Share Email Opening

Media Relations Officer 


Position Objective:

To maximize media coverage for PETA's corporate, undercover, and campaign efforts

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Work and consult with the supervisor on a daily basis to formulate effective media outreach strategy
• Study and maintain a working knowledge of all areas of media, including print, television, radio, and online
• Develop contacts and professional relationships with reporters, editors, producers, and others in the media industry
• Develop effective pitches from PETA's serious and complex investigative, corporate, and campaign work
• Meet with reporters, editors, and producers to explain and pitch cases
• Keep informed about PETA's work and media coverage
• Work with senior PETA staff to create plans for the media release of materials detailing PETA efforts
• Work with the Communications and Marketing departments to coordinate effective media launches
• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor


Position Requirements

• Degree in a related field or equivalent experience
• Minimum of five years of media relations experience
• Demonstrated extensive working knowledge of the media industry, including print, broadcast, and online media outlets
• Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns
• Demonstrated ability to build effective relationships and deal with a variety of people in a professional manner
• Proven exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Proven excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
• Professional appearance and adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle
• Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to advocate PETA's positions professionally
• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Division PETA  
Location Multiple Locations  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to


Other Jobs Within Same Category
Media Engagement Specialist in New York, NY
Posted on: 10/16/2017
[Apply Now]

Other Jobs Within 60 Miles
-- None found --


Click here for technical assistance.