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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 2006, we made our mark making natural products like toothpaste and deodorant. But what is most important to us? We work to make positive change by doing good and you’ll see that focus in our products, our partnerships, and our people.

We strive to make products that are good for us and good for the planet. We are experts at combining scientific know-how with naturally derived and sourced ingredients to make products that really work.

We donate 10% of our profits to nonprofits addressing issues facing our health, our environment and our kids. Our employees are encouraged to use 5% of their paid time volunteering in their local community. And as a Certified B corporation we are held to the highest social and environmental standards. So you know if we say something is important, we're doing something about it.

A career at Tom’s is one that encourages teamwork, flexibility, and big ideas that help us do better. As a part of the Colgate-Palmolive family, we offer great opportunities for people looking for global experience through work that is challenging and always rewarding.

Job Title:  Brand Assistant, Oral Care & Personal Care

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  May 25, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 159665 - Kennebunk, Maine, United States

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!




Come Join Us at Tom’s of Maine

Tom's of Maine is the pioneer of Natural personal care, paving the way for over 50 years. We are passionate, driven and B-Corp certified good folks. We donate 10% of our profits to nonprofits and our team is encouraged to use 5% of our paid time to volunteer to benefit our communities. We’re on a mission to Do Good. For Real. And we’re looking for a new Tom’s activist to join our passionate team to support our brand marketing team.


The Brand Assistant is responsible for supporting the brand marketing teams across both oral and personal care. Reporting into the Sr. Brand Manager, key areas of responsibilities include coordinating go-to-market processes to launch new products or product changes, analyzing market and financial data to supervise brand, category and competitive performance, and acting as the business lead for the Canadian market. 



Main Responsibilities:

Supports the brand marketing team by:

  • Coordinating go-to-market process to support new product launches, product simplification, packaging updates etc:

    • Lead execution of brand assets and gain cross-functional input and approval (systems used include BEAT, Stibo PXM, and Salsify). 

    • Support brand managers to develop retailer-facing selling materials, sale samples and communication to sales. 

    • Supervise websites and e-commerce product pages and coordinate changes required to keep content accurate.

    • Coordinate legal review of content and contracts for approval.

    • Coordinate supply chain integration and manage Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP) system requests (briefs, managing next steps, and timelines).

  • Analyze market and financial data to monitor brand, category and competitive performance:

    • Conduct monthly Nielsen and Numerator analysis. Share-out report to the rest of the organization and note areas of risk and opportunities. 

    • Support brand marketing team with ad hoc analysis as required.

    • Monitor and track category initiatives and competitive performance and share discoveries of external trends.

    • Track performance of new items, both for Tom’s and competitors. 

    • Track volume impact of pricing changes.


We’re looking for someone who..


Gets Things Done: You have a track record of completing initiatives timely and on-budget while balancing multiple priorities. You’re detail oriented and act with vitality.


Is a phenomenal teammate: You have proven that you are a true standout colleague. You work well with others and you find solutions through collaboration. 


Is Data Driven: You let facts and data guide your recommendations. You have a knack of digging into data to uncover what’s really happening and being able to share that clearly to influence action.


Wants to Do Good: You believe in the power of natural products and that a business can build loved products while giving back to the community. 




  • Bachelor’s degree in business or marketing preferred

  • 3+ years of professional experience packaged goods / CPG marketing or relevant business environment

  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Strong data analysis skills

  • Strong written, verbal and presentation communication skills

  • Ability to adopt change; willingness to be flexible

  • Highly collaborative and comfortable with working with cross-functional teams and various levels of management.



Compensation and Benefits
Salary Range $81 000,00 - $114 000,00 USD

Pay is based on multiple non-discriminatory, individualized factors including but not limited to experience, job-related knowledge and education, skills and office/market location. In addition to base salary, salaried employees are eligible for annual discretionary bonuses, profit-sharing and, for Executive-level (salary grade 16 and above) roles only, long-term incentives in the form of Restricted Stock Units and/or Stock Options.

Subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable benefits plans then in effect, all salaried employees are also eligible for a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Insurance: Employees (and their eligible dependents) are eligible to participate in Company-sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Disability insurance plans.
  • Retirement Plans: Employees are eligible to enroll in Colgate's 401(k) plan, which provides for company matching contributions subject to eligibility requirements
  • Vacation/PTO: Employees receive a minimum of 15 days of vacation/PTO leave annually
  • Paid Holidays: Employees receive a minimum of 13 paid/floating holidays annually
  • Paid Sick Leave: Based on location and consistent with applicable state and local law, employees receive a minimum of 40 hours of paid sick leave on January 1st of each year
  • Paid Parental Leave: Eligible employees may take up to eight weeks of paid parental leave and 12 weeks of unpaid leave (varies for employees with fewer than 12 months of service and is subject to hours worked requirements)

Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

For additional Colgate terms and conditions, please click here.


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