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Takeda Pharmaceuticals Clinical Sales Specialist, IBD (Long Island and Queens, NY) in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Clinical Sales Specialist for our Long Island and Queens territory. Here, everyone matters, and you will be an important 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.

How you will contribute:

  • 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.

  • Engage in 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 strategizing for solving deal-level challenges.

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

  • You will actively pursue 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.

  • You will report into our Specialty District Manager.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:


  • Bachelors' degree – BA/BS

  • 5 years direct selling experience to healthcare professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotech, device or healthcare industry and/or relevant clinical or industry experience.

  • Ability to discuss therapeutic strategies to inform and influence decision makers

  • Ability to successfully develop and apply clinical and business expertise, and effective selling skills

  • Strong verbal, influencing, presentation and written communication skills

  • Reside within or close proximity to assigned geography


  • Execution of marketing strategies at the local level

  • 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 collaboration skills and success working in teams

  • 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

Takeda Compensation and Benefits Summary

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices.

For Location:

USA - NY - Virtual

U.S. Base Salary Range:

$117,600.00 - $161,700.00

The estimated salary range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual base salary offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job. The actual base salary offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location.

U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term and/ or long-term incentives. U.S. based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S. based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


USA - NY - Virtual

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