Wellist partners with hospitals that truly care about the patient experience to personally guide families to the support they need - from non-medical support services, to hospital resources and information, and personal social support. Our patient and caregiver engagement programs amplify the compassionate care delivered by front line staff to drive patient satisfaction, optimize staff productivity and address barriers to adherence across the care continuum.
Wellist’s outstanding contributions have been recognized by organizations including MassTLC (Most Innovative Technology of the Year – Healthcare), Rock Health (Top 50 in Digital Health honoree, Diversity Leadership), American Business Awards (Company of the Year, Silver Stevie – Health Products and Service) and BostInno (50onFire, Health and Medicine winner).
Wellist is seeking an ambitious and experienced Director, Sales to drive the growth and profitability of a dynamic start up with a patient-centric mission. The Director, Sales will be responsible for achieving aggressive revenue targets by directing and aligning resources to move leads through the sales funnel and directly closing deals. S/he will work closely with the CEO, leadership, Client Delivery, and Marketing teams to define existing and future market segments and opportunities, enhance Wellist's external communications, and continuously improve our sales strategy and tactics. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape a changing Healthcare sector and grow with the company.
A successful candidate will be a strong, customer-focused leader, that leverages a deep knowledge of the broader healthcare delivery system and Wellist’s solution in a consultative sales approach.
- Create and execute strategies for entering into new and expanding within existing geographies
- Develop and implement lead generation activities to build robust pipeline of deals, including leveraging company and personal networks, with Marketing and Client Delivery teams
- Prioritize leads and create account approach strategies, including identification of appropriate entry points
- Identify, develop and leverage strategic relationships at C-Suite and executive levels
- Use a consultative sales approach to ensure mutual fit and move deals through the funnel, leveraging on- and off-site meetings, presentations, and demos
- Meet quarterly and annual revenue targets
- Maintain and improve CRM system; manage travel budget; create and run sale funnel and revenue projection reports
- Collaborate with leadership team to identify new market segments, hone price and positioning strategies and refine value proposition articulation for various audiences
The successful candidate must be a strong, customer-focused leader, who is well organized, detail-oriented, and possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong knowledge of the broad healthcare delivery system and a commensurate network of contacts is a must. Experience prospecting through social media such as LinkedIn is a plus.
Sales leadership and expertise: 5+ years of consultative sales experience to senior hospital executives. Deep knowledge and understanding of techniques in account targeting, lead generation, deal development, closing, contract and price negotiations, building and maintaining customer relationships, forecasting, budgeting and reporting
Proven success: Documented achievement of sales objectives in a variety of distribution structures and product segments
Advanced relationship skills: Ability to develop strong and lasting partnerships with customers, turning them into company and product advocates willing to speak on our behalf. Display personal qualities and professional skills that translate into immediate trust amongst key stakeholders at target accounts
Communication/Presentation skills: Commanding presence indicating vast product, company, competitor, industry, expertise related to healthcare delivery and payor dynamics. Speaking methods and style that naturally highlight big picture value propositions, inspire leadership and innovation, and entice participation and partnership
Business judgment: Understands Wellist’s business model, and implements sales strategies in order to capitalize on opportunities and reduce competitive threats. Constantly leads by example by way of impeccable integrity and professionalism and exhibits an honest/customer-centric attitude at all times
Ownership: Generates and communicates clear priorities, independently drives core activities, effectively gathers and incorporates feedback, and takes personal stake in advancing the Wellist mission
Wellist Culture Competencies:
Refreshing: Brings upbeat “can-do” attitude and creative new ideas to help make life easier for our users, customers, partners and colleagues
Empathetic: Understands others’ experiences and emotions. Acts with kindness, compassion and respect
Empowering: Takes accountability for helping others succeed. Coaches and develops others at all levels of the organization
Trustworthy: Does what is right. Speaks truthfully and acts with integrity. Follows through on commitments
Adaptable: Flexible. Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change