Job Description Template: Pharmaceutical Sales Representative

How to use this template: Expertly craft a post for the open Pharmaceutical Sales Representative position at your organization using this BambooHR job description template as a guide. Simply work with your hiring managers to customize each section to fit your company’s vision for this role.

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative Job Description

Full-Time | Remote/Hybrid/Onsite | Location

$48,000–$119,000 (Suggested salary range for this role per Indeed)

Why [Company]?

Introduce your organization in 3–5 sentences. This is the perfect place to explain what you do and why your company is a great place to work! For example, here's our bio:

Our mission is simple: we want to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here, too. BambooHR has been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For," and we're proud of our team for creating software that makes an impact in the lives of HR pros and employees all over the world.

About Your Role

Give a general overview of what this person will do at your company. For example:

We are in search of an experienced Pharmaceutical Sales Representative who possesses a strong sense of empathy and a passion for learning. The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator who can engage both new and existing customers while providing impeccable service. They should be eager to expand their knowledge of pharmaceutical products and industry trends to better serve and grow our client base.

What You'll Do

List specific job responsibilities. For example:

  • Build and maintain relationships with healthcare professionals like doctors, pharmacists, and nurses.
  • Turn difficult customer interactions into positive outcomes using problem-solving skills.
  • Stay up-to-date with the industry’s latest products, services, and policies to accurately inform clients and meet their needs.
  • Meet sales goals by selling products tailored to various healthcare customer needs.
  • Collect customer feedback to enhance products and marketing.
  • Participate in ongoing training to improve sales skills and industry knowledge.

What You'll Need to Get the Job Done

List what a qualified candidate needs to do their job effectively. For example:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Life Sciences, or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in pharmaceutical sales or similar customer service roles
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to continuous learning and self-improvement
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills

What Will Make Us Really Love You

List the soft skills or "nice-to-haves" that will help your candidate be successful. For example:

  • Time management and a proven track record of managing a large portfolio of sales relationships
  • Self-motivation, including a competitive desire to land new clients
  • Natural empathy for doctors and the patients they serve

What You'll Love About Us

Describe your company's benefits, culture, work environment, and anything else that makes your organization stand out. For example:

Our company's mission and values are rooted in integrity and guide every aspect of our organization, from how we serve our community to how we interact as a team. As we've grown throughout the years, our employees remain at the heart of our success. To show our appreciation, we offer a generous compensation package that includes the following:

  • Retirement: 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, and mental wellness coverage
  • Life insurance: Group life insurance through our partner
  • Charitable giving: Donation matching to a charity of your choice
  • Time off: Flexible PTO policy with floating holidays
  • Remote program: Virtual team-building events, internet stipend, and ongoing support
  • Career development: Professional development reimbursement program
  • Family care: Parental leave for all new parents

More About Our Company

Add your equal employment opportunity (EEO) statement, a note about required background checks, and other things a candidate may want to know before applying.

We're committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all candidates, without discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Following the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new hires must verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

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