Sales Manager - South UK

  • Job Reference: H541
  • Date Posted: 29 May 2019
  • Recruiter: Harrington Recruitment
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Sales, Business Development / Management, Molecular Biology / Life Science
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Consultants
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0208 349 8112

Job Description

Job Description

The Sales Manager is accountable for promoting the catalogue for the Company to the life science community within the Company’s territories through direct sales.  The Sales Manager directs the field & internal sales team as well as upkeeping a field sales role.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Degree level education in a life sciences subject, experience in laboratory techniques
  • Experience in scientific sales

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage and guide the sales team providing coaching and training as needed
  • Working alongside the marketing team to ensure that efforts are coordinated and designed to increase return on investment
  • Prospect & qualify possible customers through telephone, e-mail and face-to-face conferences
  • Determine and push the sales plans, revenue targets and budgets making sure that key objectives are met and expense kept within budget.
  • Sort out, examine and give customer feedback, market intelligence and recommendations to the sales and marketing team
  • Coverage of performance; monthly to the sales & marketing team and quarterly to the board of directors.
  • In partnership with the team create a overall sales plan for maximizing sales at key accounts and other customer sites which have potential for targeted sales increase
  • Making sure that all sales connected activities are logged and actioned in Salesforce
  • 3-4 customer facing days / week arranged to meet sales objectives
  • 1 day / week preparing to attend & follow up (from home or office)
  • Visit national and international events as required
  • Attend Supplier product training as necessary