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Campaign Coordinator for China

Position Objective:

Coordinate PETA Asia-Pacific's work with activists, celebrities, and the media in order to bring attention to animal rights issues throughout China with a youth focus. This position is based in China or Manila.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Coordinate and manage a media plan and an agenda of celebrity events, campaign protests, and other campaign issues that can be done in China
  • Encourage and facilitate activism across China by communicating with activists, encouraging them to be active in behalf of animals
  • Regularly update and maintain a China media database
  • Develop a plan to educate young people about animal rights
  • Develop and manage cutting-edge campaigns against companies and industries that abuse animals
  • Organize and maintain a database of local celebrities, and develop ideas to increase their involvement in animal issues
  • Help send out news releases in China, make follow-up calls to the media, and work to keep PETA Asia-Pacific's campaigns in the media spotlight
  • Coordinate the production of Chinese versions of PETA ads and the translation of materials, as needed
  • Do media interviews and/or direct media calls to the appropriate PETA representative(s)
  • Assist with demonstrations or photo shoots, when needed
  • Travel for demonstrations, speaking engagements, and other events, as needed
  • Help with other campaigns, as needed, and work on special projects, as assigned by the director

Qualifications:

  • Passion for fighting cruelty to animals and desire and willingness to participate in provocative campaigns
  • Outgoing and personable manner with exceptional communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Fluency in English and Chinese
  • Must be a self-starter who can deal with multiple and various tasks at once
  • Ability to deal patiently with the media
  • Proven, thorough knowledge of animal rights issues
  • Supportive position vis-à-vis 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 preferred

To apply for a position with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Asia-Pacific, please complete this application form. Because of the high number of submissions received, 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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