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Internal Technical Sales Specialist

Royston, Hertfordshire
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Our client, a scientific company based in South Cambridge, is looking to recruit for an Internal Technical Sales Specialist. This new position is required to support our client s commercial activities and customers across the UK, Europe and USA. The brand being promoted develops platforms for customers working in areas such as gene therapy, vaccine development, and drug delivery. The successful candidate will work intimately with the sales, marketing and technical teams, gaining deep knowledge and experience in these areas. The ideal candidate will either be a recent graduate in the sciences who is excited to start a career in scientific sales, or an experienced customer service professional looking to move into a commercial role. This is a new role and the successful candidate will be able to shape it and make it their own to achieve company and personal objectives. Whilst this is an internal sales position, there will be opportunities to travel both into the field to see customers and to other offices around the world. Responsibilities will include: Contacting sales leads and qualifying both in a technical and commercial manner Ensuring all sales leads are followed up in a professional and timely manner Proactively prospect and contact potential or existing customers as part of targeted campaigns Generating quotes for customers and sales managers Triage of incoming technical support enquiries, where appropriate, providing support to customers Ownership of the sales CRM system data, ensuring data is complete and up to date Weekly and monthly reporting of activity and status Processing prospect and lead information within Salesforce CRM Answering incoming prospect enquiries (web shop, phone, email) Providing sales administration support to senior sales managers Assisting with marketing and events activities as and when required Managing demonstration equipment and running demonstrations Coordinating customer training or customer workshops as necessary. The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience: Undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification in chemistry, biochemistry, biomedicine or related subject Experience in a similar sales-related role is beneficial but not a requirement, full training will be provided Professional telephone manner Excellent communication skills, both oral and written Ability to conduct presentations in front of different types of audiences Excellent organisational skills and ability to multi-task Excellent attention to detail Ability to work individually and as part of a team Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office applications Knowledge of a European language could be useful but not a requirement
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  • Job Reference: 705457914-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: EC Resourcing
    EC Resourcing
  • Location: Royston, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent