Independent Contractor/Sales Associate

Retrogen, Inc. - San Francisco, CA

CommissionEstimated: $45,000 - $62,000 a year

Independent Contractor/Sales Associate

We are a CLIA and CAP certified molecular diagnostics company and we are looking for Sales Associate I who can promote and sell genomics and molecular diagnostic services to pharmaceutical companies, research institutions and small biotech companies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct marketing and sales biotech and pharmaceutical accounts by hall walking, planned meetings, and vendor shows
  • Develop & maintain professional relationships with new & existing clients
  • Outbound telemarketing and follow up
  • Develop and implement an effective territory business growth plan
  • Contact research scientists for sales presentations through telephone, online or personal visits
  • Update price lists, create new price lists, and write quotes
  • Maintain a detailed customer database within Freshsales
  • Initiate and participate with vendor shows


  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in Life Sciences focus preferred but not required
  • General knowledge of genomic services and molecular diagnostics tests
  • Previous laboratory experience preferred
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills are required, both verbal and written
  • Ability to speak in public and interact with customers with confidence and ease
  • Able to sell into academic accounts, research institutions, and small biotech accounts
  • Willing and able to travel overnight

Job Type: Commission


  • sales: 1 year (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Commission

Billing cycle:

  • Monthly

Sales cycle:

  • Less than 90 days

Typical deal size:

  • $6-24k

Sales environment(s):

  • Home
  • Door to door

Onboarding time:

  • Less than 1 month