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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:  Sales Executive San Pedro Sula

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  May 24, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 159900 - San Pedro Sula, Cortes, Honduras

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!



About The Role

As Sales Executive for our indirect trade customers in San Pedro Sula you will represent our company, handling the relationship with the client based on trust and respect, marketing and developing the 5p's of the different product categories, in order to increase sales profitably, improve levels of their distribution and market shares, in accordance with our business principles and maintaining a healthy credit portfolio. Helps prepare, negotiate and implement JBP, marketing and promotional campaigns to drive demand. Forecast, develop, implement and supervise customer specific plans to achieve our commercial goals of net sales, share, margin, within budget spend. Communicate plans to field teams for in-store support. Visit stores to better understand implementation challenges to optimize future approaches. Share findings, insights and recommendations. In an omnichannel landscape you need to be curious and Digitally Savvy with an agile approach to adapt to it. You have to understand the dynamics of eCommerce and seek innovative solutions.


What You Will Do

  • Developing and managing relationships between Colgate Palmolive and Customers

  • Implement CP's commercial strategies, ensuring the correct execution of 5p's

  • Make sure credit policies defined by CP

  • Achieve sales objectives of the assigned territory

  • Maintain and Handle proactive communication with customers, participate on Top to Top meetings, activity grid negotiation, Joint Business Planning monitoring

  • Trade Visits to find opportunities, competitors activities, and ensure correct 5Ps execution.

  • Customer Inventory Management, ensuring correct Days on Hand (DOH) by customer, and on point of sales both regular exhibition and additional off shelf exhibition


What You Need (Required Qualifications)

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Industrial Engineering or related

  • At least 2 years in the Commercial Area or Trade Marketing in a consumer goods company required
  • Experience as salesperson
  • Negotiation, communication and other interpersonal kills
  • Intermediate-advanced Excel for handling large amounts of information
  • Intermediate-advanced English Level

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.


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