assist with preparing and servicing news releases for PETA campaigns
Help develop targeted 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
Keep informed about PETA's work and media coverage
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
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

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