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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:  Audience Data Science Manager

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Apr 24, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 98821 - New York, New York, United States


Purpose of role:

The purpose of the audience lead role is to drive better business outcomes via improved targeting, tailored messaging and advertising impact. The Audience and data science lead is responsible for successful design and activation of audience targeting across Colgate brands, media agencies & technology partners. The Audience Data Science Manager should be confident and experienced in working with large data sets and marketing technology platforms to complete deliverables at an industry-leading level of quality. They are expected to exhibit analytical rigor, thought leadership, and clear communication as well as to be capable of optimizing current efforts and bringing new insights through a mixture of innovation and broad, creative thinking.



  • Develop, maintain and refresh applicable frameworks, methodologies and processes for precision audience identification and targeting, productive audience journeys, and content/message optimization within programmatic and other digital channels including display, online video, connected TV, social media, search, email, website,
  • Partner with relevant internal teams -- Insights, Analytics, Brand marketers -- to understand business goals and define the best growth opportunities at the head end and share impactful learning and insights from campaign activation on an ongoing basis
  • Collaborate with agency team (audience, activation, measurement) to activate, measure, optimize and scale audience tests.
  • Build audiences through hands-on-keyboard level interface to design experiments to evaluate audiences, message, channel and/or sequence of digital tactics.
  • Identify insights and communicate recommendations related to customer engagement and digital channels.
  • Outline standards and rules for data handling compliance at state (CCPA) and global (GDPR) levels.
  • Align and partner with Global Digital Organization, Global IT, Data Acquisition and Data Governance functions accordingly.


Required Background/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in data science, statistics, econometrics, or consumer science.
  • At least 5 years of full-time experience in digital marketing and analytics.
  • Experience working with data platforms to build, model, activate and optimize addressable audiences across channels and partners.
  • Experience and knowledge of sophisticated statistical models and methods and statistical design of experiments.
  • Experience measuring, mining and generating insights from digital customer engagement data within all digital channels, including website, paid media, social media and email campaign data sets.
  • Experience creating a single view of the customer across all digital customer engagement channels and impression history.
  • Optimization approach and expertise in channel digital media optimization as precision audience targeting models, paid search keyword and bidding optimization, social media audience bidding and optimization.
  • Willingness to have a point of view supported by insight and analytics and ability to influence cross-functional teams to impact decision-making.
  • Strategic business acumen, focus on results, passion for keeping up with media and technology trends.
  • Highly collaborative work style.
  • Proven strong communication and presentation skills.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in CPG.


Desired Skill Sets:

  • Expertise in multivariate content/messaging testing and optimization.
  • Familiarity with marketing mix modeling and multi-touch attribution models.
  • Familiarity with leading marketing technology, advanced analytics, and visualization platforms, such as Google Marketing Platform, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Adobe Marketing Cloud, Datorama, Tableau, Qlik.




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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