Rare Disease Pharmaceutical Sales Specialist - New York
At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We’re focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life. As a Rare Disease Pharmaceutical Sales Specialist (PSS), territory location, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives. New York Territory consists of the following areas: Manhattan, NY, Elizabeth, NJ (subject to change)
AstraZeneca’s vision in Oncology is to help patients by redefining the cancer-treatment paradigm, with the aim of bringing six new cancer medicines to patients between 2013 and 2020. A broad pipeline of next-generation medicines is focused principally on four disease areas - breast, ovarian, lung and hematological cancers. As well as other tumor types, these are being targeted through four key platforms - immunotherapy, the genetic drivers of cancer and resistance, DNA damage repair, and antibody drug conjugates, underpinned by personalized healthcare and biomarker technologies.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for selling, maintaining and documenting all sales activities for an AstraZeneca Oncology product focused on Pediatric Rare Disease, to physicians, in hospital settings, and Oncology residency and fellowship programs within a defined geographic territory. Work with Regional Account Director, National Field Sales Manager and PSS counterparts to develop and direct sales strategies at key accounts assigned in the territory.
You will be responsible for positioning AstraZeneca as a leader in Oncology commitment through development of long-term relationships with Key Customers and maintaining a high level of clinical expertise by consistently utilizing all available medical information resources. You will also develop and implement clinical sales presentations to groups of healthcare personnel, as well as maximize key physician contact by networking within accounts and at all medical meetings.
- Bachelor’s degree
- 2+ years of documented, successful pharmaceutical/healthcare sales in either Oncology, Rare Disease or Institutional Specialty Products
- History of building and influencing customer relationships, and goal achievement
- Demonstrated clinical selling skills and business acumen in complex selling environment
- Travel expectations 50%+ on average
- A valid driver’s license and safe driving record
- No company relocation assistance provided
- Rare Disease, Institutional Specialty Products, or Oncology sales experience highly desired
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