Internship: Business Development & Marketing (suitable for thesis)

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In this role, you have the opportunity to

Learn about strategy implementation, business development and the important “P” of pricing within a global business context. You will also explore the exiting world of Philips Business Group Coffee with brands such as Philips, Saeco and Senseo.

You are responsible for

  • Enabling the global marketing team (i.e. commercial organization/country) to achieve targets through outstanding support and energetic customer focus.
  • Owning the performance tracker, global and per market; coordinating and analyzing data using multiple tools; sharing learnings, suggesting improvement actions, and delivering business reviews as required
  • Aiding and supporting development of market growth plans including analysis and illustration of business initiatives and objectives
  • Coordinating and co-developing marketing support materials, such as presentations, internal communications materials and retail training materials
  • Tracking of global competition, market developments and trends across multiple product categories

You are a part of

The Business Group Coffee Business Development & Marketing team – located in the headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The team implements the overall strategy and the Commercial Policy with a deep understanding of consumer needs and innovative activation strategies within Philips. Key drivers for growth are breakthrough, game-changing propositions, trading up stories, recruiting new users, in-store excellence, new distribution channels, social media and 360° activation campaigns. You will report to the Business Development Manager / Pricing Officer.

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

  • Currently studying towards your University Master in Sciences WO (Msc.) or Bachelor Degree
  • You have a true passion for marketing, business and pricing strategy
  • You are a self-starter with the ability to learn quickly and work within a rapidly changing environment
  • Able to collect, track, and summarize information; timely and courteous follow up with global and local teams; team player; ability to anticipate and plan ahead
  • Project management experience is preferable
  • Fluent in English; other languages a plus
  • Be registered as a student during the entire internship period.
  • For students outside EU/EER, internship should be compulsory by your education.

In return, we offer you

As a junior member of the business development/marketing team you will get a perfect view of what it’s like to work in the global headquarters of a large international organization such as Philips. You’ ll be working in one of the most dynamic business segments, so you’ll have a steep learning curve.

It can be discussed to make this assignment suitable for your thesis

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