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Head Sales America (m/f)

Chemspeed Technologies is the worldwide leader in workflow automation for lab research & development. During more than two decades of unparalleled innovation we created revolutionary enabling technology made by scientists for scientists.

You will give a face to Chemspeed Technologies, you will be leader that manages our client base and you will have to orchestrate the America sales team on our path to growth. You will work closely with the senior management team in Basel, Switzerland. You are a high-energy go-getter with proven track record in sales when it comes to deal management but even more that you are the advocate of our key clients in Chemspeed.

Your main tasks will be:

  • Direct the sales team in achieving sales goals. Develop and lead the team, do funnel management
  • Take responsibility for the performance of Sales Reps; provide coaching to improve sales and performance
  • Grow the existing client base in the Americas (life science, material sciences, consumer goods and performance materials)
  • You will collaborate with our marketing team to develop marketing strategies and implement them through our sales force
  • Develop and lead a professional account management approach for our key clients and manage it
  • Shape and drive the sales strategy, develop sales enabling client material, orchestrate client teams from sales and non-sales departments
  • Our latest inventions boost us to new levels within our existing clients and will open us new markets, new industries – we will need your energy, inspiration and drive to develop ‘white space’ clients in areas we have not been before
  • You will report directly to the senior management team in Basel, Switzerland


As an ideal candidate:

  • You have a proven, personal track record in sales (overachievements over a longer period of time)
  • You have experience in leading a sales team and you managed a team remotely
  • You have experience in funnel management, and in account management for large clients on an international basis
  • You worked in a high-tech scientific industry or in R&D and hold a university degree
  • You bring extensive experience in all aspects of developing and executing sales strategies to meet organizational objectives
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, effective in a multicultural environment
  • You currently live in the US and you are willing to travel


We offer:

  • An attractive compensation package commensurate with your experience
  • The opportunity to help grow the team and business in the Americas


Please send your application to: [email protected]