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Account Manager - Houston, TX

Houston, TX

Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (CST) is a worldwide leader in the development and commercialization of antibodies, assays and research tools. As a company of scientists for scientists, we have developed PTMScan®, a technology to discover protein post-translational modifications, PhosphoSitePlus®, an online resource for investigation of post-translational modifications, and XMT® technology, a proprietary method to develop exceptional monoclonal antibodies. We are fully committed to developing new research tools to help define the mechanisms underlying cell function and disease, thereby broadly accelerating progress in biomedical research and medicine.

CST is seeking an Account Manager to join our Mid-West Regional Sales Team to successfully manage a territory consisting of academic, pharma and biotech accounts. This position will be based in the Houston, TX area and will support accounts in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.

The successful Account Manager will achieve or exceed revenue goals by employing a defined sales methodology for off-the-shelf products, bulk products, and eligible services with customers in the defined territory.


  • Develop and implement a strategic and tactical territory sales plan that results in increased customer contact and achieves above market growth rates and increased market share
  • Develop consultative relationships with customers to understand scientific details of customer's application, product requirements, and purchasing motivations in order to influence product choices
  • Continuously maintain and grow pipeline by identifying prospects, qualifying leads, creating proposals, and closing business
  • Work with technical staff to provide information or solutions to complex customer requests and inquiries
  • Work with the Custom Services Team to develop a final proposal for all bulk or custom products
  • Communicate information gathered during customer visits to sales management and marketing with feedback to include growing application areas, catalog product ideas, market intelligence, and general customer feedback


  • Minimum of 3+ years of industry experience either in the lab or sales positions
  • Strong working knowledge of biological sciences
  • 2+ years of selling experience within the Life Sciences Market to customers in industry and/or academia in the Texas area is preferred
  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Biological Sciences, Biochemistry or related field preferred
  • Sales training a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects at one time
  • Knowledge of basic financial principles
  • Ability to handle materials that weigh up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to travel up to 40%


You will be taken to an external website, please attach your cover letter and resume as one document and refer to job code TXAM-2016-R when applying.