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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 1976, Hill's Pet Nutrition offers the highest-quality pet nutrition available through product lines Prescription Diet® and Science Diet®. Veterinarians worldwide recommend and feed their own pets Hill's products more than any other brand of pet food.

Available in approximately 80 countries around the world, our extensive line of products includes more than 60 Prescription Diet brand pet foods and more than 50 Science Diet brand pet foods.

We believe all animals should be loved and cared for during their lifetimes. That is why we are proud our pet foods can make a difference in your pet's life.

A career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition or 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:  Customer Development Student

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Mar 18, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 151653 - Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark


Customer Development Student to Hill’s Pet Nutrition 

Location: Virum, Copenhagen, Denmark    Hub: Nordic Hub    Reporting to: Key Account Manager


Why Work For Hill’s Pet Nutrition?

At Hill’s we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of pets and their families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. If you are interested in work that matters, fueled by passion for pets, we invite you to apply to our position.


Hill's Pet Nutrition is a global leader in clinical nutrition for dogs and cats and is a market leader in the specialty channel in the Nordic region. Hill's Pet Nutrition is a part of Colgate-Palmolive.


  • The learning & development opportunities: You will refine your commercial mind-set and continue to learn new skills working closely with a cross-functional team.

  • The challenge & variety: You will operate in a fast paced operational environment, directly impacting the day-to-day performance of the business, with personal accountability for your business.

  • The global experience: You will have the opportunity to work with global brands, participate in global strategies with potential to develop your career internationally.

  • The Colgate Values: Caring, global teamwork and continuous improvement are integral to how we operate every day.


Job Purpose

Our Customer Developing team is working with a variety of major accounts in a busy environment and needs support from a curious, engaged and ambitious Customer Development Student. You will act as administrative support, and liaison between sales & marketing, - and will also have direct contact to, -  and impact on, our largest Key Accounts’ headquarters in Nordic. Hill’s being among pioneers within the digital area, & e-commerce - you will also work closely together with our e-commerce analyst who supports the Key Account Team.


This role will be approximately 15 hours per week. 


Primary Tasks

  • Supporting the Customer Development team with reporting, update of customer master data and performance.

  • Proof and processing of customers invoices

  • Participating in ad hoc cross functional projects which may include testing, checking data

  • Support the Key Account Managers with tasks like updating master product data, track sales development, and conduct post campaign analysis 

  • Support the Customer Development Team in eCommerce asset creation for campaign activities. 

  • Ongoing contact directly with key customers to support their operations


Your Educational Background

  • Last year of Bachelor degree or first year of Master degree

  • Following a business track with some accounting knowledge 

  • Experience with Excel and knowledge of Google Sheets is an advantage


Candidate Profile

  • You are about to start your Master-studies or finish your Bachelor, preferably within a focus of Sales & Marketing

  • Attention to detail and strong data discipline, as working with, and populating large datasheets is part of monthly routine

  • Have an understanding of what it means to work in a Global matrix-organization

  • Relevant experience is a plus

  • Fluency in English and a Scandinavian language is required

  • Driven, result oriented team player with strong interpersonal skills

  • Outgoing personality who thrives in a fast paced international environment

  • Strong communication skills – oral & written

  • Proactive and analytical person, who likes to take ownership


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. We will be handling applications as they come in, please apply as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.


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


Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition?

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.


HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries.  To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit and, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.


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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