Account Executive- Germany

About us

ZAGENO was founded in 2015, ZAGENO is eliminating bottlenecks to breakthrough science and research through curated connections linking scientists and their institutions’ procurement offices with leading life science vendors. World-renowned academic and government research facilities, global pharmaceutical companies, and biotechs large and small are already users of our unique online biotech marketplace, currently comprising more than three million products.

What do we do?

  1. We help scientists choose the optimal laboratory kits and materials for each unique experiment setup.
  2. We make purchasing transactions more efficient for both buyers and sellers.
  3. For our vendor partners, we provide a valuable, expanded sales channel.
Our growing ZAGENO team of 60 in Cambridge, USA, and Berlin, Germany, includes experts in science, e-commerce, systems integration, and customer support to enable smarter, faster processes — allowing more time and resources for value-added science and better research results. Find out more on

Come join us

ZAGENO has become the world's largest biotechnology & life science’s e-commerce marketplace. Our customers are scientists, procurement professionals and researchers from all over the world. We enable scientists to get the critical products for their research faster and cheaper, thus driving down the time & cost it takes to reach a scientific breakthrough. Find out more at:
As a Business to Business (B2B) marketplace, we acquire and serve scientists & purchasers by empowering them to identify optimal products among all vendors, handle their orders, optimize their purchasing processes and deliver the best customer service. We are searching for an exceptional individual to contribute to ZAGENO’s growth and success through new account acquisition for our marketplace in close collaboration with the sales team, VP of Sales and Chief Commercial Officer.


Your Tasks

  • Own and achieve monthly Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) and sales targets
  • Build a robust GMV sales pipeline with accounts in assigned territory
  • Learn and understand how to successfully position ZAGENO’s SaaS (Software as a Service) Marketplace offering and solution
  • Successfully engage existing and prospective customers in calls and face-to-face meetings to drive sales opportunities forward to closure
  • Prepare and deliver demonstrations that showcase the value of the ZAGENO solution to prospective customers (senior leaders, scientists, lab managers and procurement professionals)
  • Perform proper account and territory planning
  • Strategically orchestrate resources and collaborate both internally and externally throughout the sales process to win.
  • Report to the VP, Sales

Your Profile

  • 3+ years of experience in SaaS or digital sales, e.g., life sciences, biopharma, B2B customer acquisition, and/or business development
  • Have shown a consistent track record of strong growth and account acquisition
  • You have positive relationships within the life science’s industry in all or some of the following: biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies and/or academic research/medical centers
  • You have an ambitious and commercially driven mindset
  • You are interested in working in an international work environment and culture
  • You have experience with consultative selling (questioning, listening, managing call dynamics, handling objections, closing for next steps)
  • You are a strong presenter, both in person and virtually
  • You are fluent in German

Your Benefits

  • Working on a meaningful long-term challenge with high impact worldwide
  • The opportunity to work in a dynamic team with a global vision & mindset
  • You have the freedom to craft and influence your role and use your creativity and experience to drive real impact within ZAGENO and in the industry more broadly
  • Be a part of a meaningful and exciting work environment with a ‘get it done,’ attitude
  • Competitive compensation, benefits & stock option packages
ZAGENO is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.