Job Description

Category: Life Science

Business Development Manager

Drug Discovery, Cell Therapy - REF#: 338
(San Francisco Bay Area, California)

Territory: N. CA & PNW
Base Location: Bay Area

Our client is a leading provider of biological materials (cells, tissues and blood components) for cell therapy and drug discovery research. They are expanding their team, seeking a technical sales rep in the Bay area to maintain and expand their current customer base in the region.

Responsibilities:
* Meet or exceed territory sales targets
* Use missionary sales tactics and prospecting to identify and qualify new opportunities
* Call on pharma, biotechs and large academic facilities; call points include Research Associates, Lab Managers and C level contacts

Skills & Experience:
* BS in life science discipline; MS or PhD is a plus
* 2+ years life science sales experience preferred; may consider strong PhD or postdoc with relevant technical depth and stellar aptitude/drive to transition into scientific sales role
* Experience with stem cells, primary cells, HTS, cell based assays, immunology and/or FACS
* Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and negotiation skills; ability to build strong networks and successfully manage customer relationships
* Independent, self-motivated, high achiever mentality
* Missionary sales experience and passion/motivation to develop a new market