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Philips Head of Global Events Strategy in Amsterdam, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

This role is crucial to achieving the BCDE objective of collaborating with Clusters, Markets and the Sales community to enable the creation of consistent, efficient, and effective events@scale to deliver the Global Events Strategy in line with the BMC planning process and Customer Decision Journey (CDJ).

You are responsible for:

  • Building the integrated Marketing Plan for Global Events

  • A&P/ Zero Based Budgeting with Markets and Clusters

  • Driving the Global Events Strategy and gaining alignment with overall BCD strategy to create a common customer experience across all markets and ensure effective utilization of global resources and infrastructure to deliver efficiencies and cost savings

  • Pre- during-post event campaign and implementation planning across the CDJ

  • Go/ no go decision making framework

  • Ensuring global EMT adherence, specifically ROI/KPI management metrics are effective to enable better visibility and decision-making

  • Liaison Internal (BCD etc.), Market and Clusters

  • Understanding ongoing event support requirements in Clusters and Markets. Feeding these requirements into the global Events team to secure the necessary resources and develop programs.

  • Deploying consistent criteria and adherence process to effectively manage tradeshow, internal, proprietary event and potential CVC investment decisions, share best practices and reduce costs (Governance)

  • Providing Brand Steerco, Market and Cluster call input related to your objectives

  • Reviewing the markets effectiveness at following up leads and converting event MQL/SQL opportunity to sales (follow up on Kaizen), partnering with Digital to implement corrective actions

Knowledge and experience

  • Bacherlor's/Masters degree, preferably business

  • 8-10 years of experience in Marketing, planning campaigns, Events & processes across a complex organization, countries and cultures.

  • Experience communicating with multiple, diverse stakeholder groups and in large, complex, corporate environment.

  • Fluency in English as well as additional languages

  • Ideally experience working within local Markets.

  • Strong Business acumen.

  • Experience in Healthcare or Technology B2B, B2C Events.

  • Event Vendor/Agency management experience required.

  • Project management and organization skills and ability to lead internal and external resources.

  • Practice in developing plans to measure and evaluate event success.

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