• Market Development Associate

    Job Location UK-Nottingham
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    ERT - UK is hiring a Market Development AssociateThe goal for this position is to cultivate and qualify business development leads. 

    The position is to support the European commercial team to research, qualify and prospect planned clinical studies across Europe. You will need to be confident to speak to potential customers over the phone and email to open up business opportunities, and to deal with objections you may come across. You will need to be proactive to grow your knowledge of ERT's services and how they add value to the planned clinical studies, and you will be accountable for maintaining and updating Salesforce and log all of your activities. In return, you will benefit from a fantastic working environment and collaborative team culture, excellent company benefits and the satisfaction of knowing that your daily work is supporting the development of drugs which will result in healthier patients. Please note, this role might require occasional travel, for example to attend international commercial team meetings



    ERT is a global data and technology company that minimizes uncertainty and risk in clinical trials so that customers can move ahead with confidence. With nearly 50 years of clinical and therapeutic experience, ERT balances knowledge of what works with a vision for what’s next, so we can adapt without compromising standards.

    Powered by the company’s EXPERT® technology platform, ERT’s solutions enhance trial oversight, enable site optimization, increase patient engagement and measure the efficacy of new clinical treatments while ensuring patient safety. Since 2014, more than half of all FDA drug approvals came from ERT-supported studies. Pharma companies, biotechs and CROs have relied on ERT solutions in 10,000+ studies spanning more than three million patients to date. By identifying trial risks before they become problems, ERT enables customers to bring clinical treatments to patients quickly — and with confidence.


    • Strategize with sales account teams in assigned territory to identify, qualify, and progress account-specific business opportunities
    • Develop prospective customer contacts through outbound sales prospecting calls, referrals, event attendance, and other marketing campaign activities
    • Maintain appropriate follow up with contacts (emails, info packets, repeat phone calls, etc.)
    • Develop knowledge and expertise in clinical trials industry and benefits of applying unique solutions provided by ERT
    • Maintain Customer Relationship Management Database
    • Add and update opportunities as they move through the sales cycle
    • Add and update account/contact information as necessary
    • Document all planned and completed tasks
    • Run weekly and ad hoc sales management reports


    • May support ERT with attendance at trade shows.
    • Support sales account teams in business-generating efforts, as needed
    • Support marketing efforts, including driving attendance to company-sponsored events
    • May provide peer review as required and needed.
    • May assist in the mentoring and training of staff.
    • Provides other support and take on other responsibilities as defined by team lead or team management.
    • Performs other duties, assignments or special projects as needed.

    The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position.  Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required.  ERT reserves the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of ERT.  This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.


    • Minimum Bachelors degree in business, communications, marketing, or a closely related field is strongly preferred. However, any equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform job duties may be considered. 
    • 1-3 years experience in progressive sales experience.
    • Pharmaceutical and/or CRO background a significant plus.
    • Experience in a fast paced, multi-task environment; ability to work independently and under pressure.
    • Exceptional computer skills (MS office suite minimum).
    • Exceptional organizational skills.
    • Excellent personal interaction skills, professional telephone and client interaction skills.
    • Excellent judgment, attention to detail, communication and customer skills plus the ability to work as part of a team as well as individual contributor. 

    The Department Head has the discretion to hire personnel with a combination of experience and education, which may vary from the above listed qualifications.


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed