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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 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, Hill's Prescription Diet and Hill's Ideal Balance.

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:  Assistant Social Engagement Manager

Travel Required ?:  No Travel

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 88093 - New York, New York, United States


The Social Engagement Specialist will aide in the social engagement and execution across Colgate's social properties. This role will primarily focus and be responsible for the day-to-day management of Colgate's master-brand channels including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter as well as emerging channels like Tik Tok. They will serve as the "voice" of Colgate on social, using a people-first mindset to help the Colgate brand come to life through social. They will work alongside the Social Strategy Manager and cross-functional marketing teams to plan and execute alway-on consumer engagement and social listening programs.



Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing the social media content calendar for Colgate
  • Holding IBE and agency teams to timelines for social content plans
  • Coordinating procurement of images/video, copywriting across channels
  • Publishing and refreshing assets across all owned channels
  • Interacting with consumers in owned social media channels
  • Identifying relevant, cultural moments for real-time agile marketing and engagement
  • Partnering with Consumer Affairs to escalate issues, opportunities, and risk
  • Working with channel vendors and agency partners to develop critical metrics
  • Leading ongoing measurement and reporting for social media performance



Basic qualifications include:

  • Bachelor degree in marketing or related field
  • At least 3+ years of experience in marketing-social media 
  • Experience in social listening and media monitoring
  • Familiarity with brand reputation and crisis communications 
  • Organized, enthusiastic, and proactive



Preferred qualifications include: 

  • Fan of pop culture and tuned into social media trends
  • Eye for design and social-first content
  • Creativity and dabbles in copywriting



Expected Areas of Skills:

  • Core capabilities in Community Management, Content Development, Project Management, Social Listening, Social Analytics
  • Experience with Social Media Management Systems and Social Listening and Monitoring tools like Brandwatch/Crimson Hexagon, NetBase,  Socialbakers, Sprinklr, Spredfast, Sprout Social, Synthesio, etc.
  • Understanding of brand-level social media communications and familiarity with adapting styles of engagement



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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