Molecular Account Executive, TX

in San Antonio, TX

Molecular Account Executive, TX Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

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  • Job Location

    San Antonio, TX, US

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  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Yes, 50 % of the Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

Working at Abbott

We’re empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott’s diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

Abbott Molecular is a leader in molecular diagnostics and the analysis of DNA, RNA, and proteins at the molecular level.

The Opportunity

The Abbott Molecular Diagnostics business seeks to hire a Molecular Account Executive ideally based in Houston or San Antonio, TX.  This position is a strategic sales professional that’s highly skilled at finding ways to drive exponential growth with new business, plus operates as the primary account customer contact with a focus on menu expansion to improve economic profitability and increase customer loyalty for existing business retention via contract renewal. Works across multiple stakeholders including c-suite, expediting complex decisions to quick wins. Self-starter, develops and deploys best practices, identifies new customer insights to drive business, highly accountable, and delivers above expectations. Manage and drive new and continued development of accounts according to strategic plan.

What You’ll Work On

  • Urgency & accountability with resilience (doesn’t quit) in challenging circumstances
  • Excellent business planning and prioritization skills cutting through complexity and developing best practices
  • Leverages cross-functional teams and resources successfully
  • Quickly develops trust and partnership with customer by demonstrating deep understanding of short and long-term needs and brings forward win-win solutions
  • Interpersonal skills; savvy, polished, and professional, including customer interfacing experience with strong communication ability and people management   
  • Results oriented; anticipate where sales shortfalls might be and implement contingency plans to close the gap, including trouble shooting and problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to learn technical and scientific knowledge and utilize in selling situations
  • Manage complex longer-term capital sales cycles

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 2-5 years’ sales experience in the molecular, diagnostics, core laboratory, point of care, or medical device capital equipment industry.
  • Computer skills (MS Office)
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must be willing to travel 50%-65% in assigned territory and other locations in the US to support business needs.


  • Strong business planning process and attention to detail, strong Microsoft Office and CRM skills.
  • Commitment to customers; service-minded
  • Makes logical timely decisions based on analysis and experience
  • Adheres to proper call documentation
  • Displays effective oral and written communication to accomplish business goals and foster building customer rapport and relationships
  • Persuades others to support a course of action, acts proactively to originate actions to improve existing conditions and process

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The base pay for this position is $72,700.00 – $145,300.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • sales
  • account management
  • crm
  • business planning
  • people management
  • stakeholder management
  • business planning process
  • call documentation

Additional Information

Who We Are


Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.

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