Business Development Manager

Houston, TX
First Some Stuff on Us:

We recognize that employees look and feel different in every company, so it’s important to first describe the principles that will drive success in the role prior to talking about the specific responsibilities and tasks. These are: 
1. An obsessive focus on the customer 
2. Being accountable to the customer as if we were their own employee
3. Understanding that strategy is only as good as the execution - and vice versa 
4. Placing a high value on teamwork
5. People are at the heart of the product

In short, we want to build a big but small company.

Amazing culture: Happy, Helpful, Humble, Hungry.
Get to work in one of the fastest growing industries in TX – Life Sciences
Part of an amazing team
Flexible time off with pay
Opportunity for growth!

We know that diversity makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking. We are dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply if your experience is close to what we are looking for.  

 Opportunity Employer: Proxima is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


Department: Sales, Marketing, & Business Development

We are expanding our sales team with an Inside Sales Manager position to be based in the Houston, Texas office.  This position presents an opportunity for progression to a field Business Development position or other internal clinical related positions.

Under limited supervision, this role will plan, implement, and manage client and/or partner relationships, marketing and sales programs or initiatives, events and conferences, and other initiatives of the company.

The position is at our office at 240 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX.

Conditions of Employment

  • Verification of educational requirements, employment history, professional references, and certifications/training
  • Drug screening
A Day In the life
  • Drive a plan to initiate and maintain contact through multiple touch points, including telephone activity, with prospective accounts to identify, qualify and manage new sales opportunities.
  • Collaborates with Sales Leadership to assess the timing of transferring new opportunities to Field Sales, Executives, or Operations team members.
  • Proactively engage prospective accounts leveraging timely and relevant content to develop meaningful relationships which results in the identification of new sales opportunities.
  • Proficiently leverage online resources and available information conducting account research to engage and build relationships with accounts.
  • Maintain up to date information on sales activities, sales pipeline, customers and contacts within CRM systems for individual and team reporting.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned such as conference planning and coordination of sales with marketing efforts.
Must Have Knowledge and Skills
  • BS/BA degree in life sciences, business, related fields, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in a Sales, Lead Generation or Account Management position; predominantly via phone and email communication.
  • Experience working in CRM (Customer Relationship Management) or similar systems (HubSpot, Salesforce, etc.)
  • Preference of having a working knowledge of clinical development.
  • Possessing a sales disposition to achieve sales goals along with an ability to identify and qualify opportunities.
  • Effective written, verbal, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
Nice to Have Knowledge and Skills
  • Looking for talent that can grow into other positions
  • High energy– service minded
  • Doesn’t takes themselves seriously but takes work seriously
  • Has high standards, values hard work and is immensely     results-driven
  • Flexible can handle anything thrown at them
  • Humble
  • Great communicator
  • Loves a challenge
  • Good with technology
  • Did we say high energy?
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