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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 1976, Hill's Pet Nutrition offers the highest-quality pet nutrition available through product lines Prescription Diet® and Science Diet®. Veterinarians worldwide recommend and feed their own pets Hill's products more than any other brand of pet food.

Available in approximately 80 countries around the world, our extensive line of products includes more than 60 Prescription Diet brand pet foods and more than 50 Science Diet brand pet foods.

We believe all animals should be loved and cared for during their lifetimes. That is why we are proud our pet foods can make a difference in your pet's life.

A career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition or 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 Marketing Intern- 12 Month FTC

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jul 20, 2022
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 137220 - Surrey, England, United Kingdom

Location: Guildford, UK

Reporting to: UK & IRE Digital Marketing Manager


Why Work For Hill's Pet Nutrition:

  • The learning & development opportunities: You will refine your commercial mind-set and continue to learn new skills working closely with a cross-functional team giving you exposure to all local market departments.

  • The challenge & variety: You will operate in a fast paced operational environment, directly impacting the day-to-day performance of the business, with personal accountability for your business.

  • The global experience: You will have the opportunity to work with global brands, participate in global strategies with potential to develop your career internationally.

  • The Hill's Pet Nutrition Values: To help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.


Job Purpose

The Digital Marketing Intern is the main point of contact for the localisation of regional/ global website optimisations and content updates. They are responsible for publishing Hills Pet articles to increase SEO performance, and will support in developing the UK strategy to collect first party data. 


They work closely with the Digital Marketing Manager and local agencies to bring localised media campaigns to life and ensure our execution is best in class, and track performance against set KPIs and building learnings for future activity. They are responsible for reviewing and approving UK social media content, and tracking competitors online digital activity which is shared to the wider team on a monthly basis.


The ideal candidate is a self-starter with an analytical mindset, and understands what it takes to effectively execute digital campaigns in the market to achieve our growth goals and outperform the competition.


Main Responsibilities


Hills Consumer website:

  • Be the main point of contact for reviewing, localising and approving regional/ global content for UK site

  • Monitor ratings & reviews 

  • Monitor website, fix bugs, errors, update stockists maps on website

  • Support with reviewing and publishing content to boost Hill’s UK/IE SEO performance



  • Support with implementation of media campaigns across multiple channels

  • Responsible for reviewing and approving social media content calendar from creative agency

  • Support with managing paid social campaigns, giveaways and brand partnerships / influencer activities

  • Responsible for tracking campaign performance and reporting back to the team

  • Support with localisation of centrally managed paid search campaigns

  • Monitor social media discussion on the category, competitors and brand using social listening tools

  • Support on acquiring first party data 



  • Responsible for localisation and approval of regionally created newsletters for deployment


Competitor Reporting:

  • Responsible for researching and creating a monthly digital competitor report shared with the wider team


Key Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking & Decision Making 

  • Project Management / Planning / Priority Setting

  • Teamwork & Collaboration & Communication 

  • Influence & Negotiation

  • Self-awareness/Personal Impact


Personal Attributes:

  • Educated to degree level

  • Passionate about all things digital & a digital native

  • Natural curiosity and eagerness to learn

  • Excellent analytical skills, able to interpret data across multiple sources 

  • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement

  • Proactive / Self starter 

  • Confident, able to lead and work effectively in a cross functional team

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 Hill's Pet Nutrition? 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.

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets!  At Hill’s we have a purpose.  Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. 

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries.  To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit and, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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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