Sales Specialist - CRO

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Organic Chemistry

  • Job type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Peter Rowland

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

  • Expiry date:


We currently have an excellent opportunity for an Organic Chemist to join an award-winning drug discovery company as a Sales Specialist/ BD Executive.

The role could suit a laboratory based Organic Chemist with some customer-facing experience looking to move into a sales or BD role.

The role:

Working in the Business Development team you will respond proactively to business opportunities growing the company’s business in Europe and beyond!


Duties include:

  • Generate revenue for assigned territories (Europe) to agreed targets
  • Account management of client accounts.
  • New business development to grow the business.
  • Arrange client meetings and attending business events.
  • Report progress to the Business Development Director


Ideal candidates will be:

Degree or PhD qualified in Chemistry and have a background in Organic or Medicinal Chemistry working for a Pharmaceutical, CRO or Biotech company. You will have previous experience in a customer facing or sales position with the desire to develop your career in a commercial Business Development role.

To be successful in this role you will be self-motivated with excellent communication, problem solving and influencing skills.


This role is either company or home based with frequent travel to customers and the company’s locations in the UK.




Key words: Synthetic, Organic Chemistry, Synthesis, Drug discovery, Sales, BD, Business Development, Clients, Customers, Account Manager, Pharmaceutical, Technical Sales,