Campaign Coordinator for Japan

  • n/a, Japan
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

PETA Asia is dedicated to establishing and protecting the rights of all animals. We operate under the simple principle that animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, or use for entertainment. PETA focuses its attention on the four areas in which the largest numbers of animals suffer the most intensely for the longest periods of time: in factory farms, laboratories, the clothing trade, and the entertainment industry.

PETA Asia works through public education, cruelty investigations, research, animal rescue, legislation, special events, celebrity involvement, and protest campaigns.

Job Description

  • Coordinate and manage a media plan and an agenda of celebrity events, campaign protests, and other campaign actions that can be taken in Japan
  • Encourage and facilitate activism across Japan by communicating with activists and encouraging them to be active in behalf of animals
  • Regularly update and maintain a database of Japanese media outlets
  • Develop and manage cutting-edge campaigns against companies and industries that abuse animals
  • Organize and attend street-theater-style protests in Japan
  • Coordinate PETA Asia’s campaigns and projects, liaising with PETA affiliates around the world in order to generate support for our campaigns
  • Work to create attention-grabbing viral videos, Web sites, and other interactive online campaigns in order to increase awareness of animal rights issues
  • Work to create provocative Japanese ad campaigns and other materials that further animal rights or push companies to change
  • Work to generate Japanese media coverage of our efforts through protests, celebrity support, and more
  • Act as a PETA spokesperson by giving interviews with local and national television outlets, radio stations, newspapers, and magazines
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications

  • Passion for fighting cruelty to animals and a commitment to PETA Asia’s objectives
  • Desire and willingness to participate in provocative campaigns
  • Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues preferred
  • Fluency in English and Japanese
  • Ability to deal patiently with the media
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Outgoing and personable manner
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Adherence to a vegetarian lifestyle
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Supportive position vis-à-vis PETA Asia’s philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA Asia’s positions on issues