Science Development Director- Nutrition - Durham, NC
Code # 1133
Metabolon, headquartered in
Research Triangle Park, NC, is a diagnostic products and services company
offering the industry’s leading biochemical profiling platform. Metabolon’s patented platform provides a global,
comprehensive analysis of biological samples for the discovery of
biochemical biomarkers providing insight into complex biochemical
processes such as drug action, toxicology and bioprocess optimization.
Due to our rapidly growing services business, Metabolon
is seeking a Science Development Director to be an integral member of our
Metabolon has been actively
selling their Metabolomic services into
academic and government spaces. The Science Development Director will be
responsible for supporting pre- and post- sales activities within a
defined geography to grow the metabolomics services business. This
position will have significant impact on the market growth in these
sectors and will cover academic and government institutions located in
strategic metropolitan areas. Candidates are required to be in close
proximity to an airport. Locations preferred: Raleigh/Durham, Boston,
Chicago, Indianapolis, or St. Louis. Other locations will be considered.
This position reports to the Director of Sales, Consumer/Veterinary
Work with minimum supervision to educate, support and
develop existing and potential customers through a combination of sales
and marketing efforts such as seminars, WebEx, in-person client meetings,
and trade shows.
Identify client needs, expectations, and manage deal terms
through the contractual process.
Prioritize and manage resources to maximize benefit and
work closely with Marketing and R&D to drive revenues and
publications with the academic and government markets.
Minimum educational requirement is a Science Degree.
Preference will be given to applicants with a Masters or PhD in
Nutrition/Food Science or related science.
Previous experience in sales (3-5yrs) relating to
research/clinical services. Nutrition/food science strongly preferred.
Background within the academic nutritional space would be
Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational
and analytical skills.
Strong work ethic, clear thinker, strong sense of urgency.
Assertive with a positive outlook, energy and
Team player/builder with excellent interpersonal skills.
Willingness to travel up to 70%.
To be considered for this position, please send cover
letter and resume with salary expectations to email@example.com and
Development Director-Nutrition' in the subject line. No phone