PROJECT DELIVERY ROOKIE (Internship which can transform to project paid)

Global Startup Awards Copenhagen Internship
Salary Unpaid
Global Startup Awards is the largest independent startup ecosystem competition with the mission to find, recognize, and connect the futureshapers of the digital age, from all around the world. We are looking for a project delivery hero to help us realize the annual Global Startup Awards competitions and event series we run in 60+ countries in 7 regions, as well as supporting our clients to whom we deliver unique projects, just like https://www.arcticfuturechallenge.org

Global Startup Awards is hiring, looking for a Project Delivery Hero intern to join our global team from the Danish office.


Global Startup Awards is the largest independent startup ecosystem competition with the mission to find, recognize, and connect the futureshapers of the digital age, from all around the world.

We are looking for a project delivery hero to help us realize the annual Global Startup Awards competitions and event series we run in 60+ countries in 7 regions, as well as supporting our clients to whom we deliver unique projects, just like https://www.arcticfuturechallenge.org.

If you still think you are in, please keep reading :)

We really have a need for someone with a hawk’s eye for details, who can manage multiple tasks at once, never missing out a small detail and not losing sight of the big picture, yet comfortable in communicating with a global network of 200+ partners and clients to ensure all expectations are met. 

What You’ll do

  • Assist the Head of Operations and the team for timely project delivery as well as the Founders.

  • Understand project milestones and break them off to manageable tasks

  • Deliver on all verticals of the project (from planning to managing the competition process to assisting partners)

  • Act as an account manager for external partners from around the globe

  • Competition system management

  • Documentation

  • Reporting

What You’ll get from us

  • Freedom to grow and do amazing things that you will be proud of

  • Agile and inclusive environment to foster your ideas and personal growth

  • A real chance to make an impact on an international level

  • Traveling to cool places all around the world and meeting the créme de la créme of the local startup ecosystems

  • Great workmates (no, seriously), a team of global citizens

  • Copenhagen based office (or work remotely if you are not based on CPH)

  • Flexible working hours in sync with the Head of Operations

  • Flexible holiday plan

  • All in all: lots of freedom, hand in hand with a lot of responsibility.

You experience as we imagine:

  • Project manager/assistant experience in a fast-paced and multicultural environment 

  • Working with cross-functional teams on an international level

  • Working with partners as their first point of contact

  • Managing external team members

  • CMS systems 

  • Google Drive, Suite & Products, MS Excel :)

  • General interest in startups and tech innovation, globally

  • Speaking and writing confidently in English (we mean it).

  • If you don’t meet some or even most of the above-mentioned points, but still think you are the best for this job, feel free to convince us :)

  • Oh, and we don’t believe in experience defined by years of age. We believe in hard work, motivation, energy, willingness to learn and develop and to walk the extra mile. We weirdly enjoy working late nights sometimes, but also to have a rest whenever we need. Our heartbeats practicality. 

Personality traits / who You are 

  • Extroverts, introverts both welcome as long as the job is done

  • Able to think in complexity and handle a lot of various tasks at once

  • Good at balancing stress and deadlines. Our workload is big, you have the muscle for it!

  • Create solutions, not problems 

  • Incredibly detail-oriented

  • Deadlines don’t scare you, they motivate you

  • Quality freak

  • Natural caregiver, you care for the project and people in it and always ready to lend a hand and solve any issue 

  • Prioritize! If you are unsure how to ask. Always ask! :)

  • Be curious and open to learning/figure out new things, research uncharted territories

  • Proactivity is key - we would love to hear your ideas to do better and take lead in executing them

  • When in doubt, ask us always! - after exhausting every option to resolve the matter yourself

  • We are international and open-minded. You are too, in your work and in your personal affairs within the team

What’s next

If you are interested, here is what we kindly ask you to do:

  • Shoot a short, up to 1-min-long video pitch to convince us, you are someone we should talk to.

  • Upload the video to anywhere in the cloud we can see and share just one link with us, along with your LinkedIn profile and any other websites / social media profiles / whatever links you believe we should see about you. 


For more information or questions please contact us at kim@globalstartupawards.com or phone number 42379748

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Working at
Global Startup Awards

Global Startup Awards was born out the Nordic Startup Awards. It uses the competition framework and events to run programs across the current 5 regions covering 50+ countries. The organization has HQ in Budapest and a smaller team based in CPH.  Global Startup Awards is built as a franchise with each region operated by an external organisation.

Read more about Global Startup Awards

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