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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 recognised 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 programmes 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:  Head of Communication

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  23-Jan-2022
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 118800 - Shanghai, Shanghai, China

The Colgate Communication Lead is a critical role at CP China. This candidate will play an integral role in driving media transformation in the region in collaboration with the internal Brand MKT team,Consumer insight, Ecommerce team, and external agencies management. The candidate will help steward:


1)Media lead - media buy management, budget setting,investment plan and track, lead Colgate brand communication plan in both wechat and weibo, Colgate brand spokesman usage and social contents.


2)Brand campaign -  Partner with brand MKT team to drive brand equity, brand camplain, product launch big campaign on the ground execution and media implementation. 


3)  should have ideally related job experience working across multiple categories with media experience at the core. The candidate should have experience in the following areas:


  • Experience working across multiple stakeholders and POVs

  • Develop 3 year media plan to support Marketing/brand strategies implementation

  • Experience in driving agencies management, PR management and negotiation

  • Integrated campaign planning/ communications planning

  • Thought leadership and innovation to drive brand activations

  • Media planning/buying across all platforms

  • A working knowledge of ad technologies and ad operations 


The ideal candidate should be a change agent with a passion for creativity and media. He/she should be able to translate our complex media landscape into simplistic terms to deliver our media transformation agenda, including building capabilities within the Colgate organization. He/she should be able to connect with the brand management, bringing expertise to drive trust and equity in the relationship.




  • Social Media Marketing is focused on building a social media site presence to increase product/brand awareness, drive traffic to product/brand social media pages, and encourage potential customers to join product/brand social networks including: 

  • Leads annual media planning process 

  • Contributes to IMC development plan and KPIs - assigning the right roles for various channels especially digital

  • Conducting market research to identify the social media sites and promotional tactics of most interest to target customers 

  • Developing and implementing social media promotions, contests, informational/entertaining content, etc. to encourage potential customers to join product and brand social networks

  • Monitoring product/brand social networks, responding to questions, and collecting feedback on current and potential future products

  • Leads buying and optimization,drives the negotiation of regional media partnerships


Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, 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 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 programme, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love programme 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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