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Inside Sales Specialist, Biologics - Gene Therapy (REMOTE)

Company: Charles River
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.IMPORTANT: In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process. Please make sure work history and education are added correctly. Job Summary We are seeking an Inside Sales Specialist for our Biologics - Gene Therapy business unit (Plasmid DNA and Viral Vector) to be located remotely in the U.S. The Sales Specialist is responsible for driving Biologics - Gene Therapy sales and serving as the point of contact for all sales customer inquiries. The Sales Specialist administers the sales process for specific Gene Therapy accounts and/or sales opportunities via phone and e-mail. The role involves engaging with existing customers and qualified sales leads while guiding customers to Biologics products and services that best meet their needs. The following are responsibilities related to the Inside Sales Specialist: --- Drive with customer follow-up and developing/closing Gene Therapy opportunities.--- Point of contact for all sales customer inquiries and outbound prospecting.--- Engage with existing customers and generating sales opportunities.--- Establish new customers and maintain/grow existing customer accounts.--- Establish and nurture positive, productive relationships with customer accounts --- Work collaboratively with Marketing to drive product promotions and provide feedback on ROI.--- Share customer problems/concerns with relevant departments for quality resolution.--- Attend tradeshows routinely and aid in coordination of tradeshow events and or presentations.--- Participate in Global Sales meetings as required. --- Complete all required sales documentation in a timely manner. --- Maintain a CRM database via updates to sales opportunities, sales stages, marketing statuses, and customer intelligence data. Qualifications --- Bachelor's degree in a science or technical field required. Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology, chemistry strongly preferred.--- Experience in gene therapy market (in particular, plasmid DNA and Viral Vector segments) is strongly preferred --- 2-4 years of successful sales experience with a technical life science product preferred.--- Demonstrated ability to quickly grasp and master highly technical concepts and articulate them well to others.--- Outstanding listening, verbal, presentation, and written communication skills.--- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of customer personality types. --- Strong ability to identify customer needs, obstacles to the sales process, and solutions using Charles River products and services.--- Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)--- Experience working with Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics or a similar CRM database a plus.--- Strong business sense, instinct, and personal drive.--- Team goal oriented with a focus on achieving team sales performance metrics through personal contribution and teamworkIMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV. Vaccine MandateCharles River is a U.S. Federal Contractor. As a result, we must follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We will be requiring proof of vaccination from all employees. Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition ( so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at Charles River. About Corporate FunctionsThe Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.

Keywords: Charles River, Peoria , Inside Sales Specialist, Biologics - Gene Therapy (REMOTE), Healthcare , Roanoke, Illinois

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