Abbott Market Development Specialist, MCS in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Abbott is seeking an experienced, high caliber Market Development Specialist. We have an incredible opportunity for a Market Development Specialist to work with our innovative Sales and Clinical Services team. Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals. Impact this role will have on Abbott: - Effective development and growth of territory for referrals to territory key accounts for Mechanical Circulatory Support. - Effective and timely management of territory market development issues, and process related issues including: monthly reports, Territory Action Plans, expense management, Concur expense reporting, and Sales Force Automation program input. - Effective communication and collaboration with: territory, marketing, training and education and management teams. - Communicate regularly with preceptor and/or Market Development Management Coordinator. - Outreach and Inreach events strategically planned and executed in a cost effective manner to increase education and referrals. - Targeted approach to growing the business, including action plans that utilize the Strategic Selling Sales Methodology. - Awareness of and adherence to Advamed guidelines. - Must be able to travel in the U.S. and internationally (when required). Estimated 25% overnight travel within geography mentioned above. - Maintains a good driving record. - Ability to work effectively from a home office base and must provide the majority of their own typing, filing, and communications support. - Ability to coordinate a high level of activity under a variety of conditions and constraints. - Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor. Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand St. Jude Medical’s marketplace success: - BA/BS Degree required. - Minimum of three years’ experience in pharmaceutical cardiology sales (selling pharmacological drugs such as Coreg, Natrecor, Inspra, or other) selling to physicians and hospitals, or comparable experience, is required. Your preferred qualifications and education: - Heart Failure Device or Cardiovascular Surgery experience is preferred. - Need to have demonstrated ability to organize education and referring programs, grand rounds, etc. Computer literacy is preferred. - Knowledge of assigned geographical area required. Excellent oral and written communication skills. - Ability to be assertive, self-starting, and conducting face to physician/clinician selling.

JOB FAMILY:

Support Services

DIVISION:

ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical

LOCATION:

United States of America : Remote

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 50 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Driving a personal auto or company car or truck, or a powered piece of material handling equipment

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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