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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:  Customer Management Analyst - Target

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Oct 12, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 108841 - Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

About Colgate-Palmolive: 

Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well? In between those smiles, your day is comprised of connecting 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 trustworthy 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.


As the brand with the highest household presence in the world, we go beyond physical boundaries. We win as a global organization by continually learning and collaborating. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, fosters experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has contributed to our enduring success. If you are passionate about working for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day!

The Experience:

In today’s dynamic retail environment, it is an exciting time to be a part of the Customer Development team at Colgate. Our highly ambitious and focused Target Customer Team is dedicated to driving growth for Colgate Palmolive and for Target & Ulta Beauty in this constantly evolving landscape.


What role will you play as a member of the Oral Care Target team?


As the Sales Analyst, you’ll play a key role on the team. The team will count on you to compile brand and category overviews, provide category analysis, and to make recommendations accordingly to include in customer presentations and for account planning.


You’ll work to provide information to determine the efficiency of promotions, evaluate sales, distribution and trade support of new products, relaunches, and test markets for continuous improvement. You’ll also supervise competitive activity, environment trends, and conduct retail store audits to survey opportunities for success. This role establishes the building blocks for understanding brand strategies and priorities and how to align them with the customer’s strategies along with the foundation for establishing your internal network.


Who are you?


  • You are an analyzer- You are able to construct different pieces of data and utilize findings to make proposals to the broader team, equipping them with the information to recommend to customers and in account planning. You’ll provide insights and analytics around Colgate and competitive new item launches and develop recommendations around omnichannel in all retail environments
  • You're a continuous improver- You’re constantly looking for opportunities to improve and seek creative solutions.
  • You are a team player- You value collaborating and communicating with team members to establish proven relationships and build your network throughout the organization
  • You connect the dots- You can connect data points and are eager to learn to initiate with the Colgate team and integrate them with customer strategies.

What you’ll need: 

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Minimum of 1+ years of work experience required
  • Experience working in consumer product goods preferred
  • Experience working with a syndicated service (Nielsen, IRI) account preferred
  • Microsoft Office or Google Suite proficiency (i.e, Sheets, Slides, Docs) preferred


You can apply to work with us using this online application. Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by email are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.



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 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 program 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.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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