Pharmaceutical Sales Specialist
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals - Bakersfield, CA

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DESCRIPTION:The Hospital Sales Specialist will have primary focus on key Brand academic centers, affiliated institutions and some large community hospitals. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:* Responsible for selling, maintaining and documenting all sales activities for select Hospital brands within the AstraZeneca portfolio.* Responsible for developing / positioning AstraZeneca as a leader through development of long term relationships with key Interventional Cardiologists and with key accounts as appropriate* Maintain a high level of clinical expertise, and consistently utilizing all available medical information resources.* Implement and direct sales strategies in identified accounts within in the territory.* Maximize key physician contact by networking within accounts and at medical meetings.* Achieve outstanding sales results in targeted accounts. REQUIREMENTS: Minimum Requirements* Bachelor's Degree.* Two years of pharmaceutical sales experience* Strong clinical skill, and sales ability* Internal candidate must be Career Ladder Level 2 and above Skills and Competencies* Effectively communicates complex clinical information* Prioritizes tasks for greatest time efficiency* Strong clinical aptitude, and the ability to sell in a clinical environment* Ability to work collaboratively, with internal and external resource* Ability to network in a hospital environment.* Applies tactical thinking to overcome obstacles* Ability to develop and leverage relationships with KOL, and key influencers* Ability to set up speaker programs, CME programs and special events Preferred Background* Four or more years in AZ Pharmaceutical sales (Internal Only), or related sales experience, preferably in the anti-platelet, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and respiratory markets.* Two or more years Hospital selling experience* Experience in working with interventional cardiologist* Experience influencing formulary decisions* Experience working with MIS s
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AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals (which does business as AstraZeneca US) can help with a full alphabet of ailments. The company, a subsidiary of...