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WebMD Global, the fastest growing division of WebMD, seeks an experienced, driven sales
professional to lead a new UK sales effort. The Director of Strategic UK Accounts will be responsible
for the marketing and selling of Medscape’s unique digital promotional solutions to UK brand teams
within the Life Sciences industry. The Director will have principal responsibility for helping plan and
set the UK sales strategy, acquiring, managing and expanding new client accounts throughout the
UK. The Director will also manage maintain and grow existing accounts. The successful candidate
will be a natural and supportive client partner, develop and maintain excellent relationships, but also
will have the drive of a real hunter in securing new relationships and business with clients. A newly
create role, it would suit a candidate looking to help set and run a sales strategy with relative
Frequent travel will be required to client meetings in the UK. A highly competitive compensation
package awaits the successful candidate.
Significant experience and demonstrable results from selling to and working with UK pharma
brand teams (medical device, or biotech industries experience may also be considered)
-Track record of successful sales to senior brand managers in pharmaceutical companies and
to tier one advertising agencies
-Fluency with the world of digital, media, advertising and educational activity within big
-Excellent experience of presenting to and successfully interacting with senior management
of prospect organizations.
-An ability to sell at a consultative level, developing deep and sustained client relationships
based upon value.
-Entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to work in an autonomous environment in a newly
created role (blank canvas in some respects)
-A passion for digital and innovation
-Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with a wide variety of
professional staff from varied disciplines and backgrounds.
-Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
-Must be able to work well in a high pressure sales environment.
-Demonstrates drive, being a self-starting independent worker.
-Technical proficiency with PowerPoint, Excel and Microsoft Word.
-Bachelor’s Degree desirable.