PR Associate

Posted By: Wildlife SOS


Junior Management

Communication & PR

Animal Welfare

Job Description

Responsibilities :

·       Working closely with the Communications team, reporting to Head of Communications and Co-Founders

·       Coordinating with graphic designer to create collaterals, posters, infographics etc

·       Coordinating with field staff and photographers for content or project execution

·       Celebrity engagement – approaching new celebrities, building celebrity database and converting them into supporters/donors/patrons, organizing celebrity visits to the centres

·       Handling all filming projects – Liaison with filming production houses, broadcasters, filming cast and crew, coordinating with various teams 

·       Working closely with the press team to coordinate video interviews, media filming, potential new press stories etc

·       Develop new and imaginative online and offline campaigns and out-of-the-box activities, creating a yearly calendar

·       Organizing and coordinating small scale and large scale events, national and international workshops, seminars

·       Organizing, coordinating with tour operators and other relevant persons for annual expeditions (Founders Trip)

·       Organizing and coordinating digital events, webinars, panel discussions, interviews

·       Thank you calls or emails to people who have donated and/or attended an event

·       Networking with people and HNI’s at events.

·       Creative content creation, video production, creative direction – working closely with the videographer and editor to ideate, execute and deliver final product

·       Updating and tracking various sheets including annual metrics, events, celebrities, donors etc

·       Creating presentations for various events

·       Ideating, scripting, recording and editing the WSOS podcast (Elephant Tails)

·       Organizing interviews with famous personalities, drafting scripts, recording and editing WSOS talk show

·       Regular follow ups and updates to donors, supporters and stakeholders

·       Approaching new corporates/organizations for partnerships or collaborations, managing existing brand partnerships 

·       Drafting proposals for partnerships and collaborations

·       Working with the legal team to create or edit MoU’s or other legal guidance

·       Coordinate with accounts department periodically and as required to end out donation receipts

·       Develop strategies to encourage new or increased contributions.

·       Researching and signing up for upcoming events and conferences

·       Assist communications team with additional help in other areas

·       Assisting with rescue calls and coordinating with rescue team as and when required

Eligibility Criteria

Skills and Experience

·       Graduate/postgraduate in Communications field

·       Established understanding in Public Relations.

·       Must be a people person 

·       Excellent speaking skills – Confident in speaking to small or large groups of people

·       Excellent writing skills (English) and verbal communication skills.

·       Proficient in Hindi & English – both written and verbal.

·       Basic Understanding of prospect donor target markets (ie HNI, CSR, Foundations, Rotary/Lions)

·       A detail oriented person.

·       Ability to work in a team

·       Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

·       Have a flexible approach to work

·       Diligent Worker

·       Ability to Multitask and handle a variety of projects at once

·       Ability to work on their own to drive projects through to completion

·       Should be able to travel to field sites on a short notice

·       Be comfortable to work on field as and when required

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Wildlife SOS
  • About Organization:Wildlife SOS was established in 1995 by a small group of individuals inspired to start a movement and make lasting change to protect and conserve India's natural heritage, forest and wildlife wealth. Today, the organization has evolved to actively work towards protecting Indian wildlife, conserving habitat, studying biodiversity, conducting research and creating alternative and sustainable livelihoods for erstwhile poacher communities or those communities that depend on wildlife for sustenance