Job Description

Location: Amsterdam

Type: Internship

Length: 9 months

Time: 32 or 40 hours/week

Expected Start Date: February 2022

In this role, you have the opportunity to;

Contribute to transformative change, through compelling and impactful employee engagement and communications. You will not only contribute to the activation of internal transformational initiatives but you’ll also support external communications with the sole aim of improving the reputation of Philips Experience Design as a world-class design organization fully focused on healthcare and well-being.

You are responsible for the following:

  • Support the development of the Philips XD narrative, key messages and activation ideas to support Philip XD’s employee engagement and transformation agenda

  • Support foundational communications to Philips Experience Design’s employees and the wider Philips community. This includes day-to-day management of Philips XD’s internal communications channels, including the Intranet, social community (Teams & Yammer) and global webcasts.

  • Convert employee feedback into insights to craft our employee engagement plan.

  • Regularly measure and evaluate our internal communications and initiatives to improve our culture.

  • Contribute to Philips XD’s reputation externally. This includes day-to-day management of design-specific external communications channels, including the Philips XD website and social media presence.

  • Build & roll-out consistent messaging and assets to deliver integrated communications around Experience Design.

  • Create, edit and review content like blog posts, presentations, (intranet) articles to ensure they are on brand and engages the target audience.

  • Support communications of key design initiatives towards the rest of the Philips organization and contribute to projects that position Philips XD as a great place to work (eg. Dutch Design Week).

You are a part of;

The Philips XD DesignOps Engagement team, which is part of the broader Philips XD organization. Philips Experience Design (XD) has a team of more than 400 designers – one of the largest, most diverse of its kind in the world. Everything you see from Philips has been designed by our XD organization. As proud custodians of the Philips brand, we ensure human-centered design is always the starting point for innovation. It plays a central role in our business strategy, driving every innovation we bring to market.

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

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Marketing, Communications and/or Design

  • Experience in and/or affinity with Digital/Design Communications, Strategy and Analytics

  • Extremely strong storyteller across multiple mediums (eg. Written & spoken word, video, social media, etc.).

  • Excellent content creation and editing skills (mostly written, but video editing skills a plus!)

  • Native or near native English language writing skills and oral communication skills

  • Able to work independently but collaborate in a team

  • Experience in and/or affinity with Digital/Design Communications, Strategy and Analytics

  • Extremely strong storyteller across multiple mediums (eg. Written & spoken word, video, social media, etc.).

  • Experience in Social Media strategy – requires strong digital skills and possess a natural hunger/initiative to learn on the job and ultimately get stuff done

In return, we offer you

Our intern remuneration package:

  • Monthly full-time allowance between €500 – €900 gross, depending on educational level and if you would need to relocate to The Netherlands. If you will perform a part-time internship you will receive the allowance pro-rata.

  • Housing compensation, in case of relocating to the vicinity of the office, €300,- net if location is in the vicinity of Amsterdam, €255,- net for all other Philips locations. You need to provide a rental contract of the land lord, and your normal home-work travel distance need to be more than 50 km or travel time (one way trip) need to be more than 1.5 hours.

  • Travel compensation, if you are not eligible for a free public transport card; you will receive max. €145,- net

  • Paid holidays per internship term.

  • The opportunity to buy Philips products at our Philips shop

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 2.5 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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