Graduate Dermatology Sales Representative

Ashfield Healthcare Limited
Newton Solney
07 Oct 2017
27 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Company: Thornton & Ross

Position: Medical Representative - Sales

Therapy Area: Dermatology

Territory: Derby/ Nottingham

Vacancy Type: Permanent - Full Time

Salary: Competitive

Ashfield is currently recruiting for a Medical Representative to work on behalf our Client Thornton & Ross covering Derby and Nottingham. Thornton & Ross is a leading UK OTC branded business with an increasing presence in branded prescription products - particularly in dermatology.

This is a Medical Representative role reporting into a Regional Sales Manager. You will manage and develop a sales territory and ensure sales targets are achieved through preparation and delivery of robust territory and account plans, working across both the Primary and Secondary care settings.

You will be capable of maximising prescribing opportunities and driving the clinical and commercial demand of your product portfolio.

Key Responsibilities

  • Actively work towards and be accountable for achieving brand specific and commercial objectives.

  • Maximise sales and increase market share for the brand across both Primary and Secondary care.

  • Prepare and deliver robust account plans as agreed with Regional Business Manager.

  • Analyse sales data and monitor territory performance in terms of sales and market share growth.

  • Maintain excellent on-going knowledge of disease therapy areas, company products and competitor activity.

  • Continuously demonstrate strong selling skills in a range of environments whilst maintaining a thorough understanding of the evolving NHS, it’s environment, it’s funding and policy.

  • Demonstrate a high level of teamwork at all times, sharing best practice where appropriate.

  • To attend and contribute to regional meetings, national sales meetings and conferences.

    Essential Skills

  • Sales experience with strong results focus and shows initiative.

  • Excellent planning, organisational and communication skills.

  • Strong teamwork skills.


    Founded in 1922, Thornton & Ross Ltd is the largest independent OTC pharmaceutical manufacturer in the UK and exports to over 80 countries worldwide. We continue to grow our business every year in the UK and International markets by innovation and acquisition.

    From a base in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, Thornton & Ross develop, manufacture and supply a wide and growing range of branded OTC medicines and other pharmaceutical, healthcare and hygiene products.

    Ashfield is a fast-paced place to work where you will be highly valued. We’ll give you all the support, training and encouragement you need to deliver first-class results for our clients. With an international reach and great support, the opportunities here are wide and diverse.

    It’s our people that have made us successful, and we are committed to our values.

    Quality, Partnership, Ingenuity, Expertise and Energy.

    Successful candidates will benefit from a car, laptop, pension, healthcare and an excellent reward and recognition package. Please note that the ability to drive is a requirement of this role.

    If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity please select "APPLY NOW" below.

    Please note if you have not heard from a member of the recruitment department within 7 days your application has been unsuccessful at this stage.

    Thank you for your interest in Ashfield and Thornton & Ross.