Director of Sales (US)

Location: Nationwide in the US

Status: Full-time with benefits


We are currently seeking a Director who will be responsible for leading and managing VectorBuilder’s sales operations in North America. The Director will be out in the field optimizing strategies to maximize sales, and will be managing and guiding a team of sales representatives to implement the most effective sales approaches in the field. The Director will also take part in business development activities. Remote employment from any location in the US will be considered. Variable amount of travel required.


  • Plan, organize and execute strategies to maximize sales
  • Attend trade shows and conferences, give seminars
  • Visit research labs
  • Identify significant lead generation opportunities and take effective measures to attract and engage potential leads from those opportunities
  • Successfully manage and guide a team of sales representatives to implement the most effective sales strategies in the field with an objective to maximize sales and business development opportunities
  • Assess and monitor the success of implemented sales strategies to keep improvising and improving as necessary
  • Achieve sales goals
  • Develop strong, positive, long-term relationships with existing and potential customers
  • Provide technical assistance to customers whenever possible
  • Coordinate with other teams (production and service in China) whenever necessary to meet all customer needs
  • Other duties as needed


  • Ph.D. in molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, genomics or any related discipline
  • Experience with DNA cloning in a research laboratory
  • 2+ years of successful sales experience in the life science research industry serving academic, biotech, and/or related accounts
  • Ability to coach, mentor, and manage
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively network
  • Ability to develop high levels of credibility with customers, peers, and company directors
  • Readiness to travel and be present in the field

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to