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Communications Assistant  


Position Objective:

To provide support to PETA's Celebrity Relations division and PETA's Animals in Film and Television division, within the communications department.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Heavy administrative responsibilities required to keep the Communications department organized, up-to-date, and running smoothly
• Maintain contacts, correspondences, files, and research in the Communications Department databases—includes archiving and organizing all files
• Create and update and organized celebrity lists
• Process invoices to vendors and credit card expense reports for the department
• Schedule meetings and take clear and comprehensive meeting notes to distribute to appropriate staff
• Assist with the coordination of photo and video shoots and special events, including ordering catering, craft services, props, wardrobe, occasionally researching and booking vendors
• Research and develop opportunities to promote PETA's programs and presence
• Monitor and distribute news relevant to the Celebrity division and Animals in Film and Television division from various celebrity and entertainment news outlets (e.g., Billboard, E! News, People, The Daily Mail,, Variety, Deadline, The Hollywood Reporter, The Wrap, etc.)
• Track PETA's celebrity supporters and sympathizers, award show nominee announcements and winners, details of celebrity events local to LA and in other designated cities, and upcoming film releases
• Perform any other duties assigned by the department or supervisor.


Position Requirements

• Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
• Minimum of two years of high-level administrative support experience
• Minimum of one year of experience working with celebrities and the media
• Extensive knowledge of the entertainment industry
• Extensive knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns
• Ability to anticipate needs of the department, and to think and act five steps ahead
• Demonstrated effective online research skills
• Demonstrated exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Proven excellent organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
• Demonstrated ability to take initiative and follow through
• Must be a self-starter, who is able to make sound judgments and work independently
• Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
• Proven ability to deal with a variety of people in a professional manner, with confidentiality at all times
• Proficiency in Outlook, and bonus points for experience working in Salesforce
• Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record
• Must own or have access to a reliable car, as driving will be required for the position, sometimes on a moment's notice, and often
• Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to advocate PETA's positions on issues professionally, with adherence to a vegan lifestyle
• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Division PETA  
Location Los Angeles, CA  

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