Channel Marketing Intern (3221) in Glenview, IL at ITW Construction Products

Date Posted: 9/27/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Glenview, IL
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Job Description

As part of the ITW Residential & Renovation Marketing team, the Channel Marketing Intern helps execute the marketing plans and tactics to drive awareness, interest and sell through of our core fastening brands including Paslode, GRK Fasteners and Tapcon.  The scope of responsibilities is broad and may include involvement in development of marketing materials, database management and organization, as well as executing and measurement of current marketing initiatives. 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Execution of Marketing plans focused on Customer and End-User engagement
  • Development and execution of customer communications
  • Measurement of new and existing promotions
  • Channel customer and End-User database organization and management

Expected Learnings:

  • Exposure to the execution of Marketing “Promotion” and “Place” in a real-life business application
  • Strengthen project management skills by creating timelines, setting milestones, measuring progress and reporting on findings.
  • Development and demonstration of strategic thinking through Influencing key stakeholders on learnings, implications and suggested next steps
  • Business acumen enhancement by exposure to a customer backed approach to business, and an overall big picture understanding of the business and its interrelationships

Job Requirements:

  • Student (Junior year in college) pursuing a degree in Marketing, Business Administration or related field. 
  • Strong MS Excel skills, including vlookup, pivot tables and graphs; Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work on cross-functional teams.
  • Detail-oriented, with superior organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability and comfortable to present your accomplishments, lessons learned and insights to Marketing and Sales leaders.
  • Hardworking and enthusiastic personality
  • Must be able to travel locally within the greater Chicago area

Job Competencies:

  • Critical Thinking & Decision Making: Ability to make logical and sound decisions and to know when to act independently and when to seek assistance.
  • Curiosity & Learning Orientation:  Actively identifying new areas for learning and applying newly gained knowledge/skill on the job.
  • Drive to Excel:  Driven to succeed and willing to go the extra mile.  Perseveres in the face of obstacles and challenges.
  • Interpersonal Skills & communication:  Ability to work collaboratively and partner well with others, express oneself verbally and in writing, and listen well.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Most time will be spent in an office environment.  There may be an occasion the employee may be required to spend time in manufacturing and distribution facilities. 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral visions, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel.

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