Business Development Director - Gene Therapy Manufacturing (East Coast-REMOTE)

Posted 15 June 2022
LocationUnited States of America
Job type Full Time
DisciplineLarge Molecule
Contact NameDhiren Patel

Job description

Mantell Associates is currently partnered with a leading CRDMO that has worked to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. This company has made some extremely exciting acquisitions in order to increase manufacturing capabilities within Cell and Gene Therapy.

Job Summary

The Business Development Director will be leading and coordinating manufacturing sales efforts in the Eastern NA geography representing the organisation’s development/manufacturing, manufacturing testing support and marketing initiatives in North America for Gene Therapies, DNA, Plasmid and Viral Vector business units.

The role will require coordinating with leadership and other sales team members across business units as well as product development teams to expand existing client revenue and close new business. The position will require coordination for proposal generation, technical support, site visits and key opinion leader relationships needed for business growth and to support overall marketing efforts.

This position will work remotely. This organisation is offering a competitive package including a base salary and commission as well as 401K, Medical and Dental benefits and could require up to 35% travel in North America.

The Business Development Director Role Will Require The Following

·       Develop a sales strategy within the territory aligned with each business unit annual objectives

·       Work with executive team for forecasting, trends, revenue modelling and financial risk analysis of business opportunities

·       Collaboration with team members for cross selling to clients and prospects

·       Manage prospects and client within CRM and develop leads from Global Databases

·       Participate in North American and Global sales meetings

·       Assist team with trends, including competitive, market analysis in key areas of cell/gene and advanced therapeutic markets

·       Management of CRM leads and updates, and reporting up to management teams on activities within the territory

·       Develop a feedback cadence with internal team members such as SME's and Project Management to help improve communication and success in the business

·       Travel when required for site visits, team meetings, conferences and other key events

·       Perform all other related duties as assigned.



The position requires 10 or more years of biotech, healthcare or diagnostics experience with a focus, at least within the last 5 years of sales and marketing with a specific focus in gene therapies, regenerative medicine and/or advanced therapeutics.

Previous experience at mid to senior levels of sales and/or business development roles is highly desired and experience in small to medium sized sales and marketing efforts or high levels of collaboration with marketing would be highly valued.

Strong communications and facilitative leadership skills are expected.

Position requires experience in one or more of the following areas: cell therapy, gene therapy, regenerative medicine, biotechnology, diagnostics, or media, reagents and disposables or tools.

- Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences headhunting firm.

- For more information on this role, please contact Dhiren Patel on +44 (0)20 3778 0990 or