Events Coordinator - Chemical Insights Research Institue

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General – Green Earth – Safer World

At UL, we know why we come to work.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Events Coordinator- CIRI at UL Research Institutes based in our Marietta, GA office. The Events Coordinator supports event planning and coordination efforts for Chemical Insights Research Institute (CIRI). Coordinates educational and stakeholder events, symposiums, speaker panels and event operations from start-to-finish for CIRI hosted events and external events where CIRI participates and contributes. The Events Coordinator reports to the Director of Communications and Outreach and will work closely with researchers and colleagues with event support that advance the research mission.


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At UL Research Institutes (UL), we 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!


Chemical Insights Research Institute


UL’s Chemical Insights Research Institute is a non-profit organization that delivers the scientific insight policymakers, healthcare providers, business leaders and consumers depend on to make informed environmental health decisions. Our mission is to advance safe and healthy working, learning and living environments. All of our amassed knowledge, scientific studies, rigorous laboratory testing, collaboration, and published materials share this critical mission – to sustain a healthy environment for all people globally. Our research and initiatives give you the knowledge of what chemicals are in the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the products we interact with every day. With this knowledge, you can better understand how these chemicals may affect human health and how to manage their impact. We also have a leadership role in providing the science that will implement improved practices, alternative product design and changes that enable safer products and healthier environments. To learn more visit

What you’ll learn & achieve:

As the Events Coordinator, you will play a key role in the rapid growth of UL as you:

  • Manage event planning details and aspects including venue logistics, travel, catering, and attendees, maintain working knowledge of complex needs of a wide variety of events.
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with vendors and venues.
  • Executes using Strategic Meeting Management Principles (SMMP) policies, guidelines, and resources
  • Ensures excellent event experience and addressing potential problems that may arise.
  • Ability to travel to events and manage on-site needs.

What makes you a great fit:

While no one candidate will embody every quality, the successful candidate will bring many of the following professional competencies and personal attributes:

  • Experience supporting virtual and in person events
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong collaborator, ability to coordinate efforts involving multiple contributors and stakeholders
  • Strong project planning and management
  • Customer-centric orientation
  • Budget tracking
  • Analytical skills

Professional education and experience requirements for the role include:

  • Bachelors’ degree preferably in business, communications, or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in health and sustainability venues
  • Minimum 2 years event planning experience


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 is not new. Making the world a safer, more secure, and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 128 years and is deeply ingrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you will almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We are 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 are 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 Research Institutes and UL Standards & Engagement are eligible for bonus compensation. We offer comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans. 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. 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:

UL Research Institutes is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing safety science research through the discovery and application of scientific knowledge. We conduct rigorous independent research and analyze safety data, convene experts worldwide to address risks, share knowledge through safety education and public outreach initiatives, and develop standards to guide safe commercialization of evolving technologies. We foster communities of safety, from grassroots initiatives for neighborhoods to summits of world leaders. Our organization employs collaborative and scientific approaches with partners and stakeholders to drive innovation and progress toward improving safety, security, and sustainability, ultimately enhancing societal well-being.

Our wholly owned subsidiary, UL Solutions, advances our shared public safety mission. We fund our work through grants, the licensing of standards documents and the business activities of UL Solutions, which conducts testing, verification, and certification, and provides training and advisory services, along with data-driven reporting and decision-making tools for customers around the world. To learn more, visit our websites


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