Account Representative

AXYS Technologies Inc.

June 05, 2014

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Job Category: 
Sales and Marketing
Job Specialization: 
Sales and Business Development
Company Overview: 

AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) has specialized in advanced marine based technology products and services for 40 years.  We manufacture and service offshore and oceanographic environmental monitoring equipment with a focus on data acquisition and display systems for routine weather and sea state monitoring, water and air quality monitoring and process control.  We serve a global market with international experience in Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, New Zealand, Australia and The United States.  Located in beautiful Sidney, British Columbia, AXYS is one of Vancouver Island's most sought after career choices and offers competitive compensation and benefits to its staff.

Job Summary: 

The Account Representative is an internal role that acts as a first point of contact for new sales enquiries and actively seeks out new opportunities for AXYS. The Account Representative acts as a support to the field sales personnel, providing back up for client proposals and quotations and following up opportunities that senior sales personnel have already identified.

The successful applicant will be expected to display effective time management skills and a disciplined approach to sales work. This role represents an opportunity to learn the AXYS product lines from the ground up with potential to grow into a senior sales role representing AXYS internationally.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Respond to incoming sales calls and emails from new prospects
  • Lead generation
  • Working with existing prospects to advance sales


  • Minimum 2 years of sales experience, preferably in oceanographic or technology sales
  • University degree
  • Comfortable and thrive in a demanding role, where priorities change continually and deadlines are critical
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Strong writing skills for communication and proposals
  • MS Office

Additional Desired Skills:

  • Multiple languages
  • CRM experience
How To Apply: 

Please submit your resume along with; references, a cover letter outlining your applicable experience, salary expectations, goals related experience as they pertain to this position at AXYS Technologies Inc. by emailing your application to:

Samples/Descriptions of previous relevant work and projects may be required prior to candidates being selected for interviews.

We thank all those who apply to AXYS Technologies Inc., but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Please, no phone calls.