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Business Development Executive - USA

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 US academic market segment. 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.
  • University degree in Life Sciences or equivalent job experience in the multi-omic, genomics, next-generation sequencing, or microbiome fields.
  • Ability to quickly learn and implement new information.
  • Excellent oral communication skills.
  • Ability to establish rapport and close sales

Position Type: Full-Time

Compensation is market competitive, and based on the experience and the expertise of the selected candidates. The candidate should have a legal work permit to work in the US. Interested candidates are invited to send their CV and cover letter to