Biotechnology sales specialist
February 7, 2008 10:41 AM

Our client is looking for a Biotechnology Sales Specialist for Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. This field-based position will require in-depth technical knowledge and sales experience to grow the sales of Biotechnology and related product lines within Central Canada. The sales focus areas for this position include cell signaling, molecular biology, protein expression/proteomics and custom DNA, making this a great opportunity for a scientifically trained individual with an interest in business. The Biotechnology Specialist is responsible for generating sales growth, developing and maintaining customer relationships, and supporting corporate initiatives likely in academic, biotechnology and pharmaceutical accounts.

•BSc in Life Science; an MSc is desired.
•Demonstrated knowledge and strong understanding in the areas of Functional Genomics and Molecular Biology, including: RNA Interference, gene knockout, expression profiling, protein analysis and HTP screening applications.
•Direct, hands-on experience in common applications/methods involved in molecular biology and protein analysis, as well as experience in as many of the following areas as possible: cell culture, immunology, drug discovery and biochemistry
•Strong knowledge of key functional genomic, molecular biology and protein analysis suppliers including their key technologies/products, market position, etc.
•Previous technical sales experience along with an understanding of science, research, business, negotiation and process improvement.
•A strong network of academic, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and industrial accounts within the territory.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including knowledge of common business software (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc).

What’s in it for you?
•The opportunity to develop and foster trusted business partnerships with our most valuable Biotechnology customers
•The chance to be part of an innovative and dynamic, leading edge company
•Competitive compensation including base salary, commissions, bonus and a company vehicle
•Comprehensive benefits package and company matching Retirement Savings Plan

payscale: $70K (base salary + on-target commissions)
job type: full-time
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