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Global Communications Trainee

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



The Corporate Communications team, based in Satigny, Geneva, is looking for a

Corporate Communications Intern


In this position your mission will be to support the Corporate Communications team working on global projects, in collaboration with network of business communications specialists.



  • Only students enrolled at a fully accredited degree programme (Bachelor, Master) with an Internship Agreement can apply
  • Only students who are Swiss, European or with a B Permit can apply


Internal Communications 

  • Internal communications postings (supporting our Communications Coordinator)
  • Daily review of Corporate Communications inbox (supporting our Communications Coordinator)
  • Updates to local Firmenich Geneva news page
  • Assist on updates on intranet (Sharepoint) & documents
  • Organizing & updating internal data asset management tool
  • Support Quarterly Media Monitoring Report
  • Support various communication projects
  • Support internal events


External Communications 

  • Support of photo & video shootings
  • Support on branding projects
  • Support the team when journalists visit HQ


Social Media Community Management & Metrics:

  • Social Media Community Management:             
    • Monitoring
    • Drafting responses & updating FAQ
  • Basic Social Media content creation
    • (IG stories & other formats)
  • Assist on brand ambassador social trainings
  • Social Media tracking
  • Social Media content archiving
  • Supporting Social Media Specialist for content creation & coordination


Learning for the student

This mandate will be a very good opportunity to:

  • discover the various métiers and facets of Firmenich from “inside” across all divisions
  • work in a multi-cultural environment and manage complexity as well as a great number of interactions with different stakeholders
  • develop problem solving, priority management skills
  • apply skills in new technologies to maximize communication and promotion of the event
  • learn communications skills, techniques and tools


Required skills:

  • Fluency in English and French, both written and oral
  • Good communication skills, ability to interact with any level of the hierarchy and in multi-cultural environment
  • Proficient with office tools and ready to learn Firmenich specific ones
  • Strong knowledge and interest in social media content & platforms
  • Photo & video editing skills are a plus (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, etc)
  • Good presentation skills
  • Sense of organization, rigor & ability to analyze varied source of info
  • Able to take initiative and work with autonomy

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