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Technical Sales Specialist - Life Science Instrumentation

Technical Sales Specialist - Life Science Instrumentation

Posted 4 April by Zenopa Ended

PRODUCTS: Life Science and Microscopy instrumentation and consumables

TERRITORY: Oxfordshire

CLIENTS: Research and Academic Laboratories

An excellent opportunity for an 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. This is a technical and consultative sales role, building relationships with customers and working towards a solution focused outcome to advance their research.


- 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

Driven, motivated and an excellent communicator

Able to work independently and effectively as part of a team

Required skills

  • Cell Biology
  • Microscopy
  • Molecular Biology
  • Technical Sales

Reference: 34478104

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