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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 recognized 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 programs 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 Digital Specialist

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jun 5, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 160158 - Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!


Junior Digital Specialist

Do you want to be part of a team that is building a future to smile about? 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! 

We are looking for a highly motivated and detail-oriented Site & Search Specialist to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for working with the agency on maintaining the search functionality and overall user experience on our brand websites. 

What You’ll Do

In this role the Digital Specialist will deliver across 3 main functions, namely Website and SEO: lead, Paid Search: Support and Measurement and will be managing an intern aswell. 


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


Website, SEO  (40% of role)

  • Managing & collaborating all brand website content, optimisations, tagging & monitoring performance for BNX websites, while working closely with the Marketing team

  • Lead for SEO day to day with the marketing team, the agency and EU digital team: Metadata, Keywords selection, tech update.

  • Conduct regular website audits to make recommendations for improvements to enhance the UX

  • Raising tickets in JIRA with our internal agencies & handling all the internal website tagging


Paid Search (30%): 

  • Support the data & insights manager in delivering Paid Search for BNX

  • Coordinate local verification of keywords & ad copies with the marketing team, share best performing kw


Measurement (20%): 

  • Support the data & insights manager to lead QBR in digital performances

  • Ensure scorecard update on a quarterly basis 

  • Sharing digital insights with the marketing team on a monthly basis 


Digital Coordination (10%): 

  • Support the data & insights manager in conducting yearly Digital Days

  • Bringing in local digital needs & coordinating meetings/upskilling from a local standpoint.

WHOA, this is totally me!

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working on digital marketing or website roles. 

  • An optimist in action; Dutch and English speaking. Hands-on “can do” approach

  • Strong understanding of search algorithms and ranking factors, previous experience in SEO & website is a plus

  • Experience with using DAM & CMS, Knowledge of JIRA and creating tickets is a plus

  • 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 use web analytics tools, to analyze website performance and translating sophisticated data into simple solutions with an analytical approach is essential. 

What We Offer You

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

  • Excellent salary & benefits package including a 13th month & a bonus 

  • 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

  • Flexibility; we have a hybrid working model providing the possibility to work from home 2 days per week. 


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.

Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, 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.

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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