BioSciences Account Manager - Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
December 15 2017
58459BR_New Orleans
Position Type
Full Time
Job Description
When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, and you'll be valued and recognized for your performance. With talented managers and inspiring coworkers to support you, you'll find the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Job Title: Biosciences Account Manager, Louisiana
Territory: New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Oklahoma City and Little Rock


This is a field-based sales position requiring an advanced level of technical aptitude. Manage sales processes in assigned geography in accordance with approved sales and marketing plans. Understand and use product features, benefits and applications along with selling and business-building skills to successfully promote and complete the sale of products and services to achieve or exceed the assigned territory sales plan. Serve as a driver of business development at assigned major customer call points to penetrate and grow current and new business.

Essential Functions:

  • Consistently achieve or exceed the territory sales plan by maintaining existing business, developing incremental business in existing accounts, and conducting cold calls to develop new accounts.
  • Demonstrate use of selling skills in the field, such as making good opening statements, connecting with the customer, asking high gain questions, creating a value proposition and closing.
  • Call on all organizational levels and functional areas, using Strategic Selling techniques within assigned account which influence purchasing decisions.
  • Develop, write, and execute a business plan for managing assigned territory annually, updated quarterly.
  • Communicate account objectives and action plans to management via weekly calls and reports as well as other communication vehicles.
  • Provide product and other relevant information to customers via daily phone and email contact and personal visits for all aspects of Thermo Fisher Scientific's business to generate sales.
  • Utilize existing and potential customer status regarding Company and competitors' products in strategic selling presentations.
  • Support marketing programs and programs in other territories as assigned by the Sales Manager, and assume a leadership role in doing so.
  • Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, or related field; or the equivalent combination of knowledge and experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years related work experience and at least 1-2 years of related sales experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of Cell Culture and Molecular Biology is required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer applications, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, or like programs.
  • Field selling experience in the Academic Research Market
  • At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

    Apply today!

    Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.