Scientific Account Manager - Field Sales

Laboratory Supplies - Market Leader

Field based role, face to face 3+ days per week, covering Cambridgeshire.

We are looking for science grads with some professional experience looking to progress into sales.

  • Well established independent manufacturer
  • Home based 2 days per week
  • Exciting business, phenomenal culture, very progressive and inclusive
  • Excellent training scheme, well established, reputable, large range of products
  • Working with Academia, Commercial Labs and Biotech Companies

THE COMPANY: An independent, privately owned manufacturer specialising in the provision of a range of consumables that are used within laboratories, serving universities, biotech and pharmaceutical organisations. They are currently seeking to recruit a motivated, hungry and credible sales professional with scientific experience to manage and grow their well-established sales territory. They have a great culture, offer full training and have a track record of developing their employees!

As Account Manager the successful candidate will be managing key relationships with relevant scientific and purchasing / procurement contacts, typically talking to lab managers, technicians and researchers. This is an account management position with an element of new business from within existing accounts. 70% of your time will be spent managing accounts within the Academia space with the rest of your time involving working with Biotech companies, Commercial Labs and Pharmaceutical businesses. 70 - 80% of your working week will be spent out with customer facing, typically 2 home based days.

What experience do you need to be suitable?

  • Must have a science degree or relevant experience of working in a lab
  • Must have at least 12 months of sales or account management experience in any sector
  • Full driving licence

The Package for the Account Manager:

  • Basic: £30,000 - £35,000 - depending on experience
  • Bonus: £5,000 uncapped
  • Car: Fully expensed company Audi A3
  • Benefits: healthcare, Pension, mobile, iPad, 23 days holiday + stats (rises with service)