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Scientific Sales

Netherlands, Zuid-Holland, DelftCommercial

Job description

Do you want to be in close contact with customers around the world, and market and sell cutting-edge quantum technology? Do you have a solid technical background, combined with excellent communication skills and a commercial mindset? Do you want be part of a diverse and dynamic scale-up company? By all means, please read on!

As Scientific Sales, you will create marketing content, attend scientific fairs and conferences, visit customers, give presentations, and carry out online marketing activities in order to establish our network and to promote Single Quantum.

As for the sales process, we want you to be involved in every step -- from the first contact with the customer, to the delivery of the system(s), and the aftersales communication. Through this you will truly understand our technology and products as well as the customer’s scientific field and specific applications. As is part of any sales process, you will be responsible for drawing up various documents like quotations, tenders, and contracts. Working closely together with our customers is crucial; we aim to find the best solution for their scientific projects and experiments. As Scientific Sales, you are ready to discuss in depth the customer’s needs and applications.

Of course, you won’t be on your own. You will be backed by the Single Quantum Sales team. You will also work closely with our Research, Development, and Production teams to tailor the best solution for the customer.

We would also like you to continuously monitor the market, first by looking for new potential customers/projects, and second by identifying (scientific) trends and issues for which we can provide a solution. This will also be a part of the feedback loop you have with the aforementioned teams.

Lastly, you will contribute to our dynamic and friendly work environment!

Job requirements

We’re looking for a commercial techie who...

  • Has an MSc in the field of applied physics, optics, photonics or another relevant subject, PhD preferred;
  • Has experience with scientific sales preferred;
  • Has good knowledge of and/or working experience with optics and quantum technology;
  • Has experience in working with or in scientific labs is a plus;
  • Has excellent communication skills and a proactive and assertive attitude;
  • Is able and willing to travel;
  • Has good time management skills;
  • Has an excellent command of English. Fluent in German is a plus.

Netherlands, Zuid-Holland, Delft

We are Single Quantum.

At Single Quantum, we confront every challenge with innovation, dedication, and passion. Founded in 2012, our team has emerged as true pioneers of single photon detection technology. We were among the first to manufacture and commercialize superconducting nanowire single photon detectors. Since then, our multi-channel Single Quantum Eos photon detection system has been chosen by more than 100 academic and industrial labs all over the world to perform complex optical measurements. We want to share this groundbreaking technology with the world. Single Quantum will continue to develop and improve the world’s fastest and most sensitive light detection systems. Join us in turning photons into data!

We'd like to hear from you!

If the role and working at Single Quantum excites you, we encourage you to apply via the above button.

If you have any questions before applying, you can send an e-mail to or call +31 6 57 76 13 58.