Industry Events Specialist

Ulta Beauty


Discover the next wave of beauty services. As we continue to expand both domestically and internationally, Ulta Beauty’s Beauty Services is raising the industry bar, through better execution, deeper levels of education, smarter and more strategic industry relations. Our ambition is to be the premier destination for all things beauty services. And we’re building toward this end daily. That’s where you come in. If you want to help create the beauty services of tomorrow, to redefine an industry, to experience a real sense of belonging, and see your career progress as far as your talents and ambitions will take you, Ulta Beauty will provide you the support and encouragement to make it happen. So…let’s make it happen.

Position Details

Industry Events Specialist
Northern Illinois
Bolingbrook, IL


The role of the Industry Events Specialist is primarily responsible for assisting the Industry Events Manager in Ulta Beauty’s participation in industry tradeshows and events, including, but not limited to, trainings and recruiting events for current and potential new stylists. The Industry Events Specialist will also act as a support to the Services Project Manager with various tasks as it relates to Ulta Beauty’s presence with industry publications. Through this work, the Industry Events Specialist will help enable Ulta Beauty to continue building a high-performing, guest-centric culture and remain a presence in the beauty and services industry.


  • Assist in the development of event themes and creation of executive briefings, attendee lists, invitations, logistics, scripting and content development
  • Assist in executing all conference activity and events that the services team participates in
  • Partner with appropriate department business owner to support in the planning of all logistics from inception to execution
  • Create communication documents for industry shows and events including call sheets, model prep sheets, agendas and rooming lists
  • Communicate dates, times and key milestones to attendees of shows and events
  • Support with the selection and sourcing of sites and vendors for conferences, events and training sessions
  • Book travel for attendees for industry shows and events
  • Order supplies/materials and track expenses for each show and event
  • Handle logistics and communication between hosts and guests as it relates to the Unveiling Beauty (and other digital) series
  • Support Services Project Manager with various administrative tasks involving Ulta Beauty’s participation and presence in industry publications


  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, marketing (or related field), or professional relevant experience 
  • Minimum of 2 years event planning experience 
  • Tradeshow experience is preferred 
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal 
  • Demonstrated ability to perform in a deadline-driven and fast-paced environment 
  • Demonstrated advanced level with Microsoft Office product suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all key stakeholders


  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time, including overnight stays, weekends and evenings, as required 
  • Ability to lift 25+ lbs

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