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InnerWorkings Overview

Chicago, IL
1001 to 5000 employees
2001
Company - Public (INWK)
Business Services
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
InnerWorkings (NASDAQ: INWK) is the leading global marketing execution firm for Fortune 500 brands across a wide range of industries. As a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution, the company leverages proprietary technology, an extensive supplier network and deep domain ... Read more

Mission: To be the pre-eminent provider of marketing execution services around the globe.

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  • #whyinwk? Here's what Alex Cahue, had to say: " Working at InnerWorkings has given me exposure to new technologies and the opportunity to work with a stellar team around the world." Read more at: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ96V

  • Congratulations, Shelby, on winning InnerWorkings CEO Circle Award! Shelby jumps into new projects and goes above and beyond to deliver on-time and above expectations. Read more at: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQvjc

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InnerWorkings – Why Work For Us?


who we are

InnerWorkings is the leading global marketing execution firm for Fortune 500 brands across a wide range of industries. As a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution, the company leverages proprietary technology, an extensive supplier network and deep domain expertise to streamline the creation, production, and distribution of branded materials, signage and displays, retail experiences, events and promotions, and packaging across every major market worldwide.

Companies including Unilever, Pizza Hut and Nike partner with InnerWorkings to execute faster, better, and at a global scale, while driving unparalleled savings, accountability and brand experiences. We bring deep specialization and experience leading multi-national companies across a wide range of industries. And our client results speak for themselves. Learn how global brands overcame their marketing execution challenges by partnering with inwk here.         


In every office around the world, InnerWorkings offers an entrepreneurial culture that sets ambitious goals and looks beyond the status quo.  We reward sharp, unconventional thinkers who are motivated to create their own success. Our winning culture draws from employees who step up to the challenge of solving tough problems and making a difference. We dream big, so our clients can dream.

View current opportunities with inwk here!

connected globally, networked locally

InnerWorkings helps our Fortune 500 clients navigate the most sophisticated marketing supply chains across the globe. We spot and act on efficiencies and savings opportunities in every major market, and we execute with precision, accountability, and brand quality. Our 1,500+ global experts offer a wealth of category know-how, best practices, and deep specialization. 



revolutionary marketing execution 

Each of our marketing execution services generates lasting, measurable results. Managing the marketing supply chain involves navigating a print buying process that is complex, inefficient, outdated and expensive. Our data-driven print buying process identifies the optimal equipment for each job, takes advantage of excess manufacturing capacity and employs industry-leading technology to bring your brand to market better, faster and at the lowest possible cost.








protecting the brand

Bringing a marketing campaign to life isn’t easy. There are challenges every step of the way, from the initial brief to final delivery. We expand the brand efforts of your internal brand team to shepherd “big ideas” through the process, executing across all formats and channels with precision, accountability and timeliness.

InnerWorkings offers the cost advantages and creative control of an in-house, on-site agency — without the risk and hassle of oversight.

the engine behind intelligent marketing execution

VALO™ was designed from the ground up to be global in virtually any language or currency and to manage the full end to end process for any and all marketing execution elements. With VALO™, we match 130,000 users with 10,000+ of the best suppliers around the world. Our clients benefit from one-click ordering, social network sharing, and access to 4.5 million historical records. The result: a revolutionized marketing supply chain.

VALO™ empowers Fortune 500 brands to work smarter across borders by simplifying the entire process, allowing you to make the right decisions at the right time with the following features:

- A panoramic approach
- Shorter lead time
- Shared expertise
- Lower costs without compromise
- Real-time objective data
- Easy on-demand ordering



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    Pros

    InnerWorkings is an incredible company with a startup feel to it. There is a tremendous amount of growth opportunity within the company. The best part about the items we produce is that they exist in everyday situations. The work balance is totally managable.

    Cons

    Some clients will be more demanding than others. Therefore, every job differs based upon the client.

    Advice to Management

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InnerWorkings Photos

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InnerWorkings Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at InnerWorkings (Irvine, CA) in April 2017.

    Interview

    I was contacted within a week after applying online. A very professionally conducted in-person interview. Welcoming and friendly environment, interested in my work and how I responded to tough projects. Asked me great questions and was very clear about company expectations. They even gave me a tour to show me the kind of projects I would be taking on! Interview was an hour long. I was impressed by the entire process and the staff I interviewed with. Everyone was super supportive and kind.

    Interview Questions

    • Have you ever received a project with very little instruction? What was the project and how did you handle it?   Answer Question
    • Tell me about yourself, questions about your previous role/experience, (mine happened to be student)   Answer Question
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InnerWorkings Awards & Accolades

  • Better Business Bureau's Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, Better Business Bureau, 2014
  • Outstanding Marketing and Retail Awards - Display of the Year, POPAI, 2013
  • The Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago, Built in Chicago, 2013
  • Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Deloitte, 2012
  • Fast 50, Crain's Chicago Business, 2012
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