Head of Sales & Marketing

We are Oxford Cryosystems; a market-leading scientific instrumentation company, renowned for designing and building high quality systems sold to universities and businesses across the globe.  Our low-temperature devices enable researchers to analyse the atomic structure of materials and thus discover important new properties. To date, Oxford Cryosystems products have contributed to advances in fields as diverse as pharmaceuticals, telecoms, green energy and astronomy.

Now, we are looking for a new Head of Sales & Marketing to continue our growth. The successful candidate will enjoy a high degree of autonomy in this broad role, which would suit a science graduate with sales or marketing experience, now looking to expand their skill-set and take on additional responsibilities.

The type of person who will enjoy this role is a multi-tasker who thrives on a different challenge every day, from creating new product brochures to holding meetings with our global distributors in Europe, Asia or the USA. Central to the role is the ability to create long-lasting relationships with customers, partners and agents, so excellent communication skills will be key to our mutual success.

Role Responsibilities

  • To develop expert knowledge of the Oxford Cryosystems’ product range, to enable meaningful discussions with prospective customers and distributors.
  • To gather prospects for new and additional system sales via targeting individual customer sites, identifying leads at exhibitions and trade-shows and following up existing leads.
  • Visiting customer sites worldwide, attending industry conferences and exhibitions, networking with customers to understand potential new opportunities.
  • Working with consultants and graphic designers to create and update marketing material including brochures, adverts and exhibition stands.

About you

You will be a confident sales and/or marketing professional, with a minimum of 3-5 years experience in a scientific instrumentation or technical sector. Our customers are respected senior researchers within industry and academia so you must be comfortable in building these relationships.

You will hold a Bachelors, Masters or PhD Degree in a scientific subject complimentary to Oxford Cryosystems’  main areas of businesses , preferably Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Material Sciences.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate clearly, effectively, and efficiently, and form positive working relationships with customers, colleagues and agents.

You will hold a current driving license and be prepared to travel internationally to some extent as the role requires.

To apply for this role, please email us your CV and covering letter


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