NE Industrial Executive Account Manager (#10507) - Boston

Job Location
Boston, MA 02266
Job Description

At Affymetrix, we are passionate about enabling our customers, scientists, and clinicians to improve human health and wellness by understanding and applying biology for a better world. Our employees bring talent, creativity, collaboration, and energy to what they do. Join us at Affymetrix and make a difference. 

Position Summary:

The Sales Account Manager is responsible for the direct sale of the company’s products and/or services within a territory or region. Builds a pipeline of prospective and or existing customers, provides technical and administrative product information and/or demonstrations, and provides price quotes.

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Generates and qualifies sales leads by building a strong pipeline
  • Generates forecast reports
  • Builds and manages accounts in assigned territory
  • Increases customer awareness of Affymetrix and is an advocate for its platforms and applications
  • Creates and maintains relationships with customers
  • Devises and implements account and territory strategies
  • Identifies product improvements and new product opportunities
  • Identifies and mitigates competitive barriers
  • Provide market intelligence back into the organization
  • May provides after sales technical support and customer service
  • Coordinates and/or conducts both technical and promotional seminars
  • Initiates and coordinates action plans to penetrate new markets
  • Participates in process and operation improvement opportunities
  • Responds to internal and external  inquiries
  • Complies with company quality management systems, policies and procedures
  • Provides mentorship, if applicable
  • Additional duties/responsibilities according to business needs

Education:  Required - Associates  Peferred - Bachelor's or Master's

Yrs of related experience: 5+ years of related experience

Competencies: (skills, knowledge, abilities).....Interpersonal skills, Results oriented, Life Science, Program Project Management 

Licenses/Certificates: N/A

Travel Requirements: As specific territory requires

Working Conditions: Field 

Level of Autonomy and Complexity:

  • Experienced professional with full comprehension of established principles, theories, concepts to resolve an extensive range of issues
  • Demonstrates good judgment in applying appropriate action resolve issues of diverse scope requiring analysis and evaluation of factors
  • Contributes to establishment of organization's objectives; error in judgment or failure to achieve objectives will have crucial impact and will require extensive addition of resources to correct errors and achieve goals
  • Receives little instruction and creates own methods for resolution of everyday tasks; receives general directions for new projects; work is assessed for achievement of goals
How to Apply
About Our Organization

Affymetrix, Inc., (NASDAQ:AFFX) is a pioneer in creating breakthrough tools that are driving the genomic revolution. We provide leadership and support, partnering with customers in pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and biotechnology companies, as well as leading academic, government, and non-profit research institutes in their quest to use biology for a better world. More than 2,300 microarray systems have been shipped around the world, and more than 94,000 publications have referenced Affymetrix technologies. Affymetrix is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, and has manufacturing facilities in Cleveland, Ohio, San Diego, California, Singapore, and Vienna, Austria. We have approximately 1,100 employees worldwide and maintain sales and distribution operations across Europe, Asia, and Latin America. 

We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment and are committed to supporting their aspirations and achievements. We recognize that our strength and competitive advantage lie within providing meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking, and work-life balance. Our competitive total rewards programs (e.g., compensation, benefits, development, etc.) reflect our high regard for our employees. For more information about Affymetrix, please visit

Affymetrix is an EEO/AA Employer of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

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