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Global Pharma Services (GPS) Sales Intern

Innomar Strategies

Innomar Strategies

Sales & Business Development
United States · Remote
Posted on Monday, November 13, 2023

Our team members are at the heart of everything we do. At Cencora, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures, and every person here is essential to us being able to deliver on that purpose. If you want to make a difference at the center of health, come join our innovative company and help us improve the lives of people and animals everywhere. Apply today!

What you will be doing

Are you a talented and driven college student seeking an internship with a global Fortune 11 healthcare company? At Cencora, we are looking for individuals with an inclusive mindset and a passion for making a difference in human and animal health.

Our 10-week paid internship program has been developed to provide students with hands-on experience to learn more about the Healthcare industry and the impact to human and animal health. This internship program will provide you with professional development, networking and volunteer opportunities. You will learn about the Guiding Principles of our culture but most importantly, have the opportunity to become a key contributor in the future talent pipeline of Cencora.

Start Date: June 3, 2024

End Date: August 9. 2024

Location: Remote (US)

The primary duties and responsibilities of the intern will be in support of the Global Pharma Services (GPS) business unit, with emphasis on sales and marketing strategy to enhance expand business.

The sales intern will provide the opportunity to work alongside a team of marketing, account executives and/or sales leaders that may include developing a strategy related to expanding ongoing business, discovering new customers and contacts, qualifying marketing leads, building company backgrounders, conducting market research on new targets e.g., products and companies or other needs to support business growth across BPS.

This team is focused on GPS clients (primarily pharmaceutical companies) and the value of AmerisourceBergen’s full portfolio of commercialization services including market access, strategic global sourcing, patient support, consulting, and innovative field solutions.

Position guidance and management:

This intern will report to a marketing or sales leader, who will act as a coach and mentor providing guidance regarding professional development.

Responsibilities may include

  • Working alongside sales and/or marketing leaders to understand the current need and gaps.

  • Assist in developing client and market insights to fuel client strategy, Quarterly Business reviews, and other sales needs (pitches and presentations)

  • Identifies and pitches opportunities for solutions based on learned customer needs and targets using LinkedIn and other sources of identification

  • Researching industry trends and sharing with sales leadership and teams

  • Evolve marketing qualified leads to sales qualified through outreach, understanding of customer needs then passing to sales teams

  • Other research, strategy and sales support activities depending on intern background and interest

What your background should look like

Currently enrolled in undergraduate school with an upcoming completion of a bachelor’s degree.

  • Completed at least one semester of study at an accredited college or university

  • Relevant completed coursework including marketing, public relations, communications, business, or clinical studies (pharmacy, pre-medical nursing or other science-oriented degree) or health administration

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

  • Good project management skills, strong interpersonal, teamwork, organizational and time-management skills

  • Strong attention to detail, solution-oriented problem solver

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)

  • Willingness to learn, research and bring some great fresh ideas to the table

  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team setting

What Cencora offers

We provide compensation, benefits, and resources that enable a highly inclusive culture and support our team members’ ability to live with purpose every day. In addition to traditional offerings like medical, dental, and vision care, we also provide a comprehensive suite of benefits that focus on the physical, emotional, financial, and social aspects of wellness. This encompasses support for working families, which may include backup dependent care, adoption assistance, infertility coverage, family building support, behavioral health solutions, paid parental leave, and paid caregiver leave.

To encourage your personal growth, we also offer a variety of training programs, professional development resources, and opportunities to participate in mentorship programs, employee resource groups, volunteer activities, and much more.

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Full time

Salary Range*

$27,300 - 41,470

*This Salary Range reflects a National Average for this job. The actual range may vary based on your locale. Ranges in Colorado/California/Washington/New York State-specific locations may be up to 10% lower than the minimum salary range, and 12% higher than the maximum salary range.

Affiliated Companies:

Affiliated Companies: AmerisourceBergen Services Corporation

Equal Employment Opportunity

Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.