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Media Liaison
Position Objectives:
• To represent PETA to all forms of media 
• To brainstorm and manage media outreach and supervise all correspondence with media representatives

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
• Establish and maintain relationships with print, TV, radio, and online media contacts on the local and national levels 
• Write and edit official media statements and guide spokespeople on their correspondence with media
• Write and edit official letters to media 
• Monitor Twitter for trending topics and media outreach opportunities 
• Develop new Twitter pitch ideas and target lists for issue and campaign coverage
• Proactively research current events and media topics and trends and designate appropriate spokespeople to complete media interviews
• Supervise media interviews 
• Supervise after-hours and weekend media requests (rotating weeknights and weekends)
• Manage the media databases and assist in the creation of new database systems
• Liaise with and advise PETA's foreign affiliates about PETA's campaigns and requests from media outlets
• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

• Degree in a related field or equivalent experience 
• Minimum of two years of experience working directly with all forms of media
• Excellent working knowledge of common media language and procedures 
• Demonstrated knowledge of and comfort working with database systems 
• Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns
• Proven excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Proven excellent editing skills
• Proven excellent relationship-building skills
• Proven organizational skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
• Willingness and ability to be on call during weekend and evening hours
• 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
Please apply online at:
Job Details
Washington, DC 20036
Employment Status
Full-time, On-site, Permanent position
Public Relations
TV/Radio, Marcomm
POST DATE: 11.01.2018
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