CosmosID – Maryland, United States

CosmosID is a world-leading microbial genomics company providing both lab and bioinformatics services to the microbiome and infectious disease markets.

We’re looking for a Business Development Executive to continue supporting growth in the European markets. If you’re excited to be part of a young and rapidly growing company, CosmosID is a perfect place to get ahead. We’re looking for a bright, open-minded, enthusiastic salesperson with an interest in life sciences, eager to learn new skills and concepts.

Requirements and responsibilities for BDE:

• Grasping technical knowledge of Next Generation Sequencing and bioinformatics to understand and appreciate client needs.

• Working collaboratively with other departments including the lab and bioinformatics teams.

• Efficient in prospecting and research of new leads and collaborations.

• Collaborating with the marketing & sales teams on messaging and inbound lead strategy.

• Nurturing inbound leads.

• Responsible for executing the CosmosID sales process, from contact to contract including email outreach, sales calls, software demo’s, answering technical questions, sending proposals/quotes and post-sale support.

• Provide guidance and consultation to address each unique client’s needs.

• Generating new business.

• Account management of existing clients.

• Using CRM and sales automation tools for efficiency.

• Achieve quarterly and annual sales quotas.

Qualifications for Business Development Executive

• 2+ years of experience in KPI & target-driven sales.

• Possess excellent customer service skills.

• Must be knowledgeable in life sciences.

• Ability to quickly learn and implement new information.

• Excellent oral communication skills.

• Ability to establish rapport and closing sales