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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:  Assistant Brand Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jul 17, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 160855 - Brussels, Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium

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!


Assistant brand manager


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 and make an impact with your brand? If this is what energizes you, Colgate-Palmolive is the place to be! 

Our iconic brands, 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 new colleague for an important position in our young, ambitious and winning team as Assistant Brand Manager within our successful subsidiary located in Brussels. Reporting to the Consumer Experience Manager Oral Care, the Assistant Brand Manager is a key contributor to the overall marketing team. In this role s(he) demonstrates excellent brand insights in building optimum design communication material for the retailers. Additionally s(he) manages the stock, ensuring continuous availability of the products for consumer services & the sales team. Furthermore s(he) functions as the go to system expert of the different brands. 


Success in this role translates in being a true team member as well as being an enthusiastic communicator working with different collaborators, ensuring consistent brand integrity in the multi-brand designs and support material. 


What you'll do

  • Design

  • Be in charge of the development of marketing support initiatives to drive core base business product 

  • Be in charge of of the development of marketing support for the Field team 

  • Be the SPOC for all design from retailers collaborating with Key Account Managers and brand managers

  • Assist & guide the intern on all the multi-brands design

  • Work closely with local Brand Marketing colleagues and customer development to align timing and content of in-store activation

  • Drive internal engagement support & also external engagement (newspaper, newsflash) on all the brands

  • Design Budget

  • Be responsible for the invoicing on all the designs assets to ensure a good budget follow up by the brand manager

  • Translation

  • Support the full team to ensure that all visuals and ads in FR & NL are correctly translated

  • Assist on the development of local promotional activities for all the brands

  • Support the brand manager in the creation of new promotional or specific products for the local retailers

  • Support brand manager on ad hoc market analysis

  • Maintain stock room guaranteeing continuous product availability


WHOA, this is totally me!

  • Bachelor or Master degree 

  • Dutch native speaker; fluent in French and English 

  • An excellent communicator easily adapting communication towards different audiences in a clear, concise, and appropriate manner 

  • A positive can-do attitude that persists regardless of challenges, with a strong sense of collaboration

  • Thorough planning and priority setting 


What we offer you

  • A one year contract (possibility for an extension) 

  • 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 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’re interested and want to take on this great challenge then click further on the "Apply” button . 


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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