Business Development Associate ($1,000 referral bonus) PatientsLikeMe
Imagine building a for-profit company that truly puts the patient at the center of health, healthcare, and drug discovery. PatientsLikeMe is that company. We strive to align the needs of patients with the goals of industry. We must embrace a high ethical standard because patients expect nothing less. If an industry partnership doesn?t put patients first or simply doesn?t feel right, we won?t do it. We need someone who believes this is the right way to build our company.
Reporting to the Head of Business Development, the Business Development Associate is a free thinker. Someone with perspective and experience who understands what it takes to get the right deal done. Someone who will take initiative to help create new and refine existing business models that align the needs of patients with the goals of industry. And someone who believes in the business we are building, our ethics and our values.
Create business cases and financial models for potential lines of business
Use critical thinking and business analysis skills to evaluate potential deals
Participant in successful contract negotiations with industry partners
Develop external business relationships to help achieve company objectives
Work with internal teams to identify and execute new business opportunities
Monitor the industry for new market segment and opportunity development
Maintain the CRM system for all current and potential opportunities
Bachelor?s degree required, MBA a plus
Strategy, Finance, Healthcare or Entrepreneurship education a plus
2+ years at a healthcare company or life sciences consulting firm
Start-up experience a plus, start-up attitude required ? must be able to operate effectively within a small company, comfortable wearing many hats, etc.
Proven track record in business development or complex sales. Responsibility for $1+ million book of business.
Proven ability to successfully cultivate business relationships into paying customers
Proven ability to work in a team environment and share responsibilities
Must be passionate for the patient side of healthcare
Ability to travel up to 20% of the time
Based full-time in Cambridge, MA
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