Benchling

Strategic Account Executive

3+ months agoBoston, MA

Over the coming years, biotech will fundamentally rewrite the way we live. Gene editing and cell therapy are dramatically changing how we treat cancer and other major illnesses. Biofuels and biomaterials are transforming the cars we drive, the clothes we wear, and the makeup of everyday objects. Crop science and synthetic biology are producing sustainable and ethical food. Benchling’s mission is to accelerate the research that propels us towards this reality, and magnify its impact, through modern software.

Every day, scientists around the world use Benchling’s applications, platform, & analytics in their efforts to solve humanity’s most pressing problems. For these scientists, Benchling is the central technology they use to conduct their research. Our customers include pharmaceutical giants, leading biotechs, and the world’s most renowned research institutes.

ROLE OVERVIEW

Achieving sales, account growth and client success objectives at some of our most strategic accounts - including identifying and qualifying platform growth opportunities, and efficiently leveraging resources in order to bring opportunities to successful conclusion. Responsible for maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction - consistent with Benchling business principles.
 
WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
  • Development and execution of strategic account management plans for assigned accounts
  • Consistent attainment of all revenue and booking targets within assigned territory
  • Representing Benchling in a manner consistent with company business principles and ethics
  • Coordination of resources within sales and other departments in order to achieve objectives
  • Maintaining and updating account and opportunity data within company systems as directed, including Salesforce.com
ABOUT YOU
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Requires a minimum of 7 years of successful software and services sales experience
  • Strong knowledge of life sciences industry, including: R&D, and IT functions
  • Demonstrated consistent track record of being a trusted advisor within large accounts
  • Ability to leverage a consultative approach to drive positive outcomes for clients
  • Demonstrated consistent track record in exceeding sales and related account targets
  • Ability to gain executive credibility, understand organizational political dynamics and competitive awareness
  • Demonstrated consistent tenacity and drive to achieve goals
  • Strong business planning and organizational skills
  • Strong application software experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated success with process approached selling

 

Benchling welcomes everyone. We believe every member of our team enriches our diversity and inclusion by broadening our ways of problem-solving for future challenges. Even if you don't meet 100% of the qualifications for this job, we strongly encourage you to apply.

LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES

  • Admit mistakes and shortcomings
  • Deliver results
  • Disagree and commit
  • Obsess over customers
  • Rely on work ethic
  • Show empathy
  • Recruit and develop the best
  • Sweat the details
  • Think and communicate clearly
  • Unite around the mission

PERKS AND BENEFITS

  • Work with a talented yet humble team
  • Competitive compensation & equity package
  • Weekly virtual social events, and annual company retreats
  • 401k, Medical, dental, and vision insurance (US Employees Only)
  • Monthly health & wellness stipend (Currently US Employees Only)
  • Yearly educational stipend (Currently US Employees Only)
  • Flexible & Generous Vacation Policy: If you feel you need a break, you can talk directly with your manager to find coverage and support while you are out of the office. Need time off to vote? We've got you covered. 
  • Quarterly company-wide mental health days off
  • Holiday Shut-down: company-wide holiday shut-down between Christmas Eve and New Years
  • Major US and EMEA holidays observed
  • To support remote work conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic, Benchling provides each employee a one-time stipend of $1,000(USD) upon commencing employment, and additional discounted employee purchase plans for home-office equipment.

In following best practices and safety protocols, all Benchling employees are expected to work remotely until we are further advised that it is safe for employees to resume work in their respective office locations.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.