How to get a job as a Medical Sales Rep.

Written by: Mike Wood, Portal Business Manager & Editor,
Published on: 6 Feb 2019

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 prospects 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 medically 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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