Aug 2, 2019

PR Intern

PR Intern

Position: PR Intern
Company: Fashion for Good
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Start date: January 2020
Reporting to: Communications Manager
Employment type: Full-time 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, 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
  • Support on reporting on media results
  • Research on potential story angles and placement
  • Support in designing PR tools, invites, press kits etc.
  • Schedule, coordinate and attend various events
  • 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 a plus
  • Self-motivated 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

Currently enrolled in a University in a relevant (marketing, communications, media or journalism) Bachelor or Masters programme.

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, via e-mail with the position you are applying for in the subject title to applications@fashionforgood.com.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and can be addressed to Anne-Ro Klevant Groen.

COMPANY BACKGROUND & CULTURE

Launched in March 2017, Fashion for Good aims to reimagine how fashion is designed, made, worn, and reused. This open and inclusive initiative – with its first physical hub in Amsterdam and a global ambition – brings together brands, retailers, producers, innovators, and funders.

Fashion for Good is changing the apparel industry through innovation and collaboration. Our Innovation Platform scouts, nurtures, and funds early-stage ideas and it scales 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 at our first hub in Amsterdam, as well as visitors to the Fashion for Good Experience to learn more about Good Fashion.

Fashion for Good was launched with C&A Foundation as a founding partner. Its programmes are supported by corporate partners adidas, C&A, Bestseller, Galeries Lafayette, Kering, Target, Otto Group, PVH, Stella McCartney, and Zalando, with estimated combined retail sales of over €130 billion.