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Established in 1806 as a small soap and candle business in New York City, Colgate-Palmolive is now a truly global company with products sold in over 200 countries and territories under such internationally recognised brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, Haci Sakir, Suavitel, PCA SKIN, EltaMD, Filorga and Hello as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading consumer products company that serves hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide with brands and products across four core businesses – Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We are committed to offering products that make lives healthier and more enjoyable, and programmes that enrich communities around the world.

Every day millions of people trust our products to care for themselves and the ones they love. Our goal is to use our technology to create products that will continue to improve the quality of life for our consumers wherever they live.

A career at Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Junior Brand Manager Colgate-Palmolive

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  06-Aug-2022
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 139422 - Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

 Junior Brand Manager Colgate-Palmolive 


Do you want to be part of a young and diverse team? What about having the opportunity to connect with others across the world, full of stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions? If this is how you see your career, Colgate-Palmolive is the place to be! 

Our iconic brands (e.g. Colgate, Palmolive, Ajax, Sanex), dedicated employees and sustainability commitments make us a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers and surrounding communities.  

We are looking for a Junior Brand Manager Colgate-Palmolive for the Netherlands - based in Weesp.  In this role you are responsible for managing the whole Ajax brand portfolio making you a pivotal part of the Consumer Experience Team. Furthermore, as an authority within digital you serve as the go to Digital specialist within the team as well.


What you'll do

Every day is different, but below is a sample of what you will experience and expect to accomplish:

  • Brand strategy: responsible for localizing the Ajax brand strategy in the Netherlands and building the brand throughout the full consumer journey. You will implement and evaluate the Brand Experience Calendar; (digital) media, social & always on and shopper activations incl. POS creation.

  • Manage the Ajax portfolio to achieve net sales, margin, profit and share targets.

  • Product strategy: you are responsible for completing the local Ajax product portfolio and 5P strategy for Ajax in the Dutch retail environment, development and execution of commercial plans, product introductions and relaunches.

  • Budget management: Own and manage advertising and promotion budgets.


The digital part of the job:

  • Own the online journey of consumers and shoppers across all e-retailer websites and drive the recruitment and conversion for our CP brands online. 

  • Strong collaboration with the customer development teams, marketing team and e-retailer - to create opportunities while ensuring brilliant basics.

  • Accelerate the transformation of our CP- brands digital presence by leading the optimizing of the different CP brand websites in the Netherlands.


WHOA, this is totally me!

  • An optimist in action; fluent in Dutch is a must and English speaking. Hands-on “can do” approach, with willingness to learn and adapt quickly.

  • min 3-5 year(s) experience in Digital Marketing/Brand Management/Product Management (incl P&L and budget management) in a FMCG environment.

  • Strong communicator who can stand up for what you believe, seek new solutions and opportunities and is able to drive clarity in complex situations.

  • Analytical - we’re a very data driven company. Knowing how to translate sophisticated data into simple solutions with an analytical approach is essential. Experience and familiarity with market research and analysis tools (e.g. Nielsen) is highly desirable.

  • You don’t get easily stressed by pressure, a fast paced environment is what keeps you energized. You can juggle 1000 balls, balancing analytics, creativity and critical thinking while making quick progress in the rapidly changing business landscape.


What we offer you

  • An important position in a young, ambitious and winning team

  • Both national and international career opportunities in one of the world’s leading consumer goods company

  • Excellent salary & benefit package including a 13th month, a bonus and a Sustainable Bicycle  plan

  • On an annual basis you are granted 29 holidays 

  • From the end of May till the end of September we have “Summer Hours”  where we provide the flexibility to enjoy the weekend earlier on Friday afternoon as of 14.00

  • Flexibility; we have a hybrid working model providing the possibility to work from home 2-3 days per week to support a healthy work-life balance. 


If you’ve read this far, we bet it’s because you’re serious about joining a group of passionate people so just hit the “apply” button and submit your application.



Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognised brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet.  

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education programme, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love programme please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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