Account Executive

Merit Medical
Dumfries, VA
Sep 25, 2021
Sep 28, 2021
Full Time
Merit Medical Systems, Inc. currently has the following opening for a Medical Device Account Executive (Sales) in our Merit Oncology (MO) division. We are looking for candidates that have sold medical device and have a minimum 5 years of successful CAPITAL device experience. Preference to candidates who have operating room experience with call points not limited to Breast Surgery, Oncology, Woman's Imaging and Interventional Radiology. Candidates should or have been selling multiple products in various departments to multiple call points within hospital and OBL settings. Successful candidates will sell a targeted portfolio of products, be responsible for multi-department selling, with various key stakeholder interactions. Strong candidates will demonstrate the ability to multi-task, have high acuity for attention to detail, be organizationally and administratively sound, and capable of managing a heavy workload. Additionally, candidates will need to demonstrate business planning, tactic and strategy development and execution from prior success with proven ability to close business. This position will cover the following territories: Virginia and parts of West Virginia. Someone located in the Fredericksburg, VA area would be ideal for this position. Prefer candidates live within the geography of territory boundaries. Requires 50% travel.. SUMMARY OF DUTIES Presents and sells Merit products to new and existing accounts and follows up with these customers to confirm that products delivered meet their needs. Makes in-service presentations to clinicians, explaining new products and their use. Maintains close relationships with clients to ensure that their needs are understood and met. Coordinates with Merit marketing and sales staff to ensure that products are delivered on time, to stay informed about new products, and to provide customer feedback about product innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS PERFORMED Establishes and maintains close relationships with new clients and existing accounts by: Meeting regularly with clients and accounts to present and demonstrate Merit products and to explain their benefits. Identifying potential customers and introducing them to the products offered by Merit. Maintaining contacts with clients to monitor their satisfaction with products. Identifying opportunities to improve customer satisfaction with products. Preparing customized drawings for clients needing custom kits or manifolds. Preparing and submitting pricing contracts to clients for products. Following up with clients to identify opportunities to increase sales volume and profitability. Resolving problems with clients regarding manufacturing or delivery problems, if they occur. Coordinates with other Merit marketing and sales staff to ensure that the right products are shipped to customers on a timely basis and in the amount required, to stay informed about new products provided by Merit, and to provide feedback from customers about product needs and possible innovations. Makes decisions within approved authorization limits regarding product pricing to optimize sales volume and profitability. Prepares a monthly report summarizing monthly sales results achieved, contacts made, needs for change in products and suggestions for improvement in Merit's procedures. Participates in a variety of sales training and planning meetings to learn about new products and marketing promotions, and to share information about sales goals. Maintains a high level of knowledge about Merit and competitor products and their advantages and disadvantages. Sets and achieves personal performance goals for sales volume, new contacts made, new client sales and other related sales results achieved. Participates as a member of the Merit sales team to improve Merit's ability to increase market share by identifying ways to increase product quality and customer satisfaction. Travels by car, airplane, bus, etc. to perform sales duties with clients. Performs other sales related duties, as required. ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS Lifting -- Not to exceed 50 lbs. -- local practice may apply. Writing Sitting Standing Bending Visual acuity Color perception Depth perception Reading Field of vision/peripheral SUMMARY OF MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and/or experience equivalent to a related Bachelors' Degree. A minimum of three years of direct sales experience, preferably in selling medical products. Ability to communicate effectively with and to understand the needs of others in a sales relationship. A high degree of personal motivation and drive to achieve personal and professional goals. Excellent oral presentation skills and the ability to think quickly to apply facts in analyzing a problem and explaining that answer to a group of medical technicians and clinicians. Ability to learn the usage of medical equipment and to identify and explain possible improvements in usage. Ability to work effectively as a team member to achieve organization goals. Ability to utilize business mathematics to figure percentages, prepare financial and sales information. A high degree of personal organization skills, including the ability to record and report information and to document work performed. Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision. Ability to travel extensively and work long hours to achieve goals, as required. Excellent driving record with no driving accidents in the past three years or no more than one driving ticket in the last three years. Demonstrated computer skills preferably spreadsheets, word processing, database and other applicable software programs. COMPETENCIES New client establishment/existing account maintenance Product demonstration Customer service Customized drawing preparation Pricing contract preparation/submittal Problem solving Product pricing decision making Sales reports Product knowledge Goal setting/achievement COMMENTS Infectious Control Risk Category I: The risk category explains whether or not employees are likely to come into contact with blood or body fluids while performing their jobs. Risk category I states employment and procedures that will require exposure. LI-POSTPandoLogic. Keywords: Medical Account Executive, Location: Dumfries, VA - 22026

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