• Associate Director, Business Development

    Job Location US-MA-Boston
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    ERT - Boston is hiring an Associate Director, Business Development to pursue new business and key account opportunities for all ERT services in the small to moderate size pharmaceutical marketplace. Will have an assigned territory in their respective region with appropriate sales objectives and bookings goals in ERT’s key service and product areas.


    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.




    • Deliver assigned bookings target in defined time period
    • Identifying new business opportunities through daily research in marketing/sales tools, LinkedIn,, Zymewire etc.
    • Telephone based sales and marketing with the objective of introducing prospective customers to ERT services and securing follow up phone calls or meetings to close new business.
    • Follow up on and initiate sales on all leads in their respective territory generated from:
      • Incoming leads/calls
      • Assigned Trade Shows
      • Responses from any marketing activities (Webinars, workshops, etc.)
      • General Networking
    • Field Sales Meetings as required in support of key opportunities in their respective territories to advance the sale.
    • Documenting all activity related to all identified opportunities in their respective assignment, including,  proposal request and contract management.
    • Support the development of ERT’s Market Database (Companies, Contacts, Compounds, etc.)
    • Support Sales-to-Service process and serve as point of escalation post-sale for the customer

    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.




    • Two years of Internal/External Sales, preferably in the Life Sciences or technical industry.
    • 2-3  years direct experience with customers in operational, training, or sales environment
    • Operational or Project Management in clinical research environment is helpful, but not required.

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


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