Abbott Community Relations Representative – Nutrition (GTA – East Toronto to Scarborough, Stouffville, Ajax) (12 Month Contract) in Ontario, Canada

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Community Relations Representatives are responsible for creating demand for Abbott Nutrition products and will be considered a strong team player despite working autonomously most of the time.

Under the supervision and coaching of the Regional Sales Manager (RSM), the Community Relations Representative will be responsible for sampling and detailing adult and pediatric products to community based HCP (GP’s, RN’s, RD’s).

Community Relations Representatives play a key role in ensuring customers are well-stocked with Abbott Nutrition samples and materials and that the customers understand how to use them.

This individual will have strong interpersonal skills and show an aptitude for quickly developing relationships and gaining access to customers. He/she will be adaptable from a scheduling perspective and be prepared to do what it takes to drive business objectives according to customer needs and availability.

Community Relations Representatives will possess strong territory management skills and will be expected to maintain records of sampling and selling activities in real time (use of salesforce.com, pre-post call entries, maintenance of key HCP list, etc.).

He/she will be expected to write his/her territory business plan and ensure proper analysis of territory KPI’s while effectively using dashboards to analyze progress and determine next steps.

This individual may also be asked to provide basic merchandising support to retail stores within the designated territory.

Requirements:

  • BA or equivalent in business, marketing or science – background in nutrition an asset.

  • 1-3 years' experience in sales. This level normally corresponds to the requirements of an entry-level job that allows the employee to develop his skills in terms of various techniques and approaches to acquire practical experience for various aspects of the job.

  • Candidates must live within the vicinity of the territory (GTA – East Toronto to Scarborough, Stouffville, Ajax).

  • This position requires extensive driving of a corporate car (supplied by Abbott) and maintenance of a valid driver’s license at all times.

  • Must be able to lift, carry and manage car stock and sample delivery to customers.

  • Job requires daily use of basic computer software like MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as Outlook and Salesforce.com.

JOB FAMILY:

Sales Force

DIVISION:

ANPD Nutrition Products

LOCATION:

Canada > Ontario : Remote

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 75 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Not Applicable

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