Must be fluent in Spanish.
The Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s largest animal advocacy organization, is seeking a Public Relations Specialist for its Public Relations department. The main responsibility of this position is to write press releases, pitch stories, develop new media contacts, update media database, place advertisements and public service announcements.
Other duties include, but are not limited to: distribute collateral materials for review and incorporate feedback; develop targeted media lists with strong knowledge of media outlets and opportunities to position animal protection issues; field media inquiries and route to appropriate spokesperson to best position The HSUS in the news; distribute press releases utilizing best available resources; respond to inquiries from news media; supply reporters with background information, video, and schedule interviews with HSUS spokespeople.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in public relations, journalism or mass communications highly desired. Strong working knowledge of various media directories and public relations computer programs and processes along with strong written and verbal communication skills strongly preferred, must be fluent in Spanish.
This position is located in Gaithersburg, Md. See their website for application details.