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Internship: Domestic Appliances Benelux Marketing (Suitable for Thesis)

Internship Work from home
Posted 28 Dec 2020

Degree level


Job function


Required languages

Dutch (Fluent)
English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years


31 Jan 2021 22:59

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We are open to discuss support on your thesis subject as long as it will be in line with our project. We are flexible to discuss availability between 32-40 hours per week.

We are looking for 2 students to join the team:

  • Assignment 1: Portioned & Drip Marketing Benelux
  • Assignment 2: HomeCare Marketing Benelux


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Support the (1)HomeCare Benelux or (2)Portioned & Drip Benelux marketing team by implementing and localizing marketing strategies, together with other stakeholders, like the sales and trade shopper marketing team and the in-house digital marketing team.

You are responsible for

Assignment 1

  • Supporting the Portioned&Drip Marketing Manager in realizing business targets
  • Shaping the activation and communication strategy for our Senseo and drip filter coffee business together with the Marketing manager.

Assignment 2

  • Supporting the HomeCare Marketing Manager in realizing business targets
  • Shaping the activation and communication strategy for our cordless sticks and air business together with the Marketing manager.

Both 1 and 2

  • Actively participating in the launch of new products (portfolio, retail, market and competitive analysis)
  • Localizing and translating campaign and product assets
  • Updating and analyzing the business and market results and providing relevant insights
  • Creating and optimizing content for various platforms and retailers
  • Executing the above tasks by teaming up with colleagues, ensuring good communication and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders (sales/trade shopping/digital teams)

You are a part of

A team of passionate and driven marketing professionals in the Benelux. You will report to the Marketing Manager. Your base will be in Eindhoven, The Netherlands at the High Tech Campus. We think it is important that our teams meet face-2-face weekly, but we also recognize the importance of managing your own agenda. Therefore, you will have the opportunity to work from home or from our Amsterdam office.

Due to the current COVID19 situation and the guidelines within Philips, you will be supported to work from home. If a safe return into the offices is possible again, the management will then inform you.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience (both roles)

  • Currently enrolled in Bachelor or Master studying towards Marketing or Business Administration
  • Knowledge: marketing knowledge is mandatory, marketing experience is a plus 
  • Competences: analytical, pragmatic, pro-active (self-starter), creative, dedicated, eye for detail, strong interpersonal skills, great team player
  • Previous internship experience at a FMCG or consumer marketing company is a plus
  • Affinity with consumer electronics
  • Languages: Dutch and English is a must, French is a big plus

In return, we offer you

A marketing experience in a dynamic country organization with ample opportunities for learning and personal development. We offer a housing allowance in case you will need to relocate to Eindhoven for this role and, if needed, a home-2-work travel budget.

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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Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s lives across the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Applying advanced technologies and deep clinical and consumer insights, Philips delivers integrated solutions that address the Quadruple Aim: improved patient experience, better health outcomes, improved staff experience, and lower cost of care.

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