A medical sales representative is responsible for advertising, marketing and distributing a specific pharmaceutical product to relevant medical establishments. They meet with doctors and hospital teams and make presentations to persuade potential clients to use their goods which include medicines, prescription drugs, and medical equipment, to a variety of customers including general practitioners (GPs), hospital doctors, pharmacists, and nurses. Medical sales representatives roles are generally office or home based, however, a large amount of time is spent traveling to and from clients.
A bachelor's degree in Pharmaceuticals or any related field is required for a medical sales representative role. Successful medical sales representatives are highly persuasive and possess strong negotiation and sales skills.
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