Valeant Pharmaceuticals Salix Territory Manager (GI)- Alexandria , VA in Washington, District Of Columbia
Salix Pharmaceuticals is one of the largest specialty pharmaceutical companies in the world committed to the prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) diseases. We offer effective solutions and strive to be the first to discover what patients need next.
We gain a deeper understanding of the GI conditions our products treat by connecting with the patients who use them and the healthcare professionals (HCPs) who prescribe them. Our therapeutic areas of expertise include management of conditions such ashepatic encephalopathy, irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea, opioid-induced constipation, and ulcerative colitis.
Join the Movement
We employ dedicated and innovated team members who are driven to solve problems. We improve upon existing treatments, uncover new breakthroughs, and deliver comprehensive practice support to help HCPs provide best-in-class care. Be part of the Salix team dedicated to moving gastrointestinal treatment forward.
The Territory Manager (TM) is responsible for the sale of the organization's product(s) in a specified region or major geographical area. Essential responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Develop effective sales presentations for physicians within region and close sales by using marketing materials and selling techniques to increase prescriptions.
Analyze data and manage territory to effectively target high prescribing physicians.
Make presentations on the organization's products to target physicians.
Maintain knowledge of current trends in industry.
Meet established call average expectations and sales performance expectations.
Read, understand, and utilize clinical papers and proof sources to maintain product knowledge and competitive product knowledge for effective presentations (sales calls).
Complete administrative paperwork in a timely manner and provide reports to Manager regarding daily call activitiy and feedback from physicians.
Attend various sales training classes, sales meetings, and national/regional conferences.
We seek a candidate with a Bachelor's degree in a related discipline. A minimum of two years of successful pharmaceutical sales experience is required. A demonstrated track record of success is required. Candidates should also demonstrate strong interpersonal, teamwork, organizational, and workload planning skills. The successful candidate will be able to communicate verbally using correct English, grammar, proper technical terminology, and pronunciation for telephone and group presentations. Candidates should be physically able to perform all job duties which necessitates: driving in a geographically large territory for long periods of time each day; lifting sample boxes (25 pounds); traveling by airplane and car, usually within the US; remaining in standing position for prolonged periods of time when giving presentations or lunches; and performing other job-related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.
Working at Salix
Our team members enjoy a dynamic work environment that encourages both professional evolution and personal growth. Each day you spend at Salix, you have the satisfaction of knowing that you are working with dedicated individuals who share a common vision of constant innovation.
You are Valuable
We recognize that our team members are essential to our future. It is our goal to make everyone feel respected and equally appreciated so we are all dedicated and committed to the same cause.
To ensure that we achieve our goals, our team members are constantly learning more about their fields of expertise. We are proud to facilitate this development by providing internal and external professional development opportunities. This commitment to growth helps drive Salix and our employees.
Our generous benefits package reflects our team appreciation and is provided for both our team members and their families. It includes:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Domestic Partner Coverage
529 College Savings Plan
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
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Job ID 10075
Pos. Type Full Time