Philips Internship: Marketing Management Domestic Appliances in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Your challenge

Do you aspire a career in Marketing within a market driven company that is winning with meaningful innovations in the Personal Health space and make a real difference to people’s lives? Then Philips Benelux has the opportunity for you to get the relevant experience!

Your responsibilities

  • Support the Domestic Appliances Marketing Team in realizing the business targets

  • Responsible for the local market, competition, shopper and consumer analysis to help you determine your marketing strategy based on the consumer decision journey

  • Prepare new Domestic Appliances product launches and demonstrations

  • Analyze the business and market results and initiate corrective actions where needed;

  • Do this by teaming up with colleagues, ensuring good communication and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders

Your team

You will enter a team of passionate a driven marketing professionals in the Benelux and you report to the (Senior) Marketing Manager. The location for this position is Eindhoven.

Our offer

You’ll be working with a team of experienced Marketers with very diverse background at the Category in Amsterdam and in the markets across the world. This will offer you a great learning experience and clear visibility on what a Marketing role at Philips Personal Health contains.

  • We’ll be working on running projects, but if you would like to write your thesis as well, it can be discussed

  • Duration: 6 months

  • We prefer students able to start as soon as possible, but no later than April 2017

Internship conditions:

  • Students on work placement or final-year study assignment are paid a work placement or final-year study assignment allowance.

  • A student on a work placement or final-year study assignment is paid an allowance towards rented accommodation, depending on his/her situation. This will be determined setting up the Intern Contract.

  • A student on work placement or final-year study assignment who can prove that he/she is not entitled to a student card for public transport (OV-studentenkaart) is paid an allowance to cover the cost of travel between home and the place of work in accordance with the Conditions of Employment Guideline.

  • The student is entitled to paid leave on the basis of 1 day per month.

  • Opportunity to buy Philips products with tax benefit (Philips MyShop)

We are looking for

To be successful in this internship we are looking for you:

  • Currently studying towards your University Bachelor of Science/Master of science WO (Bsc./Msc.) in:

  • Business Administration

  • (international) Business Management

  • Management Sciences

  • Marketing

  • Business Economics

  • Economics

  • Are fluent in both Dutch and English , French is a plus

  • Knowledge: Marketing knowledge and/or experience is a plus

  • Competences: analytical, pragmatic, pro-active, creative, dedicated, eye for detail, strong interpersonal skills, great team player, Self propelling

  • Affinity with Food, Lifestyle

  • Previous internship experience at a Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) company, or with other company in consumer marketing is a plus

If you recognize yourself in this profile and would like to take this challenge, we invite you to apply as soon as possible. This position will be removed from the internet per 05-03-2017!


Required documents in order for us to continue with your application:

  • Student registration form (Proof of enrollment at your current education)

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter outlining your motivation and informing your availability

Please note that in order to be considered for an internship, it should be compulsory (for students outside EU/EER) by your education and you need to be registered as a student during the entire internship period . Formal documentation of which may be requested at any time.

Please note that the contents of our regular internship assignments are not suitable for professionals (and/or MBA students) with professional work experience.

Recruitment process

  • if you pass the pre-selection round you will be asked to make an online ability test;

  • if you achieve the required score on this test, you will be invited for Skype interviews with our Campus Recruiter;

  • if you pass this interview, you will be invited for a follow-up interview with the business