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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:  Brand Manager (f/m/d) - elmex

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Feb 22, 2021
Partial remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 93960 - Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany



  • Management of oral care product portfolio for Germany, Switzerland and Austria – reporting to Marketing Manager.
  • Development and implementation of strong brand/product strategies and support programs based on consumer and shopper insights, in close collaboration with the local retail/professional teams.
  • Support the Marketing Manager for the respective category.
  • Plan, implement and track New Product Launches and Re-Launches in close collaboration with the international Marketing department and local Trade Marketing.
  • Monitor, analyze and evaluate market trends, consumer behavior, and competitor activities to identify market opportunities.
  • Management of A&P budget.
  • Intensive collaboration with International Marketing based in Switzerland and local functions Trade Marketing, Finance und Supply Chain.



  • University or college degree in business studies with focus on marketing or comparable education.
  • 4-5 years of professional experience in consumer marketing / trade marketing and sales, ideally in the FMCG industry.
  • Enjoys working in virtual cross-functional teams with a high level of initiative and motivation.
  • Creative mind with structured thinking and the ability to work independently.

  • Knowledge and experience in project management including usage of related tools.
  • Organizational and communication skills.
  • Confident in using standard MS office programs; experience in using market data analysis systems like Nielsen Answers, SimIT and artwork programs.
  • Very good command of written and spoken German and English.


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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