Communications Assistant

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Start date: September 2024

FTE: 5-months, Full-time


Global Fashion Agenda is looking for an enthusiastic and structured intern to support the Communications Team across both digital communications and PR activities. This is a full-time internship, beginning September 2024 and lasting for five months.




You will assist the Communications Team which is responsible for communicating all Global Fashion Agenda initiatives, including its thought leadership publications, impact initiatives and the leading international forum on sustainability in fashion, Global Fashion Summit. As Communications Intern, you will have a specific focus on supporting the PR activities whilst also assisting the team with writing tasks and general communications activities.



  • Assist with media outreach and pitching
  • Support incoming press requests
  • Maintain the press database and coverage reporting
  • Help to research and write articles for the GFA website on key sustainability topics and news
  • Support the creation of newsletters – drafting texts, selecting images, setting up the newsletter in MailChimp
  • Assist with uploading content to web and website graphics (sections: news, employee profiles, press, speakers/ advisers etc.)
  • Support community management on social media
  • Support the Digital Communications coordinator in content capture for GFA social media platforms
  • Support the team in any ad hoc duties and internal administration support
  • Assist with office tasks together with the organisation’s other interns



  • You are a student at a higher educational institution with an interest in developing your professional skills through practical experience
  • You have a passion for sustainability, writing, PR, and social media
  • You have a strong understanding of the media landscape – particularly fashion, sustainability, and business titles
  • You can take initiative, work independently, and take on responsibility for assignments
  • You have flawless English communication skills, both written and spoken
  • You have strong writing skills and the ability to translate offline content into engaging online content
  • You are extremely organised with high attention to detail and able to multi-task
  • You can work under pressure and flexible hours
  • You have proficiency in working with Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of WordPress, Mailchimp, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign is a plus
  • You are a proactive team player who is enthusiastic and sociable with a positive outlook




A dedicated and diverse workforce with team members situated across the globe, passionate about sustainability in the fashion industry and the ability to work remotely two days a week.

As an organisation founded and headquartered in Denmark, our internship policy aligns with the Danish policy whereby students receive ECTS points when carrying out an internship as part of their studies to support their development while they continue to be covered by a Danish study grant during their internship. As such, GFA interns gain an acknowledgement of a maximum of 3,000 DKK per month of the internship, which they receive at the end of the internship period. While we welcome student internship applications from outside of Denmark, the gratuity remains consistent with Danish policy.



Send your CV and short motivational letter (max. 400 words) to Global Fashion Agenda’s Communications Manager, Constance Beswick, at APPLY@GLOBALFASHIONAGENDA.ORG and state the position you are applying for in the subject line. The application deadline is 2 August 2024.

The internship is a great opportunity to obtain relevant experience in sustainability and gain insight into the fashion industry in general. Interns must currently be enrolled at a higher education institution.

About Global Fashion Agenda

Global Fashion Agenda (GFA) is a non-profit organisation that fosters industry collaboration on sustainability in fashion to accelerate impact. With the vision of a net positive fashion industry, it drives action by mobilising, inspiring, influencing and educating all stakeholders.

The organisation has been leading the movement since 2009 and presents the renowned international forum on sustainability in fashion, Global Fashion Summit in core fashion regions around the world. GFA influences policy through its advocacy efforts including the Global Textiles Policy Forum, publishes thought leadership including The GFA Monitor,  Fashion CEO Agenda and Fashion on Climate, implements impact programmes including the Circular Fashion Partnership and the Global Circular Fashion Forum, presents educational guidance through the GFA Academy, and connects companies with solutions through the Innovation Forum,

Working in partnership with a wide ecosystem of companies and organisations across the value chain, GFA spearheads the fashion industry’s journey towards a more sustainable future. Through its work, GFA reaches thousands of stakeholders including brands, innovators, NGOs, policy makers, manufacturers, investors and more.

Our company values are empowerment, fellowship and ingenuity. These values are used as guiding pillars for our work projects and are brought to life in our internal culture and work ethic.

GFA is an international team, with headquarters in Copenhagen and English as the office language. We embrace and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and encourage all applicants regardless of age, race, nationality, sexual orientation, disability, sex and gender identity, religion or political affiliation to apply for vacancies.