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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:  Communications Generalist

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

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 99053 - New York, New York, United States


This individual will be an outstanding storyteller with a strong portfolio of work that spans speeches, Question & Answer Sessions (Q&As), digital copy, video, social media and letters. This is a highly influential role that requires someone who is creative and curious, a strong writer who is comfortable with digital platforms, well organized, and able to prioritize projects. The ideal candidate will have a passion for learning, mining stories and telling them in outstanding and exciting ways for different audiences across varied media. We are looking for someone who can be Colgate’s in-house storyteller, developing themes and stories that incorporate external thought leadership and relevant cultural and business anecdotes and references.

-  Develop story ideas for all Colgate corporate channels – from the Intranet and global newsletters to social channels

-  Research, develop, investigate, and build a variety of business, technology and science-related topics and human-interest news and feature stories through interviews, observations, networking, and library/online resources for publications, press releases, and online content.

-  Partner with the corporate communications team on presentations and articles, developing story ideas and also finding data points and statistics to support key messages

-  “Connect the dots” across the globe to build themes

-  Think like an advertising copywriter, coming up with compelling slogans and taglines for projects and communications campaigns

-  Build community relations ads for programs

-  Develop strategic executive scripts and also draft internal transaction emails

-  Fact check and proof read.

-  Build effective relationships and deep understanding of business needs to identify relevant, compelling and engaging content across the organization and improve appropriate use of content across all communications channels

-  Bachelor's Degree 

-  At least 5 years of communications experience in a consumer-oriented/ global /media organization

-  Journalism/Writing bachelor's degree is a plus

-  Phenomenal communication skills

-  Curious

-  Imaginative

-  Upbeat.

-  Ability to prioritize projects

-  Storyteller


We look forward to reviewing your application!



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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