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Scientific Sales Specialist - Life Science Instrumentation

Posted 22 February by Zenopa Ended

An excellent opportunity for a BSc, MSc or PhD educated life scientist with post-degree laboratory experience (practical experience in microscopy and imaging), with the drive and motivation to move into scientific sales.

This role is field-based travelling to customers around 80% of the week, with around 20% working from home, following up on administrative duties.

PRODUCTS: Life Science and Microscopy instrumentation and consumables

TERRITORY: Oxfordshire

CLIENTS: Research and Academic Laboratories


- To promote and sell products to customers within your designated territory or as directed by management

- Achieve revenue sales targets

- Attend trade shows, seminars, conferences and exhibitions to promote company brand when appropriate

- Provide consultation guidance, ensuring that the correct products are recommended to suit customers' needs

- Work closely with the marketing team

- Ensure the demonstration equipment that you are in possession of is always in good working order

- Provide a comprehensive monthly report of the previous month's activity and objectives for the coming month

- Provide a forecast of sales on a monthly basis

- Provide a detailed business plan for your territory that identifies target accounts and potential future customer capital equipment projects

- Make positive recommendations on ways in which products can be improved

- Make suggestions for new products or system solutions

- Maintain awareness of competitor activity and products in the market


Degree or equivalent qualification in a Science discipline (Masters or PhD is strongly preferred)

Experience using a range of instrumentation in the laboratory is preferred, specifically within the life science discipline

Target-driven commercial experience is preferred but not essential as full training is provided but drive to move into scientific sales is key

Driven, motivated and an excellent communicator

Able to work independently and effectively as part of a team

Required skills

  • Biological
  • Confocal Microscopy
  • Field Sales
  • Microscopy
  • Scientific Background

Reference: 33813915

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