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Scent Design Associate

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Bogota, CO, 110911

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

At IFF we design the iconic fragrances that catch us unaware, and transport us to places long-forgotten.  As a matter of fact, we’ve been doing it for 125 years.


Why not see how far your career passion can take you?  Come join the creative and empowered people who work at International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. And be sure to also check out our award-winning Career Video


About You

The Scent Design Associate is responsible for driving multiple local / regional projects simultaneously. He/she will support the Scent Design Manager to execute priorities aligned to business strategy.  In addition, the Scent Design Associate will be responsible for mentoring and developing a trainee to support knowledge sharing and provide insight on the business metrics / processes which enables the trainee to begin understanding projects. You will learn how olfactive strategies are developed and how to communicate and drive strategy by partnering with key internal customers and stakeholders as well as support the implementation of the olfactive strategy in multiple small or local commercial projects. You will support perfumers to develop winning successful fragrances, incoming bries to ensure timeline and budget requirements are met, and participate in evaluations to leverage insight. To be successful in this position you will have a Bachelor's Degree, preerably in Chemistry and 2+ years experience in fragrance development and evaluation that will allow you to study and analyze new product launches, ingredients, technology and developments in the market. The Scent Design Associate will have excellent communication skills to partner with marketing and consumer insights regularly to share olfactive knowledge and gain deeper understanding of consumers and market trends. 

Job Requirements

Required Skills 



  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Chemistry.
  • Execellent olfactive capabilities.
  • Creative and able to come up with new ideas which are easy to implement
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong project management skills, able to think independently.
  • Should be a team player, open minded, embraces diversity.
  • Proficiency in any other foriegn language is beneficial



Required Experience 


  • +1 year of experience in fragrance development / evaluation is prefered.
  • Experience working on cross categories is an advantage.


At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit to learn more…