Pharmaceutical Sales Specialist

US-IL-Chicago North
3 weeks ago
Chicago North, IL
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Vernalis Therapeutics, Inc is hiring for a proven Pharmaceutical Sales Specialist to promote their therapies through product and brand expertise, customer relationships and strategic selling skills.


• Minimum 1 year’s sales experience in either B2B or pharmaceuticals / life sciences
• Bachelor’s degree
• Proven, documented sales performance, ie strong record of meeting/exceeding goals/ awards/recognition
• Self-motivated
• Strong problem-solving skills
• Strong communication skills (verbal and written)


• Drive sales growth of two current products within the acute cough and cold market, Tuzistra XR and Moxatag
• Decisions and behaviors are in a complaint manner and aligned with Vernalis Values
• Manage a designated territory, calling on targeted Health Care Providers (MDs, PAs, NPs), and all relevant staff members in primary and urgent care as well as pharmacy sectors, selling products within VTI’s portfolio (primarily Cough-Cold)
• Expand and grow the business in designated territory by implementing VTI’s sales and brand strategies
• Ensure pharmacy stocking is optimized and that product is always available
• Use business acumen to analyze territory information to create and implement a customized territory business plan
• Enhance relationships with all customers (MDs, PAs, NPs), and all relevant staff members in primary and urgent care as well as pharmacy sectors
• Maintain a strong knowledge of the managed care landscape
• Make effective use of sales tools (samples, iPads, marketing materials) to maximize sales
• Educate customers within territory on the benefits of VTI products to patients, using a variety of techniques, such as 1:1 meetings, presentations, lunch-and-learns, etc.
• Carry out all administrative duties (record keeping, expenses etc.) according to policy requirements


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