Communications Assistant


To support the PETA Latino communications team in its efforts to perform outreach and generate media coverage, celebrity and influencer support for PETA campaigns in the Latino community in the U.S. and abroad 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Make us famous! It will be your responsibility to research opportunities for outreach through media, events, campaigning, celebrity and social media influencer channels
  • Be a huge fan! Stay up to date on popular culture in the Latino community, and research celebrities and online influencers who are popular in the Latino community in the U.S. and abroad 
  • Breaking news! This just in – you’ll need to stay on top of current affairs and news stories affecting Latinos and Latin America 
  • Hollywood, here you come! You’ll be assisting in the organization of celebrity and influencer projects, including photo shoots and the production and editing of print, radio, and TV commercials, as well as social media campaigns 
  • Have your people call my people! You’ll take charge of maintaining detailed records including public figures who support PETA Latino’s work, interactions with celebrities and influencers, members of the media, news releases and media hits 
  • Keep us organized! Supporting PETA Latino’s work by assisting with various administrative tasks such as filing, form submission, financial reporting, booking travel, and other tasks assigned by the supervisor
  • Let’s Zoom! Organize meetings and take detailed, accurate meeting notes 
  • Show your creative side! You’ll be drafting talking points, letters to celebrities and the media, ad text, and other writing assignments assigned by the supervisor
  • Help us out! You’ll be assisting the Manager and Associate Director of PETA Latino Communications with other responsibilities specific to the program 


  • Fluency (written and spoken) in English and Spanish are required
  • Excellent Spanish-language writing skills are a big plus 
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills, and attention to detail 
  • Working with high-profile individuals requires the ability to be honest, reliable, and discreet 
  • You're going to be communicating with the public, reporters, celebrities/influencers, publicity firms, stylists, and more, so the ability to deal with a variety of people in a professional manner will be essential 
  • Extensive interest in and knowledge of Latin popular culture is a must 
  • We need a strategic thinker who can conduct and analyze research and work both independently and with the team to maximize the reach of our campaigns for animals 
  • Many people say that they "thrive under pressure," but this position has no shortage of tight deadlines, so you must really be able to crank out high-quality work within short timeframes
  • Dealing with the media and celebrities means that you must be very organized and excel at paying close attention to detail 
  • You’ll be working with the press and celebrities, so a professional appearance is key
  • You must support PETA's philosophy and have the ability to professionally advocate our positions on issues
  • Naturally, you'd need to be committed to the objectives of the organization, and living a vegan lifestyle would be a part of this


The hourly pay range for this position is $17.75 - $18.25 per hour. The ultimate hourly pay within this range that will be offered to a qualified candidate will be determined based on the candidate’s experience and the cost of living in the area in which the candidate will live and work. 

A list of benefits available to qualified employees is available here. 

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