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VP, Head of Sales and Business Development, North America 100%

InSphero is an innovative biotech company in a rapidly growing sector helping its customers in pharmaceutical and chemical industry to make their compound discovery and development safer and more efficient. InSphero has partnered with leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies to develop and produce highly functional, organotypic, three-dimensional cell-based microtissues in the areas of toxicology, liver diseases, diabetes and oncology. With manufacturing sites in both Switzerland and Brunswick, ME, InSphero is well positioned to be a global solution provider in drug discovery and development. We are looking for a highly motivated, well-connected and entrepreneurial individual to join this team.

VP, Head of Sales and Business Development, North America 100%

 

Reporting to the Chief Business Officer (located at the company headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland), the VP, Head of Sales and Business Development is responsible for developing and driving all sales activities in North America, transforming the market using the disruptive innovation developed by InSphero. This includes the execution of the global sales strategy in the region by leading a dedicated field sales force, targeting primarily pharmaceutical and biotech customers, and ensuring the achievement of revenue and business goals. Starting date: as soon as possible.

Main responsibilities

  • Manage and lead a team of dedicated Sales Directors, Field Applications Scientists and Sales Support Specialists with a focus on new customer acquisition and growth; create a culture of success and ongoing goal achievement
  • Define and oversee sales staff compensation and incentive programs
  • Develop sales targets, support implementation of global sales strategy and consolidate reporting from region/territories
  • Establish sales objectives by planning and forecasting annual sales targets for region and territories; project expected sales volume and profit for existing and new products and services
  • Build excellent business relationships with key-account customers, key-opinion leaders and strategic marketing partners
  • Actively promote and present InSphero to customers; represent InSphero at conferences and exhibitions
  • Support implementation of powerful sales organization by setting up processes and tools; productive interface management with Marketing, Services, Product Management and Operations
  • Support regional sales team in developing, negotiating and closing deals as needed
  • Reporting of all regional market and competitor activities, business results and budget processes to the Chief Business Officer

Profile

  • Biology-related degree (MSc or PhD) with good understanding of cell biology/molecular biology; a business degree is a plus
  • Min. 5 years of sales and managerial experience in life-science consumable business
  • Proven track record in introducing and implementing a game changing technology achieving solid sales growth
  • Proven leadership skills and experience
  • Strong strategic consultative selling and key account management
  • Proven track record in leveraging CRM tools and strategic selling methodologies
  • Extensive and relevant contacts in the biotech, pharmaceutical and chemical industries
  • Strong negotiation, communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong business sense and entrepreneurial thinking; hands-on mentality
  • Ideal location: Boston area

We are looking for a highly reliable personality who assumes responsibility. We are offering an international and dynamic work environment, which will allow you to participate in shaping InSphero’s future. We are looking forward to receiving your application by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Head of Marketing 100%

InSphero is an innovative biotech company in a rapidly growing sector helping its customers in pharmaceutical and chemical industry to make their compound discovery and development safer and more efficient. InSphero has partnered with leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies to develop and produce highly functional, organotypic, three-dimensional cell-based microtissues in the areas of toxicology, liver diseases, diabetes and oncology. With manufacturing sites in both Switzerland and the United States (Brunswick, ME), InSphero is well positioned to be a global solution provider in drug discovery and development. We are looking for a highly motivated, well-connected and entrepreneurial individual to join this team.

Head of Marketing 100%

 

Reporting to the Chief Business Officer (located at the company headquarters in Schlieren, Switzerland), the Head of Marketing is responsible for driving all marketing activities within the company. This includes the development and execution of InSphero’s global marketing strategy as well as state of the art marketing techniques by targeting primarily pharmaceutical and biotech customers. The position requires a hands-on mentality and offers extensive scope to apply and further develop your expertise. Starting date: as soon as possible.

Main responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a global marketing strategy incl. brand strategy and communication plan to further strengthen the company’s market presence and position
  • Develop and implement an annual marketing plan based on business targets ensuring effective return on investment is achieved
  • Build and manage a dedicated marketing team ensuring customer-focused and efficient execution of all marketing tasks and projects
  • Control budgets and allocate resources amongst projects; monitor progress through KPI tracking and submit quarterly performance reports
  • Produce, edit and manage the company’s online presence, printed materials, editorial design and publications incl. press releases
  • Act as the company’s agent towards external parties such as media stakeholders and potential clients
  • Actively promote and present InSphero to customers; represent InSphero at conferences and exhibitions

Profile

  • Degree in Life Sciences, ideally with additional business or marketing degree; professional chartered marketer (CIM) is a plus
  • Marketing professional with min. 3-5 years of marketing and managerial experience, ideally in life-science consumable business
  • Proven leadership skills and experience
  • Up to date with current online marketing techniques and best practices (e.g. sound knowledge of Google AdWords, AdSense as well as web analytics such as Google Analytics, WebTrends, etc.)
  • Creative and analytical thinking
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong business sense and entrepreneurial thinking; hands-on mentality
  • Place of work: Schlieren (a suburb of Zurich, Switzerland)

We are looking for a highly reliable personality who assumes responsibility. We are offering an international and dynamic work environment, which will allow you to participate in shaping InSphero’s future. We are looking forward to receiving your application by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

InSphero provides superior biological relevance to in vitro cell culture methods for drug discovery and compound testing with easy-to-use solutions for production, culture and assessment of organotypic 3D cell culture models.  Founded in 2009, the company's patented 3D cell culture platforms and methods enable large-scale, reproducible production of a broad range of assay-ready 3D InSight™ Microtissues including models derived from liver, pancreas, tumor, heart, brain, and skin. InSphero is headquartered in Schlieren (a suburb of Zurich, Switzerland), with subsidiaries in the United States (Brunswick, ME) and Waldshut, Germany. InSphero has been recognized for its scientific and commercial achievements with a number of national and international awards.
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We are always looking for energetic and driven personalities – people who assume responsibility, make decisions, and want to grow with our rapidly developing company. If you want to join our team, please send your application by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

InSphero does not currently accept candidates from recruiters.

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