Sep 21, 2022

Human Resources Intern – Summer 2023

  • Radio Flyer
  • Chicago, IL, USA
Intern Human Resources

Job Description

While most people know us best for the beloved little red wagon, Radio Flyer is always dreaming up FUNomenal new ways to deliver joy to families by introducing new products every year. Radio Flyer is a recognized leader in the toy industry, headquartered in Chicago. From wagons and tricycles to battery powered go-karts and Tesla ride-ons, our Chicago-based team innovates in every product category we enter and we are looking for talented individuals to join our award-winning team! 

For over a century, Radio Flyer has served as the first set of wheels for generations of kids. We have helped inspire creative play as wagons transformed into rocket ships, race cars and airplanes, transporting children anywhere they imagined. Now, with over a billion Radio Flyer wheels on the road, we have introduced our biggest innovation for all the kids at heart - Flyer is a line of electric bikes and scooters, our first ever product line created for adult riders.

Radio Flyer has consistently been recognized as a top workplace nationally and locally. Our team has received numerous awards over the years including Fortune’s Best Small & Medium Workplaces, Chicago Innovation Awards, People Magazine’s Companies that Care, the Daily Herald’s Best Places to Work in Illinois, and Vault Top 50 Intern Programs nationwide. Robert Pasin, Chief Wagon Officer and grandson of company founder Antonio Pasin, was recently recognized as a Top CEO of 2021 on Glassdoor. Radio Flyer is also proud to have been named a top workplace for women, minorities, and LGBTQ+ community members over the years by Crain’s, Daily Herald and Vault.                            

At Radio Flyer, we welcome and appreciate all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives — encouraging everyone to bring their authentic selves to work. We are committed to a culture that embraces feedback, collaboration, and innovation to achieve great results and drive business growth. At Radio Flyer we live by the Little Red Rule, “Every time we touch people’s lives, they will feel FUNomenal!” 

Opportunity:

The Human Resources Intern position will play a key role in the continued growth and success of the company. Working with the Human Resources team, this position assists with talent acquisition, talent management, and learning and development initiatives. This is a paid opportunity.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Assist recruitment efforts by managing candidates through the applicant tracking system, posting jobs, scheduling and conducting interviews, and supporting key sourcing initiatives.
  • Support the execution of the summer internship program and facilitate intern program training and engagement activities
  • Lead Radio Flyer employment brand social media outreach through management of Radio Flyer's social media pages related to jobs/careers
  • Schedule and support the execution of onboarding and training for new employees
  • Conduct research needed for the HR department including recruiting, policies, learning and development, benefits, compensation, etc.
  • Other tasks and projects, as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • The ideal candidate will be in a bachelor or master’s degree program in Human Resources, Business Administration, Organization Development or related field with a 3.0+ grade point average
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Positive attitude and team player
  • Detail-oriented
  • Proficient in the utilization of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Above all, the individual must commit to our values: 

FUNatical Customer Service

Live with Integrity

Yes I Can

Excellence in Everything

Responsible for Success

 

We are looking for people who live our values and support our vision and mission!

Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

We are committed to providing a safe working environment for all employees. As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current employees, as well as all newly hired employees. Radio Flyer will consider accommodations for disability and religious based reasons as required by law. 

Please apply online at www.radioflyer.com/careers

Experience Level

Intern

Education Required

Currently enrolled in a bachelor or master’s degree program in Human Resources, Business Administration, Organization Development or related field with a 3.0+ grade point average

Required Experience

  • Proficient in the utilization of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Security Clearance Required

No

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