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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 recognized 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 programs 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:  Field Sales Executive

Travel Required?:  Travel - 75% of time or more
Date:  Mar 27, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 158106 - Managua, Managua, Nicaragua

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!




Do you want to be part of a team that is building a future to smile about? What about having the opportunity to connect with others across the world, full of stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions? If this is how you see your career, Colgate is the place to be!

Our dependable household brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has contributed to our enduring success.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day.

In today's dynamic retail environment, it is an exciting time to be a part of the Customer Development team at Colgate. Our highly energetic and focused Central America Customer Team is dedicated to driving growth for Colgate Palmolive and for our Distributors in this ever-changing landscape. What role will you play as a member of the Customer Development team? As the Customer Development Blue Jacket (Sales Representative for Distributors), you will be a primary support in achieving sales goals through relationship management. You'll support execution of plans in the point of sales and search for customer input so we can build growth through increased market share and financial return.

What you will do


  • Carry out the work plans by route and the implementation of the 5'p in the field.
  • Work together with the distributor's sales force to meet the sales objective.
  • Analyze sales and distribution results to assess compliance with objectives.
  • Advise customers and visit them to monitor that they are served by the distributor's salesperson.
  • Meet the requirements and needs of customers, coordinating the proper functioning of the channels.
  • Find new customers and coordinate the opening of new routes.
  • Supervise and control the activities of distribution, sales, promotional and inventory control and rotation of customer products.
  • Monitor and report on the activities of the competition and suggest action plans.
  • Coach and train dealer salespeople to obtain expected results and customer service.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards



Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or Engineering
  • At least 1 year of sales or sales supervisory experience.
  • Driver's license Upon Hire


Preferred Qualifications


  • Sales and Marketing Techniques
  • Good Interpersonal Relations






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.


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