Technical Sales Specialist (5 PRIME) / 3297

Organization: 
QIAGEN
Job Location: 
Germantown, MD
Job Description: 

Main tasks

Sales Revenues/Budgets: Meet/exceed sales targets. Increasing sales by partnering and collaborating with our US distribution partner. Supporting other specialists and representatives and developing tactical plans to maximize revenues.

Planning/Forecasting: To be accountable for the business: Planning, forecasting and achievement of objectives, key performance indicators and revenue forecasts

Business/Markets: Drive and initiate development of new business opportunities and references. Increase number of strategic partnerships. Promotion of specialist area within market i.e. seminars/exhibitions

Customer focus/Technical: Maintain and develop relationships with key customers and references. Provide technical assistance for customer questions and product conversions.

Information systems: Utilize the CRM database to input and provide information that will increase effectiveness “in front of” the customer and aid sales.

Communication: Organization of meetings/communication channels to ensure effective communication across business units.

Requirements: 

Technical Sales Specialists (TSS)
Western US, accessible to major airport
Minimum education: Bachelor of Science or equivalent
Minimum 2+ years of laboratory experience or graduate degree
Sales experience is preferred. Proven track record
Proven experience of various molecular biology techniques including PCR, RNA & DNA manipulation, protein expression
Knowledge of relevant markets (i,e. clinical research, genomics) molecular biological topics and products
Excellent communication skills at all business levels
Willingness to travel up to 50%
Technical trouble-shooting experience preferred

Personal Requirements

Flexible, energetic, willing to travel

Contact Information: 

If interested, please apply online:
http://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_qiagen/external/gateway....
or forward your resume to sheila.smaw@qiagen.com

About Our Organization: 

As the innovative market and technology leader, QIAGEN creates sample and assay technologies that enable access to content from any biological sample.
Our mission is to enable our customers to achieve outstanding success and breakthroughs in life sciences, applied testing, pharma, and molecular diagnostics. We thereby make improvements in life possible.

Our commitment to the markets, customers, and patients we serve drives our innovation and leadership in all areas where our sample and assay technologies are required.

The exceptional talent, skill, and passion of our employees are key to QIAGEN’s excellence, success and value.