Standort: Field-based, preferably Vienna, Austria or Stuttgart, Germany Ares Genetics GmbH
Art: Vollzeit
Firma: Ares Genetics GmbH
Eingetragen am: 2021-11-25

Business Development Representative (m/f/d)

Full-time position

Location: Field-based, preferably Vienna, Austria or Stuttgart, Germany
Post date: November 25, 2021
Start date: as soon as possible

About Ares Genetics

Ares Genetics is a Vienna based digital diagnostics start-up that develops and commercializes next generation solutions for the diagnosis and surveillance of infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Ares Genetics builds on ARESdb, one of the world’s most comprehensive proprietary databases on the genetics of AMR, and its ARES Technology Platform, a unique artificial intelligence powered bioinformatics AMR platform. Together with our parent company OpGen, we combat infectious diseases with innovative solutions for molecular testing.

To help us develop our growing NGS service and software business, we are currently recruiting a Business Development Representative (m/f/d) for a staff function role with an unlimited full-time employment contract.

Your role at Ares Genetics 

The Business Develop Representative (BDR) is responsible for the execution of commercial operations at Ares Genetics. The BDR will focus on active sales, while providing feedback to management on strategic business development opportunities, market needs, and competitors’ activities & positioning. The BDR is representing Ares Genetics to potential and existing commercial, government and academic customers in clinical microbiology, public health, and the life sciences sectors. The BDR actively develops and drives sales for Ares Genetics’ fast growing NGS services and bioinformatics portfolio in the assigned territory. The BDR will:

  • Report to the Business Development Manager and help Ares Genetics establish a direct commercial channel for our NGS lab-services and software offerings
  • Actively engage with leading experts in clinical microbiology, infection prevention and public health to solidify new and develop existing business opportunities
  • Develop, foster, and maintain key account relations and serve as a client contact for Ares Genetics
  • Represent the company at conferences, symposia, and trade shows to further enhance Ares Genetics’ brand awareness and develop additional business


As the ideal candidate, you are efficient and well-organized. While being a self-starter, you also enjoy being an integral part of a multidisciplinary, international team. You fit the following criteria:

  • MSc or equivalent scientific degree in microbiology, genomics, bioinformatics, or a related discipline. A background in clinical microbiology or epidemiology or antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a plus
  • 3+ years of professional experience in sales or business development in the field of NGS or molecular infectious disease applications
  • Experience with clients in clinical microbiology, infection prevention, or public health laboratories
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and grow business
  • Experience in lead generation and management of the sales funnel is a plus
  • Experience (as user) with a modern CRM
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Ability to travel up to 50% in DACH (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) region
  • Valid driver’s license

What to expect from us?

  • A varied and exciting challenge in one of the most innovative and rapidly growing segments of the healthcare industry
  • An opportunity to bring innovation to the clinical market impacting positively how infectious diseases are diagnosed and prevented
  • A young, international, and dynamically growing company with short decision pathways and a flat hierarchy
  • An inspirational environment at one of Europe’s most prominent biotech clusters
  • An attractive and competitive salary package
  • A detailed onboarding plan so that you can look forward to a smooth start with the full support of the entire team

We offer a competitive salary package which will, depending on your relevant professional expertise and experience, significantly exceed the minimum of 50.652,00 € annually as defined in the Austrian IT-Collective Agreement 2021 “Kollektivvertrag für Informationstechnologie, Tätigkeitsfamilie ST2”.

If you, like us, enjoy working and winning as a team, and if you are proud of your track record of meeting or exceeding your commercial goals, then we can’t wait to receive your application at!

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