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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 Benefits Communication

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Nov 3, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 110316 - New York, New York, United States

We are excited to invite applications for the position of Associate Manager of Benefits Communication to execute our vision to improve employee understanding and appreciation for Colgate benefits, deliver a personalized, up-to-date experience, and measure impact to support data-based decisions. The Associate Manager of Benefits Communication will be a part of our Global Total Rewards organization and will partner with other Colgate teams including Communications, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and IT to advance our employee benefits engagement.

In this role you will:

  • Work with the Associate Director of Employee Engagement and other team members to develop communications to support benefits education and engagement strategies
  • Create content and reimagine delivery to provide employees with a modern, consumer-grade benefits experience
  • Partner with other Colgate teams to optimize use of current technologies and identify areas to leverage new technologies
  • Plan, write and deliver benefits communications, including informal, formal and technical content for a variety of audiences, from plant workers to executives
  • Develop a framework to manage legally required communications such as Summary Plan Descriptions; manage the upkeep of such items
  • Ensure digital content is current and relevant
  • Use data to measure benefits engagement and develop insights around opportunities for improvement
  • Reinvent how we communicate benefits to attract and onboard candidates, as well as for other significant life events (e.g., retirement)
  • Use population segmentation to deliver targeted, relevant information
  • Focus on continuous improvement in your work and in how we deliver to employees
  • Maintain good documentation of work and processes
  • Initial focus on US benefits, with future expansion to total rewards and potentially global matters
  • Develop materials for reporting progress to management
  • Undertake other responsibilities as needed

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 5-10 years of meaningful experience in Communication or Marketing is required
  • Benefits experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to collaborate and work in cross functional teams to drive solutions
  • Ability to complete concurrent projects of varying size and complexity
  • Diligent to detail and responsive to deadlines
  • Self-motivated; ability to work on your own with strong follow-through
  • Knowledge of or eagerness to learn Microsoft Excel and Google collaboration tools 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.

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