Account Executive, Fragrance

Date: May 19, 2024

Location: Singapore, Singapore, SG, 138567

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

Are you inspired to contribute your expertise to a global leading Flavors & Fragrances organization? Are you passionate in exploring Fragrance consumer products and support the development of Fragrance products of tomorrow? 
Pioneering sensorial experiences that move the world for more than 130 years, IFF create sense sparking offerings with more than 90,000 products serving over 33,000 customers across 162 countries. With 13,000 employees globally, we are the catalyst for discoveries that spark the senses and transform the everyday. 
IFF is seeking a highly motivated and results driven individual to join our Commercial Fragrance Singapore division as Fragrance Account Executive.
What you will contribute

  • The role will support both local and multinational key accounts, maintaining existing customer and consistently enlarging Fragrance account base. You will establish high customer intimacy with assigned accounts to secure projects briefing by understanding customers’ business operations, product lines and brand strategies. Acquiring good understanding on briefs objectives, requirements and accurate information, you will manage projects and collaborate closely with the Fragrance Creation and Technical team.
  • The role includes providing support to achieve account sales budget, target margin and ensuring monthly sales forecast accuracy. Working closely with the Scent Commercial Manager, you will assist in developing account plan to identify growth opportunities for assigned market or account.
  • The role would require you to thoroughly monitor market developments in terms of competitors, products and trends, apart from leveraging market insights with Category Marketing team, to bring in innovations and new concepts related to customers’ products and on-going projects.
  • Project Management skill is required to follow closely through the project developments with the creative team and ensuring the expected requirements of the products are achieved.
  • You will partner with Operations team to ensure customer satisfaction in terms of services and supply, while maintaining up-to-date customer information and data integrity related to the accounts.

Job Requirements

How you will be successful in this role

  • Minimum overall experience of 2-3 years in the Fragrance, Consumer Goods or Ingredients Chemical industry. Existing Fragrance network and client base will be highly advantageous.
  • Bachelor Degree in Science & Technology, Chemistry, Business Administration, Marketing or any other relevant discipline from a reputable institute will be essential.
  • With a proven track record in account management support within a B2B environment, you possess strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Ideally creative thinking capability for project management and customers’ engagement, apart from having ability in establishing and maintaining effective relationships with our customers across all levels.
  • Good in Microsoft Office suite of applications and is technology savvy, you should have excellent presentation or negotiation skills. Olfactory knowledge with familiarity in Fragrance market trends will be a plus.
  • A dynamic team player, you should be comfortable working across functions in a multi-cultural environment, with a positive, self-driven or results oriented attitude. Strong customer orientation, project management, multi-tasking abilities and effective time management skills, with flexibility for overseas travel are highly desirable.


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