ACGT, Inc. in Wheeling, Illinois is seeking to hire a Sales Associate assigned to our Midwest territory to introduce and sell DNA sequencing and molecular biology services to prospective customers. The customer base consists largely of academic researchers, however may include biotech and pharmaceutical company personnel.
Introduce and sell DNA sequencing and molecular biology services to researchers through face-to-face meetings and follow-up with email or telephone calls. (The expectation is 30 to 40 “calls” or face-to-face interactions per day.)
Respond to quotation requests from prospective customers by providing quote and earn business through timely and persistent follow-up.
Research university campuses or potential customers within the geographic territory to make sales calls.
Monitor sales trends and visit past customers to inquire why customer discontinued our services; re-establish or rehabilitate the customer relationship.
Represent ACGT, Inc. at annual or semi-annual trade shows.
Bachelor's degree in Life Science with 1-5 years of experience in sales.
Experience with molecular biology techniques.
Possess a positive attitude, a self-starter, motivated and confident in abilities to sell aggressively in a highly competitive market.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Interpersonal skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with customers.
Detail oriented, dependable, and a good team player.
Must be able to multi-task and work in fast-paced environment.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Minimum of 50% travel required.
Demonstrate a high performance, monitored and measured by sales targets.
Ability to work in home office/corporate office environment.
Valid driver's license and car in good working condition.
Base salary plus quarterly commission. Medical and Dental Benefits. Eligibility for 401(K) plan upon 12 months of continuous employment.
DNA sequencing and molecular biology technical training is provided upon hire.
ACGT, Inc. is a Molecular Biology service provider driven by its passion to consistently deliver quality and reliable information to meet...