Sales Representative

GeneBio Systems - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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with experience with labs and molecular biology-No sales experience required.

We are a developer and distributor of molecular biology, molecular diagnostics, biochemical and other life science products. For more details, please see

We are looking for two full-time sales professionals: one for Toronto, east or west of University Avenue, and one for Hamilton and London, Ontario.

These candidates have experience in molecular biology, with BSc or MSc or PhD degree in a life science discipline, and have an ability to build relationships with researchers thereby increasing sales and providing solutions that benefit both the customer and GeneBio Systems. With a knowledge and passion for life science research and customer service, the successful candidates will be trained by senior sales professionals. Therefore, we do not expect prior sales experience. They are expected to bring energy and drive to our existing team, opening up opportunities and expanding our current business portfolio.

Responsibilities and Duties

Represent the company in a professional, respectful manner.

Build, maintain and expand a network of (new) customers, detect and realize new business opportunities.

Create and deliver presentations for a broad range of researchers.

Communicate with people at all levels in a research institute, including lab personnel, principle investigators, administrators and management.

Provide timely customer and product information, accurate forecasting, and custom solutions.

Partner with product managers, technical support services and sales management to strategize on new business development activities and set sales and revenue targets.

Provide consistent, timely follow up on customer visits to maintain strong professional relationships and explore ongoing and new opportunities.

Qualifications and Skills

A minimum of a BSc in a life science discipline and at least 2 years of experience in a laboratory.

Prior experience in life science research sales is a bonus, but not required.

Self-motivated with the ability to develop within a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Results driven with a high sense of urgency.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Exposure to, or employment in, a manufacturing and/or a distributor environment a definite asset.

Interest in working toward career progression and growth within a company.

Must be over the age of 18 with no criminal conviction or penal offence related to the tasks and responsibilities of the role.

The successful candidate should own a car that can be used for business. Compensation for use of a personal car for business purposes will be made.

For further details of the position, including compensation and benefits, please email your inquiry and résumé to

Job Type: Contract

Life science research, preferably in molecular or cell biology: 2 years (Required)

Life science research sales (Not Required)

Job Type: Contract

Application Questions

please address the following questions in your application:
How many years of Biology preferably Molecular Biology exper experience do you have?
How many years of Laboratory Research experience do you have experience do you have?
Are you in Greater Toronto Area, ON?