Microscopy - International Sales Manager

Ted Pella, Inc. is a worldwide leader in the microscopy supplies and specimen preparation instrumentation field. We are seeking a Microscopy – International Sales Manager to plan, direct and coordinate global sales and marketing activities. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join our team and make a difference in our dynamic, growing organization.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for sales & profit growth of international sales.
  • Work with dealers, existing and prospective.
  • Manages dealer relationships.
  • Sets and manages sales goals.
  • Establishes and maintains dealer contracts.
  • Works with VP Marketing & Sales to plan marketing campaigns.
  • Represents the company at domestic and international trade shows, prepare materials for each, coordinate products, and assist in booth set up and tear down.
  • Reports to VP of Marketing & Sales.

Job Requirements:

  • Three years of international sales and marketing experience, including management of independent foreign dealers.
  • Three years of on the job lab experience in the electron microscopy field.
  • Demonstrated international sales & marketing experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in the Sciences from a 4-year college is required.
  • Comfort level with domestic and international travel.
  • Proficient in managing export sales in compliance with U.S. export regulations.
  • Must speak and write fluent English; the ideal candidate will also be fluent in a second language.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize responsibly.
  • Must have prior personnel management experience, with the ability to motivate others.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills collaborating with co-workers, customers, and dealers.
  • Must have strong problem diagnosis and solving skills.
  • Proficiency with PC MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Includes 25% travel.
  • This position is a full time "on-site" position located in Redding, CA.
  • Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug and background check.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. (Visa sponsorship is not available)


Salary will be a combination of generous base plus commission and will be commensurate with experience. This position includes a generous medical, dental and life insurance, a 401(k) plan with Company match, paid vacation, sick, and holidays.

About the Company:

Ted Pella, Inc. has been serving the global microscopy community with instrumentation and supplies for over 50 years. We sell to the entire USA and all around the world both directly and through a large distributor network. We are a healthy company, growing even throughout uncertain economic times. Visit our web site at We are a family-owned and operated Company, with a professional and friendly atmosphere.

About the Location:

We are situated in beautiful Redding, CA, an area well-known for outdoor recreation, including hiking, biking, boating, fishing, and snow sports. We are surrounded by National Parks, the second-largest reservoir in CA, and plenty of mountains, lakes and streams. Our area offers a nice balance of small city life with plenty of shopping, restaurants and culture, nestled within an incredible rural recreational setting.

To apply please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements: [email protected]