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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:  Executive Administrative Assistant

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Mar 21, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 151666 - Kansas City, Kansas, United States



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


Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills’ mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. Our decades of science and research guide us in creating nutrition that’s a step ahead so pets and pet parents can enjoy every day together. As the US #1 Veterinarian Recommended pet food brand, knowledge is our first ingredient with 220+ veterinarians, PhD nutritionists and food scientists working to develop breakthrough innovations in pet health.



This role will primarily support the President & CEO and the Vice President of Finance for the Hill’s Pet Nutrition, a global Division of the Colgate-Palmolive Company.   The Executive Assistant will also support other members of the Global Leadership Team with general administrative duties.  The role involves varied administrative work including calendar management, meeting planning, note-taking and coordination of travel.  Key capabilities include strong organizational skills, applying judgment, and maintaining confidentiality.  Key success factors include developing an in-depth knowledge of the organization, its policies and procedures, its business activities, its terminology, its customers, and interdependencies within the company.



Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic administrative support to President & CEO of Hill’s Pet Nutrition and the VIce President of Finance
  • Work independently, exercise considerable discretion and be forward thinking in managing executive activities such as speaking engagements, meetings, client relationships, and all executive duties as required
  • Manage minutes and coordinate follow-ups of key meetings 
  • Manage complex calendars with an understanding of which activities are most appropriate for the allocation of the senior leader’s time
  • Prepare and reconcile expense reports and manage and coordinate meeting arrangements and travel plans for both domestic and global travel
  • Partner with cross functional teams to manage projects 
  • Manage Purchase Orders and vendor setup
  • Organize and manage end to end external/internal events across functions
  • Coordinate special events as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned 
  • Complies with all policies and standards; demonstrates strong ethical behavior



Required Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma or higher degree 
  • At least 5 years of administrative experience 
  • Experience working with executive managers 
  • Strong project management skills 
  • Ability to prioritize own work demands
  • Exceptional Verbal and Written Skills 
  • Intermediate technical skills of administrative software (such as, Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, Concur, Ebuy, etc) 
  • Aptitude to learn new software 
  • Self-starter 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work overtime occasionally as needed

We are a results oriented company with a caring culture and work life balance.

Apply with us! Come and join our amazing team! 




Salary Range $58,000 - $76,125 USD
Pay is based on several non discriminatory factors including but not limited to experience, education, skills and office location. In addition to your salary, Colgate-Palmolive offers a performance based bonus and competitive benefits package

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.

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets!  At Hill’s we have a purpose.  Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. 

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.

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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