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Clinical Sales Specialist - Northern New England at Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. in Lexington, Massachusetts

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

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Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Clinical Sales Specialist in Northern New England covering Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and central/western Massachusetts.

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.

As a Clinical Sales Specialist working on the Gastroenterology Specialty Sales Team, you will be empowered to drive product demand in targeted physician offices, key clinics and hospital accounts. A typical day will include:

  • ​Research prospective Health Care Professionals (HCPs) to identify the right customer stakeholders to present complex clinical and business information on products and services including Gastroenterologists HCPs and professional or patient groups.

  • Use insight and consultative selling techniques to teach HCPs about their industry and offer unique perspectives on their business, which link back to Takeda’s solutions.

  • Clinical discussions with HCPs to discuss patients’ needs, execute brand strategies and maximize sales growth within a specific geography.  Coach customer stakeholders and build consensus for Takeda’s solutions within their organization.

  • Collaborate with partners on routing and resource utilization to maximize overall footprint performance.

  • Independently and collaboratively strategize for solving deal-level challenges.

  • Attend all company-sponsored sales and medical meetings as directed by company management.

  • Actively pursue continuous learning and professional development on efficient sales, communication and product knowledge training.

  • Perform company business in accordance with all regulations and policies and procedures.  Demonstrate high ethical and professional standards at all times.

  • Strategically manage allocated resources provided including financial/budgets, managed markets, medical affairs, home office, etc.



  • Bachelors’ degree

  • 5 years direct selling experience to healthcare professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotech, device or healthcare industry that has included:

    • Discussing therapeutic strategies to inform and influence decision makers

    • Developing and applying clinical and business expertise, and effective selling skills


  • Executing marketing strategies at the local level

  • Strong collaboration working within teams

  • Demonstrated business and strategic planning skills to identify unique selling opportunities and adaptability to changing market conditions

  • Demonstrated understanding of managed care landscape and how it influences/impacts business

  • Strong verbal, influencing, presentation and written communication skills

  • Reside within or close proximity to assigned geography

  • Experience with injectable/infused IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disorder) products

  • Experience with managing and communicating complex reimbursement issues

  • Biological product launch experience

  • Experience in calling on Gastroenterologists


  • Valid Driver’s License


  • Ability to drive and/or fly to meetings and client sites

  • Some overnight travel required – 25-50%, depending on geographic assignment


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions

  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

  • Community Outreach Programs

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