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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 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, Hill's Prescription Diet and Hill's Ideal Balance.

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:  Oral Health Liason

Travel Required?:  Travel - 50% of time
Date:  Apr 8, 2021
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 101602 - Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark


Function: Professional Marketing 

Division: Northern Europe  

Location : Denmark  (Desired to be base in Copenhagen area)

Role is office based/home based with minimum 50% external in-field execution. Role is full time. 

Reporting: Professional Business Manager 


Why Work For 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 giving you exposure to all local market departments.
  • 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

  • Manifest Colgate as the preferred Oral Care partner within the dental profession through high level education and engagement activities 
  • Deliver branded ambassadorship from dental and non-dental influencers relevant to influencing the practicing professionals to recommend consumer products (Colgate)  and prescription professional products  (Duraphat)
  • Build and leverage influencers (dental, Public Health and other Oral Health) for advocacy and recommendation towards peers/young professionals and patients   


Main Responsibilities

Ownership for:

  • Lead organising and executing Colgate Professional educational programme (seminars/webinars) including identifying external speaker / relevant topics within our professional strategy supported by Scientific Affairs
  • Lead planning and executing dental and public health fairs supported by internal marketing
  • Responsible for dental student sponsorships and engagement including  planning academic lectures
  • Drive collaboration and engagement within academia / dental schools
  • Drive collaboration with associations, dental chains and lead public dentist (overtandlæger)
  • Identify and lead relevant strategic projects to increase branded recommendation with a 1:many focus
  • Leverage strong communication and networking skills to plan and execute interaction with relevant influencer targets to secure long-term sustainable relationships & drive recommendation/sales
  • Deliver brand value story through engaging talks, presentations, demonstrations, education - face to face  & remote, to individuals & groups & larger audiences  
  • Capture and track activities and project outcome  in CRM system  
  • Work purposely and structured to drive relevant performance- and output KPIs 



  • Relevant academic background
  • Minimum 2 years of in field experience within dental, OTC or pharmaceutical companies including educational presentations
  • Good understanding of health/life science & practice 
  • Work experience requiring superb communication & persuasion skills 
  • Familiarity with digital and remote presentation- & communication tools  
  • Proficient in English
  • Holds a valid drivers license


Personal Attributes

  • An ability to build professional partnerships and strong relations 
  • A commercial and customer focused perspective
  • Superb skills in communicating and selling across diverse targets with differing backgrounds and needs
  • A ‘Can Do’ mindset
  • Strong interpersonal skills when presenting, influencing and negotiating
  • Strong planning, priority setting and great execution skills
  • Ability to respond to changing needs in a changing professional Oral Care environment  
  • A natural desire to contribute to teamwork and collaboration
  • Flexibility - as the job requires occasional evening activity in executing seminars/webinars


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 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 recognized 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 program, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program 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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