Territory Sales Manager

Full Time, Permanent
South West, Wales
Posted 2 years ago

Territory: South Wales & Southwest England 

Your location: Home based on territory (South Wales, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire)

This is an exciting time to join a new and growing Life Science sales team and work for the UK’s largest independent laboratory supplier. If you have the drive and enthusiasm needed to support our client’s ambitious growth plans. Relish the opportunity to work with innovative and cost-efficient solutions from some of the world’s leading life science companies with a background in Molecular Biology/Cell Biology

The role of Territory Sales Manager:

  • You will be selling laboratory consumables, chemicals, and equipment to customers within Academia, Research, Biotech, Clinical, Pharmaceutical, and Industrial laboratory environments
  • There is an existing customer base which needs to be built upon and extended so Account Management skills and Business Development skills will be essential to success and this role
  • Provide customers with timely responses and quotations
  • Generate leads for key suppliers and provide regular feedback on open opportunities
  • Attend joint customer visits with key suppliers
  • You will be supported by a team of product and technical sales specialists, so you will need to be a strong team player who can reach out for help and support within your key accounts
  • Support Field Sales Team in key flagship accounts
  • Work with key suppliers and Field Sales Team to create territory plans, selling strategies and regional Marketing Promotions
  • Identify new business opportunities within the territory

The requirements of the Territory Sales Manager:

  • You will already have 1+ year’s experience as either an Internal OR Field Based Sales Specialist, Account Manager, Territory Manager, or equivalent role successfully selling Laboratory/Life Science consumables such as Pipettes, Tips, Cell/Tissue Culture plastics and/or bench top equipment such as PCR Cabinets, Centrifuges, Balances, Shakers, Stirrers, Freezers, Dry Bath Incubators, Vortexer’s or similar products
  • You will be educated to a minimum BSc degree level or equivalent in a Life Sciences/Biological subject such Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biology or Biomedical Science, Genetics, Microbiology, or Immunology – Chemistry degrees will also be considered
  • Scientists with a commercial mindset and hunger to succeed in a scientific sales role will also be considered
  • My client requires that the successful candidate possess excellent communication and organisational skills, you must be a real self-starter and show high levels of autonomy as the Account Manager for this high performing and competitive territory
  • Established and positive working relationships with customers in the Academia, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical industries
  • A full UK driving license is required with the ability to travel outside of territory when required


  • Base Salary Circa: £30,000 -£38,000 DOE
  • £30,000 bonus potential (depending on performance)
  • Company Car or Allowance
  • Holiday entitlement 24 Days plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Laptop & Phone

For more information about the role or to apply please send your CV now to ben@langtonhowarth.com and call Ben Atherton today on +44 (0) 113 243 3499 to discuss this role in confidence.

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

Langton Howarth also operates a recommend a friend referral scheme. So, if you know someone who would be good for the role, email your nominated candidate’s name and contact details in confidence via email too, and we will ensure you receive £100 (o/e) of vouchers from a high street retailer of your choice once we have successfully placed the person referred by you.

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