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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 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 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 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:  Business Development Intern

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  08-Jun-2022
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 134560 - Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Principal Duties and Responsibilities


Distributor Market management with Principal Duties and Responsibilities as:





Distributor Assessment

  • Identifying distributor markets’ category opportunities with macro economy and category insights

  • Market SWOT analysis

  • Work with BD Manager for distributor model review


Digital and Social Engagement 

  • Understand and identify the gaps in digital and social activities of distributors, bridge internal resources to help better enhance performance, help establish KPI targets and trackers



  • Understand and provide inputs to eCom business plans and execution mechanisms, help setting and tracking KPI targets 


Regional launch preparation of a new product range

  • Work with distributors on a new product launch preparation in the region 


Business Performance Management

  • Conduct, manage and monitor the following:

  • Sell out and inventory performances

  • Demand Plan coordination

  • Distribution (Product and Outlet) tracking


Ad-hoc duties

  • if any, please follow the direct report requirements



This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions.


Candidate Requirements

  • Good project management skills

  • Teamwork, Cross-Organizational/Functional Collaboration

  • Result oriented and able to multitask

  • Good communication skills, both in English and Chinese (Mandarin & Cantonese)

  • Digital & Social media savvy

  • Working Location: Hong Kong, CP office

  • Full time internship; 13 weeks. 

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, 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 recognised 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 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

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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