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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 Manager, Community Oral Health

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Jan 16, 2022
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 118136 - New York, New York, United States

The Colgate Palmolive Company is currently looking for an Associate Manager, Community Oral Health to join the team!


The Responsibilities for the Role Include:

  • Implement on the ground strategy for the Bright Smiles Bright Futures (BSBF) oral health community and added-value business initiatives in the United States.
  • Identify, develop and maintain BSBF Mobile Dental Van Unit partnerships within public/private community organizations in primary and secondary markets, including the development and execution of Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) and/or other agreements.
  • Coordinate execution and implementation of BSBF programmatic activities on the ground. Work closely with BSBF Team (coordinators and third party staff) and internal Colgate service partners, programs and agencies to deliver program activities.
  • Report, analyze and supervise BSBF activity and results to maintain maximum efficiency of BSBF teams' efficiency and market coverage, including BSBF project progress, standard methodologies, program successes, setbacks and failures.
  • Handle and analyze performance metrics and goals across BSBF Teams, strategizing new tactics, opportunities and best practices to meet objectives.
  • Support and assist with volunteer management; recruitment, communication and incentive programs.
  • Support implementation of strategic business programs with internal partners, i.e., US Oral Care, Multicultural marketing, Customer Development and Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals, etc.
  • Recruit and conduct interviews and identify new BSBF Team Members, coordinating with third party staffing agencies to train, orient and onboard.
  • Run and supervise existing and potential BSBF clients/ customers regarding BSBF requests, donations, and program activities.
  • Support BSBF online and digital activities—post content, promote BSBF activities, handle inquiries and coordinate with other Social Media Managers and Corporate Communications to drive awareness and amplify BSBF social media activities.
  • Manage and maintain existing partnerships, including attendance of regular meetings, review of external communication, performance reporting, conference participation and other activities.
  • Use Project Management skills for key projects and initiatives, including definition of project scope and objectives, involving stakeholders, working with cross functional teams, and the development of project plans, budgets and timelines.
  • Conduct and implement training and upskilling for BSBF Team Members, including new business practices, consultations, technology updates and others. Coordinate and help facilitate annual Goal Alignment, Mid Year and other Team Meetings.
  • Analyze, consult and solve problems from the field to meet organizational and program standards.
  • Develop new programs to support the strategic direction and intentional pivot of the Bright Smiles, Bright Futures program.
  • Cross collaboration with colleagues and business partners to develop relevant program content and key initiatives that support Bright Smiles, Bright Futures efforts.


The Qualifications/Experience we are looking for:

  • Bachelors Degree Required
  • Proven experience in education and/or public health required
  • 6 Years of Consumer Goods Industry Experience in sales or targeted marketing; or 6 years of community affairs experience with public relations firm or corporation
  • Shown success in leading/coordinating multiple events and building/maintaining key relationships
  • Proficiency in Google Suite as well as Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint


The Skills and Competencies that are Required:

  • Strong Community Outreach and Event Management Skills.
  • Planning and Priority Setting is crucial
  • Project Management: Develop plans for projects/maintain timetables
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills with focus on Teamwork and Collaboration.
  • Ability to communicate BSBF objectives and goals of children's outreach programs to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work with minimal direction and willingness to work flexible hours
  • Strong problem-solving skills and effective execution
  • Consumer/Customer Focused with shown business perspective to make fact-based decisions with consideration to the impact on Colgate's image with the community and profession

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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