Global Communications Specialist (hybrid)
Wilmington, DE 
Posted 18 days ago
Job Description
Job Description

The Pharma Solutions business will be taking on its next chapter of growth as a trusted partner for the
pharmaceutical industry with the announcement to sell Pharma Solutions to Roquette. This move will position Pharma Solutions to expand its industry leadership through continued investment in innovation to meet the evolving needs of pharmaceutical manufacturers and developers worldwide.

The sale is presently expected to close in the first half of 2025, pending regulatory approvals and other closing conditions. The Pharma Solutions business unit will remain a part of IFF until close and, at such time, it will transition to Roquette. In applying for this position, you acknowledge your awareness that the position is a part of the Pharma Solutions business unit and has been identified to transition to Roquette.

Job Description

International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) is on a mission to do what matters most. IFF's Pharma Solutions division is looking for a team member to help us be the premier partner to our customers, build our future and become one IFF.

Are you a communications expert who thrives in an environment where you have the opportunity to showcase your creativity, feature effective writing ability, and where your innovative ideas are appreciated? If so, then consider joining our Pharma Solutions team. In this important business unit, you will be a vital member of the Communications team, in a newly created role, that supports our marketing function, product managers, sales team, and division by strategically developing externally-facing material and campaigns to help promote our solutions. With great attention to detail, you will be responsible for both internal and external communications to highlight our story and achieve brand awareness. A broad skillset is needed to lead marketing communications efforts as well as business communications.

In addition, colleagues will call upon your working public relations knowledge to pitch story ideas, engage in public speaking scouting opportunities, and launch programs. Your teammates will also rely upon your accurate, professional writing capability to generate content and editing talent.


If you are a communications professional with a diverse skillset, then we want to hear from you. In this generalist role your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Build relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and understand the communications landscape to develop compelling messages and deliverables
  • Assist with tradeshow preparation (meeting with stakeholders for needs analysis, create messaging, work with vendors for booth design etc.)
  • Develop marketing collateral content (including product one sheeters, articles, white papers, video storyboards, website content, advertisements etc.) And liaise with scientists to elevate thought leadership
  • Write copy for webinar landing pages
  • Write creative briefs
  • Create content for social media, press releases and our intranet
  • Update/create PowerPoint decks
  • Manage timelines/deadlines
  • Coordinate newsletters
  • Launch internal employee engagement campaigns and support external initiatives
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science degree is required from an accredited college or university. Preferred majors include journalism, communications, public relations, and English
  • Minimum seven years of work experience
  • Software savvy (learn newsletter program, website and intranet platforms for minor updates)
  • Microsoft Word
  • PowerPoint
  • Organizational skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Vendor management
  • Exceptional writing ability
  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Experience:

  • Seven years of business experience
  • Public Relations experience
  • Prior work experience in a large, matrixed organization a plus
  • Project Management
  • Graphic design experience is a plus, but not required
  • Video editing experience is a plus, but not required
  • Business to business experience is a plus

Additional details:

This role is based in our Wilmington, Delaware office
Spanish speaking and writing ability a plus, but not required

Nearest Major Market: Wilmington
Nearest Secondary Market: Philadelphia

It is IFF's policy to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws and to provide equal employment opportunity to Company employees and applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital or civil union status, pregnancy, ancestry, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, protected disability, genetic characteristics, HIV status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of the Company's employment practices, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfers, promotions, compensation and terminations. Any employee requiring an accommodation of a protected disability should notify management or his or her Human Resources Representative. Employees with questions or concerns about discrimination in the workplace are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of his or her Human Resources Representative or any other member of management. Appropriate disciplinary action up to and including termination may be taken against any employee who violates this policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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