Philips Philips HealthWorks Accelerator, Operations and Marketing Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Operations Manager role for Philips HealthWorks, is a newly created role, catering to the growth of the team, particularly in the US. The role will be responsible for executing the operational and marketing component of our Internal and External venturing programs in the HealthWorks Cambridge hub.

The Operations Manager role in Cambridge fulfils two key aspects, firstly this role is designed to provide executional capability to the Program Management group that is located in the Netherlands, secondly the role will also deliver local marketing support to the HealthWorks Cambridge team, leveraging the communications strategy being designed by the Marketing Manager based in Eindhoven.

For delivery of the Program, the operations manager will be responsible for the logistical aspects of both the Internal and External venturing program, which includes administration, coach and mentor coordination, venture schedule planning and maintenance of program tools such as Trello, Slack and Midaxo.

From a Marketing perspective the Operations Manager will be intrinsic in helping to build the Cambridge Hub into a Venture friendly, community engaged, centre for Health Technology startups and providing a tangible representation of an entrepreneurial culture back to the broader Philips business This includes the running of events (presentations, thought leadership sessions, startup meet ups, coaching sessions etc), helping to maintain relationships with key partners for marketing purposes (MIT, Harvard, Hospitals), assisting in designing and executing the Breakthrough Days and supporting the global marketing team via Social Media and Local Media activities.

Consequently, the Operations Manager role will be an integral part of the HealthWorks team, ensuring that we execute best practice in our accelerator activities in the Cambridge area, and will champion the process, methodologies and outcomes of the accelerator internally and externally, via the broader team.

The key aspects of the role include:

  • Work with the HealthWorks Leads and other core parts of the Philips business (Design, Research, University to name a few) and external experts to produce and execute content for the Internal and External programs – tools, processes, case studies.

  • Coordination of the applicant process for the Cambridge accelerator program. Whilst the intake of cohorts for the individual hubs will be finalised at a local level, there is a need to work within the overall application process, particularly the online method, which will be managed from the Netherlands.

  • Communications execution at the Cambridge hub of the activities and outcomes from each program – including liaison with the communications team.

  • Key contributions to the HealthWorks website – content refresh, case studies, venture section, external partners/mentors.

  • Relationship coordinator of the community aspect of the HealthWorks program (Hospitals, HCP’s).

  • External partner liaison (venture community) to ensure HealthWorks has a voice with key partners. This aspect is linked more closely to the communications aspect of HealthWorks and maintaining a high level of PR activity to promote the activities and success of the HTA.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

The Operations Manager role for Philips HealthWorks, is a newly created role, catering to the growth of the team, particularly in the US. The role will be responsible for executing the operational and marketing component of our Internal and External venturing programs in the HealthWorks Cambridge hub.

The Operations Manager role in Cambridge fulfils two key aspects, firstly this role is designed to provide executional capability to the Program Management group that is located in the Netherlands, secondly the role will also deliver local marketing support to the HealthWorks Cambridge team, leveraging the communications strategy being designed by the Marketing Manager based in Eindhoven.

For delivery of the Program, the operations manager will be responsible for the logistical aspects of both the Internal and External venturing program, which includes administration, coach and mentor coordination, venture schedule planning and maintenance of program tools such as Trello, Slack and Midaxo.

From a Marketing perspective the Operations Manager will be intrinsic in helping to build the Cambridge Hub into a Venture friendly, community engaged, centre for Health Technology startups and providing a tangible representation of an entrepreneurial culture back to the broader Philips business This includes the running of events (presentations, thought leadership sessions, startup meet ups, coaching sessions etc), helping to maintain relationships with key partners for marketing purposes (MIT, Harvard, Hospitals), assisting in designing and executing the Breakthrough Days and supporting the global marketing team via Social Media and Local Media activities.

Consequently, the Operations Manager role will be an integral part of the HealthWorks team, ensuring that we execute best practice in our accelerator activities in the Cambridge area, and will champion the process, methodologies and outcomes of the accelerator internally and externally, via the broader team.

You are responsible for

  • Work with the HealthWorks Leads and other core parts of the Philips business (Design, Research, University to name a few) and external experts to produce and execute content for the Internal and External programs – tools, processes, case studies.

  • Coordination of the applicant process for the Cambridge accelerator program. Whilst the intake of cohorts for the individual hubs will be finalized at a local level, there is a need to work within the overall application process, particularly the online method, which will be managed from the Netherlands.

  • Communications execution at the Cambridge hub of the activities and outcomes from each program – including liaison with the communications team.

  • Key contributions to the HealthWorks website – content refresh, case studies, venture section, external partners/mentors.

  • Relationship coordinator of the community aspect of the HealthWorks program (Hospitals, HCP’s).

  • External partner liaison (venture community) to ensure HealthWorks has a voice with key partners. This aspect is linked more closely to the communications aspect of HealthWorks and maintaining a high level of PR activity to promote the activities and success of the HTA.

We are looking for

  • Bachelor degree in business or marketing preferred plus 3 or more years of accelerator or related work experience

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