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Abbott Diabetes Sales Specialist in St. Louis, Missouri

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives. That’s why we’re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.

Abbott Diabetes Care currently has an opportunity for a Diabetes Sales Specialist in the West St. Louis, MO region. Increase sales and market share of ADC Diabetes Products. Collaborate with various channels, Managed Care and Retail and Point of Care representatives. Establishing strong relationships with a broad base of internal and external health care constituents (e.g., physicians, nurses, pharmacists, CDEs, etc.) acting in a friendly, respectful, adaptive manner and focusing on the needs and interests of others. Keeping current on internal and competitive products and positioning by utilizing a variety of resources. Understanding and conveying information professionally and accurately. Effectively planning for and following through with short and long term results based on business trends by developing plans that include goals, action plans, time frames and the appropriate resources. Keeping current in market trends and competitors strategy.


  • Positions products and services using appropriate resources and confident, convincing logic.

  • Tailoring sales approach to meet customer needs by utilizing appropriate resources.

  • Handling disagreements and objections by exploring perspectives and tactfully addressing them.

  • Develops and implements plans (e.g., territory, account and call) that include goals, action plans, time frames and resources.

  • Regularly tracks and reports progress against plan, redirecting efforts as necessary.

  • Completes all administrative tasks accurately and in a timely fashion.

  • Schedules daily, weekly and monthly activities utilizing ADC call reporting / tracking system.

  • Sales growth of territory, Market Share and RXs.

  • Fully knowledgeable on products and customer needs.

  • Teamwork with representatives in other channels corroboration of ideas and sales strategies.



  • Bachelors Degree, or equivalent experience, required.

  • Minimum of 3-5 years previous experience with commendable sales track record from previous positions.

  • Excellent communication skills, high energy, integrity and ambition to succeed.


  • Healthcare experience preferred.

  • Experience selling to Endocrinologists preferred.

  • Experience with diabetes products preferred.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com