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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 Specialist, Corporate Social Responsibility

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Nov 11, 2022
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 146440 - New York, New York, United States


Do you want to be part of a team that is building a future to smile about? What about having the opportunity to connect with others across the world, full of stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions?  


If this is how you see your career, Colgate-Palmolive is the place to be!  


Our dependable household brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has contributed 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.

Colgate-Palmolive is a caring, innovative growth company that’s reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. The Associate Specialist, Corporate Social Responsibility is a tech savvy, detail-oriented self-starter who will leverage their project management and interpersonal skills to make an immediate impact and help the team meet its purpose-filled CSR program and communication objectives. 


The candidate will provide critical administrative and project support as well as communications support to Colgate’s CSR Team within Colgate’s Global Corporate Communications Team:

  • Facilitate Colgate’s charitable contribution Impact Report Process:

    • Administer reporting with nonprofit partners

    • Track KPIs

    • Synthesize data and create reports with actionable insights the team can use to make even more social impact

  • Serve as Colgate’s single point of contact for the U.S. Matching Gift, Colgate Cares Grant Program, employee volunteering efforts, and own Benevity platform that powers those programs:

    • Update site with information

    • Guide internal stakeholders 

    • Liaise with Benevity and Ceridian external partners as needed to ensure successful administration. 

  • Administer the Colgate Women’s Games scholarship award program:

    • Payment processing

    • Communicating with award winners

  • Single point of accountability for cash contribution and product donation requests:

    • Donation processing

    • Communicating with nonprofit partners & internal Colgate stakeholders

  • Help tell Colgate’s purpose-filled CSR story:

    • Contribute to press releases, executive content, longform articles, internal communications and social posts that promote Colgate’s CSR initiatives

  • Drive Colgate’s CSR social media strategy across all platforms (LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok & YouTube) 

    • Liaise with team to create visual assets, draft copy, and gain the necessary alignment with internal stakeholders and external partners in order to amplify CSR initiative.

  • Create and maintain digital files, records and databases pertaining to day-to-day business and special projects.

  • Handle all aspects of the Global Corporate Communication Team’s invoice processing, vendor management and expense reporting using various digital platforms.

  • Interact with a diverse group of internal and external contacts including employees at all levels of the organization, vendors and service providers, and nonprofit partners

  • Lend eager hand to support special projects and events including: 

    • Employee volunteering and community service initiatives, such as:

      • Colgate Cares Days

      • Colgate Women’s Games Track & Field Competition

      • High School Summer Internship Program


The successful candidate will:

  • Be one step ahead on important deadlines and payments.

  • Have the ability to anticipate needs and issues before they become problems.

  • Have a passion for detail-orientation to ensure all facts and elements are correct, and approved by and communicated to the right audience.

  • Have the ability to see projects through from beginning to end.

  • Have the ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with external and internal service providers.

  • Have the maturity to work under minimal supervision, with independent thought and independent action within assigned role. 

  • Have a high degree of sensitivity and discretion in dealing with confidential matters, including First Party Data.

  • Be confident to make independent decisions regarding planning, organizing and scheduling of own time and work.

  • Be excited to make an impact at a results oriented company with a caring culture that prioritizes work/life balance


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Proficiency with Google Workspace tools including Docs, Sheets, Slides, Gmail, Calendar, Meet, Chat, Drive, and Forms

  • Demonstrated writing abilities

  • Proficiency with social media platforms


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Payment processing experience using SAP Ariba or similar e-procurement software

  • Strong written and verbal communications


We are a results oriented company with a caring culture and work life balance.

Apply with us! Come and join our amazing team! 




Salary Range $68,880 - $101,220 USD

Pay is based on several non discriminatory factors including but not limited to experience, education, skills and office location. In addition to your salary, Colgate-Palmolive offers a performance based bonus and competitive benefits package.


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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