Our client is seeking to recruit an Optometry Sales Representative to join their team in the East.

Key Competencies:

  • Science background with the ability to digest and articulate clinical data.
  • Good communication skills with engaging interpersonal skills.
  • Highly influential and motivating team player.
  • Dynamic and driven individual, ready to make a difference.
  • Deep knowledge of the Pharmaceutical industry and the selling process therein.
  • Strong and proven reputation of delivering sales results.
  • Resilient, driven with persistence to deliver results.
  • A strong sense of urgency and strives to complete tasks now.
  • Ability to adapt and set priorities in line with changing environment.
  • Organized, disciplined, and focused.
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent administration skills.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of the Pharmaceutical industry are preferred.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Identifying and establishing new business within pharmacy and optometry.
  • Building and maintaining strong working relationships with pharmacies and optometry practices on the territory.
  • Building brand architecture within store by cross-selling product lines, expanding product selection and/or introducing new products.
  • Analyse and interpret sales data and subsequently devise a territory sales plan in line with company and brand strategies.
  • Detailing or presenting products to pharmacy or optometry staff in a store environment or in a virtual setting.
  • Learn and clearly communicate all relevant product and disease area knowledge.
  • Convince professionally and influence customers about the benefits of products.
  • Reaching and exceeding quarterly sales targets.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest clinical data in the eye care category.
  • Interpreting, presenting and detailing data to healthcare professionals.
  • Providing a monthly report on accomplishments and setting clear goals for next month’s sales drive.
  • Attending and organising trade exhibitions, conferences, meetings & webinars.
  • National travel may form part of this role.
  • Work as part of the greater team to ensure the best outcome for one and all.
  • Working closely with territory colleagues to achieve quarterly targets.
  • Sharing BEST Practice and Knowledge among the sales team.
  • Monitoring competitor activity and competitors’ products.


Experience in a pharmaceutical sales role is desirable. Background in Optometry favourable.


  • 3rd Level degree in an appropriate science or business discipline, is desirable but not essential.

For more information, Contact Mairéad at Arcon Recruitment

Mairead Kelly Recruitment administrator at Arcon Recruitment

Mairéad Kelly

Recruitment Marketing Coordinator

Mairéad fills the very busy position of Recruitment Administrator in Arcon. This position is multi-faceted and involves providing support to the Recruitment team. Mairead’s day is never typical, and she has a great ability to prioritise tasks in an ever-changing and pressurised environment. Mairead also manages our extensive database and regularly “catches up” with our registered candidates to make sure the information we have on file is always up to date and correct.

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