Start date: We prefer students able to start as soon as possible, but no later than Q1 2021 (January or February)
Duration: 6 months. We prefer students able to extend their internship up to 12 months.
This internship assignment is not suitable to perform your thesis. For this reason we do require you to work 40 hours per week on the responsibilities described under “You are responsible for”.
In this role, you have the opportunity to
Get immersed in a startup culture leveraging the power of the Philips brand – fast decision-making, experimentation and entrepreneurial environment combined with the knowledge and expertise of the marketing team within Male Grooming category giving you a good flavor of consumer marketing from different perspectives. You will have a chance to learn more about new promising D2C business models, collaborate with inspiring, ambitious people in different disciplines, and manage projects/tasks on your own. You will get knowledge on various aspects of marketing including (but not limited to) digital marketing, UX, content writing & creation, social media etc.
You are responsible for
Analysis of consumer insights, new initiatives driven by competitors and OneBlade current performance to feed the experimentation pipeline for OneBlade Next propositions and drive the improvement of the value proposition
Online effectiveness and content management: support in creation and improvement of content across various touchpoints, analysis of consumer experience and initiation of corrective actions
Project management support in rolling-out OneBlade Next proposition on new markets by fulfilling the global go-to market deliverables in time and in full and engagement with supporting countries & functions (IT, External Supplier, Finance, Design, Logistics etc.)
Support in development of proposition launch strategy and plans (playbook, assets toolkit, launch activation activities etc.)
Support the team with operational daily tasks un- or foreseen
You are a part of
OneBlade Next venture – a small entrepreneurial team within larger Male Grooming category organization that aims to drive more disruptive initiatives at a higher pace to enable and support Philips D2C strategy implementation. The team works in close collaboration with the core Male Grooming category team as well as with wider organization.
Depending on the COVID19 situation, it might be that you will need to work from a homebased situation in which we will support you with a laptop and IT. If the situation will improve we will ask you to work at our head office in Amsterdam.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Currently studying towards your University in Applied Sciences or University in Sciences Bachelor or Master in the following: Business Administration, Business Economics, Business Management or Marketing
Strong analytical skills; excellent knowledge of MS office
Strong affinity with (digital) marketing, business model innovation, and product development
Proactive and solution-oriented, able to learn and adjust fast
Good communication and interpersonal skills to inspire and convey the messages in a convincing manner with people of different seniority and backgrounds
A self-starter who has organizational talent, creativity and project management skills as well as the ability to work in a complex international matrix organization
Fluency in English, in oral and written.
In return, we offer you
A unique opportunity to work on new and exciting initiatives within the OneBlade Next Venture, be proactive and responsible for your own projects/tasks to add sustainable value to the core of our business. You will have the chance to work in the headquarters of a large multinational, within a multicultural environment and experience a steep learning curve within the marketing field.
Why should you join Philips?
Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum.
To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.
Required documents in order for us to continue with your application:
Please note that in order to be considered for an internship, you need to be registered as a student during the entire internship period . Formal documentation of which may be requested at any time. Students from outside the EU need to fill in an NUFFIC agreement, which needs to be signed by the student and the university.
Please note that the contents of our regular internship assignments are not suitable for professionals (and/or MBA students) with professional work experience.