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Internship: Consumer Marketing Mother & Childcare (Non-Thesis)

Job Description

Start date: We prefer students able to start as soon as possible, no later than Q3 2021

Duration: 6 months. Students able to extend their internship are preferred.

We are not able to support this internship assignment with a thesis subject, for this we require an availability of 40 hours per week to work on the responsibilities.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Support the global marketing team within the Mother & Childcare Business of Philips, which is a fast-growing business with lots of momentum and a track record in attracting and developing people with talent. Since 1984, Mother & Childcare has been designing and manufacturing products that are inspired by nature and have been developed through extensive research and clinical trials. Philips Avent is a global player with a portfolio consisting of, among others, bottles, breast pumps, soothers, cups and monitors.

You are responsible for

Your role will be to assist the Mother & Childcare global marketing team with new market introductions and product roadmap including:

  • Help in driving activities related to the definition, development, and introduction of the Comforting propositions.
  • Competitor Analysis to support key innovation projects
  • Supports work on Product Launch Plans (trade presentations, launch activation activities online activity…)
  • Market, competitive product, and price benchmarking as input for new product developments
  • Driving portfolio efficiency, sales, and profitability analysis to continuously optimize our product ranges across the globe

You are a part of

An energetic team working on developing great products for babies and their parents within Philips Mother & Childcare.

You will be working at our head office in Amsterdam.

Due to the current COVID19 situation, we do support working from a home-based situation. In the event that the management guidelines will allow us to return to the offices, your Philips mentor will inform you.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Currently studying towards your University Bachelor/Master WO Bsc./Msc. degree in: Business Administration, Business Management and/or Marketing
  • Clear passion for consumer marketing and product management
  • Detail orientation, analytical and able to multi-task in a fast paced and quickly changing environment
  • Action-oriented, independent and pro-active attitude, accountable and responsible
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, fluent in English, both written and spoken

In return, we offer you

The opportunity to learn about consumer marketing and product management by contributing meaningfully to the launch of new products and management of the current product portfolio.

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. Life at Philips is an opportunity for personal and professional growth. And a journey into the unexpected; our people often experience moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

In addition to being purpose-driven, we deeply believe in equality and that our people should be a reflection of the society and countries in which we operate. So we value our people in all aspects of diversity, whether generational, gender, experience, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, ability, nationality, or other aspects. We believe that a flexible and inclusive culture invites a full spectrum of ideas, opinions, and experiences, and strive to create it wherever possible.

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:

  • Resume

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.

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