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Territory Sales Manager - South

Company Overview

Rhythm is a biopharmaceutical company aimed at developing and commercializing therapies for the treatment of rare genetic diseases of obesity. Working at Rhythm means that you are part of a team that’s passionate about transforming the lives of people living with rare genetic disorders of obesity. We recognize the courage it takes for patients and their caregivers to begin their journey of advocacy to find the answers they need. Their courage inspires us to challenge convention, ask bold questions and seek answers for them. Every day, we strive for excellence through our willingness to adapt, learn, and our tenacity to overcome barriers, together.

Job Summary

Rhythm Pharmaceuticals is focused on making a positive impact on patients living with rare genetic diseases of obesity (RGDO).  The Territory Manager (TA) will play an integral role supporting the transformation of the care of people living with Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS) and Alstrom syndrome (AS) by providing disease education to a targeted physician community. 

The Territory Managers will work closely with cross-functional partners to support education around clinical diagnosis in preparation for IMCIVREE’s future launch in BBS and AS and the successful execution of branded education upon product approval.  This position will report to the East or West Zone Field Sales Director.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Create strategic business plans that align with brand strategy and support organizational objectives.
  • Develop strong relationships with experts and additional target specialists in assigned geography, ensuring delivery of clinically focused messages.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with key field-based stakeholders to proactively address customer needs, identify market dynamics and trends, and communicate insights to marketing teams.
  • Collaborate with marketing teams on the development of collateral to support customer needs and the teams’ activities.
  • Engage in ongoing training to improve skills and optimize execution to meet yearly objectives.
  • Plan, organize, and execute local promotional speaker programs and activities.
  • Participate and help lead initiatives to support sales success such as industry related congresses, local and regional meetings, and medical conferences.
  • Ensure accurate capture and reporting of data in the CRM.
  • Maximize budget allocated to the geographic territory to support execution of strategies and tactics to achieve business goals.
  • Ensure completion of all corporate and administrative responsibilities with high levels of efficiency, including Healthcare Compliance training, expense reports and other assignments by established deadlines

Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of specialty pharmaceutical and/or biotech sales experience. 
  • Rare disease experience strongly preferred and launch experience preferred.
  • Proven track record of consistent performance in complex markets with diverse customer segments.
  • Ability to have high command of scientific data and to communicate it effectively to different audiences.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with strong productive engagement of customers utilizing active listening.
  • Self-motivated, highly energetic individual with the ability to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Proven ability to thrive in a collaborative and accountable culture to reach common goals.
  • Strong critical thinking skills with a solution-oriented mindset.
  • Strong organizational and operational skills, with attention to detail and sound business judgment.
  • Strong understanding of healthcare regulatory and enforcement environments.
  • Ability to travel up to 80% as necessary.

This role will be field based.

This role will involve future travel, post availability of COVID-19 vaccine and pandemic travel guidelines. 

 

More about Rhythm

Rhythm is a biopharmaceutical company aimed at developing and commercializing therapies for the treatment of rare genetic disorders of obesity. The company is targeting the melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) pathway that is impaired due to genetic variants. This is a key biological pathway that regulates weight and hunger. A central element of Rhythm’s mission is to improve the understanding of these disorders and develop management strategies for patients who have no treatment options available to them. Rhythm was founded in 2008 and is based in Boston, MA. The company’s clinical development program is currently focused on several rare genetic disorders of obesity, all driven by genetic variants in the MC4R pathway. For healthcare professionals, please visit  www.UNcommonObesity.com for more information. For those who may be affected or would like to learn more, visit www.LEADforRareObesity.com for more information.

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