Flavor & Fragrance Specialties is a silent partner in successful products. At FFS, we provide flavor and fragrance to customers in the food, wellness, health, and beauty industries using a collaborative approach to create a positive experience. We are continuously innovating and building upon our growth and success. If you’d like to join a company where professional growth and success are driving principles, then visit the career section of our website (www.ffs.com) to see what opportunities are waiting for you.
We are searching for an Account Executive to help grow the Fragrance Ingredient Division for FFS by establishing relationships to increase sales and market share. The successful candidate will be expected to grow existing customers, and identify new customers. Note: Previous sales experience in the cosmetic and/or fine fragrances industry is not applicable.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Develop, implement and execute strategies to significantly grow FFS’s Fragrance Sales, particularly in the Personal and Home Care segments.
- Meet or exceed sales goals
- Work with our Perfumers, Application Specialists and Analytical Team on projects, with a deep understanding of the product development process
- Stay current in the developments and trends of the Fragrance Industry
- Attend/Participate in trade shows and other relevant events
Education and/or Experience
- Bachelor degree (B.A./B.S.) from a four-year college or university
- 5 years plus of sales experience preferred
- Experience working in the fragrance ingredient industry highly preferred
- Related fragrance and/or product experience a plus
- Excellent consulting skills will be a key to success
- Communication (verbal, written, presentation) are important as well
- Understanding and interpreting data to establish strategies and identify trends
- Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and SalesForce.com experience also important
- This position requires up to 30% travel (some overnight) to customer locations, trade shows.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $100,000.00 per year
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Flexible schedule
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Mileage reimbursement
- Paid time off
- Travel reimbursement
- Vision insurance
- Work from home
- FFS is a drug free work environment. Part of the onboarding process includes a background check to verify education and previous employment, as well as a drug test. Please indicate your understanding of this policy.
- Fragrance Ingredient Sales: 2 years (Required)
- Fragrance ingredient industry: 2 years (Required)
Work Location: On the road