Campaign Coordinator (PETA Australia)

Position Objective:

  • To be a clever, trustworthy and highly organised multitasker
  • To manage and coordinate volunteers, members, celebrities and the media in order to bring attention to animal rights issues across the country

Term of Employment:

Full-time

Location:

Sydney or Manila

Reports to:

Managing Director of PETA Australia

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Develop and manage cutting-edge campaigns against animal abuse
  • Manage an agenda of celebrity events, protests and other campaign issues
  • Organise and maintain media and celebrity databases
  • Coordinate the production and maintenance of a campaigns website for PETA Australia
  • Work with volunteers
  • Review news releases
  • Help create ad campaigns and other materials
  • Develop ideas to increase activist and celebrity involvement in animal issues
  • Contribute to and oversee the writing and production of printed materials
  • Organise demonstrations and assist with photo shoots, as needed
  • Conduct media interviews and direct media calls to the appropriate person
  • Coordinate and delegate tasks
  • Travel for meetings, events or other activities, as needed
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the managing director

Qualifications:

  • Sincere interest in helping to abate cruelty to animals
  • Proven thorough knowledge of animal rights issues
  • Computer proficiency
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be trustworthy, reliable and patient
  • Must be an excellent communicator who can deal with the public and co-workers in a team environment and alone
  • Outgoing and personable manner
  • Ability to multitask and take initiative
  • Ability and willingness to travel, as needed
  • Adherence to a vegetarian lifestyle
  • Supportive position vis-à-vis PETA Australia’s philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA Australia’s positions
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organisation

How to Apply

To apply for a position with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Australia, please complete this application form. Due to 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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