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Sustainable tourism related 6-month internship at the Foundation for Environmental Education

The Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) is looking for an intern that would like to work with our tourism-related environmental programmes Blue Flag and Green Key for at least 6 months from 1 April – 30 September 2019 (exact dates can be flexible). The main areas of work will be communication and PR as well as tasks related to the dissemination of best practices of the two programmes.

Main tasks and responsibilities

 1.    Communication and PR

  • Development of PR materials for the Blue Flag and Green Key programme (e.g. online brochures, info-graphics, animated videos) supervised by FEE’s Communication Officer

  • Composing of news articles for website and social media

  • Development of newsletters

  • Social Media maintenance

 2.    Support in the applicant evaluation

  • Assisting in the evaluation of Green Key applicants and re-applicants

  • Assisting in the evaluation of Blue Flag applicants

 3.    Managing the dissemination of best practices of the Blue Flag and Green Key programme

  • Maintaining and extending the best-practice databases of the two programmes

  • Maintaining, extending and developing material for the Green Key online resource centre

  • Communicating with the FEE member organisations and other international partners to gather information and materials for the best practice databases of the two programmes

 4.    Administrative tasks

  • Taking care of ad hoc administrative tasks such as database maintenance, response to general requests, taking care of the post

  • Other office-related tasks

 Terms and conditions

  • Unpaid internship for a duration of a minimum of six months. The successful applicant will be provided with a work space at the FEE Head Office in Copenhagen, Denmark

  • The successful applicant will be responsible for own accommodation and transport between home and FEE Head Office

  • The intern is entitled to one round trip to his/her home country paid by FEE (economy ticket) if the intern is living abroad when starting the internship

  • The intern has to inform FEE about existing holiday plans in the internship period during the interview. Holidays during the internship have to be confirmed by the intern’s supervisors and should be announced 2 weeks in advance.

  • English is the official language at FEE Head Office

  • The applicant has to be an EU citizen or has to have a valid EU work permit before starting the internship

Required skills and experience

  • Fluent in written and spoken English

  • The applicant should have a background or work experience in sustainable tourism, sustainable development or other sustainability-related fields of work

  • Precise and organised way of working

  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office package

  • Experience with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, preferably beyond the private level

  • Experience with design programmes such as Adobe software

  • Capability of working in a team as well as independently

  • Comfortable working in a multicultural environment

Application procedure

1.Please send your CV and motivation letter via email to:

Finn Bolding Thomsen

Sophie Bachet Granados

* Please send your application to both email addresses above

* Please write in the subject “Application for BF/GK Internship”

* If you can present samples of your work in PR or communication (e.g.    

   blog posts, articles etc.) please attach them to your application

 2.     The short-listed applicants will be called for an interview on Skype or in person at the FEE Head Office (evaluation process will take up to two weeks, depending on the volume of applications)

 3.     The successful applicant will be contacted  

Please contact us at any time if you have any questions regarding the internship.

 The deadline for applications is 15 March 2019


Foundation for Environmental Education
Scandiagade 13, DK-2450 Copenhagen SV, Denmark
Tel. +45 70 22 24 27 (Mon-Thurs 9-16, Fri 9-14)