Press Officer (m/f/d)

Maternity leave cover | Full-time | 40 hours per week | Hamburg, Germany 


FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Find out more about our sustainable campaigns and projects on www.four-paws.org.

Would you like to contribute to something meaningful and work with us along our mission? This is your chance. We are looking for dedicated people to enrich our team.

Your contribution will be

  • Being a press spokesperson for FOUR PAWS and, if necessary, also as a crisis manager
  • Developing and implementing PR strategies for individual campaigns and departments in dialogue with the campaign and lobby department
  • Writing articles, opinion pieces, press releases, short statements and blog posts and placing them in the relevant media and evaluating your successes
  • Answering media inquiries, establishing and maintain contact with journalists and editors and constantly expanding our network
  • Finding creative approaches to preparing the topics of FOUR PAWS in an attention-getting way


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • Several years of journalistic experience and/or topic-related press work
  • Professional experience in the conception and implementation of communication campaigns on socio-political issues as well as in strategic media work with different target groups and communication channels
  • You know how media representatives and editorial offices "tick" and like to pick up the phone to maintain contacts and offer stories
  • Excellent German spelling and grammar as well as dramaturgical knowledge of text structure and fluent English skills
  • Great affinity to animal welfare and FOUR PAWS vision and mission


Our offer includes

  • The opportunity to truly contribute to global animal welfare
  • A multinational team with the spirit of being ONE FOUR PAWS
  • An animal-friendly workplace with a dynamic and pleasant job environment 
  • Modern leadership culture and promotion of training measures
  • Fully paid Deutschland-Ticket ticket or rental bicycle
  • Flexible working times with the option of partial remote work
  • Fully covered pension payments after one year of employment


FOUR PAWS works towards a world filled with respect, empathy and understanding for animals and believes in the same values for people: we strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply as we welcome everyone who wants to support our mission. Please contact bewerbung@vier-pfoten.de you require assistance applying to this position.

Be part of a good cause and apply for your next professional challenge. Please send us your application documents (including salary expectation and earliest start date) as one PDF-file via e-mail to

All interested individuals are invited to submit their applications for the position. Please note that in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, having a valid work permit for the respective country or being eligible to obtain one is a requirement for this position prior to commencing employment.


Contact Us

Nicole Just, Human Resources Specialist


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