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Research Instrument Sales Specialist - New York City/ NY

Apply Now Job ID R-347568 Date posted 09/11/2019

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Job Description

Research Instrument Sales Specialist (Cell Sorters/ Cell Analysis) - New  York City/ NY

Represents BD Life Sciences’ research cytometry instrumentation product portfolio, with sales focus, to the academic, biopharma, and research flow cytometry markets.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Meeting/exceeding sales budget for territory
  • Managing incremental conversion opportunities from initial targeting through evaluation and implementation
  • Solving customer problems & creating value for our customers
  • Maintaining existing business
  • Implementing marketing initiatives and national/regional contractual agreements
  • Consistently and routinely updates all selling activities/opportunities in CRM
  • Takes ownership of sales funnel, providing up-to-date territory analyses and maintaining a robust and accurate forecast
  • Working with colleagues in reagent sales, technical applications, field service and Genomics teams to provide unified, system solution to customers
  • Utilizing available sales support resources and tools in order to meet and exceed customer satisfaction as well as sales goals.
  • Keeps abreast of the basic requirements for compliance in own area of work and complies with those requirements.
  • Participates as required in training on regulatory issues affecting own area of work. Brings regulatory compliance questions/issues to the attention of management.
  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required.

Education and Experience Requiremenets:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s level degree a plus, and must have 3 -5 years of successful life sciences-related sales experience
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical and large account management skills a must.
  • Ability to collaborate with peers in reagent sales and service to promote system selling of BD products
  • Must have a demonstrated successful sales track record, solid negotiation skills, exhibit effective selling, listening, and verbal/presentation skills, and ability to assess and respond to customer needs.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and CRM required.
  • Former capital equipment experience highly preferred.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in managing both internal and external budgets and resources, conducting pre-call planning, and ability to prioritize and segment accounts.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 40% of the time.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid state-issued driver's license and meet BD's auto safety standards.


Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Jose

Additional Locations

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