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How to | get a job as a medical sales rep.

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Posted on: 21 Sep 08


The job of a medical sales rep. (drug rep, pharmaceutical sales rep) can be an exciting and rewarding one. So what can you do to get a job in this dynamic field?

The life of a medical sales rep. can be an exciting and rewarding one. So what can you do to enter this dynamic field?

Firstly, do some reading and research. Find out what the role is really about. Speak to existing reps. but if you don't know any, I'm sure if you hang about outside your local doctor's surgery you will spot them!

What does the job of a pharma sales rep / medical sales rep entail?

  • making appointments to see new and existing clients and prospects
  • presenting your company's products to doctors, pharmacists and other healthcare workers
  • encouraging your clients and prosects to buy your company’s products
  • providing after-sales service
  • reaching sales targets
  • attending medical conferences
  • keeping accurate records of sales and customers
  • reporting information back to management
  • keeping up to date with the latest clinical data and research, so that you can talk medicalally with health professionals.

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This is only a snapshot, but you can see the sort of pharmaceutical sales jobs that currently exist in our jobs database here:

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Last updated on: 07/04/2014 11:06:49

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