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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:  Omni Customer Marketing Specialist

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jun 25, 2022
Partial remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 131422 - New York, New York, United States


The role is responsible for supporting the Omni Marketing Activation Senior Manager and Omni Customer Marketing Team in managing omni marketing shopper activations to drive demand at retail and building strong processes for budget management and communications. The Omni Marketing Customer Marketing Specialist is responsible for collaborating with omni commerce teams, CDO, brand, finance and commerce agency resources to drive visibility to holistic Colgate-Palmolive commerce activation plans and driving budget efficiencies.  Integral to the success of this position is a growth mindset and the ability to work through ambiguity with all levels and roles within the organization from brand to sales to finance and other teams, such as third-party vendors and creative agencies. 


The Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Accountability for day to day management and monthly/quarterly reconciliation of shopper marketing budget. 
  • Collaborates with agency partners, vendors, omni commerce team and finance to highlight budget overspends/underspends and identify opportunities for reinvestment. 
  • Collaborates with Omni Commerce team & CDO to build commerce plan communications.
  • Leads the communication process that delivers quarterly recaps for the Leadership Team.
  • Assists with communication of upcoming programming through existing channels and optimizes the communication process ongoing.
  • Supports manager in the omni shopper activation platform planning and execution process as needed from brief to execution.  
  • Inputs on customer presentations and attends customer and brand meetings as assigned.
  • Developing annual planning templates in partnership with commerce agency, collecting submissions and building recommended plans for alignment with key stakeholders. 


Job Complexity:

  • Embedding omni marketing mindset across for the organization
  • Building communication, financial, and alignment processes across a broad set of cross functional partners
  • Thrives in fast paced work environment with daily real time changes in plans, funding and direction based on retail / operations sell in and execution
  • Ensuring vendors / agencies are delivering on commitments


Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum 4+ years of experience in ECommerce Sales, Shopper Marketing, or Marketing
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • CPG experience preferred 
  • Deep Channel, Customer, and Category Knowledge
  • Self-starter, independent thinker, action oriented, and passionate about brand/shopper marketing
  • Strong strategic business acumen and marketing capabilities
  • Solid project/program management skills
  • Analytically inclined with the ability to link seemingly disparate pieces of information
  • Curiosity, creative thinking and problem solving skills 
  • Detail oriented, reliable, resourceful and driven for results professional
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Able to effectively present ideas and concepts to groups of varying levels internally and externally
  • Ability to contribute, influence and work effectively in a cross-functional matrix organization
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task and prioritize/work effectively under pressure
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to handle ambiguity
  • Travel: 10%


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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