Global Innovation Marketing Specialist (2427) in Glenview, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 6/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Glenview, IL
  • Job Type:
    Marketing
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/7/2018

Job Description

Position at ITW Corporate

The Marketing Specialist will be support the Global Innovation Team for the ITW Construction Segment and will be responsible for contributing to cross-functional teams to assess the ITW growth potential for new technologies, new markets, or both. This position will be involved with the research, development and execution of products utilizing the ITW Customer Back Innovation process. This includes conducting customer back research and analyzing research data.

ITW’s Construction Products Segment, with revenues of approximately 1.7 billion dollars, is a global leader in providing fastening systems and truss products for the residential, commercial, and renovation sectors.  Key brands include: Paslode, Buildex, SPIT, Ramset, Red Head, Alpine, and ITW brands.

ITW offers its employees a path for advancement, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package designed to help employees care for themselves, their families, and their futures.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the ITW Customer Back Innovation process
  • Identify market potential and attractiveness to ITW
  • Conduct customer back research including interviewing and managing third party resources
  • Effectively participate in Cross-Divisional teams
  • Analyze data from customer back research and prioritize opportunities
  • Conduct competitive analysis
  • Build business cases based on relevant value propositions
  • Communicate project progressions and challenges to both Global Innovation and Divisional leadership
  • Identify program challenges and make recommendations to overcome

  Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor Bachelor’s Degree required
  • A minimum of 2 years of marketing experience preferred; customer back research experience preferred
  • Experience with durable goods is preferred
  • Advanced skills in Excel, Word and Power Point are required
  • The ability to travel approximately 25-35%, including internationally, is required
  • Strong team/project management, communications, and presentation skill

ITW is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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