Campaigns Assistant for the Philippines

  • Salcedo, Makati, NCR, Philippines
  • 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 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’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’s philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA Asia’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