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Innovation Marketing, Sr. Manager NY, NY

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

Scope:

The Senior Marketing Manager, Innovation will be part of our Global Fine Fragrance Marketing Team, based in New York, with a direct link to our Innovation and R&D teams and a mission to help develop the strategy and promotional executions for the next generation of innovations in Fine Fragrance at Firmenich.

 

The ideal candidate will display a balance between strategic and creative Marketing functions, having the ability to translate technical and scientific innovations into clear and easily understood concepts that will inspire internal stakeholders and external customers to identify consumer relevant benefits. This person must be able to envision, create and present concepts effectively, as well as engage with a multilevel, multicultural and cross functional audience. This individual will apply analytical understanding to identify and market opportunities in collaboration with our innovation partners.

 

The position requires a hands-on approach to a broad spectrum of simultaneous activities.  This includes tasks such as creating showcase events, exploring trademarks, writing client-relevant content and presentations, and working hand in hand with technical and R&D experts to bring disruptive innovations to life. 

 

Responsibilities Include But Not Limited To:

  • Serve as a marketing innovation expert.  Provide marketing expertise for categories and clients, across our Fine Fragrance division. 
  • Present with confidence and excellence to high level clients with the ability of quickly adapting materials to meet the needs of different customers.
  • Utilize internal and external data sources to lead innovation marketing strategy and develop: market overviews, category analysis, and trend analysis.
  • Identify and nurture partnerships with external innovation communities that will shape the future of the Fragrance industry.
  • Develop strategic creative concepts, presentations and go-to-market strategies for internal and external clients.
  • Interpret client needs and develop winning fragrance marketing solutions.
  • Work with clients to enhance consumer understanding of fragrance innovations, the creative process and trends.
  • Manage launch calendars and timelines for deliverables.
  • Monitor data and propose optimization strategies based on performance.
  • Lead and participate in multifunctional innovation ideation sessions.
  • Master the art of scientific based, fragrance related storytelling.

 

 Profile:

  • BS/BA degree required (Chemistry/Biology, Business/Marketing), MBA desirable.
  • 7+ years of work experience (Pharma, Fragrance, Flavor or Ingredient product development experience preferred).
  • Excellent organization, presentation and communication skills, with the ability to distill complex information into clear, actionable steps.
  • Critical thinker with a balanced mindset between creativity and science.
  • Proven ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities and complete responsibilities in a fast-paced, change-oriented environment.
  • Passion for fragrance, with an innate curiosity and desire to learn.
  • Strong experience working with cross-functional teams and executive leadership.
  • Excellent computer proficiency including MS Office and digital savvy. 


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

 

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!

* Tobacco-Free Campus!

* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!

 

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

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!

* Tobacco-Free Campus!

* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!

 

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

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