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Firmenich, Inc. SR FRAGRANCE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER in New York, New York

Key Responsibilities:

Develop winning fragrances for mutual success of Firmenich and clients' brands.

Partner, guide and support all Fine Fragrance perfumers by bringing them: consumer trends and data; cross-category info; client white space opportunities; creative idea inspirations; collection starting points

Select submissions adapted to brief parameters and provide rationale.

Feed Collection with updated and strategically selected ideas

Maximize efficiency and impact by making regular use of internal tools, in particular Consumer Insight and Technical Innovation tools

Constantly develop in-depth market product knowledge in other categories.

Engage in proactive and strategic brand building efforts to bring newness and support for accounts responsible

Detect and forecast future olfactive and product trends and needs for Fine Fragrance category and turn them into concrete fragrance solutions.

Lead development of client presentations and confidently share them internally and externally

Participate to Account strategy definition and execution (across functions: CMI, Technical Resources, CI, perfumers, sales).

Promote positive team spirit by contributing to common objectives and sharing information

Help olfactively train clients and internal colleagues in other functions when needed.


Bachelor's Degree

Minimum of 5+ years of experience in Fine Fragrance evaluation with Specialty Retail experience a plus.

This level position is driven by the number of years and complexity, importance of assigned customers and product categories, as well as successful track record.

Strong communication, leadership and organizational skills

Agility, flexibility, curiosity, a growth mindset and hunger to win

We value:

Communication, networking internally and externally

Technical/professional knowledge and skills

Planning & organizing


Decision making

We offer:

The ability to be a part of a highly creative and imaginative team in an incredibly competitive and inspiring industry

A fast-paced environment surrounded by some of the biggest talents and brands in the beauty and fragrance industries

Learn how to understand consumers and how to meet their needs effectively

Taking part in a variety of creative presentations, as well as participating in FDM meetings that offer inside knowledge to the team as well as the fragrance development process.

A supportive workplace environment with importance placed on work/life balance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:

\* Generous Paid Time Off!

\* Quarterly Bonus Potential!

\* Retirement Plans!

\* 401(k) with Company Match!

\* Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!

\* Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!

\* Flexible Spending Accounts!

\* Flex/Summer Hours!

\* Tobacco-Free Campus!

\* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!


Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran