You + Helix

Helix is a place where innovators and doers gather in order to drive significant progress in population genomics. We have come together to work at the intersection of clinical care, research, and genomics.  

If you’re excited by the idea of making a meaningful impact and joining a team where we pride ourselves on driving innovation through fostering an environment with an emphasis on empowering one another to grow, Helix might be the place for you!

Helix + The World

Helix is the leading population genomics and viral surveillance company. Helix enables health systems, public health organizations and life science companies to accelerate the integration of genomic data into patient care and public health decision making.

We are continuing to scale our world-class team to support our dedication to empowering every person to improve their life through DNA.


What is special about this role?

Helix is hiring three Regional Vice Presidents of Business Development to expand our population genomics business within top-tier health systems in the Northeast, Southeast, and Midwest markets. You will work closely with the senior members of Helix’s Health System BD & Strategic Partnerships Team to drive new business within the C-Suite of these organizations by working with leads, organizing and facilitating meetings across several cross-functional leaders with potential partners, and closing deals.  

This is a remote role, but candidates must live or be willing to relocate to one of the following areas for these roles:

  • Northeast Region - New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts
  • Southeast Region - Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia
  • Midwest Region - Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan

As a Regional Vice President of Business Development, you will:

  • Maintain a prioritized target list across your region of the US. 
  • Generate and qualify new leads through proactive outreach efforts, along with managing inbound leads from existing channels
  • Introduce, cultivate and build relationships with key decision-makers and KOLs across the target list of Northeast Region health systems. 
  • Systematically build support for a strategic partnership within each health system, ensuring the successful deployment of their population genomics program. 
  • Identify, negotiate and close complex, multi-million-dollar deals 
  • Work with CRM and other analytics tools for lead management, pipeline tracking, reporting, etc.

About you:

  • 10+ years of experience in enterprise healthcare sales driving the sales process from lead generation, qualifying, engaging, contracting, and deal closing or existing experience working with health system leadership on consultative engagements.
  • Existing network with health systems, life sciences companies, payers, and other healthcare executives is a plus.  
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with experience presenting in front of a wide range of client types
  • Background in healthcare and life sciences is essential; familiarity with precision medicine opportunities around testing and data is a plus. Able to quickly learn relevant scientific and clinical topics and be able to represent Helix with customers credibly
  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, and presentation skills that help to build strong relationships with clinical and business partners at all levels
  • Ability to travel (up to 50%)
  • BA/BS required; MBA, Ph.D., or other advanced degrees optional. Scientific/ technical degree preferred

Pluses:

  • Experience using Salesforce
  • Experience in genomics, genomics technology, or population health. 
  • Experience discussing strategic programs with C-suite executives at health systems
  • Experience calling on the C-suite of health systems and IDNs nationally.

What’s important to us:

  • Curiosity — we are all passionate about the possibilities enabled by having access to your own genome
  • Responsibility — we have an obligation to people and our partners to operate with highly credible research guided by well-respected advisors, with clear and effective communication about our products
  • Agility — flexibility and a desire to be nimble, smart, and effective are important to the Helix culture
  • Follow-through — we’re building a diverse team with amazing track records of achievement in multidisciplinary environments

What Helix has to offer you:

Aside from working alongside brilliant, dedicated, passionate, down-to-earth, curious, warm, and thoughtful people, we also provide great benefits:

  • Competitive compensation, Comprehensive Health insurance package including employer sponsored HSA 
  • 12 weeks of Maternity or Paternity leave
  • 401(k) with employer matching and 100% vested on first day
  • Comprehensive Well Being Benefits
  • Flexible PTO

Helix is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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