Corporate Event Coordinator


About TransUnion:

TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible between businesses and consumers, by ensuring that each consumer is reliably represented in the marketplace.

We do this by having an actionable and robust picture of each person.

This picture is grounded in our foundation as a credit reporting agency which enables us to tap into both credit and public record data; our data fusion methodology that helps us link, match and tap into the awesome combined power of that data; and our knowledgeable and passionate team,who stewards the information with expertise, and in accordance with local legislation around the world.

Because of our work, organizations can better understand consumers in order to make more informed decisions, and earn their trust through great, personalized experiences, and the proactive extension of the right opportunities, tools and offers. In turn, consumers can be confident that their data identities will result in the opportunities they deserve.

We make trust possible, so businesses and consumers can transact with confidence and achieve great things. We call this Information for Good®—it’s our purpose, and what drives us every day.

Position Details

Corporate Event Coordinator
Chicago Illinois
Chicago , IL

What We'll Bring:

At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We are consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team – you’ll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

This position will be a key member of the Event Marketing team supporting various business units and/or solutions by assisting with the production of tradeshows, special events, and proprietary thought leadership conferences. This position will help build strategic customer loyalty through successfully planning and executing events targeted at increasing visibility, retaining customers and attracting new prospects.

Impact You'll Make:

  • Build and lead the strategic and operational plans to ensure executed events achieve the event’s goals which includes pre-event, day(s) of event, and post-event logistics- venue sourcing, signing contracts, catering, registration, audio visual, branding, mobile app, budget reconciliation, etc. 
  • Act as a strategic partner to the business by recommending improvements to previous events, implementing industry best practices, suggesting innovative ideas and cost efficiencies 
  • Coordinate deliverables with marketing strategy and creative services team including graphics, literature, advertising, social media, etc. 
  • Create Eloqua campaigns, set-up lead capture, upload event leads, and analyze the results for regular metric readouts 
  • Create and distribute event-related communications as needed 
  • Manage industry association relationships and memberships- advise marketing on association promotional options for maximum exposure 
  • Forecast and manage a defined budget

What You'll Bring:

  • Bachelors’ degree in marketing, communications or similar discipline with at least 3 years of marketing or event coordination experience in a professional setting 
  • Communication and interpersonal skills: Excellent listening, speaking, and writing skills to communicate with vendors, event attendees, supervisor and team/staff 
  • Ability to problem solve and maintain composure 
  • Attention to detail, coordination, and logistics 
  • Strong project management and follow-through skills 
  • Intermediate proficiency in Salesforce (or any other CRM), Aventri (or other registration software), Microsoft Office, Outlook and Zoom 
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time

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