Events Assistant Apprentice Philips Healthcare Limited

Working for the UK&I Events Manager within Heath Systems. This is a vital role that will support the planning, organisation, execution and analysis of events across the portfolio.

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    09:00–17:15 Monday - Friday 37 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


  • Support the Events Manager in the creation and execution of all Philips proprietary and 3rd party events that align to business priorities.
  • Collaborate with Marketing & Business Marketing Manager’s to plan and execute delivery of event activities.
  • Support Marketing & Business Marketing Managers in outlining business objectives to support attendance ad setting KPI’s for measurement of success
  • Work with wider Brand, Communication & digital team to align on and integrated communications approach to all events
  • Support with all administrative elements of the Healthcare events planning process
  • Work with suppliers to ensure continued service levels & value for money


  • Manage event project plans to provide flawless planning and execution
  • Make recommendations to the Event Manager for continuous improvement in event efficiency and effectiveness through execution.


  • Provide an event reporting dashboard post event
  • Oversee management of event-specific budget driving value for money and cost savings where possible


Brand Management

  • Act as a brand ambassador, ensuring the brand identity is consistently executed throughout all activities
  • Assist the Public Relations Team when requested
  • Take on additional internal or external project responsibilities when requested by the Events Manager or Marketing Director

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good project management skills, budget management and communication skills.
  • Specific importance on attention to detail, organization & positive team player.
  • Budget & time management: to run events on time and to budget

Personal qualities

  • Eager to Win – A drive to work with other team members to succeed and exceed the sales targets
  • Take Ownership – Outgoing personality, willing to learn, hardworking,  Analytical thinker
  • Team up to excel – Strong team player with extremely good communication and organisational skills, positive attitude

Qualifications required

  • Educated to GCSE standard, minimum of 5 GCSE’s preferably including  Math’s, English and IT at grade A-C or equivalent

Key measurement

  • Event effectiveness – reach, engagement and conversion
  • Event NPS & ROI
  • Internal stakeholder engagement measures

Future prospects

The intention is to give you the support and training required to succeed in your role and your studies, and thereby giving you a valuable skills set which will enable you to secure full time employment after your apprenticeship.

About the employer

Embrace the unexpected Over 125 years ago, Frederik and Gerald Philips started a small lightbulb company in Eindhoven. Little did they realize that it would become a global force of innovation, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide? But it did. Today, Philips is a world leading health technology company with a vision to make life better for people worldwide through meaningful innovation. Making good on this promise depends on our passionate, inspirational, collaborative and diverse team. We have over 80,000+ brilliant people around the world but are always looking for more. Like-minded, motivated, focused minds to join us in creating a healthier more connected society while transforming themselves personally and professionally. Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s an experience filled with unexpected moments that will transform you in lasting and positive ways. Help us improve the world for the better while building a career that no one could have planned for. Even you. And of course, it goes without saying that we are an equal opportunity employer, committed to its diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, colour, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.


Philips Healthcare Limited


Philips Centre

Guildford Business Park



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Training provider

On the job training to be provided by the employer with a full Apprenticeship package delivered by PTS in the workplace. 

Functional Skills in Maths & English supported if necessary.

Apprenticeship standard

Event Management > Event Assistant

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by PROFESSIONAL TRAINING SOLUTIONS


Gini Harrington 01252 712945

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017