Internship: Consumer Marketing Vitalight (Healthy Sleep Solutions, Non Thesis)

Job TitleInternship: Consumer Marketing Vitalight (Healthy Sleep Solutions, Non Thesis)

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Participate in an internship with Royal Philips Healthy Sleep Solutions. This means being part of our global consumer marketing team from day 1. You will have many responsibilities by managing projects on your own. It will give you the opportunity to learn from and work with inspiring, ambitious people in different disciplines. You will get a good flavor of the consumer marketing world within Philips; delivering meaningful innovations to consumers every day

You are responsible for

Looking forward to making coffee and copies? Then this internship is not for you.

You will assist in re-structuring the existing product portfolios, and managing geographical product rollouts in close collaboration with the key functions and agencies preparing content, as well as a fluent and frequent communication with manager and key market organizations. Tasks range from hands-on activities such as set-up and preparation of costumer presentations to handling product launches in our markets. You will be working with several stakeholders in the company, from managing assets with our Marcom team in Pittsburgh to discussions with the legal team in Amsterdam up to interacting with our technical team in Drachten to ensure a smooth launch of our propositions. One thing is certain: You will not get bored.

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

  • Currently studying towards their Bachelor in Sciences/Master in Sciences WO (Bsc./Msc.) in the areas of:
  • Business Management and/or Marketing with a focus on B2C (preferably in Marketing, Business Administration, or Economics).
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and show commercial and interpersonal skills
  • Able to combine a strong market- and consumer drive with product and industrial affinity and creativity.
  • An excellent communicator, with keenness to convince others.
  • Fluent in oral and written English.
  • Because of the multi-disciplinary teams, you need to have a broad interest in various fields of activity.
  • Having good planning and organization skills
  • Able to balance strategic thinking with a "hands on" and pragmatic approach.

In return, we offer you

At Royal Philips, we are passionate about improving quality of life with solutions designed around the needs of customers and their patients. This position resides in the innovation group of Sleep & Respiratory Care, a business group of Philips HealthTech. Our vision is to work hand-in-hand with our clinical and consumer customers to transform the personalized healthcare market to meet the significant demands caused by the increase of chronic conditions and an aging society. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for consumers and patients through better awareness, diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, and management of their conditions.

We are aiming on students that can perform a 6 months internship, but are willing to extend with 3-6 more months.

We prefer students able to start as soon as possible but no later than September 2017.

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:

  • Resume

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.

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 20-08-2017!


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