Director of Sales and Marketing (Rheology Instrumentation)

Employer
Location
Ashland, VA
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Our client, located in Ashland, Virginia, has an immediate need to fill the position of Director of Rheology Instrumentation Sales and Marketing. Job Description This world leader in rheological instrumentation and services has an opportunity available for a Director of Sales and Marketing, Duties and Responsibilities The Director of Sales will manage Technical Sales Representatives in the sales of laboratory instrumentation used in a wide range of industries including biotechnology, commercial plastics, defense, petroleum, coatings, cosmetics and personal care products and government and academic laboratories. The Director, Sales and Marketing will also be responsible for the sales of rheology and surface potential analysis products and services throughout North America. Primary responsibilities include management of the sales force, developing new markets and developing marketing and sales strategies Job Type: Permanent/Full-Time Relocation: Yes Education: Bachelor's Degree Experience: 5+ years Resume: Ensure that your resume is current and includes a valid postal address and telephone number. Qualifications o The preferred candidate will possess a Bachelor's of Science Degree Degree in Engineering, Physics or similar field. o Experience in Business and Marketing concepts. o Minimum of 5 years of sales management experience in scientific instrumentation or equipment. o Prior rheology sales experience is a plus. Competencies o The successful candidate must have strong written and oral communication skills, strong negotiating skills and the ability to interact favorably with customers. o Ability to lead and manage a sales team is critical. o Frequent overnight travel is required, approximately 25%. To be considered for this position, the candidate must possess these qualifications: o Bachelor's of Science Degree in Engineering, Physics or similar field. o 5+ years of sales management experience in scientific instrumentation or equipment. o Prior rheology sales experience is a plus. Please Note: Due to the increase in scams originating from outside the United States, we are no longer able to respond to emails or return telephone calls not originating within the United States. .