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Customer Development Executive - Future Position

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognised brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Ideal Balance.

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education programme, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love programme please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Location: San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 61504


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Position Purpose:

Customer Development Executive represents Colgate Palmolive developing different product categories with our clients through the establishment of a close relationship based on trust and respect, in order to increase sales profitably, and according to our business principles. Also Improves distribution levels and marketing shares of different products in the market, maintaining a healthy credit portfolio


Let’s talk about responsibilities:

Advise our clients in their businesses in such a way that they generate profits and the company obtains incremental sales through the commercialization of our products.

Guarantee compliance with the credit policies established by the company.

Achieve sales objectives of the assigned territory with respect to the Canal objective.

Generation of credit notes, rebates, monitoring and maintenance of the current account.

Visit, based on effective planning, the different clients that each sales territory has based on the Call Value System program.

Ensure the execution of the 5Ps of our categories at the Point of Sale.

Monitor the activities of the competition and inform the commercial team.


What you need for this position:

Bachelor's Degree in Administration, Marketing, Engineering, Business or Commercial Area

Upper intermediate/Advanced English

1-2 years of experience in Commercial Area/Sales

Negotiation Skills


Additional knowledge/experience in the following is a plus:

Microsoft Office package, Excel, PowerPoint


Why Colgate?

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply to work with us using this online application. Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by email are not considered in the selection process.

Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.