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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:  Brand Manager - Talent Pool

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Aug 6, 2022
Partial remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 138800 - New York, New York, United States

Note: This is an evergreen requisition, so if and when there is a job opening, the Company will contact only those individuals who have submitted resumes that match the skills, experience, and other requirements of the job opening. These candidates will receive an invitation link to apply to the specific job and must apply again in order to be considered for it.


About Colgate-Palmolive

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 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.


What You’ll Do:

As a brand manager, you are expected to be the total business owner.  Every day is different, but below is a sample of what you will experience and expect to accomplish:

  • Work on a brand team, reporting to the brand or innovation director, where you’ll play a critical role in driving profitable growth for some of the world’s most iconic brands
  • Take charge of developing business and/or innovation strategies for key brand(s), identifying priorities & developing workstreams against them.
  • Effectively steward the P&L to achieve net sales and profitability goals.
  • Provide strategic leadership, motivate and manage a cross-functional team to drive business priorities.
  • Partner with key agencies in developing high impact, integrated marketing campaigns or innovation concepts.
  • Develop and activate against people-centric insights, driven by a keen understanding of culture, customers and data synthesis.
  • Engage with the sales team to create captivating selling stories for retailers.
  • Run everyday operations, including budget management, forecasting plant volumes and facilitating communication between key stakeholders.
  • Participate in robust training and frequent mentoring and coaching.
  • Experience an international culture and develop a global mindset.


Who You Are:

  • You are a rapid learner who thrives in a fast-paced environment and has a constant thirst for knowledge with a continuous curiosity.
  • You can juggle 1000 balls, balancing analytics, creativity and strategic thinking while making quick progress in the rapidly changing business landscape.
  • You are a strong communicator who can stand up for what you believe, seek new opportunities and solutions and is able to drive clarity in ambiguous situations. 
  • You are a true collaborator who loves working in close knit, dynamic teams.



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 8 years prior experience



  • MBA
  • 5+ years of direct Brand Management experience

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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