Scientific Sales Specialist - Genetics
A great opportunity for a research scientist with a strong life sciences background who has the drive and motivation to enter scientific technical sales within a global company in a specialist role! Comprehensive sales and product training is provided and excellent package is on offer. Drive and motivation to move into a customer focused sales role is essential!
PRODUCTS: Molecular Biology instrumentation and consumables for: Next generation Sequencing, Sanger Sequencing, Microarrays, rt-PCR and qPCR
TERRITORY: Midlands and North-West England
CUSTOMERS: Academic, Research, NHS , Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Laboratories
This position involves 80% field-based travel to customer sites across the region with around one day per week working from home.
Maintain existing business, develop incremental business in existing accounts, and develop new accounts for the portfolio
Work closely as part of the commercial team to pass on market information, leads and customer feedback to ensure a team focused approach
Participate in company sales training programs
Execute a strategic business plan for managing assigned territory annually, updated quarterly
Develop presentations and customer proposals
Maintain and increase current customer database
Keep up to date with market trends, competitor activities and changing customer development plans and priorities
Provide product and other relevant information to customers via daily phone contact and personal visits
BSc in Biology, Molecular Biology or related field; (PhD preferred) or the equivalent laboratory knowledge and experience (minimum 2+ years post degree)
In-depth knowledge of Molecular Biology and related techniques
Sales experience preferred, but scientists with the desire to move into sales will be strongly considered.
Excellent communication skills and experience with customer contact, teaching or public speaking helpful
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