Media Relations Specialist

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Media Relations Specialist
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Greenpeace International, Communication Department
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
January 22, 2012


Greenpeace believes in inspiring action by reaching people in their daily lives through stories across all media platforms and formats. For more than forty years we have made news. Have you got what it takes to keep Greenpeace at the cutting edge? We are looking for an experienced, creative and multiskilled media relations specialist to join the Communications Department of our international office in Amsterdam. You will be responsible for designing, advising and delivering output from news stories to communications projects. You can handle the entire story production process including research, planning and strategy development, development and maintenance of media contacts, editing, distribution, and evaluation. You may be required to spend time on location and must be prepared to travel at short notice. Fluent spoken, written and editing English is essential.

Purpose of the job
Delivers, designs and advices on transmedia, or converged, output across the Greenpeace programme and organisational opportunities. Develops and maintains relationships with reporters and editors from international and trans national media outlets. Works closely with News Team Leader and Communication Managers to develop potential story ideas and communication projects in order to enhance the image of the Greenpeace and its campaigns with media and the general public. Also in conjunction with the mobilisation team works to maximise our reach and thus mobilisation opportunities across social media.