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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:  Graduate Development Program Intern

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  11 Apr 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 158952 - Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland

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 recognised 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!


Have You ever seen Colgate toothpaste on a shelf in a drugstore?

Have You ever wondered how the processes behind it getting there work?

Do You want to contribute to this process and learn by doing the real business tasks and analysis?

Join Colgate Palmolive Poland CEE HUB, become a part of the Customer Development team, take ownership of Your own future in the area of commercial sales and develop with us!


 Your responsibilities:

  • Support management of our customer development processes in area of drugstores

  • Contribute to strategy of reaching certain sales goals

  • Manage internal customer relations systems, ensure data correctness and implement necessary changes

  • Collect and analyze market, sales and product date, prepare reports and suggestions for client actions

  • Support Customer Development team in managing shopper activities, product activations, sales and promo events

  • Cross-functional contacts with Consumer Marketing, Legal, Finance, Supply Chain to manage ongoing and future projects

  • Day-to-day support to Customer Development team in regular tasks



Our requirements:

  • University degree (preferred commercial, economical or related area)

  • Good understanding of sales and customer relations processes coming from studies or previous internships or experiences

  • High analytical skills to be able to look at data, compare results and suggest solutions based on Your findings

  • Very good command of English (verbal and written) to connect with colleagues from various locations

  • Excellent communication skills to manage numerous contacts both inside and outside the company, ask questions,  give straight and open opinions or push Your agenda

  • Advanced MS Office knowledge including managing larger amount of data in MS Excel

  • Independent, willing to learn from the team and willing to take on challenges 


We offer:

  • 12-month contract 

  • Market level salary

  • Full package of corporate benefits

  • Support from Your manager and customer development team willing to share their knowledge and skills

  • Participation in real business projects, Your work will have a real impact

  • Opportunity to learn about different areas commercial business processes

  • Work in a well-known international company, with portfolio of established brands

  • Friendly and supportive work atmosphere, where You can ask questions, share ideas and just be yourself

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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