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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:  Senior Brand Manager - Global Wellness

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Nov 5, 2023

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 154714 - 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.


In today's dynamic retail environment, it is an exciting time to be a part of the Global Marketing & Innovation team at Hill's. Our highly energetic and focused Team is dedicated to driving growth for Hill's Pet Nutrition in this ever-changing landscape. What role will you play as a member of the Marketing team? The Senior Brand Manager, Global Marketing & Innovation is responsible for helping to identify and develop innovation and growth opportunities for the global Hill's Wellness business. A key part of this role will be leading the development and execution of marketing strategy and programs to achieve the Science Diet/Science Plan business objectives, in both the short and long term. Under the direction of the Associate Director, this position initiates and executes projects across the Hill's Wellness business, and works closely with the cross-functional team to identify and validate opportunities, develop strategies, and drive value for Hill's and our pet parents. This role is also responsible for our Global Sustainability Program, leading strategy development, collaborating with regional & cross functional teams, monitoring implementation and reporting back to the Colgate corporate team.


What you will do

• Lead cross-functional innovation project teams providing direction, delivering against key project milestones, communicating within the project team and presenting the project to the leadership team

• Manage the development and execution of brand strategies for new product launches, as well as packaging updates, reformulations and other product improvements

• Works across and gains input from the regional teams to help develop global strategy and innovation plans

• Manages marketing communication tools, claims database, trademark clearance, invoice processing, and project initiation request processes

• Works with the local Brand Teams, Consumer Insights and key stakeholders to identify opportunities for innovation or business growth and to develop tangible solutions to seize these opportunities

• Performs other duties as assigned

• Complies with all policies and standards


Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's Degree Marketing or any related field

• At least 5 years Brand Management, Customer Marketing, or Trade Marketing

• Ability to manage and work across a diverse, cross-functional team of professionals, including Brand Marketing, Science and Technology, Finance, Customer Development, and Supply Chain

• Ability to work well both individually and within the cross-functional and brand teams

• Strong communication skills and an ability to collaborate to drive solutions



Salary Range $125,600 - $164,850 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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