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Philippines Campaigns Assistant

Position Objective:

To manage and coordinate PETA Asia-Pacific's media work throughout Asia, as assigned by the supervisor

Term of Employment:

Full-time

Reports to:

Vice President

Location:

Manila, Philippines (Campaigns headquarters)

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Coordinate and manage a media plan and an agenda for issues that can be released in the Philippines
  • Organize and maintain a database of Filipino celebrities
  • Draft and mail letters to celebrities and others
  • Organize and regularly update the Filipino media database
  • Review news releases from other PETA affiliates and make recommendations about their effectiveness in the Philippines
  • Develop ideas to increase celebrity involvement in animal issues
  • Send out news releases, make follow-up and pitch calls to the media, and work to keep PETA Asia-Pacific's campaigns in the media spotlight
  • Coordinate the translation of materials
  • Coordinate the production of Tagalog versions of PETA ads
  • Communicate with media outlets across the country, encouraging them to run stories by providing them with PETA materials (e.g., ads, exclusives)
  • Organize demonstrations and photo shoots
  • Direct media calls to the correct person
  • Travel for meetings, demonstrations, or other activities, when needed
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Outgoing and personable manner with exceptional communication skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Fluency in both English and Tagalog
  • Patience when dealing with the media
  • Proven thorough knowledge of animal rights issues
  • Support for PETA Asia-Pacific's philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA Asia-Pacific's positions on issues
  • Must adhere to a vegetarian lifestyle
  • Ability and willingness to travel if necessary
  • Computer proficiency
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
  • Previous activist experience a plus
  • Must be a resident of the Philippines

To apply for a position with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Asia-Pacific, please complete this form. Because of the high number of submissions that PETA Asia-Pacific receives, applications are not accepted by other means. Depending on your experience and your country of residence, some positions may require you to work as an independent contractor. Independent contractors are not employees and are not entitled to benefits.

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