Sales Manager

  • Prestige Fragrance Ingredients
  • London or Paris
  • £80,000 to £110,000 (€100,000 to €125,000) Basic + Bonus + Package
  • JOB-1874 SAU

Proven ingredients sales specialist required to increase our client’s market share and brand recognition in the European prestige fragrances market.

The Position:

The Appointed Sales Manager will be responsible for:

  • Managing major international fragrance key accounts
  • Setting long term strategic objectives to maximise account potential
  • Working with global teams to grow the business in emerging markets
  • Ensuring pricing and margin management strategies are consistent
  • Supporting and developing world class sales capability across multiple regions
  • Working closely with internal teams to ensure the business is developing appropriate product innovation

The Candidate:

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:

  • A proven track record of international experience in the sales of perfume ingredients and fragrances to the prestige end of the market
  • A strong personal network of contacts across prestige perfume brands such and LV, Hermès and Chanel
  • A minimum bachelor’s degree qualification in a business, marketing or related discipline
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English and (ideally) French
  • Excellent project management skill and familiarity with marketing principles
  • Experience of pricing and margin forecasting
  • Proficiency in the use of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • A strong interest in product development, consumer and market understanding
  • Basic fragrance knowledge and olfactive skills

The Company:

One of the leading companies in the fragrance, flavours and essential oils industry, our client has been an essential source of sensory innovation for over thirty years and today operates throughout the world.  Providing its customers with the taste and smell profiles that are the key to their products’ success, the company’s perfumes and flavours are essential ingredients to a wide range of food & beverage, fragrance and FMCG companies.