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Colgate-Palmolive Brand Manager, Global - Science Diet in Topeka, Kansas

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country

# 136610 - Topeka, Kansas, United States

We are looking for a Brand Manager, Science Diet to join the Hill's Pet Nutrition team! We look forward to reviewing your application!

At Hill’s we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through groundbreaking innovation, outstanding nutrition, and the best and brightest people. If you’re interested in work that matters, motivated by passion for pets, we invite you to apply.

Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering dedication to pet nutrition, Hills’ mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. Our decades of science and research guide us in creating nutrition that’s ahead so pets and pet parents can enjoy every day together. As the US #1 Veterinarian Recommended pet food brand, knowledge is our first ingredient with 220+ veterinarians, PhD nutritionists and food scientists working to develop breakthrough innovations in pet health.

In today's dynamic retail environment, it is an exciting time to be a part of the Global Marketing & Innovation team at Hill's. Our highly upbeat and focused Team is dedicated to driving growth for Hill's Pet Nutrition in this ever-changing landscape. What role will you play as a member of the Marketing team? The Senior Brand Manager, Global Marketing & Innovation is responsible for helping to identify and develop innovation and growth opportunities for the global Hill's Wellness business. A key part of this role will be leading the development and execution of marketing strategy and programs to achieve the Science Diet/Science Plan business objectives, in both the short and long term. Under the direction of the Associate Director, this position initiates and implements projects across the Hill's Wellness business, and works closely with the cross-functional team to identify and validate opportunities, develop strategies, and drive value for Hill's and our pet parents. This role is also responsible for our Global Sustainability Program, leading strategy development, collaborating with regional & cross functional teams, supervising implementation and reporting back to the Colgate corporate team.

NOTE: The selected candidate for this role will need to relocate to the Topeka-Kansas City metropolitan area if they do not reside currently in the territory. Working schedule will be hybrid, meaning 3 days at the office and 2 days at home.

What you will do:

  • Lead global brand and business strategy, equity and innovation

  • Development and execution of strategic growth plans to achieve the brand’s short and long term business objectives.

  • Work with all regions to understand their needs and future growth opportunities

  • Global marketing lead for cross functional discussion on risk mitigation and compliance activities

  • Partner with Insights and Data team to understand industry trends and create white space pathways

  • Develop, manage and lead global equity for Hill’s brand and develop communication guidelines for all regional executions, partner with agencies on same

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams and colleagues to develop strategies and brand marketing plans

  • Assist with responsibilities related to M&A

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business or a related field

  • At least 3 years of experience in pet, strategy, innovation, CPG, pharma, wellness OR at least 5 years of experience in related fields

  • Strong cross functional collaboration and influence ability

  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong analytical skills and experience dealing with data

  • Managing ambiguity

  • Proficiency with numbers, metrics and spreadsheets

  • 10% travel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA/ Marketing Diploma

  • Strategy experience

  • Pet Industry knowledge and experience

  • Global Mobility

  • People Management

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 http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com , or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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