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Director Business Development- Sustainable Brands

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

 Key Responsibilities: 
• Lead implementation and business development efforts of Firmenich’s Naturals and Sustainability strategy for the North American Consumer Fragrance Division 
• Collaborate closely with global sustainability teams, category leaders, creation and development, marketing, consumer insights to influence innovation, integrate knowledge and powerfully leverage Firmenich’s unique and distinctive capabilities in NAM market to help our clients discover and harness the power of sustainable fragrance in their business. 
• Partner with sales to strategize, develop and pitch new business opportunities inclusive of strategic partnerships, alliances, business models, new segment entry across channels (ie e-commerce, manufacturer, private label) 
• Support clients as they navigate sustainability targeting custom solutions strategies 
• Drive profitable growth and pipeline vitality targets (short and long term) vs. P&L objectives working closely with Regional VP 

 

Requirements: 
• 7+ years successful fragrance, beauty management experience 
• Deep sustainability understanding and literacy and ability to effectively influence external and internal stakeholders 
• Demonstrated experience embedding sustainability through business engagement 
• Bachelors or Master’s Degree or equivalent 
• Demonstrated track record of transformational sales growth and business development 
• Strong business acumen with P&L management experience 
• Advanced sales and negotiation skills 

 

We value: 
• Strategic vision and business management skills 

Ability to mobilize for collaboration, inspire and support teams 
• Strong passion and knowledge of the naturals and sustainability 
• High level problem solving and resiliency 
• Competence in Olfactory Skills / Passion for Fragrance 
• landscape 
• Breakthrough mentality 

 

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!

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Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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