Sales Manager -

Sales Manager

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    Full-Time Job

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    Sales / Biz Dev

Current Designs, Inc. is a small group of hard-working, talented people who bring together engineering, design, and manufacturing to form a technically innovative business. Our focus is on fiber-optic computer response devices used by Neuroscientists involved in the Human Brain Mapping project.

We are looking for an energetic and creative technical sales person with nuanced communication skills to join our management team. The Sales Manager will serve an international customer base while keeping an eye on expanding sales with strategic initiatives over the next 3-5 years.

The ideal candidate for this dynamic new position has some type of experience with sales and contacting potential new users, as well as an understanding the university research environment. While the position requires three to five years of experience, a longer work history could be more useful. We design and build everything in our Philadelphia building, which will provide a thorough understanding of our products as well as an opportunity to help develop the next generation of Neuroscience response devices.


  • Serve as the main contact for all sales interactions.
  • Process orders, provide excellent communication and follow up.
  • Develop a good understand our products in order to assist new users in making good purchasing choices.
  • Act as the key person harvesting customer feedback to generate effective product and business development.
  • Organize our technical exhibit at 2-3 conferences annually including one international.
  • Part of the management team making strategic decisions related to growth in sales and marketing.


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in technical subject, or writing background with demonstrable technical understanding.
  • Minimum of three to five years work experience, preferably in technical sales or university research.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Interest in being part of an entrepreneurial, small business.

Job Specifics

  • Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9-5 (four days per week).
  • Relaxed work environment in a roomy, renovated factory building.
  • Benefits: Health, Rx, and dental insurance; paid leave and holidays; SIMPLE pension plan.
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience. Base salary plus commission on sales growth. Expected to be $50-80K first year.
  • Location: Philadelphia in University City/West Philadelphia.
  • Transportation: Near great public transit, free on-street parking, and inside bike storage.

About Us

Current Designs is Design/Build engineering business where electronics, firmware, design, and production are a tightly integrated process. We make technology products, and use lots of technology to make them better and more efficiently. Ten of us, in a renovated 1880s warehouse, work four days each week which lets everyone be engaged and energetic, but also have a good life balance with lots of time outside of work. For the past two decades we’ve worked with over a thousand research groups to provide precise and useful response devices for their innovative studies.

Mission: Current Designs was founded in 1994 to provide instrumentation that would make a fundamental difference in the work of researchers and scientists. The company has grown organically with the conscious decision to keep costs low and focus on the needs of our customers. As a small company, every employee matters, and we depend on their talents and hard work for our continued success.

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