Posted 2 months ago

Technical Sales Specialist

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 + £5,000 – £10,000 OTE (Uncapped) + Laptop + iPhone + iPad + Company Car + Pension + 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays

Territory: Cambridge, Oxford & Home Counties (Stevenage, Luton, St. Albans, Aylesbury etc.)

The Requirements of the Sales Specialist:

  • A minimum of a BSc Degree within a Chemistry discipline ideally Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Engineering etc
  • Minimum 1 year’s sales experience, you may be a Sales Representative, Account Manager, Business Development Executive, Product Specialist or in a related role right now
  • Ideally you will have experience selling in the laboratory industry, ideally in the chemistry market (academic, pharmaceutical, biotech, agrochemical, government, medical research institutes, fine chemical and chemical accounts)
  • Proven track record of meeting/exceeding sales targets
  • Experience of the capital equipment and/or instrument sales process
  • Fully computer literate with Microsoft Office
  • Be willing to stay away from home for work on occasions. Not often but as and when the situation may arise
  • Have a full valid UK driving licence and valid passport

The Role of Technical Sales Specialist:

  • Reporting directly to the UK Field Sales Manager you will be responsible for developing and maintaining profitable sales within your territory, to ensure that my client exploit the full sales potential
  • Managing key accounts and developing new business with structured visits to all current and potential customers
  • Demonstrating equipment on customer sites
  • Organising and attending onsite mini-exhibitions
  • Maintaining accurate records in the company’s ACT Database
  • Supporting the marketing team as necessary with activity related to your territory
  • Maintaining market awareness relevant to their market sector and commercial awareness of competitors

The Company:

  • Well established & employing 50 employees my client is an independent leader whom manufacture scientific glassware and laboratory instruments for their customers who include leading blue-chip industrial and academic research facilities around the world
  • With an annual turnover last year of £7.7 million their products and technology are centred on the research chemistry market with a focus on equipment for chemical synthesis, process development, work-up and evaporation
  • This includes Stirrers & Shakers, Benchtop & Hotplate tools & Jacketed Reaction Systems to name just a few

For more information about the role or to apply send your CV now to or call Owen today on 0113 243 3499.

You must have full right to work in the UK to be considered for the role

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