Field Sales Associate Life Science, UK / Cambridge Region

Field Sales Associate Life Science, UK / Cambridge Region

Location: Essex, United Kingdom

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Field Sales Associate – Life Science

Remote based: Cambridge region

Salary range: Base Salary + Car allowance and company benefits

GENEWIZ has an exciting opportunity for a Sales Associate.  This position will see you conducting sales independently in academic and biotech accounts for GENEWIZ.

Working remotely, you will be supported and developed within a collaborative team of Senior Sales executives.   Visiting academic, pharmaceutical and clinical institutions with a focus on Cambridge and Oxford regions.

We encourage applications from both experienced and newly qualified candidates.

What you’ll be doing

  • Conduct marketing and sales independently in academic and small biotech accounts
  • Create sales strategy with the support of manager for territory
  • Achieve defined metrics for sales activity revenue growth in assigned accounts
  • Conduct vendor shows, lunch and learns in academic and small biotech 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
  • Process accounting credit checks for new biotech accounts
  • Lead generation and data entry into customer relationship management (CRM) system

Qualifications, skills and abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences is required
  • A background in Molecular Biology is advantageous
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills, both written and verbal are essential
  • Ability to speak in public and interact with customers with confidence and ease
  • Commercial experience in sales or customer service role is advantageous
  • Must be able to work independently while contributing to team goals
  • Willing and able to travel overnight as required (up to 5 nights per month)

Your rewards

You will be rewarded competitively dependant on your skills and experience. 

About us

GENEWIZ is a leading global genomics service company and trusted provider for DNA sequencing, gene synthesis, molecular biology, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and GLP regulatory services. Easily accessible around the world, GENEWIZ is the preferred partner at leading academic, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, agricultural, government, and clinical institutions.

Together with our parent company Brooks Automation, a worldwide leading provider of automation and vacuum solutions as well as semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences, we stand for a customer-oriented culture and promote innovative and future-oriented thinking among our employees.