_Your safety is our top priority/. We regularly consult with medical professionals on best practices in COVID/-19 prevention to protect our employees/. We train our employees on these best practices and regularly clean our sites in accordance with CDC guidelines/. Please note: all individuals entering our facilities are required to complete a self/-health check, wear a mask, and follow all posted guidelines/._ **What Sales Associates contribute to Cardinal Health:** The Sales Associate will coordinate, sell, and support Cardinal Health assigned products through field/-based selling experiences and collaboration with the regional sales team to achieve business objectives in all categories they support, whiledeveloping/supportingclinical and distributor relationships/. In addition to direct selling impact, this position offers an opportunity for a highly motivated individual to develop the necessary sales skills and experience for a successful career in a Sales role/. Sales associates will receive the necessary mentorship in product selling, sales skills, and corporate training to develop into a successful sales representative within Cardinal Health/. /*/*This is an entry level sales role/. Territory:Northern & Central New Jersey **Accountabilities:** The Sales Associate will support Cardinal Health assigned products through field and remote activities to achieve sales objectives, while developing and supporting customer relationships/. In addition to direct selling impact, this position offers an opportunity for a highly motivated individual to develop the necessary sales skills and experience for a successful career in a sales role/. Sales associates will receive the necessary mentorship in product selling, sales skills, and corporate training to develop into a successful sales representative within Cardinal Health/. + Provide sales support /(on/-site, educational, and administrative/) in the acute hospital setting to hospital customers and to the field sales team under the leadership and direction of the Region Director/. Primary product categories include but are not limited to Custom and Standard Procedure Trays, Surgical Gloves, Patient Positioners, and OR Accessories/. + In addition to field selling support, the sales associate is responsible for managing service agreements, gap analysis targeting reports, developing opportunity trackers, assisting with open territories, and other tasks/. + Report to the Region Director, with broad responsibility for increasing and promoting the sales of assigned product lines by assisting the field organization + Complete the same training curriculum as an Account Representative including ASA Training to allow associates to make fluent and effective presentations of all assigned products + Assist in the scheduling, coordination and conduction of pack reviews, in/-services, educational events, value added programs at accounts identified by the Region Director + Assist the Account Representatives in coordinating and monitoring product evaluations as determined by the Region Director or Account Representative + Manage activity in open territories /(promotions, terminations, extended leaves, etc.../) + Increase knowledge base through attendance at educational programs / seminars / conferences, as well as reading journals and participating in committee or group programs + Assist in preparation for large meetings, as identified by the Region Director, including creating presentations, preparing sample packs and literature, and assisting during meeting presentations + Assist Region Director with certain cross references and pricing analysis, including analyzing GPO reports to identify opportunities for "tier level clean/-up" and provide summaries to the Sales Representatives and Region Director/. **Qualifications** : + 0/-2 year in a sales or marketing role preferred + Bachelor's degree highly preferred + Excellent phone, written, and in/-person communication skills + Proficiency with Microsoft Office + Customer/-focused and results/-driven; Action orientated; Strong work ethic and career ambition + Ability to develop and present demonstrations for complex products + A valid driver's license issued in one of the 50 States with a clean driving record/. + Ability to travel 75% as necessary, which will include overnight and/or weekends, as required/. + Openness to regional relocation within 24 months of employment/. **What is expected of you and others at this level** : + Applies basic concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform routine tasks + Works on projects of limited scope and complexity + Follows established procedures to resolve readily identifiable technical problems + Works under direct supervision and receives detailed instructions + Develops competence by performing structured work assignments _Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer/. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law/._ _To read and review this privacy notice click_ here /(Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer/. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status/.