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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 recognised 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 programmes 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:  Head of Public Relations & Communication (m/w/d)

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  19-Feb-2021
Partial remote working option

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 recognised brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Ideal Balance.


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 programme, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love programme please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit


Location: Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Relocation Assistance Offered Within Region
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  • Leitung der Consumer & Lifestyle PR-Aktivitäten aller Colgate-Palmolive Marken in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz 
  • Strategische Entwicklung und Umsetzung von PR & Influencer-Kampagnen und Aktivitäten im DACH-Raum
  • Führung der PR-Agentur sowie einer Mitarbeiterin
  • Erster Ansprechpartner für alle inhaltlichen und kommunikativen Anfragen im Unternehmen innerhalb der Region
  • Ambassador for kommunikative Nachhaltigkeitsthemen in der Region 
  • Management von Krisenkommunikation innerhalb der Region
  • Budgetverantwortung und Budgetmanagement
  • Internationale und interdisziplinäre Zusammenarbeit im Rahmen der Position
  • Erster Unternehmenskontakt für Medien und Journalisten
  • Flankierende Unterstützung/Beratung bei Konsumentenanfragen



  • Abgeschlossenes Studium oder eine vergleichbare Ausbildung im Bereich Public Relations, Marketing, Content Marketing
  • mind. 7-10 Jahre Berufserfahrung im Bereich PR/Marketing/Content Marketing idealerweise im Bereich FMCG (Agentur und/oder Unternehmensseite)
  • Ausgeprägte Kenntnisse und Erfahrungen im Bereich Projektmanagement
  • Strategische Denkweise
  • Strukturierter und analytischer Arbeitsstil
  • Kreatives und trendbewusstes Denken, Out-of-the-box Thinking
  • Stark ausgeprägter teamorientierter Arbeitsstil auch im internationalen Rahmen
  • Hohes Maß an inhaltlicher Flexibilität
  • Führungsmentalität
  • Fließend in Deutsch und Englisch (Wort und Schrift)


Diese Position ist ab Mai 2021 für ca. 12 Monate befristet zu besetzen.


Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply to work with us using this online application. Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by email are not considered in the selection process.


Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.


Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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