Job Description

Location: Amsterdam – Depending on the possibility to work at the office 2-3 days a week.
Type: Internship
Length: 6 – 9 months
Time: 40 or 32 hours/week
Expected Start Date: November 2021

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Support the consumer marketing managers in different phases of the industrial product development process; like marketing research and analysis, product development, claim development, packaging, color variances, etc. for the Sonicare power interdental portfolio.

You will also support geographical roll-out of existing propositions, market data analysis, competitor analysis and internal meetings and events (when applicable).

The goal of the internship will be to learn about the many different aspects of the consumer marketing and product management role. This is one of the most challenging and exciting roles within oral healthcare that offers an opportunity to build one’s talent in product management / marketing.

The ideal candidate should be able to work on small assignments independently, should have good communication skills to interact with different stakeholders from different cultural backgrounds over the world, and be willing to adapt to working with different time zones.

You are responsible for

Supporting the consumer marketing managers in launching new products and managing the product portfolio, including:

  • Market data analysis

  • Competitor analysis

  • Geographical roll-out of existing propositions

  • Range extensions

  • Sample management

  • Supporting internal meetings/events (when applicable)

You are a part of

Oral Healthcare (OHC) is part of Personal Health business. Within OHC you will be part of the team which is responsible for Sonicare Power Interdental which is a fast growing and dynamic business. Key stakeholders are Research & Development and Project Management in Bothell, U.S., the central marketing team in Amsterdam, NL and the local marketing teams around the world, dedicated to OHC.

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

  • Currently studying towards your Masters degree in:

    • Business administration

    • (International) Business Management

    • Management Sciences

    • Marketing

  • Fluent in English

  • Experience in MS Office applications (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Outlook)

  • Good communication and presentation skills

  • Willing to adapt to working with different time zones

  • Able to work on small assignments independently

In return, we offer you

You will work as a full-time team member of the OHC team and support new launches or adapt existing products to evolving needs or market demands. The work is related to all facets of the product marketing discipline and therefore perhaps not ideal for a Thesis, which usually needs more focus and dedication to one topic.

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 (proof of enrollment) will be requested. 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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