Internal Sales Consultant

Posted 2 years ago

Location: Anywhere in the UK – Fully Remote Based Position (Working from Home)

You could be Based anywhere in the UK, but have to be willing to travel into Cambridge 2-3 times per year for sales meetings

My client is one of the market leading manufacturers and distributors within the life sciences industry who have an exciting and innovative product portfolio of laboratory products, instrumentation, consumables, workwear and PPE that are outsourced to the end users in the Academic, R&D, Bio Tech & Industrial sectors

Over the last 60 years they have built an outstanding reputation and they have secured the trust of over 600 manufacturers to be the face for the sale of their products

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to be part of a fast growing employee owned Life Sciences company with opportunities to progress in a variety of other roles

Day-to-Day duties of the role – training will also be provided on the below:

  • Responding to information and quote requests quickly
  • Contacting potential new customers including Biotech, Research, Academia, Water, Utilities and many other industries to promote the companies products and services which include Laboratory Equipment, Consumables, Reagents, PPE/ Workwear, including Pipettes/ Tips, Beakers, Flasks and other Plasticware
  • Managing the opportunities pipeline to improve conversion rates and supporting the Business Development and Key accounts team
  • Provide quotations to customers in your accounts, maintain or improve margins
  • Be aware of all web orders in order to identify new customers and pass them to the Business Development Manager
  • Respond to customers in a variety of ways including calls, emails and online chat
  • Add options for maintenance or service on all quotes where you can service the item
  • Working from an identified list contacting customers pre and post sales
  • Work with the sales team to prospect for new business in those accounts
  • Help with customer issues in your accounts and identify unusual customer requirements (quantities) and work with the supply chain manager to negotiate improved prices prior to quoting

The requirements:

  • In order to be considered for the position you must hold a Scientific based degree, for example Biological / Life Sciences, Environmental Science or Analytical Chemistry
  • As well as a science degree you will also have B2B Sales or Customer Service experience, could be based from home, in an office environment or in the field
  • It would be beneficial, but not essential if you had experience working with SAP (this is only a desirable)
  • Willingness to travel down to our clients offices (approx 2-3 times per year) in Cambridge
  • Our client is looking for someone who is a posotive person, team player and someone that can show good initiative – although support is always available where needed

Salary and benefits:

  • Basic Salary: £22,000 – £24,000
  • Bonus
  • Up to 6% Matched Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Medicash Scheme
  • Employee Profit Share Scheme
  • 26 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays + Option to Buy or Sell a further 5 days

Apply today by sending your word CV to Ben Atherton of Langton Howarth Ltd via email to or call Ben in confidence right now for more information on 0113 243 3499

In order to be considered you must have full right to work in the UK

Langton Howarth also operates a recommend a friend referral scheme. So, if you know someone who could be good for this job, email your nominated candidate’s name and contact details in confidence via email too, and we’ll ensure you receive £100.00 of vouchers from a high street retailer of your choice once we have successfully placed the person referred by you

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