Scientific Sales Representative Job at Singer Instruments – Somerset

You will be liaising and making sales with world-renowned scientists, helping to provide the ever-changing voice of the customer, and crucially, providing front-line biological applications and sales support to our customers and Singer Instruments’ international workforce.

Additionally, you will be assisting, and at times covering for Territory Managers, getting involved in testing new products and software, developing applications papers, organising and attending meetings, presenting webinars, keeping up with life science trends and innovations, and increasing brand awareness within key scientific communities.

This is an important, international role, at an extremely exciting time. We are looking for a passionate and focused biologist to help drive our continued exponential growth and support our customers and our team worldwide.

This role could be for you if…

You’re a recent biology graduate, looking to begin an exciting career in the industry.

You are well-organised, detail-oriented, great at multitasking and prioritisation; you will thrive in a busy sales environment.

You are a people-person, who is confident and engaging, with an excellent phone manner and level of written English.

You are IT savvy. You are extremely comfortable creating, troubleshooting, and managing database and spreadsheet records.

You enjoy sharing knowledge, are motivated to help others, and are passionate about global causes.

You’re a proud nerd.

You will report directly to the International Sales Manager. You will also work extremely closely with our international sales force at home and abroad; international distributors; our logistics team; the finance team; and operational teams, to support big-ticket, business-to-business sales activities across the globe.

Core responsibilities

This is a sales role first and foremost, but you’ll get involved in applications and product planning, and stay at the forefront of cutting-edge research!

Working with Territory Managers to respond to customer equiries and help to forge strong relationships with labs at the cutting-edge of microbiology research.

Understanding our customers’ needs (and their science!) and demonstrating scientific and technological solutions, which will achieve their goals.

Communicating the voice-of-the-customer to the rest of the business.

Curation and analysis of our customers’ needs to present opportunities for product and business development.

Attentive CRM database management and supporting record-keeping across the team.

Sales administrative duties – including quote generation, sales order processing, logistics liaison, and contract preparation.

Crafting engaging responses to international requests for high-value tenders and negotiating contracts

The Team

You will report directly to the International Sales Manager. The successful applicant will be a linchpin, a proactive, versatile salesperson, helping to maintain the company’s lead in global laboratory automation. You will work especially closely with our wonderful customers and collaborators; our marketing team; the internal and remote sales force – in Singer laboratories across four different time zones; as well as our Customer Success, Strategic, Research, and Product teams to automate science across the globe.

The Reward

The work you do will help scientists in laboratories in over 50 countries accelerate their research efforts on global challenges such as cures for cancer and solutions for renewable energies.

Bonus responsibilities

As an entry-level position in a relatively small and rapidly-expanding business, you will experience a varied role, challenging you and allowing you to gain exposure to many aspects of business that larger companies would be less likely to provide to scientists during their careers. Some of the things you will get to be involved in are:

International travel; scientific conference organisation and attendance.

Market and customer research.

Scientific collaboration across teams, including Product, Market, and Application development.

Collaborating on application papers.

Sales Forecasting.

Data analysis, scripting, and business systems.

Tactical planning.

Assisting the sales team with customer product demonstrations, including logistical organisation, and potential for international travel.


Starting at:
£20,000 – 24,000 p.a



Profit Share for Nerds

Equity for Nerds


Healthcare scheme


30 days holiday

including Bank Holidays

Holiday bonus

on length of service


Singer HQ, Roadwater near Minehead, Somerset, UK


Full-time (flexible hours)

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