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Sales Director

Nyquist AI

Nyquist AI

Sales & Business Development
Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2023

Sales Director

LOCATION: Remote-first with offices in Palo Alto, CA

Who We Are

NyquistAI is an AI-powered platform that generates meaningful scientific and business insights from a vast array of siloed government databases. Our goal is to democratize institutional knowledge and empower life science researchers to bring new innovations to market faster.
Our Core Company Values reflect our commitment to empowering our employees, while also fostering a sense of belonging:
Accountability: Take responsibility for your actions, words, and commitments.
Audacity: Don’t be afraid to embrace failure and learn from your mistakes!
Integrity: Do the right thing, even when no one is watching.
Initiative: Take ownership of your projects, measure the results, and iterate!
Teamwork: We succeed by valuing our teammates and working together.

Who You Are

We are looking for a sales pioneer with a unique blend of sales skills, ambition, grit, and entrepreneurial spirit. You are a curious self-starter ready to elevate your career. You thrive in a fast-paced environment. You are willing to do everything from generating account lists, prospecting, managing, and closing deals. Ideally you will have startup experience or are energized by working in an uncertain environment where the unknowns are unlimited.

About the Role

The Sales Director will manage the entire sales cycle: prospect new customers, formulate tailored value propositions, present convincing pitches, and close deals. To perform these duties, the Director will work closely with the CEO and collaborate cross-functionally with Marketing and Operations.
Work with the CEO to build a portfolio of new clients and maintain long-term relationships with all levels of the company (from C-level executives to regulatory professionals)
Educate potential clients on the value proposition of our product
Actively listen to the customers talk about their pain points, report to product about their needs, while managing customer expectations with regard to the product roadmap
Understand and communicate key trends and/or needs in the industry to internal leadership as well as clients
Ensure success for new clients by onboarding them with a personalized level of support
Create new opportunities for Nyquist to reach different departments within enterprise companies
Work closely with marketing on digital strategy and assets, sales presentations and other supportive collateral
Work collaboratively with members of the engineering, design, operations, and marketing teams
Monitor the market and competitor products and activities

Ideal Experience

Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, business, tech or related fields
4-6 years of experience as an Account Executive and at least 1 year of experience as a Sales Development Representative
Proven track record of developing and managing relationships with clients or business partners
Prior experience in an early stage company, start-up environment preferred
Existing network within the medical technology or pharmaceutical industry - strong nice to have
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to maintain relationships with high level executives and professionals in other departments
Prior experience in life sciences, medical technology, pharmaceuticals and/or SaaS companies preferred
High level of comfort with learning new technologies and/or software
Ability to research, strategize based on data, and execute quickly
Local and overnight travel occasionally required

What We Offer

Competitive salary and equity packages
100% paid Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance for employees
Unlimited Paid Time Off
Home office stipend
Education stipend
US federal holidays off company-wide