Business Development

Job Location
Houston, TX
$100,000 - $150,000 total compensation


Job Description

Sales professional will develop new customers in identified target markets using consultative selling techniques. Position requires collaboration with scientific personnel in both company and prospect organizations; prospecting and cold calling on qualified leads; tracking and reporting of sales pipeline information; participation in marketing events; and some travel.


Metanome is seeking motivated candidates with the following qualifications:

• 10+ years of proven sales experience in a services or project based environment
• Demonstrated knowledge in microbiology, genomics, metagenomics, or related scientific field; advanced degree preferred
• Entrepreneurial or startup experience; self starter
• Collaborative nature with the ability to operate independently
• Understanding of sales process, marketing programs, lead generation
• Demonstrated experience facilitating effective communications between customers, scientists, operations, and business personnel

About Our Organization

Metanome is a portfolio company of BCM Technologies, the commercialization arm of Baylor College of Medicine.

The Metanome mission: Apply metagenomics to the benefit of human health and the improvement of environmental conditions and industrial processes worldwide.

Metanome combines the benefits of the world-renown metagenomic and microbiome research of Baylor College of Medicine with exceptional levels of responsiveness, rapid turn-around times, industrial grade quality assurance, and a highly collaborative focus on customer success.

A consultative approach to projects and customer-centered processes delivers:

• Improved sampling and extraction techniques, on high or low biomass source types
• Project appropriate sequencing with the latest technologies
• Unparalleled comparative analysis based on a vast database of samples
• In-depth reporting of analyses targeted to customer defined critical success factors.

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