Business Development Representative

Life Science Nation - Boston, MA

30+ days ago

Job Description

Position Overview

We are looking for a Business Development Representative to act as the liaison between our Marketing and Sales teams. Your role will be to seek new business opportunities by contacting and developing relationships with potential customers.

To be successful in this role, you do not need previous experience. Any prior experience in developing leads from marketing campaigns and meeting sales quotas will be taken into consideration but is not a requisite. You will use your communication skills to cultivate strong relationships with customers, from first contact until you close the deal. You will also ensure proper after-sales service. Ultimately, you will boost sales and contribute to our long-term business growth.

If you are motivated and results-driven, and enjoy working in a team environment, we’d like to meet you.


  • Qualify leads from marketing campaigns as sales opportunities
  • Contact potential clients through cold calls and emails
  • Present our company to potential clients
  • Identify client needs and suggest appropriate products/services
  • Proactively seek new business opportunities in the market
  • Set up meetings or calls between (prospective) clients and Business Development Managers
  • Report to the Business Development Managers on weekly sales results


  • Degree major or minor in life sciences is preferred, but not a requirement
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Stellar attention to detail
  • Positive attitude and high energy
  • Must be a good listener
  • Ability to work independently while maintaining focus and productivity
  • Deliver superior client service.
  • Utilize and maintain CRM tool for deal tracking, deal flow and analytics
  • Desire to learn how to sell
  • Familiarity with MS Excel (analyzing spreadsheets and charts)
  • Understanding of sales performance metrics
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to deliver engaging presentations

About Life Science Nation

Life Science Nation (LSN) has created a funding and partnering platform for early-stage life science companies in biotech, medtech, diagnostics and digital health that is unique to the industry. The platform consists of two databases, one tracks emerging life science companies and the other curates investors from around the world who are funding these entities. Augmenting these two platforms is the Redefining Early Stage Investments (RESI) Conference series and an I-Bank, Boston Innovation Capital (BIC) that help facilitate the matching up of buyers and sellers.

RESI Conferences offer a venue for entrepreneurs to meet with 10 categories of investors that LSN tracks including Family Offices, Corporate Venture Funds, Angel Groups, Venture Philanthropy, Venture Capital and more. Through RESI Partnering, fundraising executives can have up to 16 scheduled meetings as well as many more ad-hoc meetings with diverse life science investors who fit their company’s technology sector, indication and stage of development. Additionally, through an expansive series of panels and workshops, attendees will have the chance to hear firsthand accounts from investors explaining their current investment mandates and process for identifying and qualifying candidates.

Job Type: Full-time