Technical Sales Specialist - Analytical Testing

Employer
Location
Central UK
Salary
Base salary from £30k-£40k depending on experience, 25% bonus and company car
Posted
Oct 05, 2016
Closes
Nov 02, 2016
Ref
58492
Discipline
Chemistry, Life Sciences
Result Type
Jobs
Position Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an excellent role for a Scientist with a background in Chemistry and/or Biochemistry, ideally with experience working in the pharmaceutical laboratory environment, looking to move into a technical sales role. Full training is provided but drive and motivation to succeed in this type of role is essential.

PRODUCTS: Chromatography, Spectroscopy and Sample Preparation reagents and consumables.
TERRITORY: Central UK
CUSTOMERS: Academic, Research, Pharmaceutical Laboratories 

This role is field-based, with around 80% of your time travelling to different customer sites.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and maintain relationships with end users and key decision makers at the major customer accounts.
Develop new business opportunities in the region.
Gain, maintain and develop market-knowledge, monitor competitor activity and market developments, providing feedback to the organisation.
Implementing & developing customers database in Salesforce.com (CRM)
Meet agreed territory sales targets

PERSON SPECIFICATION:
Chemistry or Biochemisty background
At least 3 years laboratory-based research experience is highly desirable
A minimum of 3 year relevant sales experience is essential, as is a proven record in meeting/exceeding sales targets
Commercially orientated with strong communication and influencing skills
Self-motivated with excellent organisation skills
A pro-active team player with the determination to succeed in a field sales role and to deliver in a highly competitive market place