Scientific Sales Specialist - Life Science, Microscopy and Imaging Instrumentation

Employer
Location
East Anglia
Salary
Base salary up to £35,000 per annum + 10k bonus + company car
Posted
Sep 16, 2016
Closes
Oct 14, 2016
Ref
57835
Discipline
Life Sciences
Result Type
Jobs
Position Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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!

PRODUCTS: Life Science and Microscopy instrumentation and consumables
TERRITORY: East Anglia 
CLIENTS: Research and Academic Laboratories

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

Responsibilities

- 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

PERSON SPECIFICATION:
- Degree or equivalent qualification in a Science discipline - a PhD or BSc/MSc with post-degree laboratory experience
- Experience using a range of instrumentation in the laboratory is preferred, specifically within the life science discipline
-  Target-driven sales experience is preferred but not essential
- Driven, motivated and an excellent communicator.
- Able to work independently and effectively as part of a team

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