French Speaking Sales Representative - Biotech

French Speaking Sales Representative - Biotech

Job Title: French Speaking Sales Representative - Biotech
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford
Salary: Up to £30,000 plus commission and excellent benefits
Start Date: 2018-03-08
Reference: 15799 JH
Contact Name: James Hume
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 08, 2018 14:45

Job Description

Parlez vous francais? Si votre réponse est oui, alors ce rôle de représentant commercial/représentant des ventes sera idéal pour que vous puissiez utiliser vos compétences en français.

The purpose of the Scientific Sales Representative is to generate prospective clients via the phone and emails in France and the UK. To qualify their suitability for and interest in the company’s products to pass these leads to the sales team to follow up to be converted.

To achieve this, you will research and call perspective clients who are from the Academic, Biotech and Pharma industries in the UK and France.  To find opportunities by learning about their research ambitions and methods to provide an overview of the company’s services to find the right match for their needs.  You will need to speak on a technical basis to fully understand their needs so that all solutions can be communicated clearly. 

Desired Skills and Experience:
This is an entry level role, so you will not need to have previous sales experience but if you do then this is advantageous to your application.  You will need to be bilingual in both French and English with at least a degree, preferably a higher-level qualification, in a subject that has given you technical knowledge of mammalian cell culture, molecular biology and related areas. 

Company Overview:
The company are a Biotech who have developed a revolutionary technology that supports the discovery, development and manufacture of Cell & Gene Therapies.  The platform technology enables them to engineer DNA to enable them to optimise expression systems, develop viral delivery systems for gene therapies and engineer cell lines.  Their expertise is in demand from the academic, biotech and pharma sectors in the UK, Europe and US which has led to their rapid growth that is set to continue.  In addition to this they have received funding to further develop other platform technologies they have in R&D to bring these to the market so that they can reach their full potential. 

They are based on the Oxford Science Park and have an innovative and entrepreneurial culture where they continue to seek the best way of working in a collaborative way to achieve common aims.  They are a multinational company with a progressive culture where employees have the chance to continue to develop their careers with examples where promotion has been achieved soon after joining.  They organise regular staff events within the local area including away days and more spontaneous events to reward the hard work and achievements made.