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Account Manager


Leeds Floor 4, 1 East Parade Leeds LS1 2AA

Account Manager

2019-11-13 11:30:00 2020-02-13 Gilbert Meher
  • Location:

    East Anglia

  • Salary:

    £30,000 - £45,000

  • Type:


Job Description:

Gilbert Meher are seeking Background well-established Account Managers for a fast-growing distributor of specialist products for life science research. They work as the UK distributor for over 50, mostly international, manufacturers of reagents and instruments that are used by researchers working in academic and industrial labs.


As part of our strategy for growth over the coming years we are committed to providing the highest levels of service and support to our customers in order to make them aware of recent technological innovations and help them select the best products for their application.


To strengthen their capabilities in this area, we are now looking to recruit an Account Manager for the Cambridge and East Anglia area of the UK to visit and consultatively sell both reagents and instruments to our customers in this area. The Cambridge territory includes the Universities of Cambridge and East Anglia, as well as a host of commercial accounts.


Account Management:

  • Consultative selling to generate and progress opportunities
  • Management of opportunities
  • Selling both reagent and instrument product lines
  • Demonstration of instruments


Collaborative working:

  • Work with our Inside Sales team to maximise effectiveness on territory
  • Assist with appointment generation, opportunity management, and lead generation
  • Support from Instruments and Reagent teams for demonstrations and technical support


CRM system use:

  • Log relevant information into CRM
  • Update customer details and interest areas
  • Generate and manage opportunities and quotes


Skills and Experience Required:

  • A life sciences degree,
  • Enthusiasm for new research technologies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion for selling and customer service
  • High level of self-motivation
  • Ability to plan, co-ordinate and implement activities effectively
  • Full driving licence
  • A program of initial technical and account management training will be given, followed by ongoing guidance and training to provide technical knowledge and support the sales process.


Whilst we may not be able to respond personally to each applicant, we appreciate the time you have taken to consider and apply for a new role with us. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks, then on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Emily Legood

Emily Legood

Senior Consultant

0113 457 3668