Sales Associate I

Location: South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States of America

Responsibilities (maximum 8 key tasks and responsibilities of this position):

  • Conduct marketing and sales independently in academic and small biotech accounts including hall walking, planned meetings, vendor shows, lunch and learns, and cart shows
  • Conduct sales strategy, account management, partnership negotiations, and phone/email prospecting under the direction of the manager/team lead
  • Achieve defined metrics for sales activity revenue growth in assigned accounts
  • Update price lists, create new price lists, and write quotes
  • Execute CDA's, service agreements, and other documents
  • Follow up with new customers and reply to basic incoming price inquiries
  • Support field reps from the office including; retrieving data from internal systems such as customer relationship management system (CRM/Salesforce) and project data bases (CLIMS)
  • Prepare reports as needed for territory and account management
  • Prepare drop box materials and manage drop boxes
  • Process accounting credit checks for new biotech accounts
  • Lead generation and data entry into CRM
  • Work on a career track to become a sales or marketing professional
  • Train Sales Assistants and/or Associates


  • Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences required
  • 1+ years of related experience required
  • 2+ years of related experience preferred
  • Background in Molecular Biology required
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills, both written and verbal are essential
  • Ability to speak in public and interact with customers with confidence and ease
  • Willing and able to travel overnight as required (up to 5 nights per month)