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Global Director, Communications-Princeton,NJ

The Communications Director will lead and execute a proactive, strategic communication plan for the Flavors business globally, reporting into the President of Flavors and working in close alignment with the Company’s Corporate Communications team and Global Flavors Executive team.


Key Responsibilities:
•Reputation building to support business growth and attract top talent, building on Firmenich’s Corporate Purpose
•Position the Group as a leader in the Flavors industry via proactive external communications on President, Senior leadership team and creators, Creative Excellence, key innovations & technologies, Naturals, Clean label, Sustainability
•Build Thought-leadership: Lead the editorial strategy cutting across traditional & social media and industry events; create and curate high-end inspiring content to amplify business launches, events & strategic projects, develop Brand Ambassadors across Group
•Contribute to Group’s Corporate Purpose Campaign: Build Employee Engagement, lead engaging news across internal channels, build dialogue across the business from social media to face-to-face, drive engagement and empowerment campaigns, contribute to Group’s Corporate Channels
•Lead Issues Communications for the Business: Support, manage and contain potential reputation issues or crisis, engage in industry association events (i.e. IOFI), feed into Corporate Issues Management and Position Statements
•Provide additional communications support across the business to Senior leaders; providing direction on content for presentations, M&A team; acting as communications leader on M&A activity and integrations, Marketing teams in support of digital marketing and communications efforts, other support provided as needed.


• A minimum of 10 years of experience in business and corporate communications
• Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree is a plus


We Value:
•Experience supporting a Global Executive Team with impact and influence
•Experience as a communications leader for M&A and integrations
•Ability to travel globally


We offer:
• A highly visible, global leadership role with ability to have high impact on a growing business
•A culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company
•The opportunity to work for a company that cares about environment and sets and achieves ambitious sustainability objectives
The ability to work in our dynamic, entrepreneurial, growing Flavors business with employees who are passionate, results-focused and team-oriented

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!
* Subsidized Cafeteria!
* Tobacco-Free Campus!
* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!



Nearest Major Market: New Jersey