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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:  Digital Data Strategist

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Sep 8, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 153611 - Piscataway, New Jersey, 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 excited to invite applications to join the Hill's Digital Applications group within our Global Information Technology Organization (GIT) as a Digital Data Strategist supporting our Vet & Pet digital experiences. You will join an agile team, helping to drive the build of a variety of high-profile applications using modern tools and infrastructure including Customer Data Platforms, Customer Identity & Access Management, and Marketing Cloud solutions. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to help realize our vision. A successful candidate will be driven to understand business goals and implement high-quality solutions that deliver performance, maintainability and scalability, leveraging leading cloud based marketing technology to digitally connect. This role will involve planning, business and data analysis, functional and technical design, as well as close partnership and interaction with the Digital Marketing and IT teams to support the deployment of best in class technology to optimize and expand digital engagement programs leading to better targeting and engagement with our professionals, customers and consumers. The ideal candidate is very customer focused and can work well both independently and within a team.


Please note that this role can be based in Piscataway, NJ or Kansas City, Kansas. 


What you will do

  • Partner with the Digital and Brand Marketing teams to define use cases for digital marketing data activation
  • Develop a holistic view and knowledge of our consumer and professional ecosystem / data model including, marketing, commerce and transactional data
  • Translate business campaign requirements into technical requirements for seamless design and implementation by GIT
  • Grow the use of CDP and other MarTech in data driven use cases, campaign activation and general adoption through strategy to integrate a broader spectrum of first-party datasets
  • Support the evolution of digital platforms and applications, as a data strategist, by providing data thought leadership including data quality and requirements guidance in alignment with business use and accessibility
  • Function as the data technology and strategy subject matter expert, ensuring the sound build and enhancement of our platform ecosystem while leading the implementation of any desired changes and proactively suggesting optimizations to improve data integration, management and quality
  • Own and manage the Hill’s Consumer Data Model with additional support from GIT and guidance from the business
  • Participate in data architecture designs ensuring they align with best practices and overall management including: data ingestion, processing & validation, transformation and modeling
  • Handle overall project timelines, including identification and communication of critical path items, key milestones and cross-functional dependencies; actively communicate against timeline and plan for critical project tasks and required resources
  • Work on the development of the technology roadmap to capture, manage, and leverage customer/consumer data to improve digital marketing and personalization initiatives
  • Work with Global and Divisional Marketing teams to advance first party data collection, integration and accessibility efforts with a strong focus on data driven marketing strategy and technologies
  • Partner with key stakeholders to ensure clarity of scope, deliverables and manage expectations through project timelines and beyond


Required Qualifications

  • At least 5 years Professional experience working in Information Technology or Digital Marketing
  • Experience leading large full-lifecycle implementations and/or implementing integrated solutions including cloud-based marketing solutions
  • Solid understanding of data management technologies (data models, quality, compliance and general management practices), enterprise and Cloud technologies
  • Understanding of governmental privacy regulations on the collection and use of customer data (such a GDPR and CCPA) and how this impacts customer data management.
  • Clear, concise and user-friendly communication skills
  • Strong motivational and organizational skills
  • Ability to work on numerous assignments at one time with demonstrated follow-through, attention to detail and commitment to business partnership
  • Comfortable navigating ambiguity - in business requirements, technology options and project direction


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field or equivalent relevant experience
  • Experience with Salesforce Marketing Cloud (SFMC) including Journey Builder, Email Studio & Content Studio, Advertising Studio and MobileConnect
  • Experience with BlueConic Customer Data Platform
  • Experience with Snowflake and DOMO
  • Familiarity with Agile Methodology and SCRUM in order to provide input into estimating and executing engagement activities



Salary Range $112,000 - $164,850 USD

Pay is based on several non discriminatory factors including but not limited to experience, education, skills and office location. In addition to your salary, Colgate-Palmolive offers a performance based bonus and competitive benefits package.


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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