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Cross-Category Fragrance Development Internship

At Firmenich people are at the heart of the company, we are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.

Looking to put your learning to the test and apply your education thorough an exciting summer opportunity?

 

Through our summer internship, students can discover all our industry has to offer. Our interns are given hands-on, holistic view of what it takes to run a global F&F company. From networking events to resume building we’ll set you up for a long and rewarding career, at Firmenich & beyond.  Our New York, NY office is seeking an intern for our Creation Department in Perfumery. 

 

Pay Range: $21 - $24 per hour

 

Internship to begin first week of June and goes through to the last week of August.  

The working hours are Monday – Friday (37.5 hours per week)

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the daily functions of the fragrance creation team are executed in an effective and streamlined mode of operation (Project Management)
  • Manage the enhancement procedures (safety reworks) of the existing cross-category portfolio
  • Take responsibility in leading the evaluation and validation of safety reworks respecting olfactive and price parameters
  • Translate local olfactive trends into strategic insights for key American clients
  • Partake and lead an olfactive ideation deck for major global clients on the American market
  • Shadow the cross-category local team on the current and proactive projects
  • Manage and organize a bank of submitted fragrance for specific clients
  • Develop a Strategic Brand Analysis: identifying the Brand ID and Brand Strategy, and from there work on an olfactive analysis and opportunity

 

Requirements:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry with a primary focus in Fragrance Development
  • Desired Educational Background: Coursework from Specialized Fragrance Development Schools (ISIPICA, L’ESP, Institute of Art & Olfaction)
  • Previous cross-category fragrance work experience a plus
  • Must have a creative personality and should be able to assist with the full cycle development of cross-category executions
  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • Proficiency in Powerpoint and Excel
  • Outstanding communication skills

 

We value:

  • An entrepreneurial spirit global mindset and can-do attitude with strong collaboration skills
  • Passion to smell and create a positive effect on emotion
  • Eagerness to learn more about the fragrance industry

 

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

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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