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Instrumental Sales Specialist

Redhill, Surrey
Job Type
2 Sep 2022

This job will suit a person with around 2-3 years experience of sales of scientific or technical products to scientific customers. The successful candidate will probably be looking to move up from their first job into a more responsible sales position. Ideally have Knowledge of microscopy, spectroscopy, optics, or related fields and experience of trade shows / customer demonstrations.

Role summary

The overall purpose of the job is to complete sales for the business, liaising with clients and customers on behalf of the company by responding to customers in a pleasant, helpful manor, providing a pleasant, helpful, and timely experience for customers

1.Providing a timely response to all customer enquiries in accordance with customer requirements and agreed targets.

2.Formulation, with cooperation from relevant internal staff, of detailed and timely technical responses and quotations.

3.Progressing enquiries to become firm customer orders.

Key responsibilities

  • To receive customer enquiries, either email or phone, and to provide immediate response as appropriate.
  • To evaluate each enquiry and decide on an appropriate response.
  • Where required, to generate a detailed technical response and/or formal quotation.
  • Visits to customer sites in the UK & abroad, for sales presentations and product demonstrations.
  • Collaborate with all available company resources to fulfil the customer requirements.
  • Monitor the progress of live enquiries and maintain contact with customers to progress enquiries to firm orders.
  • Maintain the CRM system and frequently update records of enquiries and the sales pipeline.
  • Provide the Sales Manager with a weekly report on the status of all enquiries on the system, including recommended actions for individual enquiries.
  • Expansion of customer base across different industries.

Must have:

Good degree in science or related technical subject.

Minimum 2-3 years experience of scientific sales in a customer-facing position.

Knowledge of sales pipeline and process.

Experience of using CRM system.

Excellent command of written and spoken English.

Ability to write sales reports and present in meetings.

Willing to travel to trade shows, conferences, and customer sites both in the UK and abroad.

Ability to work to deadlines and complete tasks in a timely fashion, to meet customer requirements.

Right to employment in UK.

Full UK driving licence.

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  • Job Reference: 702714917-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cpl Life Sciences
    Cpl Life Sciences
  • Location: Redhill, Surrey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent