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Reporting to the Global PR & Social Media Manager, this position is focused on the development and management of communications to support the strategic objectives of UL’s Commercial & Industrial (C&I) Business Unit. The Communications Specialist III – Public Relations and Social Media will, with guidance, develop, manage and execute on social media and editorial/public relations tasks to support strategic communications for all divisions and service lines for C&I. This role requires a mix of editorial and project management skills, along with the communication and interpersonal skills to build strong relationships across functional roles and business divisions globally.
The ideal candidate will be an inquisitive learner who possesses excellent editorial and communication skills. This candidate will have experience in creating content (digital/editorial) for a diverse range of audiences and is an enthusiastic adopter and user of digital communications technology (including social media channels). The candidate will be skilled at communicating with colleagues across functions and demonstrates the ability to ask questions, solve problems and – with direction – to bring tasks to completion. This role will be required to review and edit communications copy to ensure consistency of UL brand messaging, positioning, and value proposition, and to support regional marketing initiatives while ensuring tactics are consistently employed within brand and strategy guidelines. Additionally, this candidate will be interested in and keep abreast of best practices and communications industry trends, in order to best support the C&I marketing and business strategy.
Public / Media Relations / Content Development