PUBLICAT 21-09-2017  |  Expira la 27-01-2018

Commercial Assistant

Aplica Interviu

Candidatul POTRIVIT

  • French and English are required (verbal and written);
  • Bachelor in Business Administration;
  • Excellent knowledge in SAP & Excel;
  • Have a relevant experience as Sales assistant
  • Be a strong communicator with internal & external stakeholders
  • Be discrete and trustworthy with the ability to handle sensitive information
  • Be Stress-resistant
  • Be able to prioritize and handle different projects at the same time (multi-tasking)


Firmenich is the largest private company in the Fragrance & Flavors industry, founded in 1895 in Geneva, Switzerland. Led by our passion for taste and smell, we put our creativity and innovation to work to develop fragrances and flavors for the world’s most desirable brands, delighting billions of consumers every day.

As a sales assistant, you ensure high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent sales service. As Personal Assistant, you provide support to VP Director. The role requires the highest level of professionalism and discretion.

As Sales assistant (65%)

  • Support the Account Management with projects administration management and ensures their successful coordination and implementation.
  • Manage samples and market product for projects and market tests, including tracking of sample production and ensure proactive follow-up to customers
  • Handle simple client inquiries & provides necessary information (safety or technical documentation) to customers
  • Liaise and build relationships with clients via email and or phone
  • Extract global sales statistics & Reporting on a monthly/ quarterly basis
  • Keep up-to-date with product information in our system and also specific Excel sheet (pricing)
  • Maintain all internal system updated.
  • Maintain status on projects
  • Coordinate SAP data and guide good operational rules

As Personnel assistant (35%)

  • Managing all calendar invites/meetings and planning them well in advance & co-ordinate with other team members or other assistance to ensure no conflicts.
  • Manage all travel plans & expenses.


Our compensation philosophy is designed to enable us to attract, motivate and retain the finest talents.

Our employees are rewarded for their contribution to business results. This is achieved through competitive Base Salary, Variable Compensation plans such as Profit Sharing and an enviable set of benefits. Compensation plans and rewards are transparent, simple to understand and published internally to all employees.

We also provide tools for recognition that can either be used by the managers or by colleagues to recognize and value the outstanding performance of others.

Our Talents are rewarded for their contribution to business results. This is achieved through the base salary which reflects the responsibilities, the job characteristics, the experience and the potential & performance as well as Variable Compensation plans where pay is correlated to individual and team performance.

Total Cash Compensation for each job in each region is benchmarked annually against external market data from different industries gathered by major data compensation providers and through surveys which encompass the top Flavor & Fragrance houses.

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Detalii Job


  • Office / Back-office / Secretarial
  • Qualified personnel
  • Translations

Tip Job

  • Full Time


  • Mont-Saint-Guibert


  • Entry-Level
  • Mid-Level