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Sales Representative - Citrus Ingredients

Date: Dec 1, 2022

Location: New York, New York, US, 10019

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition  ID : 448041 

Job Description


At IFF , an industry leader in food, beverage, health, biosciences and sensorial experiences, science and creativity meet to create essential solutions for a better world – from global icons to unexpected innovations and experiences. With the beauty of art and the precision of science, we are an international collective of thinkers who partners with customers to bring scents, tastes, experiences, ingredients and solutions for products the world craves. Together, we will #DoMoreGood for people and planet. Learn more at, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. (NYSE: IFF)


In the frame of a major new development project in Citrus Ingredients, we are looking for a Sales Representative with extensive experience in Citrus Ingredients sales for flavor use, based in USA, preferably in New York, New Jersey, Winter Haven, FL, or Lakeland, FL.


We are looking for someone who...


  • Has a strong knowledge and experience in the market and sales of Natural ingredients for Flavor &Fragrances, especially citrus.
  • Has experience handling not only ingredients customers but also flavor consumer brands.
  • Is a sharp negotiator, striving for mutual benefits. Able to create value.
  • Has an open mind to adapt to the evolution of the project.
  • Is comfortable in an international environment.
  • Is a self-starter and has an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Has excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.  

Job Requirements


  • Handle the current accounts and new accounts in the given area of responsibility.
  • Contribute to developing strong relationships with customers. 
  • Negotiate annual contracts and forecast customer requirements.
  • Report and follow-up on customer meetings.
  • Further develop business by actively suggesting other opportunities.
Other requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of successful sales experience in the ingredient sales industry.
  • Able to travel to visit customers. 
  • Good presence, personable.
  • Positive can-do attitude.


Compensation ($128,000 - $144,000) is based on a variety of factors including but not limited to work experience, skills, certifications, and location.

We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. 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 an 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.

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