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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:  Online Creative & Content Specialist

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Nov 27, 2021
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 116421 - Surrey, England, United Kingdom

Location: Guildford, Surrey

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

This role is responsible for leading and directing the end-to-end creation, delivery and process for Hill’s “always on” digital and eCommerce content, focusing on


The Online Creative Lead is a central part of the regional content creation,ensuring the creation and delivery of full ACPL (acquisition, consideration, purchase and loyalty) content for activation across all customers. Alongside delivery, the role is responsible for supporting key pan-European customers with the execution and support of any onsite content/ user experiences supporting the customers’ marketing and promotional grids.


The candidate’s priority is to direct creation of the right, high quality digital content on the right platform with the right message and right time, partnering with Brand team, agencies and freelancers to drive ongoing engagement with pet owners and allow us to quickly do and learn.



Main Responsibilities

50% - Regional REO Content Creation & Optimisation

Translate brand, commercial and communication objectives to specific content deliverables for consumer marketing and eCommerce platforms, working closely with the Senior Insights Analyst to infuse up-to-date shopper insights into all asset creation.

Work with regional Mktg and cross-functional teams to deliver technically and legally compliant materials.

Adapt and create retailer engine optimised copy, targeting local keywords, to establish prominence within customer search results, working closely with the internal eMarketing team (Search Manager and Pet-Parent Engagement Manager) and search agencies.

Oversee the upload and storage process of Hill’s eCommerce content within the central PIM/ DAM systems. Ensure that systems are maintained and optimised for the streamline process of content export and delivery of content to customers.

Advising team members on simple conversion enhancing methods to improve initial content, ideas, and campaign effectiveness

Define and safeguard best practice content creation, management standards and processes, and provide guidance and capability building for teams


25% - Regional Customer Activation

Oversee the development of marketing & promotional assets to support activation for core regional customers (Zooplus, Fressnapf and PAWS), utilising both central agency and freelance resources where applicable.

Ensure timely delivery of product content (copy, thumbnails, advanced content) for regional customers

Champion the Hill’s brand image within customer sites, translating core equity information within customer on-site touchpoints (ie Storefront pages).

Develop materials to support core commercial objectives on acquisition and retention, heavily focussing on the delivery and execution of ‘compliance’ materials to drive pet-parent lifetime value within our brand.

Lead on-site UX programmes (ie Zoovisor) to test new customer technologies and functionalities to enhance our brand image and drive conversion.

Fuel insights & KPIs of content learnings from test & learns back into content creation process and share best practices internally.


25% - Local Support

Champion the ‘Perfect PDP’ guidelines documentation, to ensure content production and content insights are effectively communicated across all countries to continue building foundational content knowledge within marketing & commercial teams.

Support local commercial teams with customer content onboarding sessions, with objective to drive customer collaboration and demonstrate Hill’s as a core partner for their digital commerce acceleration.

Own the quarterly Online Acceleration Centre newsletter, developing the article communications with support from the eMarketing team for delivery to senior management and local teams.



Total Percent (not to exceed 100%)


Education/ Experience Requirements

  • 1- 2 years of working experience with managing and creating content (eCommerce product content, retailer display ads, website, Facebook)
  • Experience with A/B tests, using analytics data, user feedback, and user research to define or refine content so that it best meets user need
  • Experience in UX optimization and or design an advantage
  • Experience with (various) content management systems


Expected Areas of Skills

  • Team player, who collaborates actively with functional peers, in cross-functional service team, and with online marketers in countries
  • Digitally savvy and curious, understands the dynamics of eCommerce & the target consumer and needs
  • Independent, professional and creative with eye for design
  • Excellent communicative skills, proficient in the English language. Additional languages are certainly a plus
  • Agile mindset, able & willing to constantly adapt to changing realities


Leadership Competencies

  • Strategy/Vision
  • Analysis/Decision Making
  • Resource Management


Measures of Success

  • Build an “always on” content for our key brands
  • Ensure markets have full, high quality pipeline of “always on” eContent
  • Meet or beat conversion benchmarks for e Commerce channels
  • Create an agile, quick to react culture to A/B test and respond to consumer signals
  • Build content storage &  accessibility


Working Relationships (Key partnerships and reporting relationships)

  • Does this position supervise:  No
  • Other OAC Team members
  • Hill’s Europe Marketing teams
  • Hill’s Global/Division eCommerce and Digital Mktg


Travel Requirements

Expected percentage of travel:  Up to 20%






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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