We are seeking a pharmaceutical sales professional for the Kansas City Territory with experience selling branded ophthalmic pharmaceuticals to ophthalmologists and optometrists. The Pharmaceutical Account Manager is responsible for managing a territory of key clinicians and will be accountable for the sales productivity and profitability of the territory. The Account Manager must possess a comprehensive understanding of clinical sales and selling to medical professionals. They need to understand the regulatory constraints associated with pharmaceutical sales and still create and execute effective sales strategies to increase Akorn product sales while achieving corporate objectives. The Account Manager is responsible for achieving sales plans, maintaining ophthalmic market and product knowledge, and performing account coverage responsibilities.
Primaryresponsibilities include, but are not limited to:•Achieve product prescription sales forecasts•Manage territorybudgets and expenses •Report goals and results to RegionalSales Director•Managing key physician and account relationships within their territories•Manage detailed records and sample accountabilityreporting with inCRM system•Communicate with other team members•Report on activities and changes in marketplace•Represent Akorn ethically and professionally
Must have successful pharmaceutical sales experience of 3+ years and/or clinical experience as an ophthalmic technician for 5+ years. Preference will be given to those with previous ophthalmic sales experience. Bachelor’s degreerequired. Strong sales and persuasion skills, business acumen, organizational and analytical abilities are required. Must be self-motivated and have a strong work ethic. Must be willing to travel with potential for some overnights each month.
Preference will also be given to candidates with documented sales awards and achievements and candidates who reside within the Kansas City Metro Area
Akorn, Inc. is a niche pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets generic and branded prescription pharmaceuticals as well as animal and consumer health products. We specialize in difficult-to-manufacture sterile and non-sterile dosage forms including: ophthalmics, injectables, oral liquids, topicals, inhalants, and nasal sprays. Akorn markets its products to retail pharmacies, ophthalmologists, optometrists, physicians, veterinarians, hospitals, clinics, wholesalers, distributors, group purchasing organizations, and government agencies.
Akorn, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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