We’re International Justice Mission, and we believe that justice for the poor is possible. As the world’s largest anti-slavery organization, our mission is to protect the poor from violence by rescuing victims, bringing criminals to justice, restoring survivors to safety and strength, and helping local law enforcement build a safe future that lasts.
Motivated by God’s call to seek justice for the oppressed, we believe that the way we work is as important as the results we achieve. We are a global community that cares for one another. We value joy and celebration, and we strive to provide professional excellence to all those we serve.
IJM is seeking an innovative and servant-hearted media professional to tell the story of IJM’s model for change to the world and position the organization as a global leader in the fight to end modern day slavery, human trafficking and other forms of violence against the poor. IJM’s Manager, Media and Public Relations will play a critical role in shaping and executing IJM’s media relations efforts.
The Media and Public Relations Manager will support the earned media and influencer strategies of the Global Advancement (GA) team at International Justice Mission. The candidate will have sound experience and knowledge of earned media working with journalists across all mediums as well as present tangible examples of his/her work garnering coverage. The Media and Public Relations Manager will work in close coordination with the Senior Manager, Global Media and PR, and VP, Global Brand and Communications to develop and execute on IJM global media strategy to support GA organizational goals. The candidate will be responsible for working across teams and departments to create and execute the U.S. media strategy by writing and proactively pitching stories and facilitating relationships with key outlets, reporters and editors. This position will also be responsible for drafting engaging and dynamic content for statements and press releases. Overall, this position will ensure that strategic media opportunities for IJM across all media platforms both globally and nationally are maximized. This role reports to the Senior Manager, Global Media and PR within the Global Brand & Communications team.
The position is based at IJM's headquarters in the Arlington, VA area.
Upload Resume, Cover Letter & Statement of Faith* in one document.
*What is a statement of faith?
A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.