Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Marketing Intern (1419) in Lake Forest, Illinois

Marketing Intern (1419) at ITW

Job Description

Position at ITW Residential Construction Division

The ITW Construction Service & Parts (ICSP) Business Unit provides parts supply and repair services for hand tools across the entire ITW Construction North America businesses. The Marketing Intern will report directly to the ICSP Marketing Manager and will be accountable for building a competitive intelligence database of aftermarket offerings and services for our Residential Nailer product segment during Summer 2017. Additionally, the individual will assess ICSP’s own offering and make recommendations on where to make the highest leverage strategic changes. Lastly, the individual will take actions to help bolster ICSP’s online presence by improving it web content and eCommerce product presentation.

ITW’s products and solutions are at work all over the world - in deep-sea oil rigs, aerospace technology, bridges and wind turbines, healthcare, the spaces in which we live and work, the cars we drive, and the mobile devices we rely on. You are never, whether you know it or not, more than a few steps from an innovative ITW solution. In the words of a Mal Pancoast quote, at ITW, 'You get paid to impact the world.'

Core Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of aftermarket competitive landscape summary for Residential Nailer product segment including competitors, pricing, warranty, part availability, repair practices, website customer interface, etc.

  • Improve eCommerce presence of Business Unit through better online content (product descriptions, photos, web content).

Job Requirements

  • Rising Junior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor degree with a strong analytical emphasis; Marketing, Finance, Economics or Engineering related field preferred.

  • Project course work that involves considerable external research, data analysis, synthesis of information for the purpose of answering a specific data-related question (preferable business-oriented), presentation of findings.

  • Proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel

  • Technical aptitude

Expected Intern Learning:

  • Structuring a competitive assessment

  • Distilling large amounts of data into actionable business intelligence

  • Preparing and making presentations in a business environment

  • Application of ITW’s operating philosophy

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