Conservation International seeks a proactive publicist to join its media relations team. This position plays an essential role in helping raise the profile of Conservation International and its leadership and experts. Primary responsibilities include proactively researching media and speaking opportunities and pitching of Conservation International leadership. Secondary responsibilities include some administrative work (clips, media lists) and supporting the media team with the pitching of research and other outreach.
The candidate should have a minimum of 4 to 6 years of experience working in proactive media and events. The ideal candidate will have an agency background and track record in pitching thought leaders and placing stories/interviews.
Writing for the news media & pitch writing.
Research, discover, cultivate new opportunities.
Other media relations work as assigned.
Currently remote due to the pandemic but will be based in Conservation International’s US office in Arlington, VA.
May work outside of regular business hours when needed.
4 to 6 years of experience in media relations or journalism with strong writing and research skills.
Strong interest in the news, magazines, podcasts, and other general consumer outlets.
Strong organizational skills and collaborative work style
Experience with PR tracking tools (Cision, etc).
A team player and eager to develop a career in media relations.
Spanish language skills a plus, but not required.
To apply for this position please submit a resume and cover letter HERE:
Internal Number: 1571
About Conservation International
Conservation International has been protecting nature for the benefit of all for over 30 years. Through science, policy, and partnerships, we are helping build a healthier, more prosperous, and more productive planet.