Horticulture Marketing- Summer Intern

  • Listed: May 14, 2019 6:24 pm
  • Company Name: Signify
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary Package: Negotiable
  • Required Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Minimum Education: Anything
  • Emirates: Dubai
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Employer Website: http://www.philips.com/horti

Description

We are…
Signify, the new company name of Philips Lighting, is the undisputed leader in the lighting industry. Our purpose is to unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world.

You will join the leader in the lighting industry and learn through disruptive challenges. You will be part of a global team, where performance is powered through diversity. Help us shape the future of light in the Internet of Things and work with us on our commitment to achieve a more sustainable future.

Join us and #findyourmeaning at Signify.

In this position you will support the Strategic Alliances and Public & Government Affairs manager to map and understand the market for horticulture lighting for the period of 3 months. This market segment is relatively new to the UAE and there is currently a lot of government attention with the objective to become less dependent on food imports. High-tech greenhouses and vertical farms can benefit highly from good quality lighting to increase the yield and quality of the crops.

More information: www.philips.com/horti
In the UAE, there are several authorities involved, each with their own program, funding and priorities. We want to get a better understanding of the scope of those authorities, how they influence the market of farms and growers, and how Signify can create an effective interaction with these authorities to develop its business.

Together we can..
Mapping of the authorities that have agriculture in their scope, with specific attention to horticulture
Getting a good understanding of the activities of those authorities in terms of policy making, subsidies and other farmer’s support, and programs to stimulate local agriculture/horticulture
Mapping the relevant departments and stakeholders within the authorities with contact information
Investigating how Signify can play a role in the programs and demonstrate its added value
Creating a clear PowerPoint-based report that can be used in further deployment of Signify’s regional horticulture strategy
What will you learn from this assignment?
How to translate market insights into concrete business opportunities
How to focus on the right priorities
Working with different teams and stakeholders
Improve communication skills
You are…
Open minded, curious and innovative and aligned with our company values and aims and you bring the following experiences and competencies:

Currently pursuing a degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or any other relevant degree.
Previous related internship experience.
Knowledge of Excel – able to work with data and information. Advantage, able to work with commands like VLOOKUP, pivot table, Ifs, goal seek, etc.
Knowledge of Power Point – able to develop professional looking slides with coherent story-line. Must have attention to detail and care for visual quality.
Ability to collect, aggregate, manage and summarize information from a range of sources.
Be an effective communicator who thinks strategically, writes concisely and is attentive to details.
Be curious and not afraid to ask questions.
Excellent communication skills.
Fluency in English is a must. Arabic is a plus.

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