Technical Sales Account Manager – Chemicals

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– £55000



Chemicals and Petrochemicals

Key Benefits

Company Car + £9K Bonus



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Are you educated in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, or an affiliated life science discipline with a desire to continue a career in sales?

This well-established and thriving company wishes to recruit a Technical Sales / Account Manager to join their UK business to further support and manage their customer’s needs. 

With a collaborative team culture and a multimillion-pound turnover, they’re recognised for their ability to partner with a diverse range of clients from startups to some of the world’s largest brands.

Having secured preferred supplier status with some of the largest manufacturers in the industry it’s allowed them to propel the business and grow the team both in the UK and overseas.

  • £35K – £55K Basic (Starting salary dependent on experience)
  • £3K to £9K Annual Bonus (paid quarterly)
  • Company Car
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • 4 x Life Assurance
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Family Healthcare
  • Pension (6.5% employer / 3% employee)
  • 25 Days Holiday + Public Holidays
  • Further in-house and external training provided

A highly diverse consultative sales position, where you will be based from the office 2 days per week in Buckinghamshire and 3 days per week visiting clients within the UK.

Duties will include:

  • Developing your technical knowledge and understanding of the raw materials and ingredients used, as well as the target markets.
  • Managing your diary and appointments.
  • Maintaining strong relationships built over several years with existing customers (95%) and also acquiring new customers (5%).
  • Following up on qualified leads to gain a better understanding of clients’ needs and applications.
  • Developing relationships with R&D Chemists, Product Development, Purchasing, and on occasion, company owners.
  • Working on activity objectives such as visits, follow-up reports, actions etc.
  • Attending major exhibitions and events both in the UK and overseas.
  • Working on a typical sales cycle from 6 months to 2 years.

It’s essential you hold a degree within a Scientific discipline, this could include Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Molecular Biology, Human Biology, or an affiliated life science discipline as is the need for a full UK/European driving license.

Applicants must be fantastic communicators with an outgoing personality and enjoy working with a degree of autonomy.

Alongside the scientific education, my client is willing to consider candidates who have 2 years of sales experience (this can be in any industry including but not limited to telecoms, IT, and software) with a desire to secure a role that will utilise their scientific education and sales skills.

Alternatively, my client is also willing to consider experienced chemical sales professionals with a proven history of developing business and relationships with product manufacturers.

Naturally, the salary on offer would depend on the level of experience you bring to the role.

Interested in this role? Here’s what happens next…

Click the apply button below to send us your CV. If we think you’re a great fit for this role, we’ll be in touch in the next couple of days.

Thank you for taking the time to read about this opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you,

Team Mase.

Job Ref: 150-3977

Technical Sales Account Manager – Chemicals

Location: Buckinghamshire or surrounding (Commutable areas – Buckingham, High Wycombe, Milton Keynes, Leighton Buzzard, Aylesbury, Oxford, Bicester)

Keywords: Chemicals, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharma, Pharmacology, Molecular Biology, Technical Sales, Account Manager, Business Development, New Business, Regional Sales, Area Sales, Sales Representative, Sales Executive, Formulation, R&D, Research & Development, B2B Sales, Sales Presentations, Chemical Sales, Chemistry Sales, Chemical Ingredients

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