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PR Intern
📍 Amsterdam, Netherlands

Fashion for Good

PR Intern

Company:
Fashion for Good
Coworking Space:
Fashion for Good
Address:
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Position: PR Intern
Company: Fashion for Good B.V.
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Start date:  Mid-September 2020
Reporting to: Communications Manager
Employment type: Full-time paid internship for 6 months; minimum of 5 months 

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, well-organised PR intern with a passion for fashion, communications and sustainability to support and strengthen the communications team at Fashion for Good in Amsterdam. You’ll be working on a wide range of day–to–day tasks including handling press requests, content creation, coordinating media events, reaching out to influencers and ambassadors, setting up international conference calls, administrative tasks and generally support the team in our communication strategy for local and international audiences.  

To apply for this position, you must be enrolled in a relevant (marketing, communications, media or journalism) Bachelor or Masters programme.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES  

Specific responsibilities include: 

  • Update and maintain international media and guest lists 
  • Reporting on media results and coverage 
  • Research & pitch story angles and placement opportunities 
  • Build & maintain relationships with influencers and Fashion for Good ambassadors  
  • Support in designing PR tools, invites, press kits etc.  
  • Maintain press and content calendars 
  • Schedule, coordinate and attend various events 
  • Support in content copy and creation  
  • Fully support Fashion for Good’s communication strategy and execute it in different phases.  

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS  

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • English or Dutch as a mother tongue 
  • Ability to quickly pick up brand tone of voice  
  • An understanding of the Fashion media landscape 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Excellent computer skills, specifically in: Office, Keynote 
  • Design/editing skills – experience with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and/or video editing is highly appreciated 
  • Self-motivated, pro-active and responsible with strong problem-solving skills 
  • Outgoing and creative, not afraid to share their opinion 
  • Capacity to work in a demanding and multicultural environment 

EDUCATION  

Relevant Bachelor or Masters degree (marketing, communications, media or journalism). Please note that all our internships require that you are enrolled in tertiary study for the duration of the internship.

LANGUAGES  

Excellent English written and verbal communication is a requirement. 

YOUR APPLICATION  

Please submit your application, consisting of a short motivation letter and your CV as a PDF here.

COMPANY BACKGROUND & CULTURE 

Launched in March 2017, Fashion for Good is a global organisation that aims to reimagine how fashion is designed, made, worn and reused. This open and inclusive initiative brings together brands, retailers, suppliers, non-profit organisations, innovators, funders and individuals united in their shared ambition to make all fashion good. 

Fashion for Good is changing the apparel industry through innovation and collaboration. Our Innovation Platform scouts, nurtures and funds early-stage ideas, scaling proven technologies and business models for wider adoption by the industry. Our Good Fashion Fund catalyses access to finance and our open-source Good Fashion Guide shares knowledge to help the apparel industry transform. As a convenor for change, we enable conversation and collaboration, bringing together co-locators in our headquarters in Amsterdam, as well as visitors to the Fashion for Good Experience to learn more about Good Fashion. 

Fashion for Good’s Programmes are supported by founding partner Laudes Foundation (formerly C&A Foundation), co-founder William McDonough and corporate partners adidas, C&A, CHANEL, BESTSELLER, Galeries Lafayette Group, Kering, Otto Group, PVH Corp., Stella McCartney, Target and Zalando and affiliate partners Arvind, Norrøna, vivobarefoot and Welspun 

Diversity and Inclusion 

At Fashion for Good we pride ourselves on community and collaboration with a focus on creating positive impact and building a force for good. We value all points of view and believe in the power of doing things differently to drive innovation and catalyse change. We’re an international team, currently with 11 nationalities, committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone is welcome to be their true selves and do their best work. There’s more work to be done and in building towards a better fashion industry, we consider all applicants on the merit of their academic qualifications and professional experience. 

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