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Community Affairs Intern (Summer 2023)

Apply Job ID REF8339J Date posted 10/27/2022 Address 155 Harlem Avenue, Glenview, IL Job Type Intern Job Status Non-Exempt

Founded in 1912, Illinois Tool Works (NYSE: ITW) is a global industrial company centered on a differentiated and proprietary business model. The company’s seven industry-leading segments leverage the ITW Business Model to generate solid growth with best-in-class margins and returns in markets where highly innovative, customer-focused solutions are required. ITW’s more than 50,000 dedicated colleagues around the world thrive in our decentralized, entrepreneurial culture.

Internship Program Overview:

ITW’s interns are encouraged to think and act like entrepreneurs and are provided significant responsibility and autonomy to get things done. As an intern, you will gain substantial personal learning and career development opportunities through ownership of real-world job assignments, strong coaching and mentorship and networking with senior leaders across the Enterprise.

Our campus includes an on-site gym, cafeteria, outdoor volleyball courts, one mile of walking trails, employee resource groups, and ample parking.  We are one block walk to the nearest Metra station, and it is a quick 20-minute train ride to downtown Chicago, museums, lakefront, and activities


Community Affairs Overview

Guided by our culture and core values, ITW is committed to investing in the communities where our colleagues live and work and where we do business through multi-year pledges, annual and employee matching grants, scholarships, and in-kind donations. The Community Affairs department facilitates and manages these programs that invest $24M+ annually into our communities.

Partner with the Community Affairs team on a variety of projects including event planning, sponsorship investment fulfillment and employee engagement.  

Sponsorships

  •   Prepare of documentation to process sponsorship payments
    •   Download documents from YourCause, File in folders, Combine documents into one PDF
    •  Track amounts/sub codes in Excel spreadsheet to be charged against a budget code (tax-deductible vs. non-tax-deductible)
    • Draft email for supervisor with payment details
  •  Update spreadsheet with upcoming event information (dates, location, # guests, hosts)

Gift & Volunteer Match

  • Maintain and clean-up Gift and Volunteer Mailbox
  • Send correspondence to program participants and/or organizations from paper applications received
  • Track details from paper application in spreadsheet
  • Assist with archiving of gift and volunteer match applications and acknowledgements

Event Planning

  •  Assist with planning and execution of ITW’s Annual Day of Action (DOA) and any onsite volunteering events at Corporate Campus (e.g., SparkShop toolkit packing)
  • Assist with building of marketing and communications assets for events such as DOA & onsite volunteering. Assets include microsite, registration forms, digital flyers, monitor slides, email, and newsletter copy.
  •  Assist with inventory of t-shirts and materials needed for event
  • Research/Source materials/supplies/promotional items as needed for events

General Operations

  •  Open and sort mail
  • Attend ITW sponsored events with Community Affairs
  • Additional duties & projects may be assigned

Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with the Noble Network of Charter Schools and the ITW David Speer Academy required; graduate of the ITW David Speer Academy preferred
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s (rising junior or senior) or master’s degree in Business Administration, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, English, Organizational Psychology, or related disciplines
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills. Previous experience planning school/extracurricular events ideal.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Previous experience writing for school publications and/ or drafting business correspondence ideal.
  • Detail oriented
  • Eagerness to learn, demonstrated curiosity and a drive to excel
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Previous experience using Excel is highly desired.

*ITW Community Affairs Department is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (“ITW” or “the Company”) is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility@itw.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility@itw.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.