Application Sales Specialist (US based) 

13. May 2024 | 7 min read

Application Sales Specialist (US based) 

Join Gentian: Application Sales Specialist (US based) 

We are looking for a new colleague in the position of an Application Sales Specialist, working remotely, for our US organization. The person will fill a permanent position and will start as soon as possible. 

This is an opportunity for highly motivated candidates with a customer first attitude, experienced in the field of IVD clinical chemistry application support.  

The Application Sales Specialist will be part of the Gentian commercial team with a primary focus to support US customers and partners, both in the field and remotely, with installations and product related questions as it relates to the implementation of Gentian assays on clinical chemistry instruments. 


  • Customer visitation, both pre and post-sales 
  • Provide first line, technical, timely product support  
  • Work with and support US Based OEM partners both remotely and on-site 
  • Work with the global marketing team to develop US based sales materials 
  • Represent Gentian at industry conferences 
  • Prepare and present product and training presentations upon customer request 
  • Work with US Based Business Development Manager (reporting relationship) to strategize on accounts and develop continuous ways to grow customer base 
  • Consistent communication with internal resources (including Norwegian colleagues) on routine basis 

Preferred qualifications and skills: 

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Biology, Chemistry, or related scientific fields 
  • Five years relevant studies/work experience can compensate for lack of formal degree 
  • Extensive practical/lab experience, and/or 3-5 years in technical sales or field-based customer support 
  • Comprehensive technical knowledge and understanding of molecular biology, clinical chemistry, and immunoassays 
  • Excellent communication skills and commitment to customer satisfaction 
  • Technical training experience is highly desirable 
  • Experience with CRM software highly desirable 

Additional skills: 

  • Proactive and self-driven 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  
  • Team oriented and well organized 
  • Willingness to travel, including internationally 
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team 
  • Customer focused 
  • Flexible and positive 
  • IT-tools and office automation, especially Microsoft Office 


We can offer: 

A great place to work according to our latest employee survey. A challenging and interesting position with opportunities for professional and personal growth. A social, informal environment with highly skilled colleagues in a growing, high technology company within the Life Science sector. 

If you are attracted by a dynamic, innovative, and growing organization in a global arena, then Gentian could be an interesting workplace for you. For more information about the company, please see: 

The application should consist of a CV, academic records, and an application letter that answers the following questions:

  • Why you are a good fit for the position? 
  • Why you are motivated for the position?

Please send the application to 

Questions about the position please contact: 


About Gentian 

Gentian AS is a fast-growing developer and manufacturer of diagnostic tests. The diagnostic tests are sold globally, through direct sales and partnerships with world-leading diagnostic companies. The end-users are clinical laboratories that leverage Gentian’s tests to enable better treatment decisions and save costs. Gentian currently has 7 diagnostics tests being sold worldwide, contributing to saving costs and protecting life. 

Gentian AS is an international company, headquartered in Moss, Norway, and offices around the world. Total revenues in 2023 were 142 MNOK. Gentian currently has approximately 58 employees, and with our future vision we assume to have significant sales revenue and headcount growth. 


A challenging and interesting career in a knowledgeable specialist environment
1 A challenging and interesting career in a knowledgeable specialist environment
Good working conditions in a social, informal environment with highly skilled colleagues 
2 Good working conditions in a social, informal environment with highly skilled colleagues 
Opportunities for professional and personal growth
3 Opportunities for professional and personal growth


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