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Associate Sales Representative
Des Moines, IA  


Expansive Openings Due to Growth
Orthopedic Solutions, Inc. is seeking a highly self-motivated Associate Sales Representative to join our fast-paced yet dedicated team. Do you want the opportunity to inspire and educate others? We are a growing, dynamic orthopedic and sports medicine, Arthrex distributor with expansive openings in Des Moines, IA and Bloomington, IL.  We sell a full line of highly differentiated, innovative technology and disposable products.  The Associate Sales Representative will be responsible for learning the sales process, building and growing their own accounts and supporting the territory’s surgical staff including delivering products to surgeons and managing existing accounts.  This position is geared for a hunter with the winning mentality.
The right candidate will have at least one year proven sales experience, the drive to hone your selling skills through the support and mentoring of fellow sales representatives and are truly passionate about breaking into the medical device sales industry.  Previous implant sales experience selling to orthopedic, sports medicine accounts is a plus, but not required.
We are a fast growing, dynamic organization selling state of the art Arthrex equipment.  Our ideal candidate is self-motivated, hard-working, has the desire to learn and has excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  This is an excellent opportunity to grow your sales skills with the potential for uncapped earnings.
To the Associate Sales Representative we offer:
  • Health Insurance 
  • 401K with company match
  • PTO benefits and holidays
  • Professional and personal development opportunities
  • Opportunity to work for a dynamic, growing company
Duties and Responsibilities for the Associate Sales Representative:
  • Support the territory’s surgical staff including delivering products to surgeons and maintaining their accounts
  • Assist your sales team by promoting our products to a sophisticated audience of surgeons and healthcare professionals
  • Grow your own accounts by working with existing customers and by prospecting for new customers in your territory
  • Perfect your selling skills with the support and mentoring of fellow sales representatives and manager
  • Cultivate and maintain an excellent rapport with clients to maintain longstanding relationships
  • Ability to maintain inventory of consigned products
Qualifications for the Associate Sales Representative:
  • 1-3 years’ experience as the top ten percent of your sales organization
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Sales background in sports, sports medicine or competition preferred
  • Knowledge and background of human anatomy a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to learn a high level of technical information, anatomy and indications as it relates to surgery and procedures.
To be considered, please complete the information below.  Your information will be held in confidence.  Orthopedic Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please complete the following information.  Then press the "Submit Application" button at the bottom. You may attach a resume at the bottom of the page. We recommend that you attach an MS-Word document. You have 45 minutes to complete the application.

Mr. Ms.
First Name: *
Last Name: *
Street Address: *
Address 2:
City: *
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Zip/Postal Code: *
Phone 1: *
Phone 2:
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E-mail Address: *

We may contact qualified applicants by phone. What is the best time to contact you? (Choose one)
8:30am - 11:30am
11:30am - 2:30pm
2:30pm - 5:30pm

Which phone number should we use first?
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Phone 2
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High School
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Provide the name of the institution from which you received your highest degree.

How many years of sales experience do you have?
Less than 1 year
2 - 4 years
5 - 7 years
8 or more years

What would you bring to the table to make you the ideal candidate to become part of a growth oriented, entrepreneurial company?

What size companies have you sold into?
Fortune 100
Fortune 500
Small business

In your previous sales roles have you had the follow experience? Please check all that apply.
Business Development
Account Management
Contract negotiations
Product demonstrations

Do you have previous sports, sports medicine, implant or orthopedic experience? If yes, please share any experience you have in your background:

What is the single most important aspect of a sales pitch?
Product features
Product benefits
Product price point
Vendor reputation

What is more important during a sales presentation, your description of your product/service or listening to the feedback from your prospect? Why?

What is your preferred work style?
Every day should bring something new and interesting
I like to handle a variety of tasks-prioritizing them by importance and urgency
I like to know what tasks at expect to complete each day when I start work
I like to handle one thing at a time until it is completed

Rate your overall computer skills, especially considering your abilities with email, MS-Word, and the internet.

Please describe a time you went above and beyond to complete a project. What challenges did you face and how did you overcome them?

A Sales Assessment that usually takes up to 45 minutes will be emailed to you upon completion of this application. Will you be able to complete this next step in the application process this week?

Where did you learn about this open position? (Indicate the website, job board, referring individual.)


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