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Commercial Marketing Manager - Biomolecules, San Jose, CA

06 March 2019


Biotage is a global technology-based company that offers a broad range of instrumentation, consumable products, and technical expertise in the areas of synthetic organic chemistry and analytical chemistry. Customers include research scientists at pharmaceutical and biotech companies, food and agriculture, personal care, fine chemical companies and scientists at major academic and government life science research centers.

PhyNexus, a Biotage company, provides life science researchers automation solutions for high throughput sample processing in drug discovery and screening using our PhyTip® columns with our propriety Dual Flow Chromatography technology. We are a worldwide leader in providing solutions for automated protein puri­fication, nucleic acid puri­fication, and sample prep, supporting many high throughput applications. PhyTip columns are used by top tier pharmaceutical companies for drug target discovery and validation, drug screening and lead optimization, drug development, clinical trials, and drug manufacturing.

We are seeking a Commercial Marketing Manager - Biomolecules, to plan, direct and coordinate marketing plans for Biotage’s newest market segment in biomolecule equipment. This role will determine the demand for products and services in this segment and oversee product development. They will also will be responsible for launching new products and developing pricing strategies with the goal of maximizing profits and market share while ensuring customer satisfaction. This position will be located at our Phynexus facility in San Jose, California, and reports to the VP of Marketing.

Essential Job Duties

  • In-depth knowledge about the market, the customer workflow and the customer journey. Insight into the customer’s needs with the purpose of developing business and marketing plans.
  • Develop pricing strategies with the goal of maximizing profitability and market share while ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Maintain dialogue with colleagues in marketing within the global organization as well as within the subsidiaries with the purpose of promoting sales.
  • Establish and maintain information flow with sales while providing first-class marketing support and service
  • Monitor and analyze the market and market requirements and translate into product requirements together with the Technical Product Manager.
  • Monitor the competitive environment and keep the organization up to date. 
  • Conduct market research and measurements as needed.
  • Participate in relevant Global conferences so our brand will be recognized by today’s customers as well as future customers.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong business understanding from former Sales or Marketing positions.
  • Bio-purification tools for biotechnology, pharmaceutical research, life sciences, etc.  Purification of Proteins and Plasmids in HTP and automation environments are preferable.  
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in English.
  • Good communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a global work environment.
  • Ability to collaborate on team and respond to internal and external customers.

Biotage welcomes ideas and the changes they bring; we treat each other with dignity and respect. Come join our dedicated, friendly team and enjoy competitive wages and superb benefits. Interested candidates should apply here.

Biotage is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State, and local governing bodies and agencies.