Sales Development Representative (EMEA Life Sciences)

Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Jan 23, 2018
Mar 23, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type

Job Summary:

The Sales Development Representative engages in generating prospective clients via phone and email to qualify their interest and fit for NanoString, and assists in transfer of the qualified clients to the sales team. This is an entry-level role located in Amersham, Buckinghamshire.

Essential Duties:

  • Research and call prospects for new sales opportunities within Academic, Biotech, and Pharma businesses by discussing prospects’ research goals and methodologies, and provide overview of Nanostring’s products and services.
  • Meet or exceed quotas for qualified leads passed to sales team.
  • Document all activities and interactions in CRM tool.
  • Utilize CRM and ERP to generate sales quotes.
  • Perform various outbound call campaigns around trade shows, specific events, or targets in addition to ongoing primary lead generation activities.
  • Meet or exceed quotas for direct sales of instrument service contracts.


  • Bachelor's degree in a life science and strong focus/interest in non-lab work 
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and learn quickly.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Sharepoint
  • CRM or ERP experience desired
  • Flexible and interested in a company with huge growth opportunity​.
  • Fluency English and French and/or German.