International Sales Director (Head of Commercial)

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  1. Permanent
  2. English
  3. Director
  4. Communications, Sales & Marketing
  5. Basel
  6. Healthcare & Life Sciences
  7. Sales, Business Development, Capital Goods, Capital Equipment
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On behalf of our client, a market leader in lab equipment and software, serving a variety of industries worldwide, Swisslinx is seeking an International Sales Director (Head of Commercial) to join their team in Basel.

This is a newly created position to drive the company`s expanding markets/products. The main purpose would be to oversee a global team, manage and execute an effective sales strategy. As such, we are looking for a charismatic leader, passionate about sales.

Your Mission:

- Provide leadership for the global team – ensuring coherency and a strong sales orientated agenda
- Maintain existing accounts whilst developing prospects into returning clients
- Design an overall strategy and encourage the sales team to meet and surpass targets
- Keep up to date with market trends, competitor intelligence, and customer feedback
- Assist the product development team with new product launches and amendments

Your Background:

- Degree level education in a scientific subject
- 10 or more years of experience in sales (any industry with a scientific research and development focus)
- Demonstrated leadership skills through managing a team, preferably remote and international
- Experience selling capital equipment / capital goods is a must
- Fluent in English, German and other languages are a plus

Our client offers a dynamic and international environment, with excellent benefits and a chance to develop a positon and strategy from scratch.

If you think you are a good fit for the role, please send your CV to Alexi Donadoni at
Look forward to receiving your applications!

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