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Senior Sales Specialist

Suffolk   •  £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus  •  Permanent, Full time


A leading supplier of niche lab equipment require a Senior Sales Associate to join its team. You will support the sales manager in securing new business across Europe and maintaining relationships with existing clients. Due to the niche nature of their product, it is required that in addition to previous technical sales experience, you will have a degree or background in chemistry.

The Role

* Financial responsibility for the performance of the territory being managed
* Manage and take ownership of the complete sales cycle
* Work with marketing to execute coordinated marketing campaigns for the territory
* Manage all tender processes for the territory
* Attend conferences in designated territories
* Organise customer visits and demonstration tours
* Handle technical enquires
* Negotiate discount levels to win orders
* Frequent travel to customers and prospective customers across Europe. Travel will not exceed 6 weeks a year and will be approximately 2-5 days at any one time.

Experience Required

* Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
* Proven work experience in a technical sales role (experience in the sales of laboratory equipment is beneficial but not essential)
* Willingness to travel within the territory
* Ability to articulate clearly a technical solution
* Confident in presenting in front of industry leaders and high level stake holders
* Strong commercial understanding
* Ability to network at a senior level and foster strong relationships within the field of chemistry
* A UK Driving license is required

Salary is based on experience but in the range of £40k-50k/year (OTE)


You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: BBBH6006
  • Posted: 15th April 2019
  • Expires: 13th May 2019

Cranleigh Scientific

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