Technical Applications Liaison (TAL) - Remote at Mission Bio
United States of America

Are you curious, driven, and collaborative? Do you want to work at one of the most innovative and impactful biotech companies in the Bay Area? Mission Bio’s Tapestri Precision Genomics Platform was #2 on the TheScientist’s 2018 Top 10 Innovations list. And single-cell sequencing, which we focus on, was voted Nature Methods Method of the Year 2019. Our mission is to enable our customers to eliminate cancer.

Mission Bio is a start-up providing the best-in-class solution for single-cell genomics, ranging from research to translational/clinical medicine. We are a small team that is growing rapidly, so this is an opportunity for a talented, driven individual to significantly impact the direction and success of an exciting young company. We are committed to diversity. If you are a collaborative, curious, hardworking professional who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic, supportive environment, we would love to meet you.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be assigned):

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join the Sales and Marketing Team as the Technical Application Liaison (TAL). This person serves as a team subject matter expert on two axes: 1) all Mission Bio technology, products & applications, and 2) assigned disease groups/indications.  In this capacity, the TAL team supports all pre-sales activities as needed, in partnership with field and inside sales colleagues.  The TAL team will also periodically be tasked with creating technical content for both customer-facing and internal training needs.   

The successful TAL will especially excel at building and supporting a network of KOL advisors/customers, and brings a strategic sales focus to broader, multi-territory sales opportunities (consortia, multi-site clinical trial programs, funding organizations, etc.), and may act as the primary sales lead on larger and/or strategic opportunities.  Additionally, the TAL will speak publicly at trade shows and scientific conferences, lead regional or national seminars and webinars, as well as internal sales trainings, all on an as-needed basis.  Central to all of the above, the TAL team will play a central role in collecting VOC, market feedback, and competitive intel to be regularly circulated with the sales and marketing leadership.  

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The candidate should have:

  • Proven oral and written communication skills including technical presentations in front of both small and large groups, including both in-person and virtual presentation formats.
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (genetics, cell/molecular biology, etc.) or equivalency in practical industry experience.  
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience across one or more relevant areas, including NGS applications, solid/heme oncology research, immunology, or cellular & molecular genetics.  This may be combined across lab, industry, or educational experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of field sales, application specialist/support experience, or marketing in genomics or oncology-related field
  • Experience working in a molecular biology wet lab. 
  • Ability to effectively network in and outside of the company.
  • Organized, detail oriented and results driven.  
  • Experience using a CRM system (SFDC preferred).
  • Proficient in using G suite and MS Office software, especially Powerpoint/Excel.
  • Work 100% remotely, maintaining a home office within reasonable proximity to major airport.
  • Valid driver’s license, car insurance, and acceptable driving record.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D in a relevant field of study.
  • Preferred 10 years of experience in field sales, application specialist/support, or marketing in genomics or oncology-related field.  
  • Experience selling and negotiating in the biotechnology field with a track record of success and in roles of increasing responsibility is plus.  Large deal negotiation experience also a plus.
  • Prior experience supporting any aspect of the precision medicine & translational research, or clinical diagnostic markets
  • Intimate understanding of cancer genetics research & biomarker discovery, especially in hematological malignancies
  • Deep knowledge of NGS applications, including translational and clinical oncology research applications
  • Experience selling clinical research solutions across the clinical trial paradigm
  • Single cell genomics experience of any kind

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

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TRAVEL

Ability to travel overnight up to 60%.  (travel not currently required due to COVID-19 pandemic)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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WORK ENVIRONMENT

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