Consider a career with Fluid Imaging Technologies, a small Maine-based company with an international focus. Join an exceptionally talented team of professionals who bring science and creativity together. We are a world class innovator of particle imaging devices and provide a global scale commitment to exceptional customer service, quality and value. Fluid Imaging Technologies is a proud recipient of the "Best Places To Work in ME" award in 2019.
FIT is currently seeking an Outreach and Sales Support Coordinator with a background in sales and/or science. The right candidate will join a motivated team of scientists, engineers, sales, and marketing team members to support the sale of the FlowCam to prestigious monitoring and research agencies around the world including the EPA, NOAA, drinking water utilities, and research universities.
The primary role of the Outreach and Sales Support Coordinator is to provide sales support and public outreach to the Aquatic Sales team. Responsibilities include outreach to leads and accounts already in Salesforce, as well as developing new leads. A strong focus will be identifying target institutions for our products and executing sales/marketing-based campaigns to engage those institutions.
Fluid Imaging offers a generous medical, retirement, sick/vacation benefits package, along with an upbeat, positive work environment. We also offer workplace perks such as an on-site kitchen, outdoor grilling on the patio, and are conveniently located on a city bus line with local commuting options. The Greenbelt cycling trail along Route One is across from our office along with a bike rack for those who like to ride! There is a rustic walking trail in the woods behind the office.
Outreach and Sales Support Coordinator
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Support sales managers
Assume administrative duties, including preparation of technical proposals/quotes
Serve as a back-up to the Aquatics sales team
Willingness to travel and interact with customers and representatives, domestic and international. (Chinese, French, and Spanish language skills are a plus!)
Become a Salesforce expert
Manage records to ensure accuracy of information
Conduct outreach and support marketing efforts into our target markets, including drinking water, marine education, undergraduate education, etc.
Operate the FlowCam and analyze data. (Training is provided, of course!)
Research the requirements of markets and develop solutions to meet those needs
Collaborate with marketing to create promotional materials
Identify, coordinate, and attend conferences and trade shows
Conduct campaigns to engage current and future customers
Other duties as assigned
- Prefer 1+ years of experience in sales/outreach and clearly demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. Preference for Bachelor’s degree in science-based field (especially Biology, Environmental Science, Business) or equivalent work experience.
Required Skills and Abilities:
- Friendly personality, comfortable engaging people over the phone, e-mail, and in person
- Must have superior written and verbal communication skills to communicate technical laboratory equipment information
- Experience with Salesforce (or information management systems), Microsoft Office and Windows operating systems
- Self-Improvement – Must be willing and able to learn new skills and abilities
- Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently
- Domestic and international travel may be required
- Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Grow with us:
Should employee show a strong aptitude for sales, an ability to understand FlowCam applications, technical expertise with regard to the operation of the FlowCam, strong communication skills, and ambition with a desire to take on individual sales responsibilities, the position can expand into having direct sales responsibilities. Similarly, there is the potential to take on technical support and/or applications development responsibilities.
Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please Note: Qualified candidates will received a request for more information or a personal interview. This position is based at FIT Headquarters in Scarborough, Maine.