PUBLICAT 21-09-2017  |  Expira la 28-02-2018

Corporate Communications Manager

Aplica Interviu

Candidatul POTRIVIT

  • Bilingual in English and French, both written and spoken is mandatory, other European languages are an asset
  • University degree in Communications, Journalism, International Relations or related field
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in a Multinational Company’s Communications Department or Agency
  • Excellent writing skills, able to create compelling messaging for a variety of audiences (senior executives, employees, customers…) and channels (news, blogs, video scripts…)
  • Outstanding presentation skills
  • Understanding of digital channels and social media strategies
  • Excellent planning and organization skills (proven time management skills)
  • Pro-active, autonomous with a good team spirit
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a team
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines
  • Continuous improvement attitude, detail-oriented


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.

This role’s mission is to lead and support multi-channel communication projects to advance the Group’s Employee Engagement, Executive, and Headquarter Communication plans. Reporting into the Group’s Vice President of Corporate Communications, and based in the Group’s Global Headquarters in Geneva, this role directly supports the Group’s strategy and reputation management.

Specific responsibilities include:

Employee Engagement

  • Write and edit news to be published across internal channels;
  • Manage internal news channels, editorial calendar, and daily news publishing;
  • Build dialogue through internal social media channels;
  • Coordinate quarterly communication packages for targeted audiences;
  • Lead logistics and coordination of annual Employee Event.

Executive Communications:

  • Support executive blog, ensuring regular news and on-going dialogue;
  • Support executive events (internal and external);
  • Research and contribute to executive presentations and speeches;
  • Coordinate executive video messages working closely with partners.

Headquarters (HQ) Communications

  • Support integrated HQ communication plan;
  • Coordinate publishing and distribution of Company’s Annual Report and Sustainability Report ;
  • Monitor and provide reports on all critical Geneva public issues relevant to the company.


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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