Project Management Specialist-Marketing

Location US-IL-Northbrook
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Marketing.Corprorate – UL Lobby – Grow It

At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

What you’ll learn & achieve:

Marketing Project Management Specialist


Job function

We are a newly formed marketing operations team that supports the marketing project initiation and intake using the Adobe Workfront project management system. The position is responsible for project resourcing, planning, organizing, managing, and executing marketing deliverables. We aim to drive efficiences, meet customer deadlines, and deliver a best-in-class account/customer experience. This leader fuels effective and efficient collaboration and delivery while defining and managing review processes and engaging appropriate stakeholders. The function also gathers information to ensure all creative and operational teams have the right inputs.


Job responsibilities:

  • Has accountability for the performance and results within own discipline or function
  • Support complete project life cycle projects and activities — planning, requirements, scope, schedule, resources, budget, risks, quality, deployment, measurement, and changes — for cross-functional marketing initiatives
  • Proactively build and maintain strong relationships with business and marketing operations peers
  • Supports high volume projects and schedules

What makes you a great fit:


  • Two years or more of related experience or demonstrated competency
  • Use of Adobe Workfront project management systems
  • Marketo software knowledge a plus
  • Resourcing and reporting of creative services and demand generation departments
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Collaboration
  • Project initiation and management
  • Customer-centric orientation
  • Demonstrates teamwork, innovation, and excellence
  • Motivated problem solver and critical thinker
  • Strong ability to multitask in fast-paced environment


UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and clients. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.


Learn More:

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.


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