Office-based Account Manager - Laboratory Products

Posted 7 March by Zenopa

Great opportunity for a graduate holding a scientific degree (Life Science or Chemistry) with experience working in a target-based commercial role to move into scientific laboratory sales!

Full training is provided and a great opportunity to join a global company.

PRODUCTS: Laboratory reagents, consumables and equipment

CUSTOMERS: Government, Healthcare & Education accounts.

ROLE: 85% of lead and sales generation performed via the telephone, working as part of the office-based team in Leicester and 15% of your sales will be expected via face to face customer interaction.


- Adopt a consultative sales approach to generate and grow business in accounts across this region.

- Work with management to ensure that you have an accurate territory plan and strategy in place to achieve revenue targets.

- Achieve call productivity KPI targets.

- Develop and grow excellent market knowledge of the company, positioning in the market and offer solution-based approaches to customers. Use this knowledge to effectively level the strengths of the company when dealing with customers and other stakeholders to drive sales.

- Work with part of the larger field-based sales team who visit the sales customers via weekly communication to ensure transparency and stop duplication of activity.

- Build and maintain an effective internal network of connections with the organisation to drive sales effectively via - communicating with the customer service team, pricing team and financial teams.

- Ensure that the company database CRM system is up to date and accurate, including weekly reporting tasks. Provide written and verbal feedback on customer and competitor activity too.

- Effectively interpret historical and current sales data to assess performance of the territory and use the data to effectively drive sales and margin growth.

- Organise and participate in local customer seminars and exhibitions.

- Attend European sales training events, meetings and conferences as required.

Person Specification:

Degree qualification in a Scientific or Technical subject

Experience of utilising and manipulating data in Excel is preferred

Experience working in a fast paced and target driven environment and demonstrating a commercial awareness.

Self-motivated individual and excellent communicator.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong telephone manner when discussing scientific or technical topics.

Required skills

  • Customer Service
  • Laboratory
  • Sales

Application questions

Are you eligible to work in the UK without requiring visa sponsorship?
Do you hold a full driving license?

Reference: 34305667

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