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Arts and Entertainment Organizer: The Public Interest Network

Posted on: November 17, 2016

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Job description

The Public Interest Network is looking for an Arts & Entertainment Organizer. The arts, music, and entertainment industry can be an incredible ally in creating social change, using the “celebrity megaphone” to help win campaigns and build the profile of our organization. The Arts & Entertainment Organizer will work with The Public Interest Network staff to identify opportunities to engage members of the arts, music, and entertainment community in such actions as campaign endorsements and sign-on letters; news conferences, lobby days and fundraisers; and video projects like US PIRG’s Mad Fast Trains video with Mad Men stars Vincent Kartheiser and Rich Sommer (

The Organizer will take on responsibility and oversight for all our entertainment outreach, and will be responsible for recruiting and overseeing staff and volunteers.

For more than 40 years, organizations in The Public Interest Network have been taking on powerful interests on behalf of the American public, working to win concrete results for our health and well-being. With a strong staff across the country, we stand up to powerful special interests on issues to promote clean air and water, protect open space, stop identity theft, fight political corruption, stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms, and strengthen voting rights. The Organizer will build media visibility and promote our issues with the entertainment industry.


This position is open to organizers with only 1 or 2 cycles of election or campaign experience. Ideal applicants will be excellent writers and communicators, have drive and ambition, are smart and strategic thinkers, are passionate about standing up to special interests, and will be excited by our work and vision.

Compensation & Benefits:

Compensation for this position is commensurate with the relevant professional experience and/or advanced degrees that a candidate has. The Public Interest Network offers a competitive benefits package.

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Application: Please apply using our online application: Direct your cover letter to Kyle Larson, Hiring Director.

The Public Interest Network is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status.

The Public Interest Network will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Things to know when you apply: The Public Interest Network is a group of organizations that share a vision of a better future, a set of core values, and a strategic approach to making positive change. Click here for things you should know about our network when you apply.


Los Angeles, CA


The Public Interest Network

Job category
Community Organizing

Employment type
Full Time

0+ years


Start date
December 12, 2016

Apply by December 31, 2017