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Job ID :
59339BR
Location :
Italy - Milan
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Job Description

Job description: Research Account Manager
Location: Lombardy area

CORE FUNCTIONS:

• Promotes/sells/secures orders from existing and prospective customers through a relationship-based
approach.
• Demonstrates products and services to existing/potential customers and assists them in selecting those best
suited to their needs.

DETAILS OF FUNCTION:
• Establishes, develops and maintains business relationships with current customers and prospective
customers in the assigned territory/market segment to generate new business for the organization’s
products/services.
• Makes telephone calls and in-person visits and presentations to existing and prospective customers.
• Researches sources for developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential.
• Develops clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers.
• Expedites the resolution of customer problems and complaints.
• Coordinates sales effort with marketing, sales management, accounting, logistics and technical service
groups.
• Analyzes the territory/market’s potential and determines the value of existing and prospective customers
value to the organization.
• Creates and manages a customer value plan for existing customers highlighting profile, share and value
opportunities.
• Identifies advantages and compares organization’s products/services.
• Plans and organizes personal sales strategy by maximizing the Return on Time Investment for the
territory/segment.
• Supplies management with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive
activities, and potential for new products and services.
• Keeps abreast of product applications, technical services, market conditions, competitive activities,
advertising and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent literature and consulting with marketing
and technical service areas.
• Participates in trade shows and conventions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must possess 1-2 years of sales experience in the life sciences/biotechnology sector.
Possession of a post-secondary degree in Biology, Chemistry
Demonstrated aptitude for problem-solving; ability to determine solutions for customers (consultative sales approach).
Must be results-orientated and able to work both independently and within a team environment.
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite applications and contact management software.
Valid driver’s license.



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