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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:  Director, Digital Marketing Architecture

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  May 24, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 160560 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!


We are excited to invite applications for the position of Director, Digital Marketing Architecture within our Global Digital Applications Team. Operating within the world’s leading Oral Care Company, you will have the opportunity to use some of the leading cloud based marketing technology to digitally connect and drive transformation across the business. In this new role, you will define platform architecture and solutions to drive interconnectedness and scalability across our Global Digital landscape, consisting of Martech, AdTech and eCommerce technology stacks. You will join a team of passionate, talented technologists who collaborate to design and build cutting-edge experience & marketing solutions to power Colgate-Palmolive’s Digital Transformation and deliver measurable business value. If you are intellectually curious, future-focused and solution-oriented, you will fit right into our fast-paced, collaborative environment! 


What you will do:

  • Architect and integrate a comprehensive digital marketing ecosystem, including Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Google Analytics, Adobe Experience Manager, and Snowflake, ensuring alignment with digital transformation goals
  • Own the collection of technical requirements, design of MarTech solutions, and be responsible for the implementation process, focusing on process improvement and personalized customer experiences
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of MarTech components, and lead a team of specialists to execute technical strategies effectively
  • Drive the optimization of the MarTech stack, enabling omni-channel capabilities, and continuously evaluate technology against market trends to enhance performance and user experience
  • Establish governance standards with the Enterprise Architecture team, engage in project scoping and resource planning, and negotiate SOWs for staffing needs
  • Partner with business and technology decision makers to innovate digital solutions, develop marketing automation strategies, and work with vendors for global solution delivery


What you have (Required Qualifications): 

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field or equivalent relevant experience
  • Minimum of 12 years professional experience working in Information Technology or Digital Marketing
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience designing and implementing digital and data solutions.
  • Minimum of 5 years of Marketing and Advertising Technology experience including Google Marketing Platform (Google Campaign Manager, Google Analytics, Onboarding partners including LiveRamp, and Salesforce Marketing Cloud) 
  • Track record of crafting successful business development of digital and other front-office business transformation initiatives, including large full-lifecycle implementations and/or integrated solutions using cloud-based marketing solutions 
  • Hands-on experience with Martech/marketing data technologies and ability to integrate technologies into solutions and strategies (CRM, CMS, CDP, preferably using Adobe, Salesforce,or Google tools) 
  • Experience with public cloud offerings (AWS/Azure/Google Cloud Platform) and designing solutions using cloud compute, data storage, pub/sub, and workflow orchestration  
  • Experience deploying Clean Room technology to drive data sharing and activation
  • Understanding of API solutions, back end development toolsets (Java/Ruby/Node js/Python) & basic security considerations for Digital ecosystems
  • Experience managing teams of developers and analysts
  • Experience with LiveRamp/Google/Facebook/Digital Paid Media at a practical application level including knowledge on how to stand up, run, and analyze the results of campaigns
  • Ability to apply agile methodology and sprint development to manage project implementations and backlogs 


What you have (Preferred Qualifications): 

  • Hands-on experience with the following technologies
    • Google Cloud Platform including Big Query, Data Fusion, Data Prep, Data Studio
    • Snowflake
    • Salesforce Data Cloud
    • Google Analytics
    • SAP Customer Data Cloud (Gigya)
    • API solutions and back end development toolsets (Java/Ruby/Node js/Python)
  • Understanding and experience with ETL tools and methodologies (Informatica, Talend, Spark, AWS Glue, GCP Cloud Dataprep, Azure Data, Factory)
  • Experience working cross functionally within brand marketing, ecommerce, or direct to consumer functions.
  • Strong analytical skills; must be proficient in analyzing and interpreting data from third-party platforms and adapt to custom internal tools.
  • Exposure to CPG ecommerce marketplace and channels
  • Exposure to SAFe framework 

Who you are: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as customer relationship building skills
  • Strong organization and project management skills with the ability to manage complex projects with many stakeholders


Compensation and Benefits
Salary Range $150 000,00 - $210 000,00 USD

Pay is based on multiple non-discriminatory, individualized factors including but not limited to experience, job-related knowledge and education, skills and office/market location. In addition to base salary, salaried employees are eligible for annual discretionary bonuses, profit-sharing and, for Executive-level (salary grade 16 and above) roles only, long-term incentives in the form of Restricted Stock Units and/or Stock Options.

Subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable benefits plans then in effect, all salaried employees are also eligible for a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Insurance: Employees (and their eligible dependents) are eligible to participate in Company-sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Disability insurance plans.
  • Retirement Plans: Employees are eligible to enroll in Colgate's 401(k) plan, which provides for company matching contributions subject to eligibility requirements
  • Vacation/PTO: Employees receive a minimum of 15 days of vacation/PTO leave annually
  • Paid Holidays: Employees receive a minimum of 13 paid/floating holidays annually
  • Paid Sick Leave: Based on location and consistent with applicable state and local law, employees receive a minimum of 40 hours of paid sick leave on January 1st of each year
  • Paid Parental Leave: Eligible employees may take up to eight weeks of paid parental leave and 12 weeks of unpaid leave (varies for employees with fewer than 12 months of service and is subject to hours worked requirements)

Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

For additional Colgate terms and conditions, please click here.


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