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We have an exciting opportunity for an Account Executive - Physician Office Labs within our Abbott Rapid Diagnostics business.
Abbott Rapid Diagnostics (formerly Alere) is part of Abbott's Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry-leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.
Candidate to be based in either Portland, Oregon or Vancouver, Washington.
The scope of this position is responsible for achieving established sales goals for the Infectious Disease portfolio. Sales goals and objectives for these products will be assigned to a territory in support of the Company's overall strategic plan. The position is primarily focused on the Physician Office Laboratory market and customers as directed by the Company. As required to support Company priorities, this focus can be modified and/or expanded to include other markets and customers.
Identify sales opportunities and capitalize on them.
Establish, develop and maintain the business and client relationships.
Strategic development of POC Sales opportunities.
Implement sales, marketing and national account programs as directed by management.
Build and maintain a strong competitive product knowledge
Contribute to the region's growth through teamwork and collaboration with other members of the sales organization.
Assist with the management of complex sales by providing technical expertise
Meet established sales goals and objectives while maintaining territory budget.
Plan, coordinate and manage the sales performance of third-party distributor sales force(s) in the assigned territory. Train and develop these sales force(s) to establish and maintain the ability to effectively represent Abbott's products in the marketplace.
Support distribution partners in the sale of products, including training, sales meetings, technical expertise, and marketing support of the Abbott product lines and distributor private branded products.
Act as a resource for contract negotiation, pricing, proposal, bid preparation and all customer follow-up.
Identify customer issues and resolve sales related difficulties.
BA/BS in sales, marketing, business management or life science
6 years' experience in medical diagnostics or business-to-business sales.
Understanding and experience working with Distribution Partners
Strong knowledge of sales techniques and methodologies
Demonstrated ability in execution of sales strategies
Proven successful POC/Capital Equipment sales experience.
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.