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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:  Audience Planning & Strategy Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Jun 10, 2022
Full remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 124011 - Topeka, Kansas, United States

As part of the Digital Transformation Era, Hill's Pet Nutrition is looking for the next Audience Planning & Strategy Manager to join the team! We invite you to apply!

We are looking for an experienced Audience Planning and Targeting Professional that will empower our marketing teams to reach the right audiences across all digital channels (email, paid media, web, etc.) using sophisticated database and analytical skills. As the CDP product owner, in this role, you will partner with brand, digital strategy, CRM and media to influence tactics that align with their audience strategy and deliver performance-based outcomes.

NOTE: This job is remote and can sit anywhere within the US.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Insights, Strategy, Planning:

  • To bring to bear available technology, datasets and partnerships to support business critical metrics and objectives.
  • In partnership with media and Customer Relationship Management teams, lead the development of audience-first go to market strategies aligned with business objectives backed into relevant critical metrics.
  • Translate business objectives into practical audiences, using 1st, 2nd, and 3rd party data to drive personalization and segmentation that goes deeper than standard demographics.
  • Develop digital audience targeting roadmaps to evolve the organization's audience targeting capabilities.
  • Understanding and analyzing user behavior/trends, audience composition and engagement to gain a 360-degree view of professionals and consumers, across all touchpoints.
  • Contribute to integration of existing and new data platforms to unify multiple data sources and enable enriched audience segments for personalization.
  • Partner with analytics/data science team to refine models and business rules frameworks to advance targeting and personalization capabilities

Activation & Optimization:

  • Handle audience building and management within CRM and onboarding tool. Collaborate with platform activation teams who help recommend 2nd party and platform data to achieve business objectives.
  • Partner with cross functional team members to optimize targeting and execution approach to campaigns.
  • Supervise audience performance and partner with analysts to share reporting and insights with key partners.

Agency Partner:

  • Work with the Company’s agencies. Including core digital, media, and CRM agencies as well as identification and selection of specialist agencies as needed.

Communication and Best Practices:

  • Seek opportunities to foster an audience-first attitude and educate peers and partners. Keeps team up to date on privacy, GDPR/CCPA compliance, data depreciation and walled garden changes and implications to media and CRM campaigns.


Education/ Experience Requirements

Basic qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree required in Marketing or related field with 5+ years of digital marketing, CRM, or media experience. At least 3-5 years of proven ability working with self-service data platforms such as Google Analytics, Customer Data Platforms. Experience working with CRM data.

Preferred qualifications include: MBA applicable. BlueConic experience.


Encouraged Areas of Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Experience analyzing media and CRM reporting to drive optimizations
  • Extensive experience analyzing customer behavioral data with deep segmentation experiences
  • Sophisticated capabilities in extracting and manipulating large data sets using SQL
  • Experience in Liveramp tools a plus
  • Deep understanding of consumer privacy principles
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and lead simultaneous projects and needs
  • Shown experience with brand strategies and technical expertise
  • Strong bias for action and data-driven decisions.
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and thrive
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Teammate with excellent social skills, particularly with diverse cultures
  • Flourishes with digital innovation and evaluating trends in a changing landscape
  • Proven record to work with marketing teams and build brands


Travel Requirements

Encouraged percentage of travel: 25%

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.

Nearest Major Market: Topeka

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