Sales & Business Development Manager

Location: North America West

Role Description:

  • At the direction of the Head of Sales US, the Sales & BD Manager West Coast will be responsible for sales of instrumentation, consumables, and service projects to clients in the western part of North America (including Canada & Latin/South America).
  • As the first hire in the region, CN Bio are looking for an individual who will be a true ambassador and enjoys getting involved with different aspects of the sales process including speaking at events, demonstrating equipment and carrying out presentations.
  • Work directly with UK-based CN Bio scientific team to generate service proposals for US clients.
  • Support UK-based CN Bio project managers to present on PhysioMimix™ OOC platform & NASH/NAFLD/TOX/DMPK Services to US clients.
  • Work with the US Field Application Scientists to arrange training and technical support for clients.
  • Lead CN Bio instrument demonstrations and customer engagement at company events, such as conferences, tradeshows, webinars etc.
  • Engaging with and converting leads developed by digital marketing led campaigns.
  • Travel required in North America west coast to visit clients for client meetings (COVID-compliance) and for conferences, trade shows etc. Travel to UK for company meetings as required.
  • This position requires the candidate to be comfortable with and effective in working out of a home-based office. Frequent domestic and some international travel (50-75%), mostly via car and commercial aircraft, is required to visit clients, conferences, etc. Occasional lifting of office and/or laboratory equipment up to 40 lbs.

Person Specification

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • MSc in biological life sciences, ideally with experience with complex cell-based models (PhD and/or MBA preferable.)
  • 5+ years’ experience in high value consultative sales.
  • Strong track record of developing a sales territory with a demonstrated impact on sales performance in the territory.
  • Strong negotiation and persuasion skills. Ability to close business in a timely manner.
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills. Confident and able to engage at C-suite level, VP, Director, Lab Manager and Scientist level.

Preferred Skills & Attributes:

  • Contacts within the fields of Complex Human Disease Modelling, Phenotypic Screening, ADME, Tox and Safety in Pharma and Biotech settings.
  • Ability to generate business leads de novo from personal contacts etc.
  • IT and software literate with a strong analytical and problem-solving skillset.
  • Ability to manage CRM database and be responsible for opportunity pipeline in the Sales territory.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic and flexible to respond in an evolving organization.


  • Salary: $125-140K (dependent on experience)
  • Up to 30% uncapped commission
  • + Stock Options
  • + Benefits Package

Contract type



Full time



About us

We are a close-knit team of passionate scientists, engineers and creative thinkers, all working together towards our shared goal – a future where drugs are discovered more quickly, brought to patients more cost-effectively and through the use of less animal experimentation.

Day to day our cohesive teams design, manufacture, promote and support organ-on-a-chip solutions that enable our customers to do something incredible – recreate three-dimensional human organs and tissues in the laboratory to better understand human physiology, disease and the effectiveness of new drugs.

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