Career Opportunity At BGI In Boston, MA - Account Manager

July 15, 2014

Career Opportunity At BGI In Boston, MA - Account Manager

Location: Boston, MA

Req ID: S - BS - 002


Reports to: Regional Sales Manager

Department: Sales Department

As an Account Manager, your time and efforts will be focused on proactively developing new customer accounts while supporting and growing an existing customer base. You will be expected to sell and position BGI’s portfolio of multi-omics services such as DNA sequencing, RNA sequencing, proteomics and gene regulatory and epigenetic assay services to academic, institutional, biotech, and pharmaceutical company customers. You will report to the RSM.


• Developing new customer accounts and generate sales revenue from BGI’s genomics service offerings

• Represent BGI in all sales-related activities for assigned territory including identifying potential genomics collaborations

• Lead projects that require coordinating a cross-functional team; internal lab personnel, investigators, internal project managers and orchestrate potential collaborations

• Utilization and maintenance of salesforce database

• Provide account forecasts on a bi-monthly and monthly basis to sales management


• Minimum of 1 to 2 years sales experience of selling biological services and/or products (e.g., genomic assays to academia, institutions, and in biotech and pharmaceutical companies

• Experience in two or more of the following areas is preferred: RNA and DNA sequencing, array-based service, assay development, bioinformatics.

• Track record of maintaining and growing relationships with institution principals and top Pharmaceutical accounts.

• Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences preferred with a knowledge of molecular biology and/or genomics (M.S. or Ph.D. also preferred)

• Experience in developing new customer accounts is a must

• Excellent organizational and communication skills (written and verbal)

• Must be available for 25-50% travel

• Work remotely, out of a home office

Salary & Benefits:

• Salary is commensurate with experience; base salary plus commission

• Medical, Dental and 401k

Contact Information:

BGI Americas Corporation. One Broadway, 3rd Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142

If you feel your skills and experience meet the requirements of the job please forward a cover letter, salary history and CV to the following email:

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Posted on July 15, 2014