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Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 6.2 billion in 2019. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 181 locations, the company has almost 14,969 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Sales Administrator

As a Sales Administrator you will be an integral part of an account team providing critical support and developing an intimate understanding of Givaudan briefing and project management systems. In addition, you will actively build and maintain professional relationships with both internal teams and with account contacts. If you possess strong administrative and communication skills, thrive in a fast paced environment and have an interest in working in a creative industry, then this could be an excellent opportunity for you.


  • Supporting our business: Assist with administrative tasks including creative projects and sample requests from initiation through to completion and preparation for submission. Support all aspects of business (sourcing market products, information, creative & technical needs etc.). Manages new win requirements internally and externally (Pricing, Regulatory, Stability, Vendor Management etc.).


  • Communication: Respond professionally to internal and external inquiries using systems knowledge, creative investigation, innovative follow up and problem solving techniques. Provide the business team with timely information on clients’ requests, insights, and communications. Coordinate schedules and communications.


  • Administrative Support: Act as an interdepartmental coordination specialist (liaison with Evaluation, Marketing, Perfumery, NYC Labs, Customer Service, Production, Purchasing, Operations, Distribution, Planning, QC, Pricing, as required). Handle shipment coordination to the client remotely and locally by utilizing FedEx and Messenger.  Maintain IBIS project management including product base arrivals and project assignment.




Are you someone who wants to grow and shape their own world? Do you thrive in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Are you someone who wants to collaborate and work in a team as passionate as you are? Then come join us – and impact your world.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • At least 2 years of experience in an administrative role preferred
  • Excellent administrative and computer skills including MS office suite, company platforms, etc.
  • You are a resourceful, reliable, independent, innovative, multi-tasker who sees tasks and projects through to completion
  • Possess the highest level of organization skills and project management skills with strong attention to detail and effective time management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A motivated self-starter who is a quick learner and proactive
  • You have a successful track record of building strong professional relationships



At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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