Senior Corporate Web Specialist


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!

Position Details

Senior Corporate Web Specialist
Northern Illinois
Northbrook, IL

What you’ll learn & achieve:

UL seeks a dynamic website senior specialist to deliver a compelling web experience to visitors of UL’s Advisory web properties. We endeavor to effectively convey value and increase conversions on our web properties. This position requires deep web expertise and business acumen to drive short and long-term projects and processes in support of UL’s Advisory site web strategy.

The ideal candidate must have demonstrated success in leading web programs and projects to completion on time and on budget. This function will also support the development of processes and workflows that enable efficient functioning across the teams supporting our web properties. Communication is key to success in this role, and candidates must effectively communicate across various levels of executive leadership and marketing and sales communities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and oversee Advisory web property programs and projects to drive the web strategy and roadmap. 
  • With the support of the Web Product Manager, translate customer and stakeholder requirements, business and brand strategic priorities and channel goals to develop a clear and actionable Advisory web product strategy. 
  • Using standard monitoring tools such as Google Analytics, evaluate visitor and user behaviors and competitive insights to inform Advisory web strategy. 
  • Research customer/user needs and customer intent/journeys to inform emerging and ongoing requirements and needs. 
  • Define, track and communicate program goals, outcomes and corresponding metrics in alignment to the web roadmap and strategy. 
  • Support web program investment and vendor budget management. 
  • Contribute to defining a robust set of processes to power all parts of the web development, publishing and support lifecycle. 
  • Expertly support full project lifecycle activities (Planning, requirements, scope, schedule, resources, budget, risks, testing, quality, deployment, measurement, change management) for web channel properties. 
  • Pro-actively build and maintain strong relationships with business and corporate marketing partners. 
  • Define, estimate and coordinate tasks and schedules for maintenance and enhancement of existing marketing websites. 
  • Drive execution of project schedules, and manage internal and external reviews and approvals. 
  • Manage internal and external resources contributing to web property development and maintenance. 
  • Communicate project status at an appropriate level of detail for the intended audience – project team, management team and executive stakeholders. 
  • Update website content as necessary.

What makes you a great fit:

  • Generally 10 years or more of related experience or demonstrated competency. 
  • Background in business to business marketing websites. 
  • Experience with demand generation systems such as Marketo and Pardot. 
  • Working knowledge of content management systems used as web site platforms. 
  • Background in content management of multilingual websites is preferred. 
  • Experience using data analytics to inform strategic decisions. 
  • Strong understanding of web technology. 
  • Familiarity with web-based applications, software implementation and configuration. 
  • Experience with developing text and image content for websites. 
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently 
  • Fluent English is essential and additional languages beneficial (e.g. German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese) 
  • The ideal candidate will be educated to university degree level or equivalent. 
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) certification is preferred.

Minimum Skills Preferred:

  • Effective written and spoken communication skills 
  • Strong interpersonal skills – effective team member across disciplines 
  • Detail oriented 
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word and MS Powerpoint 
  • Strong collaboration skills 
  • Strong project planning and management 
  • Business acumen 
  • Budget tracking Analytical skills

Minimum Abilities Preferred:

  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence. 
  • Motivated problem solver and critical thinker. 
  • Strong ability to prioritize work for self and others. 
  • Strong relationship skills 
  • Able to work effectively under self directed supervision.

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.

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