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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:  Associate Brand Manager, Innovation

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jun 23, 2022
Partial remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 134951 - New York, New York, United States

The Associate Brand Manager, Innovation is responsible for supporting the development and execution of marketing plans and programs to achieve the short and long-term business objectives for the Colgate Oral Professional business.  This role specifically will focus on innovation, shepherding products from idea to commercialization.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Lead new product development in key strategic areas of the Colgate Oral Professional business
  • Generate ideas for new products
  • Spearhead 5+ year new product pipeline development
  • Engage with the dental profession to understand needs and use cases for new products 
  • Define concepts for new ideas and narrow focus to the most viable products 
  • Work hand in hand with cross functional teams to develop formula, packaging, claims and other key elements
  • Manage go-to-market timelines and milestones; troubleshoot as needed



  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 3+ years of experience
  • Innovation experience strongly preferred
  • CPG experience preferred
  • Strong project management skills and experience leading diverse cross functional teams
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Pragmatic and agile mindset, able & willing to work with what’s available (rather than wait for perfect) and constantly adapt to changing realities
  • Demonstrated leadership and collaboration skills
  • High level of initiative and assertiveness
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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