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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:  Manager, Social & Digital Media

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jun 1, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 152364 - New York, New York, United States

Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well? In between those smiles, your day consists of working in a global organization, continually learning and collaborating, having 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.


We are seeking a Manager, Social & Digital Media to join the Corporate Communications team here at Colgate-Palmolive! The Manager, Social & Digital Media will lead and optimize social media strategies for all corporate channels and oversee continued development of to burnish company reputation, engage global employees and other audiences (including C-suite leaders), and support growth and other corporate goals. Organize and host monthly meetings of the global network of Colgate social media managers. 


What you will do

  • Social Media
    • Analyze and optimize existing social media strategy, and make recommendations to drive growth
    • Work cross-functionally in partnership with Director of Design & Digital to oversee department editorial content calendar Create content working with designers and Digital Media Specialist
    • Advise on Executives on LinkedIn
    • Drive all Owned/Earned/Paid Activations in partnership with Sustainability team, global digital marketing and division digital marketing teams
    • Identify and develop relationships with key partner orgs to amplify Colgate-Palmolive brand
    • Implement ongoing measurement and analytics
    • Anticipate and adapt to the latest platform updates providing recommendations 
    • Manage social vendor relationships
    • Ideate and execute social video initiatives to tell corporate brand stories in partnership with design, edit and production partners
  • CP.COM
    • Lead maintenance and rebuild of with VMLY&R, Red Fuse, MSC, IT, and BEX 
    • Conduct regular website audits (with BEX team) to ensure accuracy of content and site health
    • Manage reporting and analytics, including search
    • Collaborate with Global Digital Marketing on optimization and SEO 
    • Create and manage site content and oversee updates, in partnership with Digital Media Specialist
    • Work with internal clients to align site content with business goals
    • Maintain daily operation of, working closely with BEX, IT, and MSC to resolve issues and updates in a timely manner with quality and consistency 
    • Manage Social & Digital Media Specialist and freelance writing resource


Required qualifications

  • BS/BA or equivalent or higher
  • 8+ years of experience in social media, website development, digital consulting, digital media, brand management or digital management 
  • Proficient computer skills, particularly with tools related to social media, project management, analytics, Google Suite (preferred) or Microsoft Office 

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience in consumer packaged goods or related industry 
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience in social video production and script writing / editing
  • Bias towards action, solution-oriented thinker
  • Innovation and creative problem solving
  • 2+ years management experience



Salary range $112,000 - $164,850 USD


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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