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International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.

Marketing Manager - Hair and Skin Care

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. - New York City, NY

We are IFF. We are the catalyst for discoveries that spark the senses and transform the everyday. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At the heart of our company, we are fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking “what if?” That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, as well as beloved foods and beverages.

Our 7,300 team members globally take advantage of leading consumer insights, research and development, creative expertise, and customer intimacy to develop differentiated products.

Dreamers and doers, we work tirelessly to discover flavors and fragrances that inspire customers and delight consumers. We are fueled by our four corporate values of passion, creativity, expertise and empowerment. It is the unique blend of these values that make us IFF. These qualities can be seen and felt throughout our amazing 127 year history and will continue to guide us as we explore our limitless possibilities and develop new-to-world solutions that enhance the lives of millions around the globe.

The role of Marketing Manager Hair and Skin Care will be a regional expert of the category that tracks regional market movements. Identify the customer’s needs & opportunities to promote IFF fragrance solutions supporting commercial & growth objectives. Drive & coordinate marketing category activities from project conception to final completion at a regional level. Gain deep understanding of fragrance brands and product portfolios in order to identify new opportunities in the market.

Define and implement the regional marketing strategy for the category at a regional level, aligned with Global strategy.

Responsible for analyzing market dynamics and developing deep understanding of customer brands and strategies in the region.

Become the regional expert for assigned category(s), through analysis of customer launches & trends, market /brands figures, and competitive landscape intelligence.

Share regional strategy with Global category marketing manager and Regional category manager

Liaise with Global and Local Marketing Managers to provide input and sets priorities of region/country efforts, ensure consolidation of marketing tools/deliverables for the region.

Translate Consumer insights, market knowledge and brand intelligence into actionable opportunities & fragrance solutions for our regional customers & global customers in the region.

Customize PUSH to MARKET kits with brand implications at Regional Level.

Partner with account managers on core listing initiatives for key regional customers.

Liaise with Global and other Regional Marketing Category Managers to ensure consolidation of marketing tools.

Comfortable interacting with diverse groups, cross functions (Consumer Insights/Sales/Scent Design Group) and cross regions.

Promote an ongoing pipeline of product/category trends, in alignment with regional strategic priorities and account plans.

Be able to articulate IFF capabilities both internally and with customers.

Ensure Regional Marketing activity is consistent with and supports Fragrance Division Branding & Positioning.

Leverage IFF Brand in the Category / Segment / Country/Region.

Foster innovative thinking in order to develop relevant concepts/insights which are in line with the category drivers and customer strategies that will help create unique fragrance solutions.

Publish creative/strategic information to inspire both internal and external customers in the region.

Develop an in-depth understanding of category consumer trends and future needs scenarios at a regional level, including gap analysis, competitors and market intelligence.

Share regular updates with Global team.

Translate cross category market trends and consumer lifestyle into relevant product and brand concepts

Strengthen relationships with key regional customers.

Engage on customer briefs when appropriate by partnering with sales team.

Collaborate with Sales on assessing opportunities and develop/deliver adapted fragrance offering and presentations.

Be fully integrated to the customer team and become preferred contact of customer on market / consumers purposes.

Mentor more junior marketing members to ensure knowledge sharing.

Required Skills

Drive for results

Business acumen

Dealing with ambiguity

Customer focus

Interpersonal savvy

Project management skills to create structures, milestones, summary reports and delivering against deadlines.

Ability to build marketing presentation with strong presentation skills.

Proficient in operating Microsoft environment programs (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook) and Interested in developing creative skills to manage Adobe Photoshop basics.

Creativity and Passion for fragrances and for consumers with strong interest in product, concept, olfactive development.

Fluent in Business English any local language relevant for role.

Required Experience

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (preferred in Business or Marketing)

Minimum 5 - 7 years of Fragrance Industry experience in Marketing or internal relevant experience or marketing experience in adjacent industries (preferably FMCG, Flavors, Chemical/Ingredients) or in B2B Marketing with a strong know how of B2C Marketing in an international environment.

Job Location

New York, New York, United States

Position Type


80 days 4 hours ago

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.


Marketing Manager - Hair and Skin Care International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. - New York City, NY, United States


Location: New York City, NY

Company Profile:
Stafford Allen, a miller, and Charles May, a druggist and herb grower, join forces to produce pure drugs in an era when sawdust was a routine ingredient on the pharmacy shelf. They focus on production of essential oils, especially sandalwood oil and clove. By the 1870s the company has branched out to Africa, where it obtains almond oil, cochineal, peach, and apricot kernels.