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Strategic Account Manager, Los Angeles at Synthego
Los Angeles, CA, US

Are you a true believer that Bioengineering is the future, and CRISPR is only the beginning? We are looking for someone who is inspired by our mission, would fit in well with the collaborative, rigorous and entrepreneurial spirit of the company culture and be able to represent the company culture in international markets.

Synthego is looking for a Strategic Account Manager for the Los Angeles / South California regional market. This position is responsible and accountable for the execution of the critical business function of identifying, developing and growing the company’s target client base. This is a hands-on, individual contributor role requiring active outbound sales efforts. This role is a significant leadership role within the company and represents significant growth potential and expansion into management tier or other roles within the company.

What You'll Do

        Drive revenue and cultivate relationships with key B2B accounts
        Operate outside the typical sales cycle and focus on revenue growth
        Continuously build strong relationships with established companies
        Own, drive and close the entire sales cycle end-to-end
        Identify and manage client profiles critical to closing a deal – influence, budget owner, decision-maker, executive sponsor, etc.
        Travel time is ~ 10% - 20%

About You

        5+ years key account/corporate sales experience in Life Sciences
        Strong experience in sales management, contracts and supply agreements, customer relations and, strategic and tactical sales
        Strong networking and client portfolio across biotechnology, pharmaceutical, synthetic biology, agriculture, and other markets that employ genetic engineering technologies
        Strong technical background in Life Sciences—ability to speak fluently about biological sciences and techniques
        Comfortable operating with uncertainty, fast-paced and competitive environments
        Strong communication and presentation skills

Nice to Haves

        Previous experience working as a scientist or a researcher
        Advanced degree in a Life Science field

Company Perks & Benefits

        Competitive compensation package
        Generous equity at an early stage company
        Robust medical, dental and vision benefits
        401k Plan

Synthego’s vision is to turn biology into an information science, with the ultimate goal of dramatically extending the healthy human lifespan.

Synthego builds advanced bioinformatics and automated hardware platforms to create next-generation molecular biology tools, starting with full-stack genome engineering.