Social Media ManagementInternship

We are...

Signify, the new company name of Philips Lighting, is the global leader in lighting building on 125+ years of innovations.
Our purpose is to unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world.
We are proud to be ahead of the game in the Internet of Things and on track to be carbon neutral by 2020. We learn through disruptive challenges and our performance is powered through our diverse teams. Our Philips products, interact connected lighting systems, and data-enabled services transform people's lives in homes, buildings, and public spaces.

We define the meaning of light...join us to #findyourmeaning @ Signify!

This internship is based on working with social media marketing in a modern fast paced international business environment. The aim is to use social media marketing to be more successful as a business, and generate maximum exposure and dialogue for our marketing campaigns and communication activities. Can you help us learn from our customers, investigate new trends and gather business transforming competitive intelligence?

Your team will be Digital Marketing based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Within the Digital Marketing team you will report to the Director of Social Media

For more information about Signify, please watch this video:

Together we can...

  • Manage Snapchat and Instagram stories:
  • Manage other contributors located globally
  • Create content for Snapchat and Instagram stories
  • Benchmark Lighting industry insight discovery
  • Manage the Social Media Command center:

Learning how to create dashboards to be viewed on the command center

Manage content needs of 3 command centers, based in United States, Amsterdam and Eindhoven

  • LinkedIn lighting group study

Comparison to other lighting groups / case study document

Pinterest, Instagram and Google+ content plan and community management

  • Social listening:

Learn how to use Sprinklr, the social media management application

Manage market translations of keyword lists and topics for Sprinklr

You are...

  • Currently studying towards your HBO Bachelor / Bachelor of Science / Master of science WO in: Marketing, Digital Media or related studies
  • Able display a good level of spoken and written English (to communicate internationally and make presentations).
  • Practically experienced using social media apps.
  • Knowledgeable in Digital marketing .
  • Experienced using social media publishing tools (minimum to a basic level).
  • Able to apply brand/company guidelines and/or social media guidelines.
  • Aware of content management.
  • In possession of team player behaviours and an investigative mind.
  • Highely self-confident .
Some past experience with campaign management, (marketing) communications would be preferable.

Project management and reporting experience also preferable.

  • Start Date: January/ 2019
  • Duration: 6 months (with a possibility of extention)
  • Location: High Tech Campus, Eindhoven
Internship conditions:

You will receive an internship allowance; the exact amount depends on your level of education and work permit requirements. The offered internship allowances are compliant to the Dutch legislation. You might be eligible for an additional allowance towards rented accommodation or public transport

The student is entitled to paid leave on the basis of 1 day per month.

Opportunity to buy Philips products with tax benefit (Philips MyShop)

Do you recognize yourself in this profile and are you ready to take on this challenge?

Join the leading lighting company for the digital world, and help us unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. Be a game changer. Be Signify. Apply today!


EU/EER students: In order to be considered for this internship, you need to be registered as a student during the entire internship period. Formal documentation of this may be requested at any time.

Non EU students in Dutch Universities: You need to be registered as a student and your university needs to sign the Nuffic Agreement. The internship needs to be compulsory part of your studies (receive ECTS in turn). In case of non-compulsory internship, you need to encompass a letter from the university in which it states that the internship contributes to your personal development, what your learning goals will be and what tasks you will carry out during the internship. The letter has to be signed and stamped by your university.

Non EU students in non-Dutch Universities: You need to be registered as a student and the internship should be compulsory part of your studies. Also, you need to be able to get official approval of your university for this internship (Nuffic agreement).

The content of our regular internship assignments is not suitable for MBA students with professional work experience

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