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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:  Manager - Corporate Communications

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  May 17, 2023

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 153119 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


About Us

Would you like to be part of a team that is building a future to smile about? What about having the opportunity to collaborate with teams 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 passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. We, at Colgate, take immense pride in our brand which fuels our workplace to encourage innovative thinking, champion experimentation, promote authenticity and thus contribute 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 !


Job Purpose & Context:

Design & implement an aligned communications strategy to support organizational & functional goals, and build strong equity with external stakeholders through development & management of strategic public relations and social media.

  • This position is responsible for developing and executing effective communication strategies to enhance the organization's corporate image and reputation. 
  • The person will play a crucial role in managing both internal and external communications, ensuring consistent and impactful messaging across various channels.
  • Key to manage internal stakeholders and ensure effective delivery - adhere both to time and impact


Key Accountabilities:

Support design & implementation of  Communications Strategy:

  • Create comprehensive communication strategies aligned with the organization's goals and objectives. 
  • These strategies should encompass both internal and external communication efforts and both short term & long term.


External Communications:

  • Lead external communication initiatives to enhance the organization's reputation and promote its key messages to stakeholders, including customers, investors, media, and the general public. 
  • Media Relations: Serve as the primary point of contact for media inquiries, build relationships with key journalists, and proactively pitch stories, PR campaigns, press releases etc.


Internal Communication:

  • Develop and implement internal communication programs to keep employees informed, engaged, and aligned with the organization's mission and values.
  • This includes drafting and distributing newsletters, organizing employee events, and managing internal communication platforms.


Brand Management:

  • Collaborate with marketing teams to ensure consistent brand messaging and alignment across various communication channels. 
  • Develop and maintain brand guidelines and provide guidance to internal stakeholders on brand representation round corporate communication platforms and assets.


Content Creation:

  • Create compelling and engaging content for various communication channels, including websites, social media platforms, internal portals, and print materials. 
  • Ensure content is aligned with the organization's communication objectives and brand guidelines.


Stakeholder Engagement:

Identify and engage key stakeholders, including customers, investors, community organizations, and industry influencers. Develop and maintain strong relationships with these stakeholders to support the organization's objectives and enhance its reputation


Measurement and Analysis:

  • Track and analyze the effectiveness of communication initiatives using appropriate metrics and tools. 
  • Provide regular reports and insights to senior management, highlighting key performance indicators and recommending improvements.


Required Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience in Corporate / Marketing (+CSR) Communications Background
  • MBA (Marketing)/ Masters in Mass Communications


Preferred Qualification:

  • Proficiency with Google suite
  • Experience within FMCG industry or a Listed company




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 recognized 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 program, 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.

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