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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:  HR Internal Communication and Engagement - Intern -

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Mar 30, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 151761 - Roma, Lazio, Italy

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.


In alignment with the company engagement strategy, the  Internal Communication intern is responsible for developing and implementing internal communications and engagement programs to actively involve internal audiences across the organization, and for evaluating the impact in order to continuously improve effectiveness.    The Internal Communication Intern will join the HR team. 


What you will do

  • Translates communication strategies into key messages and internal communications initiatives, and executes and drives programs that create excitement, drive engagement, align teams and shape culture.

  • Supports the organization of internal events in coordination with internal stakeholders and external providers, including the admin aspects

  • Develops communication plans using a variety of tools & channels  (written communications, presentation materials, Google Meet and other platforms, town halls, small group meetings, etc.) to articulate key messages.

  • Implements metrics reports to measure effectiveness of internal communication channels with the goal of continuously improving internal communications strategy to reach and engage employees.

  • Collaborate with different teams to develop innovative content and tools (videos, podcasts, blogs, etc.) to inform, engage and excite employees

  • Support the HR Team for the employer branding initiatives (visual, materials, etc.)

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Complies with all policies and standards

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree Preferably in Marketing and Communication, Advertising or Digital Communication.

  • At least a previous experience in the Marketing/Digital Communication and or Internal Communication area, will be considered a plus

  • Explorer, with an entrepreneurial attitude, acting fast in the project tasks assigned

  • Fluent in Italian and English is required

  • Good knowledge of Office suit or Google Collaboration Tools


Location:Rome office

VISA not sponsored


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. To learn more about our  inclusive culture and DE&I strategy (i.e. gender, LGBTQIA+, disability, ethnicity, etc), please visit:

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 recognised 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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