Internship - Integrated Communications
Location: Eindhoven - Depending on the possibility to work at the office due to the COVID-19 pandemic, for the time being you will mainly work from home and be supervised remotely.
Type: Internship (Non-thesis)
Length: 6 months (up to 1 year)
Time: 40 hours/week
Expected Start Date: October 2020
In this role, you have the opportunity to
Learn and develop yourself by being part of a professional team that has a central position in the organization. It enables you to learn all about the company and gain professional hands-on working experience in the field of Communications.
You will be focused on two main areas: First, you will be responsible for mapping the current communication channels, evaluating the effectiveness of the channels in place, and providing recommendations on further improvements moving forward.
Second, you will be assisting with the implementation and execution of the communication plans for the 12,000 Philips employees in the Benelux as a whole as well as the 600 employees of the Benelux Sales Organization specifically.
You are responsible for
* Further improving employee engagement by identifying gaps in the current target audiences and communications structure.
* Support content creation and publication for our newsletters and campaigns.
* Support in event logistics, such as Town Hall Meetings and Coffee Corners.
* Analyze current performance based on KPIs and Daily Management practices. As well as providing valuable recommendations based on identified trends.
You are a part of
The Integrated Communications team, which is a dynamic and diverse team within Marketing & eCommerce with many different disciplines, such as: PR, internal communications, brand, sponsoring, e-commerce, campaign management and events. This internship fulfills a central role in the department and is therefore a great place to get to know the diverse challenges and opportunities a global organization deals with on a daily basis within their home market.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
* Currently studying towards your HBO (Bachelor) or WO (Bachelor of science/Master of science) in: Business Administration, (International) Business Management, Marketing, or Communications/ Media;
* Excellent oral and verbal communication skills;
* Fluent in both Dutch & English is needed
* Capable of strict planning, working on and initiating multiple projects in parallel while maintaining a high standard;
* A mindset focused on continuous improvement and positive change;
* Ability to work accurately and independently;
* Eager to learn.
In return, we offer you
A challenging and dynamic internship in an organization that continuously strives to develop its talent. You will contribute to our mission to improve people's lives around the globe with meaningful innovation.
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. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.
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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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