District Sales Manager - Southern California based (Southwest states)

10x Genomics - San Diego, CA, Los Angeles, CA, USA

10x Genomics

District Sales Manager, Southwest

Remote, San Diego or Los Agneles Area

Recruited by Larry Smith Consulting

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At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world. We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they did not even know they could ask.

Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across multiple application areas, including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience. Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented individuals driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists, engineers, clinicians, computational biologists, and more to make new strides.

We are dedicated to finding the best person for every aspect of our work because the innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

About the Role:

We are seeking a District Sales Manager in the Southern California area who will be responsible for managing Sales Executives in the Southwest region. The district sales manager will have strong technical knowledge and a strong history of managing sales executives who have account relationships with key thought leaders in the Next-Gen Sequencing space.

What you will be doing:

  • Develop, execute and monitor the district business plan to meet assigned revenue and strategic objectives.
  • Responsible for the direction, support and motivation of the district sales team to meet agreed targets and objectives.
  • Routinely forecast, monitor, and control selling and other expenses for the district within assigned expense budgets
  • Routinely and accurately forecast customer demand (i.e., product quantities and dollars, orders, shipments)
  • To drive a high level of interaction and engagement between other departments (e.g., Marketing, Technical Support) and local sales team & staff to ensure coordination of activities and alignment on common goals
  • Talent Acquisition - Responsible for resource planning, recruitment, and hire of resource to support forecasted sales targets
  • Talent Development activities to ensure that the sales team has the necessary expertise to successfully perform their jobs, provide ongoing guidance to employees, and career counseling to help employees develop and advance in their careers
  • Performance Management - setting performance standards, setting realistic job goals, conducting performance appraisals, and disciplinary action
  • Create a sense of urgency and drive accountability within the regional team to meet both financial and strategic goals.
  • Responsible for ensuring utilization and compliance in accordance with departmental policies and practices for Salesforce.com (SFDC)

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • BA/BS or MS or equivalent degree in Life Sciences. PhD is a plus.
  • A minimum of 5-8 years of sales, marketing or equivalent experience in the Life Science industry, including capital equipment sales
  • A minimum of 3 years of sales management experience in the Life Science industry
  • Experience in hiring the best talent, building teams, managing and motivating sales professionals, setting and managing sales targets
  • Must be able to build relationships at a very high level
  • Ability to effectively communicate and influence internal and external audiences, using both oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent written and oral English skills required

About 10x Genomics

10x Genomics (NASDAQ: TXG) is building tools for scientific discovery that reveal and address the true complexities of biology and disease. Through a combination of novel microfluidics, chemistry, and bioinformatics, our technology is enabling researchers around the world to more fully understand the mechanisms behind cancer, the immune system, and the fundamentals of biology at the single-cell level. 10x is one of the fastest-growing biotech companies of the decade, growing from $3M in revenue in 2015 to over $200M in 2019, and has backed over 1000 scientific publications in the past four years. For more information, visit www.10xgenomics.com.

 





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