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Part-Time Social Sustainability Coordinator (Contract)

Company: Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
Location: Northbrook
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

-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!What youll learn & achieve:The Social Sustainability Coordinator is an essential member of the Corporate Sustainability team. -Supporting the Social Sustainability Senior Manager, this role is responsible for a variety of initiates including community outreach volunteer events, employee volunteer recruitment and internal social sustainability communications. - -This is a part-time (24 hours per week) contract position. - -Support Social Sustainability Senior Manager with:

  • Implementing global corporate volunteer initiatives, logistics planning and event scheduling
  • Recruiting employee volunteers to participate in global initiatives
  • Tracking and reporting employee volunteer time off (VTO)
  • Posting volunteer opportunities on Corporate Sustainability Engagement Platform
  • Administering volunteer recognition program
  • Creating engaging internal communications to highlight the impact of global volunteer programs
  • Ordering supplies and volunteer t-shirts
  • Perform other duties as directedWhat makes you a great fit:
    • 2+ years experience in a similar position or previous experience in corporate sustainability
    • Strong content writing skills
    • Highly proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Able to meet deadlines while multi-tasking
    • Desire to learn new tasks, take initiative, and take on increasing responsibility
    • Detail-oriented
    • Operate independently while working collaboratively within a team
    • Comfortable working with and supporting a decentralized team of colleagues
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
    • 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 youll experience working at UL:
      • Mission For UL, corporate and social responsibility isnt 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 youll almost always hear, the people. Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. Were 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. Were 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 In the US, we provide lots of great benefits for our employees are their families. All employees are eligible for bonus compensation in addition to their annual salary. Many US employees are eligible to enroll in health, wellness and retirement saving benefits on day one of employment. We focus on providing employees with options for healthcare savings such as Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts (that UL contributes to twice per year!). We also have Employee Assistance Programs to support your mental health & wellbeing. UL offers a competitive 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. UL supports workplace flexibility based on team & business needs focused on provide employees stability employees and managers work together to build a plan. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.Learn More:Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal. Curious?To learn more about us and the work we do, visit UL.com .

Keywords: Underwriters Laboratories Inc., Chicago , Part-Time Social Sustainability Coordinator (Contract), Other , Northbrook, Illinois

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