Veterinary Digital Education Specialist

Company Name: Colgate-Palmolive

Location: Overland Park, KS, US - 66062

Job Duration: 2024-05-14 to 2024-06-13


Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 158789 – Overland Park, Kansas, United States

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 recognized 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!

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. If you’re interested in work that matters, fueled by passion for pets, we invite you to apply.


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. Our decades of science and research guide us in creating nutrition that’s a step 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.


The Veterinary Digital Education Specialist focuses on the development of education content on multiple platforms, including in-clinic seminars, webinars, and other digital learning tools. This content promotes Hill’s nutritional philosophies and elevates Hill’s scientific leadership internally and externally. Education that is delivered will earn the veterinary recommendation by positioning Hill’s as a valuable partner that provides scientific evidence-based advancements in the field of nutrition and demonstrates commitment to transforming the lives of people and their pets. This role also serves to build relationships with key thought leaders (KTLs), developing advocates for Hill’s.


What you will do:

Develops Educational Content and Digital Assets

  • In accordance with US education strategy, develops customer-facing educational materials that clearly communicate key messages for vet channel business and wellness / therapeutic pet foods. In collaboration with stakeholders, aligns messaging across various platforms, materials and target audiences.
  • Recommends prioritization of activities to align timing of content/asset development with the broader commercial/education grids.
  • Partners with internal experts for inclusion of accurate technical material and messaging.
  • Partners with KTLs to develop educational materials for and various collaborative education platforms
  • Serve as Hill’s representative for KTL
  • Organize and handle logistics of creation of these assets
  • Keeps assets up-to-date and in accordance with contract and continuing education (CE) timing constraints in the education center on
  • Collaborates cross-functionally to bring professional, customer-facing materials to the education center on and various collaborative education platforms
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure educational support for company focuses
  • Develops strategy for and executes yearly webinar planning

Manages Utilization Platforms to Educate and Engage Industry Professionals

  • Manages day to day workings of the learning center
  • Assists with development of strategy to expand reach and impact
  • Analyzes usage data to provide strategy insights
  • Manages / curates social, digital, and webinar platforms (and/or vendor relationships for these platforms) used to engage store associates / students / vet healthcare team members.
  • Works with external vendors to coordinate successful execution of online CE events
  • Partners with peers to coordinate executional activities and fully leverage tools/assets.
  • Responsible for CE Broker account management to maintain RACE compliance


Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent degree
  • 2+ years of veterinary practice experience following completion of DVM, VMD, or equivalent degree
  • Licensed Medical Veterinarian in the United States
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote and Google’s G Suite


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree of Education or Nutrition-related field
  • 1+ year experience in the pet food industry and/or working in pet retail



Compensation and Benefits
Salary Range $91,200.00 – $114,000.00 USD

Pay is based on multiple non-discriminatory, individualized factors including but not limited to experience, job-related knowledge and education, skills and office/market location. In addition to base salary, salaried employees are eligible for annual discretionary bonuses, profit-sharing and, for Executive-level (salary grade 16 and above) roles only, long-term incentives in the form of Restricted Stock Units and/or Stock Options.

Subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable benefits plans then in effect, all salaried employees are also eligible for a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Insurance: Employees (and their eligible dependents) are eligible to participate in Company-sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Disability insurance plans.
  • Retirement Plans: Employees are eligible to enroll in Colgate’s 401(k) plan, which provides for company matching contributions subject to eligibility requirements
  • Vacation/PTO: Employees receive a minimum of 15 days of vacation/PTO leave annually
  • Paid Holidays: Employees receive a minimum of 13 paid/floating holidays annually
  • Paid Sick Leave: Based on location and consistent with applicable state and local law, employees receive a minimum of 40 hours of paid sick leave on January 1st of each year
  • Paid Parental Leave: Eligible employees may take up to eight weeks of paid parental leave and 12 weeks of unpaid leave (varies for employees with fewer than 12 months of service and is subject to hours worked requirements)

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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